Category: Fitness (page 2 of 68)

Ginger and the Common Cold (My Experiment)

This winter I did an experiment. I started supplementing with ginger root capsules. Every day I would take a 550 mg dose. Sometimes 2 a day. People around me were getting sick, yet I seemed immune. Invincible. Was I onto … [continue reading]

Learn From Your Fitness Elders

Today in the sauna, there was a man that was about to turn 71 chatting with his friend who I would guess was maybe 60 years old. They were both to my left. To my right was a bulky overweight … [continue reading]

False Health Narratives

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the stories we tell ourselves to explain our health and fitness status. And how those stories in hindsight can be completely wrong.

A classic example for me is from my 2008 post I [continue reading]

Regular Sauna Use: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

I am now about 3 months into my membership at LA Fitness. I joined up so I could start going to the sauna regularly. And I have taken advantage of it. I’m going to the sauna about 5 times a … [continue reading]

Was Paleo Wrong About Sunscreen Too? Part 3

Back in 2017, I did two blog posts asking if Paleo or standard medical wisdom was correct on sunscreen.

After I summarize those two posts, I’ll … [continue reading]

Fitness Lessons for 2018

I thought I’d do a round-up of the most important fitness and nutrition lessons that I learned in 2018.

Fasting Mimicking Diet / Protein Cycling Diet

This is the year I started experimenting with the FMD / Protein Cycling Diet, … [continue reading]