7 Reasons to Bodybuild – Guest post by Menno Henselmans

Bodybuilding. The word immediately evokes distaste in many people. Bronzed, oiled up men in thongs showing off their clearly unnaturally large bodies. And women that look just like men. I understand the stigma. Yet I consider myself a bodybuilder and in this article I’ll show you why you probably should be bodybuilding too. At its core, if …

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Of Glucose and Finger Pricks — Is Personalized Nutrition Possible?

Individualized Nutrition With the publication of the latest book of our friend Robb Wolf: “Wired to Eat”, the concept of individualized nutrition has quickly become a hot topic around fitness groups. I sincerely think that personalized nutrition constitutes the binary that nutritional science should follow to instruct humans on which is the “best diet” for them and how …

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Is Spinach a Performance Enhancing Food? On the Role of Dietary Nitrates as Ergogenic Aids

Is Spinach a Performance Enhancing Food? On the Role of Dietary Nitrates as Ergogenic Aids Do you remember Popeye the Sailor Man and the secret behind his super-human strength? Before punching the bad guys in the face, he used to gulp down a can full of spinach. And, yes, I’m aspiring to write quite seriously about …

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Is Keto Dangerous While Pregnant, Breastfeeding, or for Children?

A question I’ve come across seemingly increasingly in the past few months, is a variation of, is it safe for kids to eat keto, including women during pregnancy and breastfeeding? This is where a simple disambiguation between a well and poorly formulated diet should end the discussion but let’s dig a little bit deeper into …

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Deciphering The Cholesterol Code: Dave Feldman

Everybody is worried about Cholesterol. You are; your doctor, your family. Yet few can explain how it actually relates to Cardio Vascular Disease, and what can you do to prevent it. In this interview,  Luis chats with Dave Feldman of thecholesterolcode.com about his recent findings, and how can one actually “hack” cholesterol to incredible low levels.   …

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Metabolic Advantage, Red Herrings, and the Battle of the Diets

thermal vision of soldiers exemplifying metabolic rate for metabolic advantage article

The recent publication of the full text of Kevin Hall’s pilot study on ketogenic vs non-ketogenic weight-reduction diets has sparked a blog battle that doesn’t seem to have any end in sight. It gives reason, apparently, to discuss at least a couple points: Do ketogenic diets have a metabolic advantage over other diets? Are ketogenic …

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