Was Crossfit First To Define Fitness?

There’s an old addage that goes, if you repeat something often enough it can become the truth. Such is the case with this one … “CrossFit is the only fitness program that has defined fitness in a way that is measurable, observable, and repeatable.” In October of 2002 Greg Glassman, the founder of Crossfit, put…

Bullet Proof Coffee – Coffee, Butter and Coconut Oil?

I like a couple cups of premium coffee in the morning. Sure. But have you seen this bullet proof coffee crock? It’s “special” coffee combined with grass-fed, unsalted butter and “special” coconut oil. Really enhances energy and satiety (fullness) and mental acuity according to http://www.bulletproofexec.com/how-to-make-your-coffee-bulletproof-and-your-morning-too/ Claim 1: His special coffee is void of mycotoxins (fungi…

Food-supplement Purveyor Promoting Fasting and Low-Protein Diets Publishes Critical Survey-Based Research Blaming High-protein Diets for Increased Cancer and Death

Valter Longo, the founder of L-Nutra, a company that promotes and sells diet and longevity foods and supplements, was involved in a study titled “Low Protein Intake Is Associated with a Major Reduction in IGF-1, Cancer, and Overall Mortality in the 65 and Younger but Not Older Population.” Longo’s L-Nutra company promotes intermittent fasting as…

Does Your Weight Loss Plan Suffer From Food Creep?

At various points along the weight-loss continuum it’s a great idea to clean your home, office, car, freezer, and hidden nooks and crannies of junk foods stashed away. It’s better to remove temptation, especially early on, than to see if you have the willpower to forgo the junk. Don’t test your willpower. Control your environment.…

Exercising and Eating: The Fat Loss Dilemma

Are you an avid or competitive exerciser? Are you also trying to lose weight but struggling to reach your goal? Fact: When previously sedentary individuals add exercise, they become more fit, decrease risk for chronic diseases and better manage body weight. Fact: Not only is there a large variability in exercise-induced weight loss, but people generally…