The Opposite Diet

After that Sunday pie post, I knew redemption was in order with a post highlighting a healthy food that is the antithesis of Coconut Cream Pie. ¬†What is the most commonly reviled food for most human beings of any age? Brussels Sprouts! Actually, I’ve been meaning to make Brussel Sprouts since reading a post about… Continue reading The Opposite Diet

Eat Clean Challenge #4

I was doing some thrifting at Goodwill yesterday; well not actually thrifting, more so browsing the book section, treating it as a library and not planning on buying anything. ¬†Sometimes I buy a book for my friend to Plant a Fitness Seed, but yesterday it was just the usual browsing of the books in the… Continue reading Eat Clean Challenge #4

The Processed Food Matrix

Remember the scene in “The Matrix” where Neo has the choice of taking the red pill to open his eyes to the reality of what actually is, or taking the blue pill and remaining comfortable, but blind to the reality of things? A similar choice occurs within The Processed Food Matrix we live in today.… Continue reading The Processed Food Matrix

Just Say No to the Whole 30 Diet

The vilification of whole grains (and other healthy complex carbohydrates) has gained a lot of steam the past few years with the more popular recent diets, particularly the “PALEO”, and “The Whole 30,” diets. What’s wrong with the vilification of whole grains and other complex carbohydrates? Where to start.. Perhaps most importantly, the “health” information… Continue reading Just Say No to the Whole 30 Diet

Plant a Fitness Seed in Someone

Although a love of fitness and good health has mostly been attributed to my own ego, looking back, the truth is there was luck involved; to be surrounded by many people that planted a fitness seed. Of course there were people seen on television; professional athletes like Kirby Puckett, and martials artists like Jean Claude… Continue reading Plant a Fitness Seed in Someone

The Protein Myth

A typical day at Planet Fitdis.. “Brah, how much brotein did you digest today.” (Burp. Fart. Flex.) “400 grams or so, brah, how about you.” “I just downed a mega XL, protein shake, with 55 grams of brotein per serving, I’m only up to 300 for the day.” (Burp. Fart. Flex) “Cmon, you’ve got to… Continue reading The Protein Myth

The Truth About Supplements (hint, follow the money)

“There’s a sucker born every minute.” -P.T. Barnum There’s a lot of misinformation and questionable advice out there when it comes to fitness and proper nutrition, the main reason being that magazines, people, and articles are often pursuing ways in which to sell a product, (usually a worthless supplement,) or to be the first to… Continue reading The Truth About Supplements (hint, follow the money)