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Ever Forward Radio with Chase Chewning

Welcome to EVER FORWARD RADIO! The podcast that brings you empowering messages and interviews from industry leaders of fitness, nutrition, mindset, entrepreneurship and personal development to help you life a life ever forward.

Nov 13, 2023

This episode introduces alternative methods for recovery, focusing on red light therapy, a.k.a. photobiomodulation. Guest Forrest Smith of Kineon Labs explains their benefits for athletic performance, reduction of recovery time, minimizing inflammation and even unique applications for gut health, brain health, and improving sleep. 

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In this episode, you will learn...

  • Over-the-counter drugs such as NSAIDs, often used in sports and fitness, can carry significant risks including cardiovascular disease, liver damage, stomach ulcers, and a decrease in neuroplasticity. 
  • Photobiomodulation devices can provide a safer and more effective alternative to pharmaceuticals for enhancing athletic performance and recovery, reducing inflammation, and improving metabolic health.
  • Regular, deep sleep is vital in the recovery process and can protect the brain from the buildup of waste materials. Understanding the biochemical and physiological processes behind performance and recovery can help identify and address the root causes of issues. 
  • Nitric oxide plays a critical role in the body, helping with blood vessel dilation and delivering more blood to muscles. However, as people age, the production of nitric oxide decreases, making it important to find ways to stimulate its production. 
  • Chronic inflammation is highly damaging to the body, impacting everything from muscle performance to cardiovascular health.


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