Fitness

Study finds intense exercise is better for heart health

commentsComments By Jennifer HarbyBBC News Intense physical activity has increased heart health benefits, research has found. Researchers in Leicester, Cambridge and the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) used activity trackers to monitor 88,000 people. The research showed there was a greater reduction in cardiovascular disease risk when …

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Curried Lamb Stuffed Peppers

This post is sponsored by Superior Farms. Stuffed peppers are one of my favorite meals in our weeknight dinner rotation because they’re easy to prepare, clean up is a breeze, and they’re always a crowd pleaser. Plus, they’re a great way to make a nutrient-rich meal seem kind of fun …

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Spinach Artichoke Baked Chicken

This is essentially a delicious hot spinach artichoke dip with chicken baked right into it. It’s your favorite app turned into dinner—-and it’s easy! Just dice boneless skinless chicken breast, arrange it in a baking dish, and top it with a rich and creamy mixture of softened cream cheese, garlic, …

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Luci Meets a Powerlifter (Children’s Book)

Guest post written by: Joseph Szymanek   Can introducing kiddos to a fringe sport like powerlifting help save Western society from chronic illness? I think so! Using “MOVEMENT AS MEDICINE” kiddos and adults can begin to solve tremendously difficult problems in their lives and within their communities. The key here …

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10 & 2 Qs: Keto: Carbs for High Intensity

Do you train a SUPER hard or do high intensity activity frequently? Something like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, CrossFit, Muay Thai… Are you keto or low-carb? For most people, it’s hard to say ‘yes’ to both questions… why? Even if you want to be super low-carb or follow a ketogenic diet, …

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10 & 2 Qs: Is There A Thing As ‘Too Much Sodium’?

If you’ve been following me lately, you’ll know that I’m PREACHING the power of sodium supplementation for a low-carb way of eating…That means keto or even paleo—especially if you’re a hard-charging athlete. But all these years, we’ve been told the salt is bad for you. Raises blood pressure, causes bloat, …

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Does Fasting Lead To Great Body Composition?

Recently, someone on the interwebz told me they’d started fasting…and had gotten low thyroid/adrenal fatigue…so what should they do?? This video is my response to that… and all the other new health trends: If you start doing the “new thing to do” but I ask “Why are you doing X?” …

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10 & 2 Q: Workout Recovery: Sauna vs Ice Bath

Do you DREAD ice baths but power through in the sake of recovery? Or maybe you’ve considered doing them but are too scared to dip your little toe in a tub as cold as Antarctica… In this week’s 10 and 2 Q I go into the research on hydrotherapy for …

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Electrolyte Imbalance: Symptoms & How to Fix It

Electrolytes are naturally occurring chemical compounds that play a crucial role in human physiology because of their ability to carry an electrical charge.  Biologically speaking, electrolytes contribute to a wide variety of vital processes because they separate into positively and negatively charged ions when dissolved in a polar solvent like …

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3 Simple Ways To Live Better, Now.

Our world is busy. The To Do list is perpetual. And it seems like the last thing on said list is to take care of your body and health—which is quite messed up for many reasons. But that’s what our society places value on!  Since we likely leave little time …

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Robb Wolf — What Is Hydration? (Part 1)

    This will be part 1 of a multi-part series for everyone, but in particular, the USA Weightlifting community. If one were to look for a topic that most people agree upon in performance athletics, hydration might be one of the few topics that does not produce a fistfight …

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The Healthy Rebellion Manifesto

“The only way to deal with an unhealthy world is to become so absolutely healthy that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” —The Healthy Rebellion (adapted from Albert Camus) The Healthy Rebellion is a new community. A new network of like-minded people. I created The Healthy Rebellion (THR) …

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My Training at 48

Hey Rebels! It’s only ~6 months late… But I finished my quasi-yearly training and chow update! What’s new in my training and food? Am I on HRT? If so, what am I doing? How did my experiment with a myostatin inhibitor go? You can find all that in My Training …

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