High Carb Diets and Alzheimer’s

Carbs get a bad rap, but are they evil?

No, the problem is we eat too many, way too many of them.

By Carbs I’m referring to anything that either contains sugar of some sort, has had sugar added to it or rapidly converts to sugar in your body. The

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The Dangers of OTC NSAIDs

Do you regularly take aspirin, acetaminophen or other over the counter pain relievers?? You may want to stop, here’s why.

Over the counter (OTC) pain-relievers or NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatories) are the most over-used non-prescription drug. NSAIDs include aspirin, acetaminophen (Tylenol), Ibuprofen (Motrin), naproxen sodium (Aleve, Celebrex, et al.). Most people

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Macros – What are they, Why they are important

You may have heard someone refer to hitting their macros or the “diet” If it Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) but what is a macro? What does it mean?

Macros is short for macronutrient. Macro means large as opposed to micro or small.


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Method to the Madness 2

Today I want to discuss why we don’t start new people off with movements like the kb swing or clean. Normally when someone new starts they 20130824_094316meet with me and go through a movement screen. You may have seen some people with colored wrist bands. They got them after they

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Method to the Madness 1

Hi all. I’ve been meaning to write several posts to go over the reason why we do things the way we do so you can see there is a Method to the Madness!
Today I want to talk about moving slowly on certain movements, how it will make you stronger and

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Book Number 4

Book Number 4 on it’s way to the printer 5/1/15

My fourth book, this on on Olympic Weightlifting covers the 3 primary lifts: the clean, the jerk and the snatch, plus variations like the Hang power clean, Power snatch etc. 

While I’m known mostly as a kettlebell guy, I have

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10 Things that get my Goat

As a trainer I’ve seen and heard every kind of excuse for missing a session or session, not sticking to a meal plan, not keeping a food log and other things. It’s crazy the excuses people will make even though they are paying  me good money to help them reach

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Change Your Life 2015 Winners

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Change Your Life 2015 Transformation Contest.

Here are the winners

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