The Biohacking Handbook

Finding Your Zen In a Highly Stimulated World

Wooosaaah. Between work, family, relationships, and health, life can feel pretty stressful and complicated at times. That’s why it’s incredibly important to find safe and sustainable methods of aiding stress, exhaustion, and/or aches.  Research shows that meditation -- the practice of staying present and mindful, even if only for a few minutes each day – can have neurological benefits for the brain and human health, such as inducing a sense of calm. More specifically, meditation reduces activity in the [...]

Why Non-Toxic Products Are So Important For Growth and Development

Written by: Megan Whitaker, Holistic Living Consultant and Environmental Health Expert Kids need their own space. They also need a lot of stuff. No matter how minimalistic a parent may be, their children are going to require a sizeable list of non-negotiable purchases such as car seats and crib mattresses. But all that gear could [...]

What You Need to Know About Mitochondrial Disease

New to the world of mitochondrial disease (“mito” for short)? Continue reading for key facts and figures about what this disease is, its symptoms, and how it works.   It is estimated that one in every 5,000 individuals have mitochondrial disease -- a chronic, and typically genetic disorder that occurs when the mitochondria cannot produce enough energy (ATP) to keep the cell alive and healthy (NCBI).    Mitochondrial [...]

What are Mitochondria, and Why Do They Matter?

Every living thing is comprised of cells, which are the building blocks of life. Inside of these cells are a series of organelles – sub-compartment-like entities that perform various but specific functions. Different cells throughout your body notably have different shapes and sizes, and thus, different purposes.  Similar cells (ones that do the same job) [...]

Responsive Kinetics: Not Just For Elite Athletes

By Matt McFall, Founder of FasTwitch Kinetics I'm excited to introduce responsive kinetics training modality and its efficacy to all of you. We are all on a quest in life and for each the depth of that quest will change, morph as we discover ways to enhance our lives and have a positive effect on [...]

The Most Important Takeaways From #mbgrevitalize 2019

This past weekend, mindbodygreen held its 6th annual #mbgrevitalize event, and we were there to capture the magic!  This year’s theme was Longevity, Consciousness, and Community – in which hundreds of wellness leaders gathered in Dove Mountain, Arizona, to discuss what it really means to be conscious, to form meaningful connections, and to inspire lasting [...]

In Case You Were Wondering, This Is The Best Sleeping Position

By Julie Westervelt, Founder of Sleep Crown “If you’re not sleeping, you’re not healing.” -Shawn Stevenson Sleep is a vital component of having good physical, mental and emotional health. Without it, you’re at a greater risk for experiencing a wide range of medical conditions including, but not limited to: heart disease, kidney disease, high blood [...]

From Trend to Medical Paradigm: Biohacking for Answers

Written by Chloe Weber L.Ac, MSOM, Co-Founder and CEO of Radical Roots and more importantly, Remy’s Mom. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead More Than A Movement I’ve been biohacking my son since before I [...]

Father’s Day Biohacking Gift Essentials That Dad Will Love!

Looking for a different way to express your thanks and love to Dad this year? This Father’s Day, get him a gift that shows him how much you care about his health and well-being.  Whether you’re looking for something high-end, or a gift that’s a little more budget conscious, we’ve put together a list of [...]

How to Increase Your Deep Sleep by 15%

Written by Siim Land You may already be aware that blue light in the evening disrupts your body’s circadian rhythms and can reduce the quality of your sleep, but it can still be pretty hard to escape it.  Between computers, TVs, smart phones and tablets, we're surrounded and accustomed to the constant illumination of modern [...]