Todd’s Advice To Parents Struggling With Their HealthJuly 6, 2020
Many health issues are caused by stress, which many parents face every single day. Young parents are exhausted, walking around like zombies….Read More
CEO Todd Vande Hei: From Dad Bod to Fit at FiftyJuly 6, 2020
Getting Rid of the Dad Bod I created Stark because I experienced my own health issues that could not be resolved…Read More
Debunking Testosterone Replacement TherapyMarch 15, 2019
If you want to shed fat and gain muscle, having your hormones optimized is an important, but non-crucial tactic. But as a mono-treatment, it’s not very effective. Or at least that’s what we see at Stark. The most powerful tools to achieve your health and fitness goals remain the complex, drawn-out solutions: exercise, nutrition and lifestyle. And in my opinion, Testosterone Replacement is too big of a commitment for the hope of an aesthetic change, alone. Here are a couple of before and after pics.Read More
11 tactics to naturally balance & increase testosterone levelsMarch 1, 2019
Most want a direct approach to abs: workout harder; eat less. But the industry’s dirty little secret (let’s keep it between you and I) is that it doesn’t work. Or, rather, it doesn’t work for very long. By that I mean you can apply those to changes to your life, and for a brief time, you’ll look your best. You may not feel your best, but hey. . . . how important is that?
Frankly, it’s the most important. Because how you feel is a more accurate reflection of your current state of health; and, it’s also an early indicator to your future state of fitness.
That’s why your hormones are so critical. Your chronological age is just a number; your hormonal age is a much more critical look at whether or not you’re aging like a fine wine or that smelly science experiment in the back of your fridge. The former is what this article is all about.Read More
The 15 Steps I Take to Optimize My Gut Health for Better AbsNovember 12, 2018
There’s an intimate connection between gut health, looking better naked and performing at your best. If your gut health is poor, you’re more likely to be overweight. If it’s exceptional, you’re more likely to be fit. So, find a way in which to achieve exceptional gut health! Your skin will look healthier, you’ll be able to think more clearly, and you will be able to lose fat and add muscle to your desire. Essentially, the quality of your digestion will impact the efficiency by which you absorb those expensive organic, grass-fed, free-range nutrients you’re buying at Whole Foods.Read More