Intermittent Fasting? Just Say "No!"

You may have never heard of “intermittent fasting” (IF) but it’s not new. It’s been getting a lot of traction recently on various boards and blogs and in this article I’m going to review a new book on the subject by John Berardi called “Experiments With Intermittent Fasting.” I need to say right up front…

Thursday Science & Nutrition Nuggets 10-13-2011

Contrary to some health professionals pre-21st century thinking the jury is NOT out on whether nearly everyone should be taking a basic multi-vitamin/mineral supplement. The answer is yes, you should. In addition I review a research piece describing nutritional considerations for the aging athlete. Good stuff! Say “Yes” to a Multi-Vitamin/Mineral The fact that a…

300 Wow! 10-12-2011

Here is my 300 Workout Of the Week (WOW)! This workout started off with the Martin Rooney 4-part warrior test from his Training for Warriors program. Real simple it was 1 min of pushups, 15 sec rest, 1 min of chinups, 15 sec rest, 1 min of combo-curl ups, 15 sec rest and 1 minute…

Monday Motivation 10-10-2011

Change your words, change your world. That’s the message of this video intended as a marketing piece for a company called purple feather. But it hasn’t gotten 776,000 views because people are interested in the marketing message. It’s gotten tons of views because the message of “change your words, change your world” resonates as authentic.…

Feel-Good Friday 10-07-2011

In honor of homecomings all across the nation, especially Dixon High School (Go Dukes!), for this edition of Feel-Good Friday I share with you the death crawl scene from Facing the Giants. According to IMDB “Facing the Giants” from 2006 is an action-packed drama about a Christian high school football coach who uses his undying…

Thursday Science & Nutrition Nuggets 10-06-2011

For this Thursdays Science & Nutrition Nuggets I share with you research reviews regarding evidence-based strategies to treat obesity, how exercise may benefit weight loss beyond calories burned, and whether we should all run scared from fish oil as a cause for increased prostate-cancer risk. A Review of Evidence-Based Strategies to Treat Obesity in Adults…

Wednesday 300 Wow! 10-05-2011

Here is my 300 Workout Of the Week (WOW)! This was a lower-body + core workout. For this week’s workout I really changed things up from what you’re used to seeing. Instead of six exercises I did only three. Instead of 50 reps per exercise I did 100. 100 X 3 = 300. I’ll be…