Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

Lose The Weight For Summer

Those 12 extra pounds I told you about didn’t just appear one day. It took me several months to gain them. I’ve had to exercise restraint in pursuing their quick release. I say “release” because the term “weight loss” is problematic. When you “lose” something, the normal reaction is to look for it and get…

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Sure you’re sexy but how’s your insulin sensitivity?

Big Steve Big Steve had huge arms – about 20 inches at the biceps. He had always been well proportioned and muscular but there was that one-year when his body seemed to explode.  This was the early-80’s.  Those of us at the gym knew that he had to have had some chemical assistance.  It didn’t…

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Don’t Starve Yourself – Part 1

  Is there a time in your life when you were a model of healthful eating? A Healthy Childhood I never realized it until  I got older but my mother was not only a good cook, she was a very responsible and health conscious one, too.  When Swanson Frozen TV Dinners came out, us kids…

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Meditation and The Principle of Least Action

There’s a principle of physics called the “principle of least action.” It kind of says that Nature will find the most efficient path from one point to another. This concept is easy to ignore in our workouts and as we make our way through the world. We look for quick fixes in every area of…

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Looking for a weight loss program?

One of the first things I recommend to someone looking to improve their health or to lose fat, is that they learn how to cook. Being able to cook means that you are taking responsibility and taking control of your health. Learn how to cook, have the right supplies on hand, and eliminate sugar, wheat…

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Foods for Health and Dr. Terry Wahls

[leadplayer_vid id=”5020196E47EF9″]       The more we do this work the more we realize the power of nutrition and lifestyle to make dramatic changes. Sometimes the changes have to do with body composition or athletic performance.  Sometimes it’s about basic survival. After watching this, I had a kale, carrot, ginger, cacao, and whey protein…

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