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Oxygen Debt

In Diet RecoveryI recently added some new content about the importance of stressing exercise intensity more than duration for achieving metabolic adaptations that help with achieving a better ratio of body fat to lean body mass. Strictly from a body composition point of view that’s neato and all, but there’s strong evidence that doing short bursts of hard exercise has very unique,...

Epigenetics

Since the early days I’ve been talking about many of the transgenerational phenomena when it comes to human health. By transgenerational I’m talking about stuff that is not?”genetic” (like how we are coded to have two eyes, two ears, and ten fingers), but outside dietary and lifestyle forces that affect our heredity -?everything from fatty acid imbalances to heavy metal...

Eating Order

In a recent post I promised I would cease poking fun at various dietary cults out there (temporarily of course) and lay some firm ground rules in a post called ?Eating Order. I’ve spent an entire day laboriously chipping away at the idea, but unfortunately, my octopus-like mind has managed to outsmart itself. Originally I had grand ideas ? ideas like having a healthy relationship with food...

180 Kindle Instructions

How to Read a 180 eBook on your handheld eBook reader… Instructions provided by Danyelle… If you have a Kindle (or Nook, or any e-reader that supports pdf files) it’s easy to read any of Matt’s 180 Degree books you may have on your computer. Just take your handy-dandy USB connector cord, connect up your Kindle to your computer, and make sure your computer recognizes the...

Exercise Rehab

I think this is a pretty glorious concept moving into 2011. That simple concept is that many of us have various forms of?psychological interference?getting in the way of?our bodies’ natural desires and subsequent signals’to move and play. For me personally, exercise?was something I did as a child purely for fun, as exercise is meant to be performed. When your body wants to move, it...

180 Degree Metabolism: 2011 Edition

Kicking the New Year off right, I’ve added an additional 20% to180 Degree Metabolism: The Smart Strategy for Fat Loss.? The addendum covers topics such as the role of stress in body fat accumulation, a discussion on types of exercise that encourage fat storage vs. the types that discourage fat storage, and more – including going over what I believe to be some mistakes made in the...