“I Need to Improve My Overhead Press” – then, Let’s Fix It.
As we all know, the modern world has done us zero favors in the posture-department. Work the 9-to-5 and want to get in shape by going to the gym after work? Well, I feel sorry for you. All of the sitting, being hunched over with your neck sitting … Continue reading
What is the Healthiest Diet?
The world has seen the Atkins Diet, the South Beach Diet, the Ornish Diet, the Vegetarian Diet, the Vegan Diet, the Low-Fat Diet, the Low-Carb Diet, the Dairy-Free Diet, the Gluten-Free Diet, the Weston A. Price Diet, the Paleo Diet, the Primal Diet, the Perfect Health Diet… I could go on forever.
If … Continue reading
Your Aches and Pains Might Be a Sign of Something Distant
Ever feel some pain on your body that had no apparent cause to it? I sure have.
For example, the arches of your feet can start experiencing intensely sharp pain, but you have done nothing new to your feet to cause this problem. Have you ever considered that the … Continue reading
Sitting is Killing You – Yeah, it’s Still Bad For you
In my last blog post, I talked about the negative consequences associated with excessive sitting. I brought up how sitting all day decreases metabolic-rate and ruins healthy posture. Today, we’ll continue the crusade against sitting on our butts … Continue reading
Hot off the Press – Sitting is Killing You
What’s America’s favorite activity? Sitting on its butt and doing nothing! Well, here’s a newsflash – America’s favorite activity, sitting, is horrible for your health.
Seriously, with a country full of people who sit for 8 hours per day just to go home and sit some more, you’d think that sitting … Continue reading
Reversing Osteoarthritis – but First, What is It?
Osteoarthritis – the disease so awesome that 22% of American adults have been diagnosed with it, says the CDC.
Well, what the hell is osteoarthritis anyway? Simply, it’s the degradation of the cartilage in your joints. The “padding” between your bones become worn out and painful. Sounds fun, right? No, … Continue reading
What is the secret to maintaining youth and resilience? Easy. It’s movement.
If you move everyday, you will maintain and even improve your fitness. What happens when you put a limb in a cast for 3 months? That body-part gets weak – the muscles atrophy, it’s ability to feel and sense the environment is reduced, and it just feels “different.”
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Using Exercise To Increase Collagen Synthesis
Two weeks ago, I wrote a post on how to eat specifically for joint health. The guidelines mentioned in this post should help maintain strong and healthy joints for any active individual.
However, there is one other route to increased collagen synthesis and stronger joints – and it … Continue reading
This week’s You’re Doing It Wrong is brought to you by incompetent personal trainers everywhere.
Because you’re not a “personal trainer” unless you’re wearing 2-inch-thick running shoes and do all of your workouts on a stability ball. Come on guys, it’s not functional without stability ball. Thank you, Globo-Gym’s personal trainers, for giving us functional exercise.