Keeping the Pulse on the Latest Nutrition and Supplementation Research

Keeping the Pulse on the Latest Nutrition and Supplementation Research

The Navy Seal Workout

http://youtu.be/IPMtMaUoLkA   Every summer when I was living in southern California, I would do the Navy Seal training program when the ocean got warm enough to swim. This involved running, swimming, pushups, pull-ups, dips, and sit-ups only. I was always amazed to...

Why Subway Can’t Use “Eat Fresh”

  Subway was marketed as the healthy alternative to fast food restaurants while I was growing up. I don't know if this is still true, but if walnuts can't claim omega-3 benefits and need to be labeled as a drug to make health claims, then Subway can't use "Eat Fresh."...

Runner’s Nausea: Not enough fuel?

Runner’s Nausea: Not enough fuel?

  A common complaint that can occur when running long distance is nausea. It's not uncommon, but if it is a persistent problem then there is something being consistently done wrong. In my experience, nausea can be caused by six different factors: 1) Dehydration and...

Should Athletes Go Gluten Free?

Should Athletes Go Gluten Free?

  Gluten is a hard-to-digest protein found in many whole grains and cereals – and is often hidden in processed foods as binders, starch and fillers. A 2009 study from Gastroenterology comparing the blood of 10,000 people from 50 years ago to 10,000 people today found...

Fermented Electrolyte Drinks for Recovery

Fermented Electrolyte Drinks for Recovery

Everything ferments. Whether it’s fruit, vegetables, grains, milk or meat, bacteria will be attracted to it and begin to feast. The trick is to set up the environment for the beneficial bacteria that preserves our food naturally, gives it a slightly sour taste, and...

The Best Workout Program for Basketball

http://youtu.be/H8M2NgjvicA Basketball has become a sport where the biggest and strongest also move the fastest. You need to be able to sprint at a moments notice, squat, jump, pass, all while you keep moving. Like boxing, you want to perfect the art of moving like a...

Organic, Chemical and Wild Plants

http://youtu.be/lOhdKnttqQk The difference between a wild plant and a domestic plant, is the same difference between a wolf's eyes and a dog's eyes. Much like organic agriculture, our body works more like a synergistic ecosystem than a laboratory filled with isolates...

Bodyweight Program for Wrestling

#1 Power Workout  10 Plyometric Pushups 20 Box jumps (something 24 inch high) 10 *Burpee to Pull-ups Perform as many rounds as possible in 10 minutes. Rest only as needed in-between rounds or exercises. Keep track of your rounds and try to beat it each training...

Estrogen, Candida and the Female Athlete

Estrogen, Candida and the Female Athlete

    At The Health Beat, I am very conscious of the future health of an athlete. It is a myth that since an athlete exercises daily, it enables he or she to eat whatever they want. Excessive amounts of carbohydrates in the form of grains and sugar, chemically laden...

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