Pavel’s Evil Russian Techniques Make You STRONGER
I discovered Pavel Tsatsouline over a year ago when just starting out with kettlebells. What I found out was this Eastern European dude is the one responsible for introducing this awesome tool to North America. I have to say, we’re all indebted to him for his work.
This former Soviet (originally from Latvia) … Continue reading
My Approach to Treating Subluxating Ulnar Nerve and Snapping Triceps Syndrome
Note: My E-BOOK discussing these conditions is now available. I’ve posted an update at the bottom of this article. The information in this post is limited – it is only about my experiences earlier in the year (2013) with initially treating this injury. I’ve learned … Continue reading
This funky little element, along with the rest of the dietary minerals, plays an important role in the human body. Volumes can be written on zinc’s involvement in our physiology and metabolic processes, but I don’t have the time to do that today. I will, instead, list off 5 potential health benefits of zinc supplementation.
Let’s get to it.
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Do you perform “functional exercise” and laugh at those working on the conventional back squat, or are you on old school weight lifter who thinks the guy doing split-squats is a sissy?
Today, we’re going to talk about unilateral exercises vs. bilateral exercises and figure out which one is the superior form of exercise.
This whole debate was ignited when … Continue reading
Camu Camu – A Great Vitamin C Source
If you’ve been a reader and follower of my blog this past summer, I’m sure you’ve seen how important to our health I think vitamin c is as a micronutrient. It has a wide-array of benefits, which aren’t hard to experience because ascorbic … Continue reading
How Do I Strengthen My Joints?
Numerous people in this country are stricken with debilitating joints pain, whether it’s because of lumbar disk herniation, chronic joint dislocations, partial ligament tears, or plain ol’ osteoarthritis. We are an aching nation, and the medical and pharmaceutical industries only offer “band-aid” solutions, such as pain medications or ice-packs. Now, is it even possible … Continue reading
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