MBQT: Muscle Knots

WHERE DO MUSCLE KNOTS COME FROM AND HOW DO I GET RID OF THEM? Did you know there’s an entire research field that looks at these knots we get? It’s called Trigger Point Research – and even the gurus in this field don’t really agree on what causes these knots (but they do all agree they’re toxic for us…) First, …

MBQT: The Ice vs Heat Debate

SHOULD I USE ICE OR HEAT WHEN I AM SORE AND HURTING? It’s hard to get through life without straining, tearing, twisting or pulling something.  And when that pain hits, most of us quickly jump toward ice or heat to solve our problems. But the choice between ice or heat can be a tricky one.   Because if you choose …

MBQT – Soft and Hard Fat

WHY IS SOME FAT HARD AND SOME FAT SOFT? When we gain fat, we can store it in different places – and where it gets stored can change how hard or soft it feels. The two places we store fat: SUBCUTANEOUS FAT: The inch you can pinch If you look at your skin, the outside layer you see is your …

M.B.Q.T. – The Best Time to Workout

IS IT BETTER TO WORKOUT IN THE MORNING OR EVENING? The best time to workout depends mostly on your personal preference – when is the time that you’re most mentally ready to kick some butt in the gym? Some people just aren’t good waking up early and trying to push themselves any time before noon isn’t going to come with any …

M.B.Q.T. on Fish Oil

ARE FISH OIL PILLS REALLY ALL THEY’RE CRACKED UP TO BE? Let me shout it from the rooftops: yes! Fish oil pills are one of the most powerful supplements you can take! And we literally have thousands of studies (the kind on humans, not just rats) that show how powerful these are for our health. Fish oil supplements can have …