Monthly Archives: October 2017

Don’t stretch post-workout!

I remember exercise classes that had us stretching beforehand, it didn’t feel good then, and, later that idea was scrapped because stretching a cold muscle can pull that muscle. Now, we’re told we shouldn’t stretch after a workout either. What?  Apparently, stretching after a hard workout can make it harder to recover. The thought process […]

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How I make zoodles taste like noodles

I hear the complaint that zucchini noodles don’t taste like traditional pasta, every now and then, so I published this video so everyone can see how I make it.

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To lose belly fat, do squats

You’ve probably seen all sorts of ab-targeted exercises that promise to flatten the stomach or get rid of belly-fat. If you’ve done them, you know they don’t work. Ab exercises are great for strengthening the abdominal muscles so don’t avoid them. The only way to reduce belly fat is to burn more calories. One exercise […]

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why you shouldn’t take other’s advice

I’ve overheard many conversations about nutrition, exercise, vitamins, supplements, and diet, where one person acts like they are an expert, when they aren’t, and tells the other person what they should and shouldn’t do. Just because your friend may benefit from a supplement, may not mean you will. If you are deficient in a supplement, […]

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