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SlowBurn Exercise and a Low Carb Diet

by Fred Hahn on March 5, 2017

Do you want good health, lowered inflammation and protection from autoimmune disorders? Don’t juice or carb up – do just the opposite! Back in 2015, researchers at Yale School of Medicine revealed a compound that appears to inhibit inflammation in our bodies. The substance is known as β-hydroxybutyrate (BHB).  From the paper:  In their study, published in the […]

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Whey to Go!

by Fred Hahn on September 11, 2016

As many of you know, protein is a vital nutrient for improving and increasing skeletal muscle mass, especially after exercise. And eating too little of it on a day to day basis can accelerate the normal rate of muscle loss. What you may not know however is how important the particular amino acid leucine is […]

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My High Fat Diet and My Heart

August 16, 2014

I was having some erratic PVCs (premature ventricular contractions) while I was away on vacation this past month. I’ve had PVCs for well over 30 years now, but the frequency and length of them became worrisome. Many people experience PVCs from time to time, and in most people, they are normal and not a sign […]

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The Olde Timers Knew

June 22, 2014

This little gem  Molding a Mighty Arm (copyright 1930) is part of my library collection of old and rare strengthening books. The author, George F. Jowett, was a turn of the century strength and physique guru. As many of you know all too well, I often argue with other experts in the field of personal training and […]

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It’s Supposed to be Hard

May 5, 2014

To build or restore muscle and bone tissue requires hard work – intense effort. No amount of easy, fluffy stuff is going to cause  positive tissue remodeling, or as the industry puts it, “make you look better naked.” It doesn’t matter what you believe or what you think will do the trick. Your opinions on […]

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What Did You Feed Your Kids This Morning?

April 10, 2014

My daughters breakfast this morning. Took 5 minutes to make. Cost? Less than a buck. Lunch given will be similar. Supplements are: Multi vitamin/mineral, D, K, O3, and a probiotic. Filtered water. May I ask, what did you feed your kids?

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Fit in a Few

March 5, 2014

The book above is part of my collection of rare, first edition fitness books. It is also one of my favorites. It was written by Alan Calvert and published by the author  in 1911. The cost of this book was “$1.00 net”. The book is full of gems. Phrases such as “Most lifters are of […]

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Can You Afford To Eat Well?

January 27, 2014

I saw this on the Let Fat Be Thy Medicine. I hope they won’t mind my shameless promotion of their movie by using this pic. And…you won’t be buying nearly as many (if any) antacids, acne cream, arthritis meds, cholesterol meds, insulin (if you’re type 2), dry skin salves, eye drops, ear wax removal liquids, […]

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Got a Fatty Liver?

January 7, 2014

As we all know, many people today suffer from obesity. For many obese people, one of the common ailments that comes along for the ride is a fatty liver. An overly fatty liver (greater than 10%) can be problematic. Your liver performs many important tasks and thus needs to be in tip-top shape in order […]

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Happy New Strength!

January 2, 2014

Well, we’re off! 2014 is here and so are you! It’s time, don’t you think, to create that body you’ve always wanted? I’m here to help. I’m not talking about getting thin or skinny or getting a 6 pack. In my opinion, these are just cosmetic considerations that have nothing to do with your main […]

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