A Look Inside Laird Hamilton’s Wellness Practices

It’s impossible not to be inspired when listening to Laird Hamilton speak about his wellness journey and obvious deep-rooted passion for healthy living.

An icon in his own right, the world-renowned big-wave surfer, legendary waterman and entrepreneur has in many ways paved the way for aspiring and professional athletes in the space when it comes to pushing the limits of fitness and focusing on clean, sustainable nutrition.

Founder of Laird Superfood—a collection of plant-based nutritional supplements—and a training program, XPT Life, which focuses on aquatic free-weight and stamina exercises, Hamilton touches on every element of a well-rounded wellness routine.

Beyond the coconut water, turmeric and extreme training and recovery techniques he’s become known for, we were curious about Hamilton’s guiding principles, theories and practices when it comes to nutrition and overall wellness. Plus, he shares the perfect summer recipe

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America’s alcohol binge intensifies | Health Beat

Excessive drinking is often defined as five or more drinks on one occasion for men, four or more for women. (For Spectrum Health Beat)

While the frequency at which Americans binge drink has declined slightly over the past decade, the number of drinks they imbibe during a binge is rising to dangerous levels, new research shows.

In the new study, binge drinking was defined as five or more drinks on one occasion by men or four or more drinks for women.

Between 2011 and 2017, the percentage of Americans who said they had engaged in binge drinking over the past month fell from 18.9% to 18%, according to a team led by Dafna Kanny of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

But when Americans do decide to get “hammered,” they are going at it much harder than in years past, the study team found.

Adding up all the

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