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May 10th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

How Exercise Improves Mental Health

Physical fitness and exercise have been linked to improved mental health time and time again. While someone who suffers from anxiety or depression may find it extraordinarily difficult to motivate themselves to get started, the benefits are substantial and the results are proven to be valuable. Studies have been done repeatedly and the results are in - exercise is linked to improved mental health and well-being. Don’t take our word for it, conduct a quick Google search and you’ll be a believer i …
Apr 5th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

The Impact of Stress on Your Training and How to Keep it in Check

While not all stress will negatively impact your workout game, too much stress has the capacity to wind it down and grind it to a halt! On a regular day you may have challenges at work, or meetings that run too long, or maybe someone ate your lunch… whatever it may be, and getting to the gym and sweating it out is almost euphoric. But when stress becomes chronic and you’re constantly worrying and unable to relax it’s going to throw you off.How Stress Affects Your Body:● Causes Fatigue - Stress a …
Jan 12th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

The Consequences of Sleep Deprivation

It goes without saying that when we don’t get enough sleep, we’re grouchy, irritable, and incapable of providing our full attention to any one task - let alone the many we face throughout the day. We can drink a full pot of coffee, listen to loud music, and pry our eyes open as wide as possible, but the effects of sleep deprivation will not subside. And that’s only the short-term repercussions.In the long-term, continued lack of sleep can have serious mental and physical ramifications. Consequen …
Apr 9th 2021 | Jay Honstetter

Dream Support

In a world full of fast-paced action, multi-tasking, news overload, and constant work, we often forget about the importance of the ever elusive good night’s sleep. We know the old adage, “I’ll sleep when I’m dead,” but why not get some sleep while we’re still alive and reap the benefits?Sleep has significant effects on our brains and cognitive abilities. Sleep deprivation leads to a lack of concentration, productivity and cognition. If we want to perform to the best of our abilities, we need to …