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The downlow on Omega 3's - researched benefits & takeaways

The downlow on Omega 3's - researched benefits & takeaways

by Greig Rightford, Strategy & Development, HealthFit Collective.  Omega-3 fatty acids are talked about so much in our field of health and fitness, but to what extent can omega 3 fatty acids actually work? These days it can be hugely confusing when it comes to what is good and what isn't - sometimes it's all a bit much, right?  Well, sort of.  As experts in the movement/health/wellbeing sectors we’ve been on this ride for a long time. So long, in fact, that we’re starting to see experts agree on a few things. This article is based on what many of the experts...

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The little chemical that can change the world...

The little chemical that can change the world...

by Greig Rightford, Strategy & Development, HealthFit Collective.  Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) is a chemical that naturally occurs in the human brain. Its benefits are numerous and far-reaching. A high amount of BDNF can help employees be adaptable and critical for higher level thinking.  Clearly, it is important. However, a workplace environment that creates a less healthy lifestyle results in a deficiency of this all-important chemical. Therefore, understanding how to leverage this power could be a performance game-changer for organisations.  So why is BDNF so powerful? We first need to explain the ‘what’ before the ‘why’.  BDNF is a protein which is...

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Every obstacle is an opportunity

Every obstacle is an opportunity

It’s a stoic philosophy, to see every obstacle as an opportunity, but even to a pessimist, there is some truth in this. If humans did not have challenges in life, I fail to see how we learn and develop into retrospective people who can help others
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