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How Many Died Because of Corporate Payoffs to Harvard Scientists and the Egos of...

After watching the video The Perfect Human Diet, I had a few questions. One was about the change from the low-carb diet routinely prescribed by doctors for chronic conditions since 1863. The movie explains that...
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Question – I’m an Obese Man, How Can I Lose Weight Without Running?

Answer - The best exercise to help weight loss is strength training. I have answers elsewhere about the best kind of training in that regard. However, exercise only aids weight loss, and does it...
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Changing Habits For Your Kids

Do you play with your children, or is it too hard? I know what that's like -- wanting to run the playground, jump rope, play basketball, or swim with them...but I was deconditioned and...
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Question – Can I go to the gym with my wife and achieve different...

Question - I want to build muscle mass by quite a considerable amount whilst also keeping my fat low, my partner wants to tone and lose weight. We have both been doing weight lifting...
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Everyone is Lying About Their Diet

We all share basic nutritional needs -- required amino acids, fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins -- but we can ingest and absorb them in different ways. So most diets will work for someone, but...
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Question – What is the best work out for strength training and cardio?

Answer - The best is what you'll actually do. Some activity is better than none. Beyond that, research is clear that high-intensity strength training is best for hunger suppression, fat loss, hormone balance, and longevity....
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CrossFit vs the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

When your bottom line is at stake, all kinds of things get overlooked...or just plain lied about. I've seen more injuries from people in personal training and/or sports than in CrossFit. I enjoyed doing CrossFit a lot,...
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How Is Your New Year’s Resolution Going?

Achieving your fitness goals may not be easy but it is simple. A lifestyle is likely how you got those extra pounds, soft muscles, or poor metabolism. And only a different lifestyle can change...
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Review – NordicTrack Commercial 2950 and What to Consider When Buying a Treadmill

It was probably worth the purchase, but many other treadmills would have done just as well. Read on if you plan to purchase any kind of treadmill in order to consider questions to ask...
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Question – Why is Jumping Rope the Best Cardio?

Answer - I doubt most people would consider it the best, but I do — providing you have no joint injuries and no significant weight that could impact your joints. Also, it's mostly high-intensity...