Category Archives: Lifestyle

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Daily (aka Lifestyle Movements)

Anyone that’s done a 12-week exercise plan, stopped completely, and lost all their results, understands the importance of consistency. Similar to the way someone busting their butt in the gym every day, and getting nowhere understands that it’s what you do the other 23hrs that matters. (or maybe they don’t…lol) Provided you have your sleep…

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Research Recap – Sept 2015

As scientists dig deeper into the importance of our microbiome, new research looking at the beneficial bacteria in our gut, and the usefulness of a probiotic supplement, continues to surface. For instance, there appears to be a correlation with gut bugs and heart biomarkers (HDL & Triglycerides), that are improved with a probiotic supplement. Likewise,…

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The Foot Rebuilding VIDEO

Last week an excerpt from my 1% Fitness book was posted as an article on Charles Poliquin’s website, StrengthSensei.com: The 20+ Muscles You’re Forgetting & Why They Continue to Weaken It discusses the importance of strengthening your feet, which account for “25% of the bones and muscles in your body.” And shows us how each…

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1% Fitness FAQs – The Best Time to Exercise?

We all have a slightly different chronobiology.  Meaning, optimal timing for you, may not be optimal for someone else; no matter what topic we’re discussing. This even holds true when it comes to exercise. Although, there appears to be a more significant factor. “From a practical point of view, adaptation to strength training is greater…

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Top Vegetarian Myths Exposed

We can all picture a big slab of butter-coated red meat clogging our arteries, or decaying in our gut and releasing harmful toxins, because it’s been hammered into our heads since most of can remember.  Especially when it’s the processed, factory-farmed, GMO-fed, antibiotic-pumped meat we wrongfully assume is all that’s available. Add the latest talk…

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Research Recap – Aug 2015

With the recent developments in nutrition, you’d think pigs were flying. The government removed the restrictions on dietary cholesterol, and the unfair demonization of saturated fat is finally getting exposed. That being said, it’s fair to say that the memo still hasn’t arrived at a few million cubicles. Including those of the doctors and dieticians…

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Ditching The Standard American DUMP (S.A.D.)

Once we started using the high-boy toilet, it didn’t take long for us to forget that we used to squat in the bush. And sadly, we never stopped to think that the maybe the 90-degree crapper isn’t ideal. What’s interesting, is that various cultures around the world never adopted the American Standard toilet. Opting for…

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Asthma? Eczema? Headaches? IBS? Arthritis? Depression? Go With Your Gut

The bacteria in our gut accounts for more than 75% of our immune system, and plays an integral part in regulating our metabolism, supporting our gastrointestinal system, and protecting us from infection. As previously discussed, the over-use of antibiotics (and prescription medication in general) is largely to blame for the compromised gut health we’re now…

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