Modius: How it works
Have you ever thought about the link between balancing on one foot and the risk for diabetes or obesity? If you’re like most other people, probably not. Have you ever wondered why it’s so hard to lose weight even when you’re trying your best? If you’re like most other people, probably yes.Read More
Modius reduced my body fat by 44%
About a year ago I popped over to Ulster University, Coleraine for a thorough assessment of my body fat.
We had a spare stimulation prototype that wasn’t being used in the clinical …
Hurdling exercise excuses
Choosing a lifestyle of exercise isn’t easy. It requires sacrifice, it requires planning, it requires determination. All of these things can be hard to muster up every single day, so …Read More
Brain & body: fighting childhood obesity.
Today there’s an explosion of obesity and type 2 diabetes, not only in adults, but also in our children. The amount of processed foods and cartoon shows that kids consume …Read More
Brain & body: how the brain helps you get leaner
Chances are you know someone with a really fast metabolism, someone who can eat anything they want, but not gain any weight. Chances are you know someone of the opposite …Read More
Modius: train your brain for athletic success
It’s 5am in the morning in San Diego, California, the crisp air fills my lungs as I step outside and the see the beginnings of a sunrise. Daylight comes to …Read More
Modius at the Society for Neuroscience
You may think that neuroscientists sit behind a microscope or computer all day long, that they are always in the lab and may be a bit antisocial…
But you’d …Read More
Brain & body: why getting lean may be all in your head
Have you ever tried to lose weight, doing everything you possibly can, only to find that you lost a measly 5 pounds or regained the weight after a couple of …Read More
Modius: get weight off, keep weight off
The average American attempts 7 diets per year. One after the other after the other. The beginning always seems promising. Some weight loss happens and we believe that we’ve found …Read More
Brain & body: The little insula that could
Welcome to this week’s brain buzz. Last week we discussed the brainstem and how the brain connects to areas all over the body and what this means for your health. …Read More
The journey to a healthy & powerful physique.
Our very own Neil Anderson, bodybuilder and Neurovalens team member, was recently interviewed on the BBC. His interview revealed the journey from his humble beginnings to his success as an …Read More
Suffering from travel brain? Here are 6 travel tips to help!
This last year taught me a lot in the terms of being organized and efficient when traveling and living in 2 different countries. I often developed what I call “travel …Read More
6 steps for getting lean
Exercise and the brain go hand in hand, the benefits of exercise on the brain are long-lasting and powerful. The challenging thing about exercise is that there are so many …Read More
Healthy living in Southern California
Living in Southern California has its ups and… mainly ups. From the active lifestyle to the healthy food, Southern California provides an atmosphere that’s both healthy and balanced. Having …Read More
Brain & body: the gut brain connection
Welcome back to the buzz, the brain buzz. Last week we highlighted a part of the brain that helps us make or break habits. If you’re looking to do either …Read More
Brain & body: the dopamine path
Welcome back to the Weekly Brain Buzz. Last week we talked about stress eating and the hypothalamus. Check it out here if you missed it and want to learn about …Read More
Brain & body: respect your hippopotomas
When you hear the word neuroscience, what do you think? If you’re like many others you may think it sounds complicated, on the level of rocket-science.
The truth is, we …
How exercise is good for your head
Us humans like to do crazy things: go on 40 mile hikes, dance for 4 hours straight, or bike all the way up the coast of California.
Ok, maybe not …
Dreams job: check! What’s better than conducting neuroscience research in Sunny San Diego plus running a medical device company in Belfast? For me, not muchRead More
The grocery list for a better brain
Fooooooood. Who doesn’t love food? IT’S AMAZING. The tastes, the smells, the textures, the sensations, the social experience.
But food is also complicated.
Food can either make you feel …
An anti-stress, anti-aging elixir for the brain
What does yoga, an ancient eastern practice based on breathing and movement, have to do with the brain?
A lot, hold on for the ride.
Here’s the breakdown of your …
Brain stimulation for getting leaner.
The brain stem is a really unique part of the nervous system! It’s plops in between the brain and the spinal cord, where it picks up and processes information flowing …Read More
An introduction to neurostimulation
The nervous system consists of the brain, the spinal cord and lots and lots of the nerves that connect throughout the body. Many people refer to the brain as a computer …Read More