Thursday, July 19, 2018
Living a healthy life is fairly simple in concept, but it isn’t always easy. I have lost count of how many patients tell me “I know exactly what I need to do to be healthy but I don’t do them”. Our...
Ancient knowledge is making a resurgence. Traditional healing modalities from various cultures around the globe have survived centuries and are still being used today. Modern science is catching up with this ancient wisdom and is identifying the mechanisms of how...
Have you ever experienced sore muscles following an intense bout of exercise or competition? Are you working harder, but going slower? Losing muscle and storing fat? Low energy? Getting sick? Exercise is a physiologic catabolic stress to the body...
Growing up on the North Shore of Oahu, I admit to spending countless hours in the sun, devoid of any UV protection. With the beach as my backyard playground, it was typical for me to surf and fish from...
Before scientists became aware of the toxic effects of mercury, this heavy metal was used widely in medicine, cosmetics, and industries like hatmaking. As a byproduct of coal burning, the high demands of fossil fuel production have resulted in...
When assessing our health, it is easy to focus on the quality of our diet and exercise as primary measures. This concentration on perfecting both food and fitness can often allow one to neglect other important factors that influence...
Time is a precious resource that we are allotted only so much of over the course of our lifetime. If we want to make the hours within our day count, it is important to be smart about every choice...
Landon Opuni

Endurance Nutrition

In endurance ocean sport s where food is fuel, we often forget that eating well should play a more primary role over supplements, sports drinks, gels and bars. Nutrition is not only foundational to optimal health, but as endurance machines,...
When the conditions are right, you can often see a thin layer of oil along the surface of the ocean shore at densely populated beaches like Waikiki and Hanauma Bay, associated with the heavy application of sunscreen. There is tremendous...

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