5 Super Bowl Snacks to Keep Your Game Day on Track

By Erin Sharoni Feb 02, 2016

iStock_000057405588_Medium.superbowl_snack.jpg

Whether you're in it for the game, the commercials or the parties, one thing is certain: Super Bowl Sunday will involve food. And it probably won't be healthy. You may not care at another time of year, but if you're still clinging to those New Year's resolutions like the rest of us, you'll agree that potato-chip-fried-bacon-on-a-stick can be the snack that sabotages your clean eating plans. Never fear: InsideTracker recipes are here!

Read more

How To Dominate Jet Lag & Stay Focused While Traveling

By Carl Valle Jan 26, 2016

The world’s best professional teams are investing millions into sport science to find the winning edge, and travel fatigue is a key factor as to who wins and who loses. Whether you are a frequent traveler that needs to dazzle investors on a business trip, a weekend warrior trying to set a personal best at a Spartan Race, or just someone wanting to enjoy every day on a far away vacation, read on to find your edge.

Read more

Why Giving Blood Can Be Good For you

By Ross Yellin Jan 21, 2016

Did you know that every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood? In the time it took you to read these two sentences, at least two people have received a blood transfusion.

The numbers are staggering, and the need for blood donation is not only constant, but it’s also critical.

Since blood is at the core of our business, and January is National Blood Donor Month, we thought you might like to know how blood donation affects your biomarkers.

Read more

A Tell All: Our Lead Nutrition Scientist Shares Fascinating Questions from Users [VIDEO]

By Erin Sharoni Jan 14, 2016

If you've ever wondered what sort of insight the head of nutrition at a biotech startup might have to offer, you're in luck: Ashley Reaver, RD, is our Lead Nutrition Scientist and she's full of stories. As the woman who fields the majority of user-submitted questions for InsideTracker, Ashley's seen and heard it all... and we're pretty sure you'll be intrigued.

Oh, and bonus prize: there's an awesome video interview to go along with this Q&A.

Read more

Whey or Soy Protein: What Does Science Say?

By Neel Duggal Jan 11, 2016

Whey and soy are two of the most popular protein powders out there. But which one is the better choice for you? Below we look at the research on how these two proteins stack up against each other in helping you meet three common goals: shedding body fat, building muscle, and boosting testosterone.

Read more

Behind the Scenes of Blood Testing

By Katya Margolin Jan 05, 2016

 

Blood testing is what health tracking devices always wanted to be.

They all show you aspects of what's happening in your body so you could make better lifestyle choices to be healthier, but blood testing tells a deeper story than a mobile app or wristband could tell on their own. With all these devices and services becoming more accessible, healthcare is finally shifting from your doctor's hands to your own, and advancements in blood testing are opening even greater doors. 

Read more

2015 Was the Year of AWESOME!

By Erin Sharoni Dec 30, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close on the eve of yet another new year, we can't help but look back and smile. These 12 months have brought us some amazing moments and milestones...in 55 countries. That's not a typo: InsideTracker is used in 55 countries and counting. We've gone global, and we're delighted to have so much of the world join us in our journey.

Read more

Pills, Powders and Potions: The Top Sport & Fitness Supplements of 2016

By Carl Valle Dec 29, 2015

 

A few months ago, a nutrition infographic by sport scientist Dr. Le Meur made the rounds on social media, listing the best sport science approved supplements for athletes. The compilation was a list from the Australian Institute of Sport, and was an excellent starting point for those looking to improve their performance. Unfortunately, a framework of suggestions without knowledge of an athlete's specific goals and needs is not enough, so we did the rest of the work for you. In this article, we provide useful guidelines for getting started with supplements and offer the most practical advice for anyone looking to train and recover better.

Read more

Holiday Stress: The Testosterone to Cortisol Ratio

By Neel Duggal Dec 22, 2015

 Testosterone_and_Stress_Ratio

It’s holiday season and regardless of what you celebrate, one thing is certain: amid the merriment, stress abounds! We’re all familiar with the headaches of crowded airports, panic of last-minute gift shopping and ever present potential for family dramas to play out like crazed telenovelas. Combine all of that with a seemingly endless supply of temptation in the form of alcohol and sugary treats and it’s nothing short of a firestorm for two biomarkers, testosterone and cortisol — and the golden ratio between them!

Read more

May the Force Be With You: There's Power In Your Blood!

By Erin Sharoni Dec 17, 2015

38 years after the film that birthed a generation of nerds swept the world by storm (we'll fantasize that episodes 1 - 3 were never made), the eve of its resurrection has arrived! Seeing as how we're all big Star Wars fans here at InsideTracker, as excited for The Force Awakens as the next geek, we got to thinking... there is a great deal of power in our blood; part of our human life-force, indeed.

While we don't have lightsabers for you, we do have an incredible platform that employs advanced artificial intelligence to analyze your blood and get you as close to a real-life Obi-Wan Kenobi as humanly possible. No Jedi mind tricks here, just amazing science.

Read more

Subscribe by email

Subscribe by RSS

InsideTracker feed
Call us on (800) 513-2359

Categories

see all