Holiday Afterburn

This holiday season, you’re going to hear all kinds of stuff that’s going to make you feel guilty. Like, you can’t enjoy yourself over the holidays because you’re going to eat too much and gain weight. And you need to lose weight through exercise. Here’s what’s wrong with that… Although most people have heard many times before that “it’s not …

Do You Want To Be Attractive?

Take a minute and look at these two pictures… If you’re a man, be honest. What do you think of her figure? If you’re being honest and you’re like most men, you’re attracted to her hourglass shape. If you’re a woman, and you’re being honest with yourself, you’re attracted to his v-taper. It has its basis in survivability and is …

Is Krill A Spinal-Cord Cure-All?

I’ve been studying health and nutrition almost my entire life, and even I didn’t know about the power of the tiny sea creatures called krill at first. For years, no one knew much about them. But they are a more potent source of protective omega-3 than fish, and have a much higher content of the most important omega-3 that we …

PACE vs. HIIT

I asked D.M., “What makes PACE unique?” He said, “It’s a more intense way of doing interval train-”… I didn’t want to interrupt him but I had to stop D.M., one of the guys on my staff, right there. That’s what everyone thinks. That PACE is about intervals. But it’s much different. It’s true that like PACE, High Intensity Interval …

Power Boost That Could Save Your Life

You probably know someone who’s fallen and broken a hip. But what you may not know is that it’s not just the elderly who fall, or break their hips. You can be very youthful and still be at high risk. The risk of hip fracture doubles every five years after you turn fifty. Nine out of ten hip fractures happen …

Your Most Powerful Muscle

Growing old doesn’t have to mean loss of independence. But there are a few things you need to watch out for. High on my list are your muscles. Muscle power means youth, vitality and independence. Unless you do something about it, muscle loss (sarcopenia) is like a progressive disease. Your body simply “wastes away” over the years. Skeletal muscle mass …

Running Dead – Endurance Exercise Just Makes You Old Before Your Time

This morning I started off early to meet with a friend in Delray Beach. I drove to the main intersection outside my neighborhood just as the dawn broke. There were almost no cars and no other movement on the road, so I couldn’t help but notice them off to my right… Gathered around a nice little covered rest area with …

Olympic Oxygen

I think of my obligation to you like this: I have to improve your health. When I then think about how to do that for you, I come back to this issue: your lungs. Breath is life. How well and deeply you breathe is related to how well and long you’ll live. Did you know that lung power is the …