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Happy New Year Awesomeness and Discovering the Fifth Element (Boost Testosterone levels)

So, this is it.  It’s 2014 and we’re all stoked.  I think we all need New Year’s Resolutions to be Awesome. In the new year… Some people get fit…whatever that means. Get bigger muscles, boost testosterone levels. Others want to want to … Continue reading Happy New Year Awesomeness and Discovering the Fifth Element (Boost Testosterone levels)

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More One Trick Ponies…Or Why Runner’s World Maybe Isn’t Interested In Getting You To Run

Everyone who starts working out without actually thinking it out runs the chance of becoming a one trick pony.  Your body will adapt to that one thing you do and make you good at it.  Will it do anything else, … Continue reading More One Trick Ponies…Or Why Runner’s World Maybe Isn’t Interested In Getting You To Run

Science! strikes again. Latest BS study on Prostate Cancer is useless.

So, decades ago, someone looked at the urine of populations and found that the population with higher than average concentrations of salt in their system had higher heart disease.  voila: salt is bad.   And then decades of anti-salt hysteria … Continue reading Science! strikes again. Latest BS study on Prostate Cancer is useless.

Wow, You Just Can’t Win

So, the conventional wisdom is that your body is basically a big food battery and that it stores extra calories you eat in fat cells.  The only way to lose those fat cells are to eat less or exercise more.   And of course, you need to eat a low fat diet because fat is high in calories and the more calories you ingest, the more you store fat because you’re only burning so many calories, fella.  Especially if you run baby-step style. And of course, you drink diet beverages and use artificial sweeteners because they have fewer calories. But, … Continue reading Wow, You Just Can’t Win

“Why did it take 20 years before the original evidence was accepted?”

I read these words and I felt a kinship.  I swear, fitness advice is still recovering from several decades of bad advice and wives’ tales. In particular, this article discusses the deleterious effects of long distance endurance events.  In particular: … Continue reading “Why did it take 20 years before the original evidence was accepted?”

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This is why you’re fat – you’ve been told to avoid fats

People drink low fat milk to avoid the fat and excess calories of milk.  Which is cute.  The whole low fat fad was cute. What better way is there to turn nature’s perfect drink into soda?  Basically turning it in … Continue reading This is why you’re fat – you’ve been told to avoid fats