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Your Personal Affordable Care Act

  “This book is likely to offend almost everyone who opens it, and that fact alone might be the most important reason why you should read it.”…Reviewer Alan Cassels. Click … Continue reading

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Breaking News for Vik Khanna & Al Lewis

We’re here, we’re there, we’re everywhere. In fact, we cannot think of a single other recent issue on which a conservative publication (The Federalist) and liberal media outlets (NPR and … Continue reading

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Airport Gets Indoor Running Track for 2020 Olympics

This is how you create a positive environment that encourages people to be active and to visualize healthy things. There are no moving sidewalks in this new Japanese airport, just … Continue reading

June 30, 2015

Strength training still advisable in older age — ScienceDaily

Like many older adults (I am 57 now, and, unfortunately, the clock continues to move in only one direction and with frightening speed), the prospect of becoming dependent on others … Continue reading

June 28, 2015

Higher nutritional quality at no additional cost among low-income households: insights from food purchases of “positive deviants”

Maybe the beginning of the end for another modern American nutrition “expert” driven myth: that poor people can’t eat healthy because it costs too much. They can’t buy organic. They … Continue reading

June 25, 2015

The Obamacare Death Spiral Is Still Coming

Gee, rates are going up. Is anyone actually surprised by this? From The Federalist…. It appears that after a full year of costly medical claims and now knowing that most … Continue reading

June 22, 2015

Yogurt Has No Positive Effect On Health Says New Study : LIFE : Tech Times

This is a great example of really stupid science, published in the Journal of  The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  The survey instrument used in this work, the SF-12, measures functioning … Continue reading

June 20, 2015

Exercise: the more the merrier, and it’s almost impossible to do so much that it’ll hurt you

From this week’s JAMA, two really important papers on the benefits of exercise. Meeting the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans minimum by either moderate- or vigorous-intensity activities was associated … Continue reading

June 2, 2015

Reuters: Fitness in middle age linked to healthier brain in later years

Reuters: Fitness in middle age linked to healthier brain in later years. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwkozw9yE

June 1, 2015

Higher Protein Intake Is Associated with Higher Lean Mass and Quadriceps Muscle Strength in Adult Men and Women

Ho hum. Another day, another piece of Johnny-come-lately scientific evidence confirming what I and other tuned-in strength and conditioning people have been saying for years. Strength and muscle mass matter; … Continue reading

May 28, 2015

Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Risk of Incident Atrial Fibrillation

As if you needed another reason to become and stay fit. Fitness reduces the risk of A-fib, which is is major risk factor for stroke, heart failure, and other cardiac … Continue reading

May 26, 2015

A Man’s Code of Honor [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

A terrific video on being a man, from Brett McKay, proprietor of The Art of Manliness. A Man’s Code of Honor [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness.

May 16, 2015

The Inquisitr News: Man Lost 56 Pounds Eating Nothing But McDonald’s Food

I love this…a high school teacher, to prove a point about calories, eats nothing but McDonald’s food for 90 days and transforms his health. Why is that so great you … Continue reading

May 14, 2015

The Psychological Complexities of Becoming Strong | StrongFirst

This is an excellent column from the StrongFirst Group on the meaning and complexity of strength.     …serious strength work can transform your life. via The Psychological Complexities of … Continue reading

May 12, 2015
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