I have an embarrassing secret. When I’m awfully tired, I take a little pill called “Rhodoila Rosea”. It’s a supplement called an “adaptogen” – meaning it’s supposed to boost mental acuity and recovery by increasing the body’s ability to handle stress. The Chinese ( and a few other cultures) have hyped this herb up to […]
Category: Nutrition & Diet
The basis of losing body fat and maintaining muscle is what you eat. Discover “dietless” eating habits that let you enjoy any foods you want. Learn from my many mistakes and success.
Have you heard of P90x? Maybe Insanity? I have. I have at least 5 friends who have tried burning fat and “getting ripped” on these programs. These DVD workout programs are as old as time, but the principles are a little newer. Instead of a medium cadence, Simmons-esque calistehnics routine, we have profuse sweating, blood […]
Summary: Your gut and body are killing you from the inside out, and gluten might be the cause of it all… maybe. A quick deep dive into the issue, the media, and what’s really matters: how you respond.
Most new trainees I meet tend to fall into 2 categories: They have no notion of “working out” – running, weights, or calisthenic strength training They jog a lot, but nothing else. With both camps, fat loss and toning stagnates. Despite efforts — or lack of efforts — both could not shake off excess fat, nor did they feel much healthier. […]
Debunking the “Toning” Myth
When it comes to how a body looks, everyone has their own ideal in mind. Some may feel content to fit into clothes. Other want to feel unashamed of their body when in public. Maybe it’s seeing a six pack in the mirror, or having your arms and legs have a little bit of “pop”. While […]
Nuts and seeds have made their way into the public limelight as healthy snacks. As the adage goes, one handful a day is good for cardiovascular health and reduces risk of heart disease and stroke. The truth – some nuts are fantastic for your health, some are not. Their high omega-6 content, high calorie density and susceptibility […]
The Commandments of Fitness
In the world of fitness, everything is founded upon 3 pillars. Perhaps the second-most important of any lesson I can teach you, knowing about the 3 pillars will help you know why your progress might be slowed. If you embrace them, you instantly understand more than 90% of fitness gurus out there.
What is the Paleo Diet
The Promise: Lose weight easily by eating like a caveman.