These are just some general tips from literature and also anecdotal experience that I have noticed over the years as I prioritize sleep above my training. It is the one of the most important things in my life.[Read more…] about Christian’s Tips for Sleep
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What is a Medium Chain Fatty Acid?
Medium chain fatty acids differ from their long and short chain cousins. Medium chain fatty acids range from 7-12 carbon atoms while short chain are 1-6 and long chain are 12-18 carbon atoms. Because of this short chain length, this gives MCT’s quite a few unique properties and gives them an advantage over the more common long chain fatty acids in the typical American Diet. There are 4 main medium chain triglycerides, which are Caproic Acid (C6) , Caprylic Acid (C8), Capric Acid (C10), and Lauric Acid(C12). Lauric acid is primarily found in coconut oil around 50%. The primary MCT’s in most MCT oils is caprylic acid and capric acid.[Read more…] about Medium Chain Fatty Acids, or MCT Benefits and Uses