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The Importance of Gut Health

Without a doubt, the gut-brain connection is both real and significant, affecting  much more than how we digest our food. Over the past few years, more and more research has come out highlighting the gut’s widespread effects on our mood, hormones, immune systems, and overall well being. Basically think of your gut like the control center for all of the operating systems in your body. Amazing, right?
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Here’s What Happens When You’re Dehydrated

While you might think you’re on top of your hydration game, 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated — many of whom don’t even know they’re not getting enough nourishing hydration to live optimally and balance their everyday wellbeing. Here are some tell-tale signs that you might be a part of the dehydration club, and an easy way to get back to hydration’s center in no time.

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Everything You Need To Know About BCAAs

BCAAs have become synonymous in the fitness community with muscle gains and intense weight training. However, BCAAs (branched-chain amino acids) are not as unapproachable as they seem (nor do you have to be a fitness expert to enjoy the benefits). In fact, BCAAs are actually essential for proper muscle recovery, which — in turn — can lead to improved physical performance and overall brain function. 
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How Sleep Impacts Fitness

We’ve all heard that healthy fitness routines will lead to better sleep. 

But what if we looked at it the other way around? How can sleep affect fitness? It’s an important relationship that bears investment and investigation. Because after all, it’s hard to be motivated to simply move let alone have those life-changing, perspective-shifting workouts without great sleep. 

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A Day in the Life: Jon Knopke, Founder of Health House

Meet Jon Knopke! Jon is the founder of Health House, an LA based studio and the first dedicated rowing studio that mixes rowing and strength training for a great full body workout. beam has partnered with Health House for the month of September, read to the end to learn about how you can experience HH at home!
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3 Strategies That Create Better Team Performance

When we hire at Beam, we look for people who value the process ahead of the end result. We identify people who authentically prioritize the personal and professional growth opportunity before the potential economic outcome. In other words, people who genuinely subscribe to the idea - the journey is the reward. Here are three strategies Matt shares to empower the Beam team.
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A Day in the Life: Mat Fraser, 4x Fittest Man on Earth

Get a sneak peak of Mat Fraser, Beam athlete and 4x Fittest Man on Earth's day here!
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Revive 101 | Repair, Restore, Recover

Revive is the ultimate recovery tool that is easily integratable into your everyday routine. Whether after a workout, alongside your usual supplement regimen, for sudden discomfort, or just because you’re in the mood for a feel-good boost, Revive uses anti-inflammatory* ingredients and powerful antioxidants to jumpstart your recovery wherever, whenever. Find the ingredient breakdown here! 
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Pursuit for Better: Kaisa Keranen

Whether “better” means pursuing your best at work, as a friend, as a parent, at the gym—we’re here to help you achieve that goal by sharing inspiring stories. That’s where Kaisa Keranen comes in. Today, she is a successful fitness trainer with a contagious smile. But it wasn’t always like that. Kaisa bravely shares her story with us—and how movement saved her–in part two of our series.

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Our Promise to Do Better, Together.

As a part of our Beam community, you know that we stand for better. Better has now taken on a much bigger meaning - better equality, better change, better justice, and a better world. To support this movement for better, we are immediately donating $10,000 to Black Lives Matter to actively support efforts to eradicate atrocities like the unlawful deaths...

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A Reset Series: How Eric Hinman Recovers

Eric’s a serial entrepreneur and co-owner of several businesses from healthy fast casual restaurants to high-end gyms. Now, he spends his days on the move, mixing CrossFit workouts with endurance races. If you follow Eric you’ll see him running through the Rocky Mountains, walking on his hands, or jumping into ice baths.
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Pursuit for Better: Mat Fraser

It’s not about being the best. It’s about a constant #pursuitforbetter. We partnered with Mat Fraser to bring you Beam blends for your own journey, because the pursuit for better starts from within. Mat Fraser’s rise to success is largely untold—and completely unparalleled. Take a peek behind the curtain for the first time ever. 
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