December 13, 2015

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How to Start Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting

I’ve written at length on this blog about the benefits of intermittent fasting and why I follow this eating structure, but I haven’t talked about how to get started. While interacting with people in Facebook groups and in person I continue to hear the question “how do I get started?”  There are a very large number […]

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December 10, 2015

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The Many Options for Meat Substitutes

Meat Substitutes

I’ll be honest.  Initially transitioning to a vegetarian style diet was not very easy for me, or healthy, for the matter.  I’m not much of a cook and I’m not very creative when it comes to food choices.  For a while, pizza was a go to selection for me.  Pasta was a close second. I […]

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November 28, 2015

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Growth Hormone Response to Fasting

In my last post I provided a general overview of the physiological adaptations that result from fasting. Today I want to hone in specifically on one of the most powerful hormones in the human body, human growth hormone. Human growth hormone, also known as HGH, plays a large role in our development. It is especially […]

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October 11, 2015

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Physiological Adaptations to Fasting

Fasting elicits many extraordinary physiological changes within the body that make it not only one of the best protocols to follow for overall health, but also for optimal athleticism and muscle growth. Fasting naturally provides some of the benefits that people pay thousands of dollars to obtain via pharmaceuticals. In the paragraphs below I’m going […]

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September 7, 2015

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Why I Follow an Intermittent Fasting Protocol

Intermittent Fasting

Nutrition is absolutely the most important aspect to living a healthy life and reaching your fitness goals. Unfortunately, for most people it is also the toughest. I get it. Figuring out what to eat, preparing it, and then actually eating it can be confusing. There are also obstacles. That’s why I simplify my life and my […]

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August 18, 2015

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Why I Became a Vegetarian

“An atheist, a vegetarian, and a crossfitter walk into a bar…….. I only know because they told everyone with two minutes.”  Lol! Like all jokes, this one is funny because there is a bit of truth to it.  With that said, I have not created this blog to announce to the world that I am a […]

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July 24, 2015

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Back To Square One

When I first started this blog in 2012 I had recently completed a fairly impressive transformation.  I was feeling good, I was motivated, and I was ready to take on the world. I also had no children and an easy job. Fast forward three years and I now have two beautiful daughters, I work three […]

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