8 Badass Ways to Get Healthy

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 traveling in...

Massachusetts Fat Letters – BMI Report Cards

The timeless practice of “looking busy” has reached new heights, and I suspect this is just a small sample of what’s in store for the world in dealing with the “childhood obesity crisis.”? Massachusetts has taken upon itself to issue “fat letters” to parents when?a child reaches a body mass index that is significantly above normal. Yes, this is...

What I Want to Be When I Grow Up

Ever since I can remember, I had a deep, burning desire to have a striking physique. In Kindergarten we were asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” to be presented at our graduation ceremony. I had watched a lot of sports on television at that age, and loved boxing and greats like Marvin Hagler. Marvin had deep, ebony skin tone and was very lean and defined. Put some sweat...

The Effect of Bodybuilding and Figure Competition on Metabolism

Most people in the modern?world?look at images like the one of Tom Venuto in stage-ready condition’to the left, as being the iconic portrait of a healthy metabolism. Likewise, I think a lot of health and fitness writers and other people in health circles glue the concept of?health with people’s selfish desires to?meet the?current aesthetic ideal set forth by the bodybuilding,...

Eat for Heat on Dr Marty’s Wellness Experience

By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer Hey party people- Rob here, giving you a heads up about a live internet radio appearance with Matt tonight on Dr Marty’s Wellness Experience?. I reached out to Dr. Marty a couple months ago about Eat for Heat and he wanted to have Matt share some of the tips and tweaks for increasing the metabolic rate by adjusting our food and drink...

The Feedbag Method: How to Beat Food Cravings, Bingeing, and Emotional Eating

In line with the shift in focus in the new Diet Recovery, I thought it was worthy to post this insightful passage from Geneen Roth’s book, When Food is Love. It’s about letting kids regulate their own eating, but certainly applies to?making the same leap?ourselves. I had posted this in an old blog of mine that?no longer exists, and it’s worth the reposting – especially...