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In the previous post, I outlined the reasons for getting rid of chronic cardio for good and focusing on more intensity in less time for better results. My favorite high intensity workout is Tabata sprints. It's for all ages and all levels of fitness, because everyone's "highest" intensity...
Exercise Smarter, Less and with Better Success
Is your exercise regimen best suited for your health goals? If you are doing regular cardio and hope to lose body fat while preserving or increasing lean muscle it is not. We are now starting to understand that all of time on the road, the treadmill and the elliptical may be exactly why we...
Table Talk - September 13
Welcome to our regular post on what we're talking about, reading and listening to: GladdMD News: New Testimonial: Griffin's Story Only a Few Spots Left! Register Today: New Session! Nourishing Your School-Age Children New Blogs: The Integrative Answer: Alzheimer's...
Table Talk - September 6
Welcome to our regular post on what we're talking about, reading and listening to: GladdMD News: New Favorite Snack is Here! Amrap Refuel Bars New Event: New Session! Nourishing Your School-Age Children New Blogs: Where's the Beef? Getting the Fat You Need Research and...
Table Talk - August 30
Welcome to our new regular post on what we're talking about, reading and listening to: GladdMD News: New Testimonial: Jordan’s Story New Event: New Session! Nourishing Your School-Age Children New Blogs: My Weight (and then Fat) Loss Journey and Find Your Fuel: Where Are Your...
Note: 60/25/15 are the ratios that worked best for me during a 90 day fat loss focus that resulted in nearly 14 pounds of body fat lost with a 5 pound gain in lean mass. That DOES NOT mean those ratios are best for you. The premise of what I'm calling the "Pie Diet" is to draw your attention...
Traditional Diet Advice
I was listening to Gary Taubes, author of Good Calories, Bad Calories and Why We Get Fat on a podcast this morning and he made a very interesting point about conventional lifestyle advice. Throughout medical school, residency and early practice, I was always under the assumption that we just need...
How to increase productivity
When Richard Branson (founder of Virgin Group) was asked in an interview what advice he would give to those who want to be more productive, his answer was completely unpredictable: “Work out”. So true, I started a new workout regimen this morning with a personal trainer so that I...
Before you fill that script
Did you know that in a 5 year study, people who had their diabetes more aggressively managed with medication had a greater mortality? Wow. Yet all the system knows to do is to keep writing scripts and increasing doses. Sure your A1C is down, but so is your life expectancy. Time to get off...