Liquid Death
Written by Calvin Sun

With the increasing popularity of the Paleo Diet, many people are turning to agave nectar as a sweetener in many of their favorite recipes. It’s understandable to see why people would think of using agave nectar as it doesn’t add any other flavors like many sweeteners and it tastes sweeter than sugar. Unfortunately, it’s not Paleo and it’s definitely not good for you. So imagine my surprise when I was walking through the aisles of my local Costco only to be confronted by a gigantic pallet of agave nectar.

How To Eat A Plant-Based Diet And Not Die Of Malnutrition
Written by Calvin Sun

Coach Nick and I had a discussion recently about a client he’s counseling who doesn’t eat meat. I understand people have different reasons for avoiding meat. Some people avoid it for moral and philosophical reasons, such as religious beliefs, animal rights, and even environmental reasons. There are others who believe avoiding meat is healthier. Sometimes, this belief is fueled by the myth that saturated fat is bad for you. While science has refuted this myth in recent years [1,2,3],

The Problem With Like-Minded People
Written By Calvin Sun
(Originally Published October 16, 2016)

Surrounding yourself with like-minded people can be a powerful and positive thing to behold. For many, there’s a sense of camaraderie and an indescribable bond that can form when you have found yourself amongst your “tribe”. We can often observe it in communities and organizations where common values and a unifying mission are shared. We also witness it in the gym among groups of people who share similar interests and face the same struggles as they strive towards their goals.

The Problem With Like-Minded People
Written By Calvin Sun
(Originally Published October 16, 2016)

Surrounding yourself with like-minded people can be a powerful and positive thing to behold. For many, there’s a sense of camaraderie and an indescribable bond that can form when you have found yourself amongst your “tribe”. We can often observe it in communities and organizations where common values and a unifying mission are shared. We also witness it in the gym among groups of people who share similar interests and face the same struggles as they strive towards their goals.

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Removes CBD From 2018 List of Prohibited Substances
Written by Calvin Sun

Cannabidiol, more commonly referred to as CBD, is the non-psychoactive, pain-relieving cannabinoid found in cannabis. In addition to pain relief, CBD offers a variety of other health benefits including reducing inflammation, anti-cancer properties, as well as neuroprotective benefits for athletes who may be prone to traumatic brain injury such as football players and MMA fighters.

Many athletes across a variety of sports have been unable to use CBD because the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) currently has listed it as a prohibited substance.