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The Truth About Stress and Inflammation

I hate it when real issues become reduced to industry buzzwords. The real facts get all twisted and taken out of context, then the quacks swoop in with instant magic solutions, just to make a buck. I was using the term “metabolic damage” way back in 2003, and a few...

Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Men

Every year I get clients and non-clients asking me my thoughts on testosterone replacement therapy for men. Several people also ask if I will write an article on it someday. Well, this is that article. Hormone replacement therapy for men and women has come a long way...

Energy Renewal

We’ve become stimulus addicts. This is often to our own detriment. Everything can feel rushed and sped up--even rushing to take a break, or rushing through your break. People “workout” during their lunch breaks, never really slowing down from the time they wake up...

The Front Squat: some benefits, and notes on execution

In my previous article on the Squat I argued that the squat is the number one, most effective exercise in existence, all things considered. However, for various reasons lots of people cannot do the normal barbell back squat, so other variations of the squat need to be...

Power and strength, strength and power

I’m getting crotchety in my old age. I continue to be amazed and disappointed by what people are NOT learning in so-called certification courses. It’s amazing to me that you come out of these courses understanding little if anything useful about the concepts of...

Understanding the Metabolic Compensation System

How “The Anti-Catabolic Phase” of Short-Term Weight-Loss Misleads You By now you should all understand the limitations of the calories-counting faulty metabolic mathematics when it comes to long-term control. But there are still more elements of the biology of...

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