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Tue, 02/25/2014 - 17:29

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...

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:17

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 - 23:03

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 - 14:40

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 - 14:37

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

Sat, 10/19/2013 - 14:31

The following three essays are the long version of what I have written for Medical Fitness Network (of which I am an advisory board member), an organization that is designed to educate professional and lay individuals on a variety of medical conditions/diseases, as well as to serve as a...

Tue, 09/10/2013 - 09:49

how presumptuous is it for anyone to declare 'reality' in the context of wt loss and eating disorders (ED)? 

well, let me answer by sharing my philosophy first, my reasoning second, and reality third.

philosophically, it seems to me that the basic laws of physics are currently...

Sat, 08/10/2013 - 19:59

this issue comes up often in lay magazines and other venues: how do you choose a personal trainer?

actually, this could also be asked as to how you choose a massage therapist, a psycho-therapist, or even a doctor. in other words, any time you seek the any service provider from gardener to...

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 17:21

the following article, about a recent study showing body shape impacts kidney function, is noteworthy for not just its thoroughness for the science behind it but for its use of two terms that have fallen out of favor: apple and pear, as in shape:...

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 10:57

below is a letter to the editor of the IDEA Fitness Journal. it got published this month, June 2013. a little background may help.

several years ago, as i first started associating with psychologists who got the Eating Disorders Coalition of TN started, i was invited to speak to a group of...

When I started at STEPS, I had recently learned that I have Parkinson’s Disease, and I was spending a lot of time just sitting and worrying about the future.  At STEPS, I started moving and was given great encouragement to try new ways to limber up and to stretch my muscles.  If Dr.

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