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Helping you be better today + avoid regret tomorrow || Former CEO of a VC-funded Health & Nutrition Meal Delivery Co.
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Mar 23 21 tweets 5 min read
Scientists have discovered 2 hidden compounds in sunscreens—benzene & benzophenone

Both are carcinogens

Neither appear on any product labels.

I paid for Consumer Lab's independent test results so you won't have to

For these 8 products you use, switch to these approved brands: //Deodorants

Benzene was found in 44 of 86 tested deodorants.

APPROVED BRANDS:

Axe
Azzaro
Davidoff
Gold Bond
Hollister
Duke Cannon
Guy Laroche
Speed Stick
Kenneth Cole
Designer Imposters
Prince Matchabelli

My old brand: Degree✖️
My new brand: Speed Stick✔️
Mar 18 16 tweets 4 min read
8 reasons why cold showers are superior to hot showers:

1. Cold exposure boosts your testosterone levels The benefits of increased testosterone levels are many:

—improved mood
—increased energy
—more enjoyable sex life
—increased muscle mass and strength

As Shakespeare once eloquently stated:

“Cold showers man, that shit puts some hair on your chest.”
Mar 15 10 tweets 2 min read
30 unhealthy habits you should break by age 30:
🧵 1. Treating sleep as a leisure activity instead of an occupational one.

2. Doing things to look cool.

3. Working just for a paycheck.

4. Having one income stream.
Mar 6 13 tweets 5 min read
Sitting for 8 hours a day is ruining your back.

Here are 10 at-home exercises that'll save you from surgery:
🧵 1. Thoracic Extensions

Your T-spine is meant to extend, but our sedentary lifestyles push our T-spines into chronic flexion

(the T-spine rounds & the shoulders fall forward)

This causes back pain and mobility issues.

T-extensions undo some of this sitting-induced damage.
Feb 27 16 tweets 3 min read
Did you know that certain fats can raise your IQ several points

Here are 6 fats you should start eating today
to maximize your brain power (backed by science):
🧵 //Phosphatidylcholine

One of two key phospholipids used by the brain.

According to the journal Clinical Neuropharmacology, consuming more phosphatidylcholine improves a person's explicit memory

Explicit memory is what you use to actively remember things—such as a person's name
Feb 10 24 tweets 5 min read
36 years on this planet. 19 years in the gym.

Here’s every fitness secret I’ve learned:

1. The best antidepressant is pushing your body so hard that your only concerns are air and water. Image 2. Eat fish a few times per week.

You’ll lose more fat, even if you eat the same number of calories.

This is backed by research and personal experience.

3. Lift weights for your physique; do cardio for your brain.