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Exploring Traumatic Brain Injury in the NFL and Military

Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins.   The NFL was supposed to be impervious to overall TV viewership decline. Ratings of America’s most popular sport declined 9% in 2017 and 8% in 2016. That sounds bad in a vacuum, but TV overall is taking a massive hit–broadcast networks lost 16% viewership in 2017. So, […]

Muscle Recovery: Essential to Your Next Workout

Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins. The moment every athlete wants to avoid. POP! A muscle gives at the gym or on the track, leading to weeks of rehab. Sometimes it’s not even a single moment, but rather, countless hours of overuse that leads a muscle to strain or tear. To avoid rehab, athletes […]

Overload Principle: Training with Purpose

Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins.   How do you know you’ve hit a plateau? Have you trained for countless hours with sparse results? Strict dieting with little to show for it? Strength training without the ability to increase weight? When was the last time you hit a PR, anyway?   Plateauing happens to […]

Running Motivation: Tips for Runners at Every Level

Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins.   You can’t buy motivation. Most runners probably wish they could. We hit walls. Life can seem to get in the way of running–so having a playbook of motivational techniques is important for runners at every level who are fighting the same battle to log miles. Running motivation […]

How do Exogenous Ketones affect Athletic Performance?

Originally published on HVMN by Justin Liau Train harder, perform longer, and recover faster. From little league to the pros, these are the goals for every athlete. Today, athletes continue to push the boundaries of impossible, in part thanks to our evolving knowledge of optimal sports nutrition. The Low-carb, high fat, ketogenic diet is of […]

Top 3 Ways To Test For Ketosis

Originally published on HVMN by Justin Liau, Michael Brandt and Nate Martins   HVMN lives on the bleeding edge of science. We try to stay up to date on the best methods to enhance human performance, including how to measure personal biomarkers. It’s a core principle at HVMN, an ethos to help anyone be the […]

How to Use Exogenous Ketones for Different Types of Sport

Originally published on HVMN by Michael Brandt and Dr. Brianna Stubbs. Depending on what sort of athlete you are and the type of physical activity you’re doing on a given day, there are different ways you can use exogenous ketones to optimize your performance and recovery. Like many other aspects of your regimen, the most […]

What are Exogenous Ketones?

Originally published on HVMN by Justin Liau and Nate Martins.   Exogenous ketones come from a synthetic source–they are not produced in the body. Those are endogenous ketones, produced by the body during fasting, or while following a ketogenic diet–but this can take weeks or months. With the advent of exogenous ketones, scientists have developed […]

Ketosis Symptoms and Signs: What to Look Out For

Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins   There are two paths to achieve ketosis. The first is through the ketogenic diet or fasting, which can take weeks or months for the body to produce its own ketones. The second is through exogenous ketones like HVMN Ketone, consuming ketones through an external source. On the […]

Picking the Best Keto Supplement

Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins   The ketogenic diet is trending up; the low-carb, high-fat diet is gaining popularity as people become more conscious of the carbohydrates and sugars packing food in western diets. Scientific evidence supports a growing list of benefits of the ketogeneic diet: better blood sugar control, neuroprotection, lower triglycerides. […]