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Is this food…Good or Bad?

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Is this food…Good or Bad?

Good or Bad? Is this food ‘good’ or ‘bad’?  The food could be anything: eggs, bread, nuts, yogurt, coffee, chocolate. Good or bad?  Seems like a simple question.  When people ask me, I rarely answer.  Normally, I redirect with “What’s your goal?”  If your goal is to get stronger, eggs are a good option.  If you already…

Slow Lifting (3 of 4): Eating Protocol

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Slow Lifting (3 of 4): Eating Protocol

  Introduction Read Part 1 for more context on what slow lifting is and why you might want to use this exercise protocol.  Read Part 2 for how to lift slowly during your weight training workouts. Read the Primary Nutrition Changes section below for the high-level adjustments I made to my eating habits to support Slow…

4 Easy Ways to Battle the Sugar Drug

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4 Easy Ways to Battle the Sugar Drug

For the story on how I reduced my sugar consumption, read this post. Introduction Sugar consumption skyrocketed in the last 160 years along with obesity.  Some studies show correlation between obesity and sugar consumption like the image below.  Causation is harder to prove.  I’m not taking chances, given that many studies show sugar as a main driver…

Eat Less Sugar – Story

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Eat Less Sugar – Story

      Sugar held me up against a wall for twenty years and I didn’t even know it.  I grew up in the lower middle class.  My family and friends ate processed cereal, snacks, and candy daily.    Even the pasta sauce had extra sugar.     On the mean streets of Upper Darby, eating…

The Primal Laws (Part I – Eating)

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The Primal Laws (Part I – Eating)

I read The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson, while on vacation on the west coast, and found deep satisfaction and a renewed energy from beginning to implement some of the principles into my daily habits.  The main theme of the book is to reconnect with the lifestyle of humans from 10,000+ years ago when we were…

Metabolism (Part II) – What to Eat? Fiji Water, Polar Bears

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Metabolism (Part II) – What to Eat? Fiji Water, Polar Bears

If you haven’t read Part 1, please do. Otherwise you won’t know why I’m starting at point #3. Third, decrease your insulin resistance. How can you do that? As the insulin-glucose feedback loop image in Part I shows, insulin is released when glucose is released into the bloodstream to allow glucose to enter your cells…

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