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Carbohydrate Addiction: The Brain Connection

September 28, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Guest blog by Designs for Health High-carbohydrate foods are rewarding to the mouth Biting into a glazed donut, with the […]

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The Myths of Calories & Weight Management: Part 2

September 20, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Guest Blog by Designs for Health Previously we discussed the importance of moving an individual’s paradigm away from calorie quantity […]

Calories

The Myths of Calories, Part 1

September 14, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes A guest blog by Designs for Health There is more to weight management than just “Calories In, Calories Out” “You […]

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Power Breakfast!

July 14, 2020

Reading Time: 7 minutes It is easier to win the day if you make the right choices for breakfast. As my mentor used to […]

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HCl: You Are Not What You Eat, But What You Absorb!

June 22, 2020

Reading Time: 8 minutes We’ve always been told that we are what we eat. But if you go a bit further, you’ll understand that […]

A Test Drive to Sarcoplasm Stimulating Training

June 15, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Part of my philosophy on training, and other aspects of life, is to keep eyes and mind wide opened, and […]

Warm-Up: The Ultimate Guide

April 29, 2020

Reading Time: 6 minutes What is warm-up? Warm-up is extremely simple. Stay away from people who overcomplicate things … the typical wannabe coach will […]

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Boost Your Vertical Jump

April 23, 2020

Reading Time: 9 minutes The vertical jump is one of the hallmarks of athleticism. It is used to test an athlete’s ability and discriminate […]

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Considerations to Excel at the Overhead Press

March 3, 2020

Reading Time: 5 minutes Of all the lifts, the overhead press and its many variants have to be the most misunderstood and, sadly, underutilized. […]

Dietary Cholesterol & Health

March 3, 2020

Reading Time: 6 minutes Anyone with even a passing interest in nutrition knows that any number of topics can stir up emotions. One of […]

The Strength Deficit Formula Will Help you Decide Between Training for Size or Strength

March 2, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Decide what to focus on. Save time. Make your efforts count. Use the strength deficit formula. Who is it for? […]

Heavy Duty Body Composition

March 2, 2020

Reading Time: 8 minutes Metabolic conditioning is all the rage right now, from Crossfit to more ancient, traditional methods of fat loss. This is […]

How To Eat Healthy 101

March 2, 2020

Reading Time: 7 minutes A 2012 study found that 52% of Americans felt that doing their taxes was easier than figuring out how to […]

What Is The Most Anabolic Meal?

March 2, 2020

Reading Time: 8 minutes As iron addicts, we eat to build mass. But food is many things, depending on who you ask: fuel for […]

A Guide To Aging Strong & Healthy

March 2, 2020

Reading Time: 8 minutes Aging is a fact of life. However growing old is a matter of choice. Although aging is still a process […]

Brain Aging

Exercise & Brain Aging

March 2, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes A guest Blog by Designs for Health Despite decades of advice to increase physical activity for the purpose of “burning […]

Health Benefits of a Low Carb Diet

The Health Benefits Of A Low-Carb Diet

March 2, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Guest blog by Designs For Health Ever since Dr. Robert Atkins came out with his first low-carb diet book in […]

Practical Application of the Strength Deficit

March 2, 2020

Reading Time: 6 minutes Do Your Suffer from a Strength Deficit? Specific performance demand specific types of strength. They are a necessity to grow. […]

3 Plateau-Busting Solutions for Hamstrings

March 2, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Hamstrings are the Rodney Dangerfield of the muscle-building world: they don’t get no respect. They’re situated on the back of […]