You Need To Know This – Health and Fitness 101, The Basics

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I guess I should expect it given where I came from… I get asked with great regularity about my exercise, diet and motivation. I consider it a privilege to share my knowledge and in that spirit I have put together a basic list of the things that have influenced how I think. Some are my […]

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Refined Carbs. Why Bother?

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In a nutshell, here’s how it works: When you eat carbs, your blood sugar goes up. Eat gobs of carb-rich foods (bread, sugar, pasta, rice, etc. — all of which are nutrient poor, relative to meat and veggies), and your blood sugar goes up a lot. In response, your body secretes insulin, a storage hormone, which takes […]

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Text of Carbs against Cardio: More Evidence that Refined Carbohydrates, not Fats, Threaten the Heart

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Copied From Scientific American. Eat less saturated fat: that has been the take-home message from the U.S. government for the past 30 years. But while Americans have dutifully reduced the percentage of daily calories from saturated fat since 1970, the obesity rate during that time has more than doubled, diabetes has tripled, and heart disease […]

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The Low Carb Prejudice – Start By Knowing What Is Wrong

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YOU NEED TO READ THIS! Yesterday, in my excited confusion I forgot that I hadn’t built my 24″ box yet for my box jumps. And that I don’t have a rope for double unders. So instead I struggled through RKC warmup and TGU while the baby looked at me with a stare of utter bewilderment […]

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