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How Oxygen Availability Decreases Cognitive Fatigue: Insights and Solutions

Reading Time: 2 minutes What’s the connection between oxygen availability and cognitive fatigue? Cognitive fatigue can significantly hinder athletic performance, … Read more
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Why Do Athletes Take Performance Enhancing Drugs?

Reading Time: 10 minutes In the high-stakes world of competitive sports, the quest for peak athletic performance often leads athletes … Read more
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The Key to Peak Performance: Oxygen Optimization

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this article, we will dive into the science behind oxygen optimization. Oxygen plays a vital … Read more
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Blood Oxygenation 101: How to Increase Blood Oxygen Levels

Reading Time: 7 minutes This article will break down everything you need to know about how to increase blood oxygenation. … Read more
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Lactic Acid and Performance: A Critical Balance

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lactic acid often garners a negative reputation among athletes due to its association with muscle fatigue. … Read more
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What Happens When You Stop Taking Probiotics?

Reading Time: 8 minutes Probiotics are a beneficial part of a health and wellness routine. But what happens when you stop taking them? Keep reading to learn more.

The Role of Oxygen and High Altitude Training for Athletes 

Reading Time: 2 minutes High-altitude training has long been recognized as a method to improve athletic performance. By exposing the … Read more
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How to Improve VO2 Max?: A Comprehensive Guide to Exercises, Nutrition, Supplements and More

Reading Time: 7 minutes This article is the ultimate guide on how to improve VO2 Max. VO2 Max, formally known … Read more

Prebiotics vs. Probiotics vs. Postbiotics: What’s the Difference?

Reading Time: 10 minutes This article will answer a popular topic, what’s the difference between prebiotics vs. probiotics vs. postbiotics. … Read more
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How Oxygen Availability Affects Cognitive Fatigue: Insights and Solutions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cognitive fatigue can significantly hinder athletic performance, particularly in physically demanding activities conducted in low-oxygen environments. … Read more
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The Difference Between VO2 and VO2 Max

Reading Time: 2 minutes Understanding the metrics that measure our body’s oxygen consumption during exercise is essential for gauging fitness … Read more

Oxygen: The Underrated Player in Athletic Success

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oxygen availability is the foundational element for athletic success. It serves as the key player in … Read more
Gut Health and Sleep

Gut Health and Sleep Restoration: The Key to Mending Chronic Sleep Disturbances

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we dive into the connection between gut health and sleep. Sleep is crucial … Read more
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The Science of Long-Haul Flights and How to Stay Healthy

Reading Time: 6 minutes Are you wondering how to stay healthy on long-haul flights? Long-haul flights can be exhausting and … Read more
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The Influence of Nutrition and Probiotics on Mental Health

Reading Time: 4 minutes Conversations around mental health have become commonplace in recent years, but many people still overlook the … Read more
The Potential Negative Effects of Artificial Sweeteners on Gut Health

The Potential Negative Effects of Artificial Sweeteners on Gut Health

Reading Time: 6 minutes Artificial sweeteners have become popular in the food and beverage industry, commonly found in everyday “health” … Read more

Microbes and Muscles: The Science behind the Gut-Muscle Connection

Reading Time: 7 minutes The human gut is home to trillions of microorganisms that make up the gut microbiota. Recent … Read more

Microbiota in Sports: Effects of Physical Activity, Probiotics and Diet

Reading Time: 6 minutes In this article, we will explore the importance of microbiota in sports. The human body is … Read more

The Impact of Oxygenation on Endurance Athletes

Reading Time: 5 minutes Oxygen, and oxygenation, plays a key role in our daily lives, although the relationship between oxygen … Read more
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The Gut-Brain Axis: The Impact of Gut Microbiota on Cognitive Performance

Reading Time: 5 minutes Many people refer to the gut as a second brain, a term that becomes much more … Read more
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How to Decipher a Probiotic Label

Reading Time: 4 minutes There are hundreds of supplements available today that are marketed as a probiotic. However, many ‘probiotics’ … Read more

The Connection Between a Balanced Gut and COVID-19

Reading Time: 6 minutes The rise of the COVID-19 pandemic ignited a common fear in the hearts of many; the … Read more

How Gut Health Impacts Athletic Performance

Reading Time: 6 minutes Many athletes are determined to optimize their performance and recovery, starting by building a foundation of … Read more
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The Founding Story of Lyvecap With Dr. Yinka Davies

Reading Time: 4 minutes Dr. Yinka Davies discovered the true power of efficacious probiotics and the market necessity for science-backed formulations.