Why Can’t I Loose Weight? part 2

In “Why Can’t I Loose Weight? part 1” I discussed the 4 big questions that should be addressed if you are struggling to loose weight, focussing on the first 2. 1. Are you exercising enough or doing the proper types of exercise and intensity? 2. […]

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Metabolic Syndrome in high school and college football players?

A recent study in the June issue of The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research showed that 11% of the tested 123 high school and college football players qualified as having metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a disease that is comprised of a number of […]

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Better Sleep

Achieving better sleep can often be a simple matter though it never seems so at first. The video below will lay some simple techniques that can help you achieve quality sleep without medication.  

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What’s the deal with those funny looking shoes with the individual toes?

Last week I did a post on the benefits of doing sand training.  There is a new shoe called Vibram Fivefingers (actually they have been around for a few years now but they are just beginning to build some steam).  This shoe is designed to […]

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The truth about picthing velocity and shoulder durability in Pitchers: where does the speed come from?

I recently read an article in Sports Illustrated about pitchers losing their arms once they go pro. Apparently this is a phenomenon of some sort. It is a common problem in certain clubs, and not a problem in others. So what is happening to these […]

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Exercise for Weight Loss

Studies show that desk jobs dramatically increase your risk of metabolic syndrome and obesity. Exercise causes a temporary adaptation in insulin sensitivity that will lower your rest blood sugar levels for about 6-24 hours (depending on the exercise type and intensity). An easy way to […]

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Is salt good or bad???

Nearly all of us have been told that we should be on a low sodium diet at least once for various reasons ranging from hypertension to prevention. So is it really important and why? Well first, lets distinguish between salt and “sodium”. Salt is NaCl […]

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It’s that time of year again! Plan your diet accordingly.

Who doesn’t love the fall? Its still a little warm during the day, crisp at night and in the morning and oh yes, my favorite part, it’s Football Season! 4 hours of violence surrounded by beer and really good, not so good for you, food. […]

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