Gut health linked to peak athletic performance

Our gut has been called the “second brain” and keeping a healthy gut microbiome is essential as it can affect our quality of life on many levels, not limited to just physical health, but our emotional and mental states as well. The research suggests there is strong communication between the GI tract and the brain … Read more

Post Olympic Stress Disorder: The Real Game After The Olympic Games Are Over

After the Olympic Games, things can get pretty rough.

I’ve seen athletes battle with bouts of depression, alcoholism, eating disorders and a myriad of issue which can all be directly or strongly correlated to the major emotional let down that occurs after the Olympic Games.

Back from the brink – Mike “Joker” Guymon’s battle with depression

Mike “Joker” Guyman fights Rory MacDonald at “UFC Fight Night 20” on Monday, Jan. 11, at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. The bout will mark the UFC debut of both fighters. It was only a few months ago that Guymon made a suicide attempt after a severe bout with depression. In this new interview … Read more

Paulo Filho talks overcoming addiction and fighting Melvin Manhoef at DREAM 10

Paulo Filho will be back in action tonight at DREAM 10 against Melvin Manhoef. In this new interview Filho says he had to make a choice between life and death and he chose life. He was hospitalized for a short period due to depression caused by his addiction to the drug Rohypnol. Please like & … Read more