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

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 Only 5 Exercise Tools You Need

These tools combined shouldn’t cost you more than $100 total, about the cost of two months at a gym membership, with the major difference being that these could last you a lifetime (I’ve had my K-Mart barbell set since 1993) and it still works perfect. 1. The Human Body (free) You only get one, but… Continue reading The Only 5 Exercise Tools You Need

Why All Diets Work (Temporarily)

“Be careful about reading health books.  You may die of a misprint.” -Mark Twain Why do all diets work, at least temporarily, no matter if they’re high carb, low carb, high fat, low fat, high protein, low protein, and so forth? It’s simple math. Anytime you stop consuming, or in the case of most diets,… Continue reading Why All Diets Work (Temporarily)

W.W.B.D. (What Would Grandpa Bud Do)

Everyone has someone that plants a seed of positive growth within them, apart from member(s) of their immediate family. Usually it’s not just one person, but a collection of different people planting different seeds within that encourage or inspire you do want to the similar thing, either because of wanting to be like the planter,… Continue reading W.W.B.D. (What Would Grandpa Bud Do)

The Best and Simplest Exercise of All

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.”  -Wallace Stevens Movement in any form is the oldest form of exercise known to humans, but walking especially is something we’ve always done as soon as we could.  The benefits are innumerable, the importance immeasurable, particularly when walking outside. As babies, it’s the moment when… Continue reading The Best and Simplest Exercise of All

Eat Clean Food Focus – The Mighty Potato

“What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.” -A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh author, playwright, poet) Most people, well most Americans at least when they think of the potato, have the idea it is an unheathy food.  Based on sound nutrition from people… Continue reading Eat Clean Food Focus – The Mighty Potato