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A Tale of Two Sisters

(Names have been changed to protect privacy) Kate and Judith are sisters. Like many parents, they have never put their own health and fitness as a priority, and over the years they’ve gained weight and seen their energy levels decline. Tired of being overweight and...

Will Lifting Weights Make You Bulky?

When I was experiencing the most severe pain of my back injury, the worst part wasn’t the physical pain. It was the humiliation of not being able to instruct my body to perform on demand. I literally couldn’t put my shoes on in the morning, but I insisted on doing it...

How should I lose weight? (Tell me exactly what to do Josh!)

Did you know that the word Diet comes from the Greek word Diaita, which means Way of Life?   For many people, the word Diet is associated with periods of restriction, sometimes extreme, followed by periods of reckless abandon, during which the loathing is deep....

Keto, IF, or Plant Based. Which Diet is Best for Weight Loss?

You probably know someone who is doing one of the following three diets:  The Ketogenic Diet (Very high fat, very low carb), Intermittent Fasting (not eating for most of the day, squeezing all of your meals and snacks into a specified window, usually 8...

Is Weightlifting Safe for my Joints?

There are few activities you can do which will provide more of an immediate benefit to your day to day life more than lifting weights.

Training with free weights (not machines) will make it easier to pick up your kids, bring in the groceries, make more kids, carry more groceries, and a host of other functional activities.

Alas, we have all heard the horror stories, or experienced them ourselves, of people getting hurt in the gym.

So can you do upper body work without developing shoulder, wrist and elbow soreness? Can you deadlift without risking a blown out back? And can you squat and lunge without ruining your knees?

I am going plant based. Here’s why it doesn’t matter.
I am going plant based. Here’s why it doesn’t matter.

The great news is that whatever your goals are, you will get there faster by logging your intake. It really doesn’t matter if you are eating Paleo, Vegan, or anything else, as long as you are getting the right amounts of good quality foods.