The Challenge A warm cinnamon roll, 5-layer chocolate cake, a bag of sour cream and onion chips, pizza, or maybe a bowl of mint chocolate chip ice cream. Are you now thinking about your favorite food? Maybe you are now
Constipation and Lifestyle Habits: A Review of the Evidence
Recently 3D Muscle Journey (3DMJ), specifically their dietitian Steve Taylor, put out a video about constipation: Strategies for Relieving Constipation. I would encourage everyone who reads this to also watch the video. There were enough things said that I was
Time-restricted feeding: Are there significance benefits?
Time-restricted feeding (TRF) is eating within a relatively small window of time, which is typically 8 to 10 hours and is done daily. This type of eating pattern often falls under the umbrella of Intermittent Fasting (IF). However, due to
Clean Eating; What is It? It Certainly is NOT Magical for Weight Loss
GOAL: Let’s make 2017 a year that you use evidence-based tools and methods, which means they are much more likely to be worth your time, money and effort, to reach and maintain a healthy weight If you are considering follow
Feedback Wanted – How Much Weight Have People Gained the Past Few Decades?
Matt and I are currently working on updating the What is a Healthy Weight? chapter. In the current chapter we state; “The actual average change in bodyweight for the majority of people during this “epidemic” has been about 6 to
A Good Video About Exercise
"It's Functional Training"- Usually what a trainer says to you so you will perform circus tricks
Functional training along with core/stability training are common buzz words in the personal training/fitness industry. Regrettably, like many things in this industry (do I sound jaded?), it sounds good but how it is usually applied is silly. Additionally, there is
Food Intake and Cortisol Levels
There is substantial evidence that elevated levels of cortisol on a regular basis is not good for overall well being (Sapolsky; Talbot). Additionally, chronic stress and subsequent elevated cortisol levels can increase a person’s appetite for “comfort” foods, which can
Carbs & Exercise?
First, a bit of background information is needed, so that certain aspects of this post make sense. This information was presented to other fitness professionals so there is a bit more jargon than usual and there will be wording that
In Case Your Hatred of Ancel Keys Keeps You Up At Night
Denise Minger has a nice little (that’s not true) summary (not true either) of Ancel Keys’ early work and some arguments that have been levied against him and it. It’s long, but the take home message I’ll quote here: Correlation