On January 28th 2019 I had a partial colectomy surgery where 8″ of my large intestines were removed because of a polyp that was too large to snip out during my colonoscopy. This is a pretty serious surgery that affects your digestion system and I was told that it would be 8 weeks before I… Read More
PROS Decreases cholesterol Lowers blood pressure Fights cancer Improves metabolic syndrome Prevents complications of obesity Reduces inflammation Improves bone health CONS Amount of monacolin K not usually stated Active ingredient controlled in the USA May contain a kidney toxin Potentially dangerous drug interactions Some supplements may be spiked with lovastatin Link to full article at selfhacked.com… Read More
Dr. Stuart McGill Expert on back pain, how to identify and self treat symptons for stronger back.
There is a lot more to dieting than trying to follow the latest diet people are talking about. If you truly want to lose weight and become healthier you need to educate yourself along the way. If you do not learn the why to a diet or lifestyle, once you finish or quit the diet,… Read More
Breanna hitting a PR in bench press for a weight of 90 lbs.
Taken from Ben Greenfield podcast #381 Take aways When should you take in nutrition after workout in “anabolic window” of 1-2 hours? take in amino acids / protein only (no carbs necessary) if you trained fasted without pre-workout nutrition Take in both protein & carbs if you are trying to gain weight as it is… Read More
Preventing and Reversing Alzheimer’s Disease Ronda Patrick, Ph.D interview with Dr. Dale Bredesen Take Away’s Need to read his book,”The End of Alzheimer’s: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline” ReCODE – reversal of cognitive decline – a protocol that offers a new approach to treatment that has reversed symptoms in patients with… Read More
Alan Couzens Interview Good coaching resource for Triathlons, specializing in periodization and training planing. Notes from Interview Perfect periodization. The case for separating volume and intensity in a model for training. Volume is sometimes underrated. Intensity is appealing but isn’t always the solution to better results. Modulating volume and intensity in training for better long… Read More
What is HRV? HRV is the measure of the variation among the intervals of your heartbeats, because your heat does not beat at exact intervals. Why is important? The value for HRV, typical values between 20-100, can indicate your overall health and fitness, and also tell you how ready you are for future strenuous exercise.… Read More