Weight loss

Aerobic versus Intervals – The Best kind of Exercise Revisited

For the past decade I have intermittently written about the effects of exercise on health and body composition (primarily weight loss). My own descent and resurrection from Obesity is well detailed in graphic fashion. At that time I also obtained my CPT (Personal Trainer) certificate and began what would amount to a biannual sojourn to …

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Epigenetics – The chosen one

Because there is so much misinformation on the internet, I occasionally engage in Yahoo! answers.  This one, by yours truly, was chosen as the best description of epigenetics.  While I probably just did someone’s term paper for them, it may be useful to you as well, especially in keeping with my prior blogs on the …

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Vitamin D and weight loss – not what you think!

Vitamin D is in the news a lot, over the past few years.  Thanks to the efforts of some savvy internet marketers, it has become a “thing” that alternative medicine doctors use, to gather audiences to their sides. While I am not alone, I am among just a few people, who are a little more …

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Myths and facts about weight loss – the current thinking

As you may have guessed from the phrase “the current thinking”, this stuff is subject to change.  Much like diets, the actual testing of exercise routines is based far more on “personal experience”, than science.  Even when science gets involved, it gets difficult to find a series of studies that support one thing or another, …

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Naturally high – Your brain really IS on drugs!

A few years ago I sent you several emails about a new (it was new then!) weight loss drug called Rimonabant.  Developed by French drug giant Rhone-Roher, this drug was supposed to cure everything from smoking to overeating and alcoholism.  The problem was it didn’t work that well and it came along at a  time …

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Another Take: Can exercise really help you live longer?

Just a few short weeks ago our host Greta Blackburn held one of her fabulous FITCAMP events in Cancun, Mexico.  If you missed it, you missed a great one! At that event several presenters, including top Scientist Bill Andrews — co-discoverer of the HTERT gene and leading scientist at Sierra Sciences LLC — and top …

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Natural Metabolic Boosters That Let You Cheat On Your Diet

Is there any one of us who doesn’t wish we could get away with “cheating” once in a while?  I have hung out with the top scientists, researchers, and nutritionists on the planet and I can tell you even they cheat!  So how do you get away with it? Is there any one of us …

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What Is The Best Diet To Lose Weight?

If there is one question that pops up over and over again its,”Doc, what’s the best diet to lose weight on?” The simple answer: use a Paleo type diet with my fish oil and an exercise program as detailed in Fab Fat Loss for Everyone. The complex answer? Well that could take days to answer …

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