Our bodies are composed of trillions of different cells carrying out more than 200 specialized functions which, in turn, drive all the physiological systems contributing to our physical and mental performance. Our ability to gain strength, shed unwanted pounds of body fat, increase our speed and endurance, improve our cardiovascular capacity, stay motivated, and remain injury free are all dependent upon optimal cellular health.
If you're like most fit and active people, you invest a great deal of time, energy, and money in your training program and sports-related equipment. But the most important and fundamental piece of your health and fitness arsenal (your body) is often overlooked. You wouldn't take a bike out for a 50-mile ride without first making sure the chain has been lubed and the tires are holding air. But you probably push your body, day in and day out, without giving a thought to the status of its foundational, inner health. Ironically, our dedicated quest for health and fitness often leads to choices that don’t provide well for our bodies' basic, cellular needs.
Without proper care and maintenance, our cells will eventually start to break down; they will stop functioning properly and we will begin to experience “symptoms” which are typically grouped together and labeled as a “disease.” When this happens, we are often encouraged to focus on an external “fix” rather than an internal cure...
And we default to using pharmaceutical products or nutritional supplements in an effort to alleviate the effects without addressing or even identifying their precipitating cause. The more comprehensive—and lasting—solution to looking and feeling your best is to work from the inside out; to satisfy your body’s most essential needs by nourishing and protecting its cells. Like a ripple on the water, improving the health of your cells will result in many visible, continual, and far-reaching effects.
Here are a few, simple things you can do to improve your cellular health:
Create a firm foundation. You can't build a strong house without adequate amounts of wood, concrete, and nails. And you can't build a healthy cell without adequate amounts of micronutrients, antioxidants, vitamin D3, and omega 3 fats. Without sufficient amounts of these critical building blocks, your cells will be weak, function poorly, and make the kind of mistakes that will contribute to poor physical and mental performance.
Eat nourishing foods. Our cells have an inherent, evolutionary need for a wide spectrum of nutrients. If these are deficient, the functional capacity of each and every cell will suffer. Just as you cannot fuel a car with water, you cannot fuel your cell with nutritionally-deficient foods.
Keep it Clean. You wouldn’t walk into your house wearing a pair of shoes coated in mud or toxic waste, but many of us don’t think twice about exposing our bodies (and our cells) to toxins. While we all know that chemicals, metals, radiation, and medications can be harmful to the body, it’s easy to forget that the toxic load we carry can include excessive physical and mental stress—and a variety of commonly-ingested substances we call food (but are not): artificial sweeteners, chemical additives, processed fats, hybridized grains, refined sugars, and genetically-modified foods such as soy, corn and canola.
Drink and detoxify. Our bodies are approximately 70% water. And our cells use it as a transport mechanism. Drinking an adequate amount of pure, clean water is a must as it allows our cells to rid themselves of metabolic waste.
Protect your cells. In order to protect themselves from the damaging effects of free radical damage (the inevitable end result of any metabolic process), our cells require a wide spectrum of antioxidant nutrients. If left unchecked and unaddressed, excessive free radical activity can lead not only to reduced cellular energy and efficiency, but to poor physical performance and pre-mature aging.
Optimizing your cellular health may sound complex, but it doesn't have to be. The Core 4 Nutrition Program offers a simple, yet comprenensive, solution that combines the use of targeted, whole-food nutrient formulas with scientific, at-home assessments for verifying their restorative effects.
The nutritional supplement component of the program includes micronutrients and antioxidants, made exclusively from raw, organic fruit and vegetable concentrates; a super-premium omega 3 fatty acid formula; and a highly-effective, sublingual vitamin D3 spray. All of these products work together synergistically to provide your cells with the critical nutrients they need to to function fully and efficiently.
The assessment component of the program includes everything you'll need to accurately measure your vitamin D3, omega 3 fatty acid, antioxidant, and nitric oxide status in the comfort and convenience of your own home.
Hundreds of active men and women have taken the inside out approach to lasting health and fitness with the Core 4 Nutrition Program. And by using this tried, true, and targeted program to optimize your body’s cellular health, you can too!