The ketogenic diet, coconut oil & bulletproof coffee: what they have in common, and why they’re not miraculous for weight loss The ketogenic diet and bulletproof coffee are all the rage, the hot topic of discussion on social media and in gyms. Is there any validity to the big bulletproof fad? In this guest post, […]
Another nonsense food myth: canola oil is dangerous If you care about your health and work to avoid the SAD (standard American diet… which is pretty sad), you may have chosen to avoid canola oil after reading “health” news blogs. Most of these very popular blogs are the Chicken Little of the clickbait world.
Man, it’s been a while since I posted one of these. My current work life is keeping me away from working on the site. I’m now living in Oakland while working in Marin and San Francisco. Three days a week, I’m spending 4+ hours a day COMMUTING. So not awesome. But I’m on my way […]
I’m always checking up on questionable things I hear trainers tell their clients. My life in spent in gyms and exercise studios. Therefore, my life is spent around trainers. As I’ve mentioned other times, trainers say some things that aren’t exactly scientifically true. But they do have the well being of their clients in mind. […]
It’s been a while since I threw down one of the roundups! Over the last two months, I’ve really refocused my efforts toward my training business and have been laying low on the site. But I still find cool information that I want to share with you. So here we go! You’ve probably heard that […]
We’re rounding up the week with videos! As part of the constant work it takes to get people to know your website/blog exists, you spend a whole lot of time on various social media outlets. Recently I increased my list of places to have a presence to include Google+ and Stumbleupon. In doing so, I discovered […]
The trace minerals in sea salts are just that… traces. If you go to google and look up “sea salt minerals”, you’ll find link after link of pages espousing the benefits of sea salt, how the mineral content of sea salt is greater than refined table salt and better healthy food choice. But is there […]
Tofu is not the evil some trainers would lead you to believe. As you can see from several of my healthy recipes, I enjoy tofu. As a Buddhist, I work towards reducing the suffering of beings by eating less of them. However, as a trainer, I want to make sure I’m eating enough protein at […]