Time to Kick the Ibuprofen..

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Turns out that taking OTC anti-inflammatory drugs can be crushing those hard earned gains. A recent study suggests the drugs like ibuprofen can inhibit muscle growth in young, healthy adults who engage in strength training. Exploring other options such as Turmeric or Tart Cherries to help combat inflammation.
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Drink Coffee. Live Longer

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Rise and Grind! A study of over 20,000 participants says that making coffee a regular part of your diet may be associated with a lower risk of death.
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Joint Health and Collagen

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Post-traumatic Osteoarthritis is becoming a huge problem among younger athletes. One of the best ways to mitigate injury be reducing deficits in strength and balance. When an injury occurs, allow the joint to heal to minimize your risk of arthritis. Don’t let the injury keep you on the couch. Modify your program and get back to training. Support that connective tissue health with some Grass-fed collagen!
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Meditation and Inflammation

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A well-informed diet and various supplements (Tart Cherry by Vitalfit is our favorite) have been shown to lower biomarkers of inflammation. Research highlighted in this study shows having a meditation practice can have a pretty large impact as well. Block out 15 or 20 minutes each day to find stillness and be present. Apps like Headspace are a great tool to get the ball rolling on developing your meditation practice. 
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