Can You Get Sick From Raw Eggs?
Delicious, delicious eggs – I love them. They packed with protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals. Remember, though, that everyone says to cook them well, or you’ll risk getting sick from them. Remember, raw eggs carry the risk of salmonella contamination. Well, conventional wisdom isn’t always right, and let me tell you why I … Continue reading
A Review Of Various Barefoot Shoes
I firmly believe that if someone wants a healthy posture, strong feet and ankles, a confident and natural stride, and better kinesthetic sense, going barefoot is the only way to be. I’ve written before about the logic behind not wearing shoes. Bestowed upon us is a pair a … Continue reading
Is The Zinc In Food Enough For Our Health?
I Discovered My Diet Was Deficient In Zinc
So, a year ago, I decided to track my meals over a few days and average out my vitamin/mineral intake. All of my numbers appeared to be fine, except for one – it was my zinc intake, and it was darn low. If … Continue reading
Back Pain, Lumbar Spine Injuries, and Dr. Stuart McGill
The CDC reports that, yearly, 30% of American adults suffer from back pain. As prevalent as pain, disk herniations, sciatica, and other back injuries are, there really is no guaranteed fix. Many therapies and modalities offer a “cure”, but, so far none have actually been seen to actually remedy … Continue reading
My Picks For Some Great Food Sources Of Vitamin C
If you’ve been following my my blog lately, I’m sure you have seen the different posts on vitamin c and ascorbic acid.
I’ve stated before that I find it is sensible to obtain vitamin c from food sources. This is because … Continue reading
Can’t go to sleep? It’s called insomnia.
Let Tell You About Insomnia. (It Sucks).
I absolutely HATE insomnia. Sleeping is the time when your body repairs itself and your tissues grow into more resilient structures, all so that you can take more of a beating the next day. Disrupt your sleep, and you disrupt your growth – your gains, your … Continue reading
Getting Stronger With Bodyweight Exercises
Up until recently, I thought there was no other way of getting strong and healthy than to lift barbells.
There are two kings of the strength world – the squat and the deadlift. How could you possibly replicate these two lifts without barbells? Continue reading
Anxiety – the state of feeling fear for something that may or may not occur.
Chronic anxiousness is known as anxiety disorder.
At any given time, about 6.8 million Americans have anxiety disorder.
So, 3.1% of the American population is in a state of constant fear and uneasiness. All of this taking place in one of the safest, … Continue reading
Let me tell you one of the easiest ways to increase your natural production of testosterone.
It’s by eating saturated fat and cholesterol. Simple as that.
Need proof? This study finds a positive correlation between saturated-fat-intake and testosterone levels, as well as cholesterol-intake and testosterone levels. It’s awesome stuff, honestly. Just make sure you get enough of those … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, I wrote a three-part series on “the best core exercise” (here’s parts 1, 2, and 3).
To sum it up, I think the best way to exercise and safely … Continue reading