Chronic Mental Stress

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Stress is one of the biggest obstacles in fitness and health and it is the number one cause of workplace absenteeism all over the world. Ironically, work is the major cause of stress. The Japanese actually have a term, “karoushi”, which defines death due to workplace stress. 

The Hunger Hormones

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I hear a lot lately how it’s not your fault that you’re fat. I don’t want to enable addictions, but if you’re going to blame somebody else, then you can blame the food in industry.  Here’s why.

Leaky Gut Syndrome

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As an EMT, half the people I see going to the emergency room are there for abdominal problems. Worse still, half of those people leave the hospital undiagnosed. While your family doctor argues with an alternative medicine practitioner about whether leaky gut syndrome exists, let me explain what it is, what causes it, and what to do about it. Leaky gut syndrome is nothing like the sasquatch: you see it every day, it has a profound effect on our society, and you probably have it to some degree.

What’s With Beans?

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Holy are beans controversial! The vegans say eat them, the Paleos say don’t eat them, Timothy Ferris, author of “The 4-Hour Body”, says eat them, Dr. Mark Hyman says don’t eat them. Every article I read says something different.  Who’s right? I guess that depends what you are looking to accomplish with your diet. Allow me to explain…

How To Cheat A Cheat Meal

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We all need a cheat meal, even if it’s just for the sake of enjoying ourselves. Sometimes, cheat meals are necessary to level off hormones, like when you do a keto diet. Whatever your reasons, here are my suggestions on indulging as much as you want while gaining the least amount of weight.

Strength Training Tips

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These are the strength training secrets the strongest men in the world keep!

Strength comes from learning to use the power within. Following are a few extremely effective tips for instantly increasing your strength: