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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Using Health Insurance To Encourage Healthy Living

I work in a health-conscious office in Dallas-Fort Worth. Throughout the year management brings in fruits and veggies for the staff of nearly 200. They also gift us water bottles, jump ropes and we even have the availability of stand up desk. A massage therapist visits weekly and everyone is granted access to a walk-in…

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Calories are always equal, metabolisms are not

1600 calories of McDonald’s provides the exact same amount of energy as 1600 calories of kale. In case you are not aware of what a calorie actually is, a calorie is the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water through 1 °C. Yeah, it’s a scientific measurement not something…

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Childhood Obesity Should be Considered Child Abuse

“That’s crazy!” you may think but before you snap to that reaction let me lay out why I think childhood obesity is child abuse and what I think should be done about it. From this National Institutes of Health article, Obesity in Children, we know that childhood obesity puts kids at increased risk of “insulin resistance, type…

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy – First TRT Treatment

In case your reading this and wondering if you should inquire about treatment too, here are my lab results: Test 1: Testosterone 349 NG/DL Test 2: Testosterone 372 NG/DL Test 3: Testosterone 390 NG/DL, Free Testosterone 5.9 PG/ML Normal Testosterone range for a man is 350 to around 1100. A man’s free Testosterone should be at least 6. My results…

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