Stress and Metabolism Webinar

Stress and metabolism webinar
By Matt Stone Lianda Ludwig – some of you who participate on the 180D facebook page might recognize her name, has stuck with some of the basic principles of this site for quite a while.  It was tough going at first.  It’s hard to eat enough food to raise your metabolism and function well when it just sits there like a friggin’ rock.  But eventually her metabolism rose, her...

Hot Water vs. Cold Water Thermogenesis

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There is a growing trend in health circles about cold-water thermogenesis.  Cold water thermogenesis, or the idea behind it, is to submerge yourself in very cold water for a prolonged period – let’s say 20-30 minutes.  The objective is to encourage your body to produce more heat in response to this cold stimulation via increased thyroid output.  It’s theorized to be an...

8 Badass Ways to Get Healthy

Eat like a badass
Last year I wrote this for a somewhat edgy foreign publication that seems to have been cryogenically frozen, if not gone the way of the Dodo.  I think it deserves a relocation from the files on my laptop to the blog.  Enjoy…    8 Badass Ways to Get Healthy Take a moment to relax.  Breathe in deeply.  My buddy Daniel Larusso does it.  And when he does, wow!  Watch out!  We were once...

Why Vegan Diets Fail

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Most people assume that vegan diets fail and cause people to become scrawny, emaciated, asexual, anemic, thin-haired, bloated, and frigid because it lacks animal products.  Or protein.  I’m not so sure.  While we do seem to have a biological need for animal-sourced nutrients like vitamin B-12, and a big deficiency there will certainly cause some issues, my suspicions on why vegan diets...

Migraines and Vertigo from Overhydration

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By: Joni Cox from Homegrown Health Two years ago, if you would have told me I may have a brain tumor, I would have likely believed you. The pain from the frequent migraines was so intense, that I would often have no choice but to surrender to them, hoping that my head wouldn’t explode. I usually have a high pain tolerance and could work through any migraine, as long as it was only on one side of...
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