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32kg Kettlebell by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise While visiting family over the Holidays, I went to my brother-in-law’s gym.  They had several different sizes of kettlebells up to 80 pounds.  I wanted to see how much I c ... Read on »
Vaccinating Yourself Against Body Fat by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Previously I’ve shared with you a blog post in which Dr John Berardi talks about losing body weight (and body fat). The first one talks about how important incentives ... Read on »
Could The Chance To Win $10,000 Help You Get In Shape? by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise My wife is planning on doing this program, and I am really excited for her. I think that she is going to do great. When Dr. John Berardi dropped me an line the other d ... Read on »
I Love Greek Yogurt by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Greek yogurt has become a staple in my diet lately. I love it. My new favorite snack consists of the following: 1 serving (127 grams) Greek yogurt 1 scoop vanilla p ... Read on »
A Stressful Work Environment May Increase Depression by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise A Finnish study has shown that a stressful work environment brought on by a lack of team spirit increases worker depression and the odds that employees will use antidepressa ... Read on »
High Intensity Interval Training by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Lately I have been doing High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) for my cardio sessions.  I have been doing this on the spinning bike and it’s been really intense. I have ... Read on »
Hooked On Podcasts by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Lately I’ve been listening to a couple of fitness podcasts while I’m at work and sometimes while I’m at the gym doing cardio. I really like TheFitCast and Strength Coach. ... Read on »
My Latest Workout by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise My Latest Workout The follwing is my latest workout program.  It consists of three separate workouts that I do once each per week - typically Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursda ... Read on »
My Current Workout by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise My current workout program has four separate workouts that I have been doing four days a week.  It is a strength based workout, and I have been enjoying it. Day 1 ... Read on »
Apology For Lack Of Posts by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I would like to apologize for my lack of posts recently.  However, I have a fairly good excuse (I know, I know – no excuses).  My wife runs a seasonal business during the Ho ... Read on »
Those With Normal BMIs May Still Carry Too Much Fat by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The Mayo Clinic warns that people with a normal body mass index (BMI) may still need to be concerned about obesity. BMI is the ratio of height to weight, and it is often ... Read on »
Trans Fats May Increase Colon Cancer Risk by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise New research by the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill has suggested that a high intake of trans fats could increase colon cancer risk. Trans fats are formed by ... Read on »
Strength Training Lizard by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It has been discovered that male Jamaican anole lizards begin and end each day with strength exercises. The lizards perform push-ups, head bobs, and extensions of a c ... Read on »
Weekly Nutrition Tip #27 by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Tip #27 Eat Fat, Lose Fat by Dr. John Berardi To lose fat, sometimes you have to eat fat. Monounsaturated fats and certain polyunsaturates actually ... Read on »
Weekly Nutrition Tip #26 by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Tip #26 Berardi’s Law by Dr. John Berardi If a food is in your possession or located in your residence, you’ll eventually eat it. If you wish to be ... Read on »
All U.S. Adults Could Be Overweight In 40 Years by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise A study by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has determined that if the trends of the past three decades continue, it’s possible that all American adults coul ... Read on »
Weekly Nutrition #25 by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Tip #25 The Critical Meal by Dr. John Berardi Breakfast is a critical meal. After a catabolic overnight fast, a balanced breakfast helps to regulate blood su ... Read on »
Brain Plays A Part In Appetite by Regulating Free Radicals by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Research at Yale School of Medicine has shown that brain’s appetite center uses fat for fuel by involving oxygen free radicals, which suggests that antioxidants could play a ... Read on »
Short Periods Of Static Stretching Pre-Workout May Not Lower Strength by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Research by the University of Oklahoma has shown that pre-workout stretching may not lower strength. I have heard several times that pre-workout (static) stretching can r ... Read on »
Weekly Nutrition Tip #24 by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Tip #24 Cook Once, Eat Twice by Dr. John Berardi To insure that you eat a healthy lunch during your busy work or school day, double-cook dinner each night. S ... Read on »