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The Gestational Diabetes Controversy

This post is not necessarily about how to fix gestational diabetes – elevated blood sugar during pregnancy. Although, if you are suffering from this condition, I would advise consuming frequent, calorie-dense (warming) high-carb meals and snacks?and getting as much rest, relaxation, and sleep as possible. Anything that you perceive as destressing will help. And that brings us to the first...

Heavy Weights Low Reps

I don’t have much time to post today, but I received an email from a girl just the other day, and she mentioned jumping back into Crossfit after resting and refeeding for about a month. Not good. She experienced major insomnia as so often happens when doing really grueling exercise, which seemed to only worsen as she continued. Research and ideas I came across touting the benefits of high...

Healthy Stress? Health Benefits of Acute Stress

Inspired by Matthew Bowen, I wanted to briefly discuss the concept of acute stress’s POSITIVE role in good human functionality. What is acute stress?? Acute stresses are things that are so damn cute it actually elicits a stress response in your body. I mean, look at those freakin? puppies. So acute. Acute stress can also be stress that’s comes in at an angle less than 90 degrees. Or...

Smash Your Bathroom Scale

As mentioned in the last post, I’m working on a completely rewritten version of Diet Recovery. We haven’t?finalized a book cover yet. We’ve only done?a few mockups. But Rob and I were thinking that it might be fun for you guys to submit some cover images in an informal contest. One image that we’ve been looking at doing some mockups with is an image of a smashed bathroom...

Diet Recovery 2013

It’s official. I’ve threatened to do a rewrite of Diet Recovery for nearly a year. I’m about halfway through a completely revamped and rewritten version of it right now. It is happening. If all goes well it won’t be too long before it comes out either. In fact, if I were to give one piece of advice to anyone attempting to write a book, it would be to write the book from...

Danny Roddy on Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s Paleologix Supplements

By Danny Roddy, author of The Peat Whisperer A few weeks ago I received a message from Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser about their new ?Paleologix? line of supplements. I was immediately stunned, as I never imagined either of these dudes wanted to get into the supplement business, but I was also extremely curious, as I used to be quite the supplement connoisseur. ?Upon whiffing through the marketing...