Healthy Fats, Good Carbs, Clean Protein: Part 1

Labels.

I generally don’t like them because they tend to do more harm than good.

When folks ascribe to a particular ideology or way of thinking, they usually cease viewing the world in an objective way.

If there’s anything I’ve learned in my short amount of time on this earth, it’s that very seldom are things either completely one way or the other.

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Cholesterol Confusion

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Throughout my 6 years as a personal trainer, I have been instructing clients to stop eating egg whites and to opt for the whole egg instead.

“But what about the cholesterol?”

Despite the lack of a direct correlation between foods high in cholesterol and heart disease, this myth that natural foods like eggs, full fat dairy, and shrimp are somehow “bad” for us has been allowed to perpetuate for over half a century.

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Supplements

“Mind Blowing Fat Loss!”

OK….

“Feed your muscles for up to 8 hours!” 

Huh?

“The most explosive pre-workout intensifier in supplement history!”

What does that even mean?

“No one knows what it means, but it’s provocative; It get’s the people going!”

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Oh Captain, My Captain

 

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If you know me personally, then you know that if there is anything else in the world that I love as much as health and fitness it’s film.

I’m at the movies at least twice a month, and I have been mesmerized by “movie magic” ever since I can remember.

I am fascinated by the process of character development, and to me, watching a great actor perform is like a looking through a window into the depths of the human soul – some performances can make us cry, while others can make us laugh.

Once or twice in a generation, however, there comes an actor that can make us do both; and for over 30 years Robin Williams was that actor.

 

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