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Jan 23rd 2023 | Jay Honstetter

Why Core Strength Matters and How to Maintain It

Core strength is integral to your well-being - not only is it important for your posture, but it’s essential for avoiding injury, performing any type of physical activity, and even for things as simple as getting out of a chair, vacuuming, or pulling up weeds. Your core is made up of the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips, and stomach. If you’re someone who sits at a desk all day, or just doesn’t move much, you may want to consider a routine to get these muscles strengthened - even if you’ …
Aug 16th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

Why You Should be Taking Protein

Protein is critical to maintaining good health and providing our bodies with the necessary fuel to function in our day-to-day lives. It’s responsible for the formation and preservation of every cell in our system, and not getting enough can lead to weakness and vulnerability to edema, skin, nail, and hair issues, fragile bones, loss of muscle, increased appetite, infection, and reduced metabolism. Over 10,000 types of protein are prevalent in our skin, hair, muscles, bones, and tissues at one ti …
Aug 16th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

​Try Before You Buy: The Ultimate Sampling Opportunity

In a world filled with so many choices, and advertisements crowding up social media, it can be difficult to decide where to spend your money and which products are actually worth the gamble. At JBN we’d like to take the guesswork out of the equation. JBN is a family-run business that prides itself on its high-quality supplements and dedication to transparency - Truth in Labeling isn’t just a slogan, it’s the JBN way. We partner with Eurofins - one of the most distinguished analytical testing fac …
May 24th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

How I Lost 20 Pounds in Four Months

When Covid hit in the US it changed life as we know it. I began entirely working from home and was forced to deal with tragedy and unexpected life changes that have altered my day-to-day in ways that I never imagined - the loss of a loved one, another close family member developing a life-long disease less than week later, and staying home in order to avoid contracting the virus to protect those close to me with underlying conditions and weakened immune systems.That said, during that time my exe …
May 10th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

Lifting Weights for Beginners

New to the weight lifting game? Haven’t even started? Never even considered it?! Weight lifting can be rewarding in many ways - it’s not limited to bulking up, though you can do that if you so desire. Lifting weights contributes to weight loss, strengthens your muscles, increases your stamina, improves heart health, raises metabolism, and makes you stronger. So why wouldn’t you want to incorporate lifting weights into your workout routine?Here are some tips for setting your new weightlifting goa …