Dr Marc Bubbs ND, CISSN, CSCSDr. Marc Bubbs, ND is a Naturopathic Doctor, Strength Coach, Author, Speaker, and Blogger practicing in Toronto, Canada. He believes that diet, exercise, and lifestyle factors have the most profound impact on your overall health and performance. Marc is the author of The Paleo Project ÔÇô A 21st Century Guide to Looking Leaner, Getting Stronger, & Living Longer and currently serves as the Sports Nutrition Lead for Canadian MenÔÇÖs National Basketball Team.
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11 Reasons for Low Thyroid Function
By Marc Bubbs, ND
How often have you heard a client say, "I have a slow thyroid"? Did you do an inward eye roll, thinking it was just another excuse to shirk exercise? Well, it’s possible your client isn’t being hyperbolic. An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, and women are five to eight times more likely than men to be affected (ATA 2016).Read More
As you review your session notes, especially those pertaining to male clients, you may notice some concerning issues. Perhaps clients have had difficulty getting out of bed in the morning or are suffering from low mood or libido. You may have noticed that a formerly on-point client is making less progress in his carefully crafted program. If this sounds like a familiar pattern, testosterone levels may be to blame.Read More