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Posts from — October 2010

The 4 Factors of Fasting

As I mentioned last time, fasting equates to resting. As Dr. Douglas Graham states in his pamphlet Hygienic Fasting: A Concise Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of This Valuable Health and Performance Enhancing Practice – whew, what a mouthful! (page 2): Rest is the biggest factor in enhancing recovery. It is only when […]

October 29, 2010   7 Comments

Is Juice Fasting Just as Good as Water Fasting?

We’ve all heard of the benefits of water-only fasting. You know, the weight loss, clear skin, the improved digestion, the elimination of toxins, etc. And we all want these results for ourselves. What we don’t want is the, well…the fast! We don’t want to feel fatigue. We don’t want to feel uncomfortable. And we definitely […]

October 25, 2010   2 Comments

How to Create a Full Body Strength Routine

One reason people don’t commit to strength training is because they don’t know where to begin or how to create their own program. They feel that they have to rely upon outside sources, such as DVDs or personal trainers, just to get started. And as we all know, these sources cost money. Sometimes LOTS of […]

October 22, 2010   3 Comments

Wow Your Friends and Family With These Raw Creations

One of the biggest problems with going raw is feeding family and friends when they come to visit. For the vast majority of people whose taste buds are accustomed to fatty, salty, sugary foods, it can be pretty difficult to win them over with simple fruits and veggies. Sure, you can feed them the tantalizing over-salted, over-spiced, over-processed foods of […]

October 20, 2010   Comments Off

Still Stuck on Cardio for Fat Loss?

So my article on cardio and fat loss didn’t convince you, huh? You just don’t believe that high intensity interval training (HIIT) results in more fat loss than steady state cardio. Well, maybe this intriguing case study will convince you! The Twin Study Let’s take another look at PACE and Dr. Sears’ Twin Study, which examined two 18 […]

October 18, 2010   2 Comments