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Mon, 12/08/2014 - 23:08

in a fascinating but abbreviated article on a potential cause of worldwide obesity, the "protein leverage hypothesis" offers new meat to chew on. (

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 21:27

this is a continuation of a blog posted nov. 19, 2014. it started with my personal story and continues into a discussion on the etiology of the disease, how it is treated, and the surgical option of joint replacement. it also includes the main goals of therapy after the surgery which should lead...

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 21:19

this blog has every intention to summarize the health care crisis faced by modern and third world people resulting from the ready availability of cheap calories and sedentary iiving. one simple article in HealthNewsCanal (...

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:02

this december marks the one year anniversary of my total knee replacement or arthroplasty (TKA). after a couple of decades of extreme wear and tear, and a couple more dealing with osteaoarthritis (OA), plus 3 arthroscopies to clean it out, the right knee had met father time...and lost. i was ok...

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:43

in the proverbial words of ahnald schwarzenegger, i'm baaack. summer was wild and weird in that i was too busy socially - with house guests literally all summer long - and professionally - tons of clients, new and old - and familially if there is such a word, travelling with my oldest daughter...

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 16:29

Part 2 - using the concept of nutrient timing to lose weight

If eating a specific nutritional dose before and after a workout constiutes the principle of nutrient timing (NT), and this concept facilitates and optimizes the workouts themselves, then can't NT be used to help folks lose...

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:17

this past weekend i went to LA to teach for ExETC. it's been quite some time since i've blogged here, and since i've taught. much has happened these past few months, but mostly, other than getting my knee replaced on my birthday in december, i was rusty teaching and yet rolling on the river...

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 22:03

a client suggested i watch a segment of dr. oz's show from december 2012 with two guests, a cardiologist, steven sinatra, and a ph.d. in nutrition whose name escapes me. they'd just written a controversial book on "Everything you know about cholesterol is wrong." it's worth watching even if it's...

Sat, 10/19/2013 - 13:40

This is the last part of a 3 Part essay on diabetes and exercise that I wrote for Medical Fitness Network (...

Sat, 10/19/2013 - 13:37

This is the second installment of a 3 Part essay on diabetes and exercise that I did for Medical Fitness Network (...

 Christmas Hanukkah Kwanzaa



   My mom is 81 and in generally good health with an excellent mind. But, I could see that she was slowing down. I suggested to her that she should see Irv, who has helped me develop an effective exercise program that has allowed me to be a very active 57-year-old. She said "why do I need to do that?". I asked her how she felt about using a walker.

Jeff Gould