Step Away From The Filters Ladies

Everyone talks about unrealistic images in the media. We are outraged that girls are taught to strive for the nipped and tucked, painted and photoshopped, perfectly lit, perfectly posed image of models in magazines. Yet when I scan through my Facebook feed I see so many photos of the real people in my life that…

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Why Men’s Clinics Hate Home Injections

You’ve been on Testosterone Replacement Therapy for 6 months. You’ve decided you can handle the injections yourself. You have a vacation coming up and don’t want a super huge dose for the two weeks you will not be able to make it in, when injecting yourself would be so easy. When you ask the clinic…

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Going From a Men’s Clinic to a Primary Care Physician

Most of us who start out on Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) will start out at a men’s clinic. Men’s clinics are great and quite prolific because of their simplicity and no-nonsense approach to TRT. Inevitably, men’s clinic patients will find the right level of treatment and get their hormones back in check. That is the goal,…

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Men’s Testosterone Clinic Versus Home Injections

It’s been 7 weeks since I updated our blog last about my testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). The treatments have been going great, but after 17 weeks driving to a clinic 15 miles away every week has become a headache. It also cost a lot to go to an office consultation once a week, gas and…

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Why Do Some People Have 0.0 Bumper Stickers?

People like to share their accomplishments, which are different for everyone. There are stickers for all sorts of achievements. Common stickers for running go: Half Marathon 13.1 Full Marathon 26.2 Half Iron man 70.3 Full Iron man 140.6 Driving to work this morning, I saw two 0.0 stickers stuck on the rear windshields of my…

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Healthy Lifestyle Hacks For February

It’s cold outside and we want to find ways to give us an edge in our fitness. Here are a few hacks that make keeping up with a healthy lifestyle easier even when it’s cold outside. 1 Sweat it out When it’s cold nothing beats the warmth of the sauna. My body is usually warm…

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You Will Never Reach Starvation Mode

“Fasting is the best way to send your metabolism into haywire, and starvation mode, leading to more weight gain” This statement is absolutely wrong! Starvation mode is a myth At least, it’s a myth in the context of dieting or intermittent fasting. Starvation mode is not something any typical overweight or obese dieter will ever…

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Simple Trick To Burn More Fat This Winter

Years ago, I had a couple wrestler friends who would drop weight for competition by drilling in deep freezers. They would tell me the cold of the deep freeze would cause the muscles to work extra hard, and cause their bodies to burn tons of extra calories to stay warm. They used the cold itself…

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The Rewards of Fitness are More than Just Physical

Dieting is not fun, or easy, neither is starting to exercise. Between cravings, sore muscles, lack of energy, and other problems, it would be easy to just give up. What makes it harder is the most commonly talked about rewards is a toned body and smaller clothes size. While looking fit definitely is rewarding some…

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