Human Growth Hormone (HGH) is considered to be the fountain of youth by many people. This is because higher levels of HGH have been correlated with decreased body fat, increased muscle mass, and looking younger.
The human body has remained pretty much the same for over a million years.
Not so much.
Modern human bodies don’t regularly do the things they were built to do.
Climb. Squat to poop. Sprint from predators. Walk up to 12 miles every day. Carry heavy objects back to our caves.
While we should be grateful that we … Read more
Estrogen is an important hormone, for both females and males. Unfortunately, most people on a modern diet and living a modern lifestyle have an estrogen imbalance.
This imbalance is particularly bad for men. Too much estrogen can cause the growth of man boobs, decreased libido, and depression.
In addition to increasing your body’s natural testosterone and growth hormone, you can … Read more
Kettlebells offer a unique, effective way to exercise. According to Tim Ferriss (in The 4-Hour Body) a person can get fit by simply doing kettlebell swings.
Kettlebell swings, the exercise demonstrated in the above video, are no doubt an excellent compound movement. They’re a staple for the programs I design for my clients.
And, thanks to … Read more
Chances are that the protein bar you munch on at snack time or post workout is actually doing you harm. More harm, in fact, than most candy bars.
Many protein bars, according to an independent third party tester, have more saturated fat and sugar than a Krispy Kreme doughnut. (Just one example of why reading the ingredients list–and knowing what … Read more
So you have the flu. What should you do?
A lot of folks get a seasonal flu shot.
Unfortunately–even if we ignore the potentially harmful side effects–a specific year’s flu shot can be horribly ineffective against that year’s flu strand. This year’s shot was notoriously bad.
Most of this ineffectiveness, however, is due to the fact that most common flu … Read more
Lactose intolerance simply means that the body is unable to properly digest the lactose in milk and products derived from milk. Lactose is responsible for giving milk a slight sweetness. The symptoms can be mild in some and more aggressive in others, depending on the level of deficiency the person is experiencing in an enzyme called lactase. Produced by the … Read more
It may seem that gluten-free is but a trendy new diet, but it goes beyond that for many people. What originated as a necessity for people with Celiac disease has exploded into an entire market of foods that many think are a healthy alternative. While is it absolutely critical for those with Celiac, it isn’t necessarily a healthy option for … Read more