Author: HVMN_AbiPerez

How Long Does it Take to Get Into Ketosis and Keto-Adapt?

Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins   Weight loss benefits ushered the keto diet into the spotlight. That’s how most people have likely heard about ketones, a fuel source created naturally by the body when burning fat. But more and more research points to diverse applications of ketones in the blood outside of just […]

Dangers of the Keto Diet Debunked

Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins   The ketogenic diet gained popularity through the weight loss community. It’s a low-carb (often 25g per day), high-fat diet triggering the body to burn fat for energy instead of carbohydrates. With increased popularity, there has also been an increase in keto-naysayers; they think it’s a dangerous fad […]

What’s Keto Flu and How Do You Cure it?

Originally published on HVMN by Dr. Brianna Stubbs, Aarushi Bajaj, and Nate Martins.   You’ve decided to try the keto diet. The low-carb, high-fat diet can be great for performance and decreasing body weight, but the body needs a little bit of time to adapt to fat as an energy source. Often, there are some […]

Keto Diet Fundamentals

Originally published on HVMN by Dr. Brianna Stubbs and Nate Martins. You’ve heard of the keto diet. Everyone from Lebron James to the Kardashians has used the low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet for reasons like performance and weight loss. The goal of the keto diet is to get the body producing ketones– a fundamentally different energy source […]

How to Add Cross Training to Your Workouts

Dedicated training is something to be admired. Many athletes strive for the ability to get up and get out every single day whether it’s for a specific race or event or even, simply driven by a goal. Often that can mean adhering to a training plan based on both repetition and incrementally increased difficulty–monotony and […]