What are Kettlebells?

What are Kettlebells?

Kettlebells have been around for over 300 years in one form or another. Originating in Scotland and then finding their way to the old Soviet Union. The first recorded account was 1704 in a Russian dictionary described as a girevik which means kettlebell man....

Water

The Wonders of Water: Amazing Secrets for Health and Wellness Water prevents and helps to cure heartburn.Heartburn is a signal of water shortage in the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. It is a major thirst signal of the human body. The use of antacids or...

Do we know how to run?

Do we know how to run?by Dr. Nicholas Romanov Does the above question make any sense to anyone who is involved in running? Isn’t running a natural, simple and accessible for most people exercise for health, pleasure and competition? Is there anything wrong with...

Caveman Diet

Paleolithic Diet The Paleolithic Diet (“Paleo” is a common abbreviation) is based on eating foods that our Paleolithic ancestors ate. The “Paleolithic” refers to the Paleolithic Age, which is a formal time period on Geologic Time Charts from...

PPNF Dietary Guidelines

Eat whole, fresh, unprocessed, natural foods. Eat only foods that will spoil, but eat them before they do. Eat naturally-raised proteins including fish, seafood, poultry, beef, lamb, game, organ meats and eggs. Eat whole, naturally-produced milk products, preferably...

Six Mistakes to Avoid If Trying to Lose Weight

One month after the New Year finds many of us falling short with our New Year’s resolution to lose those extra holiday pounds. We all have the best intentions and then we find ourselves reaching for that extra helping of food. We overeat, we sneak treats when we can...

Metabolic Typing: Slow-Oxidizers, Fast-Oxidizers

by Virginia Worthington, PhD  In the early 1950s, California biochemist Dr. George Watson1 was studying metabolic abnormalities in psychiatric patients when he discovered that individual patients differed in how they metabolized fats and carbohydrates into energy....

Slow Down Aging With Interval Training

Ex Rx: The key to keeping strong and healthy as you age lies inside your fitness shoes. As we age, our hearts beat more slowly and pump less blood. Our lung capacity also decreases. These changes result in decreased maximal oxygen consumption, which causes less oxygen...
Sugar

Sugar

The sugar you eat is sucrose, a disaccharide C-12H-220-11. The sugar in your blood is a monosaccharide C-6H-120-6. Sorry to get so technical, but I hope in seeing the chemical formula you will recognize that a difference exists. At any one time the glucose level in...

Fitness Means Living Longer and Having More Fun

I keep wondering who that old fart is that looks back at me every morning as I brush my teeth. He looks many years older than I feel, so it is not me,or is it? Aging certainly changes our appearance but we should not let it change who we are! Continuing to participate...
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