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Archive for June, 2007

Trying to get more protein without too boring a diet

29th June 2007

As I try to gain muscle weight, I lift weights every day and eat a lot of protein. For a while that meant chicken and egg whites. Did I ever get bored of chicken and egg whites though! The last couple of days I’ve had pork chops and apple sauce for dinner. It’s not chicken, […]

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Omega 3 fats: your body needs fatty acids

23rd June 2007

I spend my days and nights studying this stuff and providing it to people. I’ve seen literally thousands of mini-miracles with omega-3s and other nutrients in terms of health. I was at a nutrition conference in California a few months back. A Dr. Maroon, chief surgeon of the Pittsburgh Steelers, gave a talk on fish […]

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Bowflex weight the same as benching with a Bar?

21st June 2007

Question: I bought a bowflex about 6 months ago and have been consistently training on it. I am very, very happy with it. I’m 155 pounds and my bench has gone from 4 sets of 120 to 4 sets of 240 with a max of 300. I’m wondering if anybody who has used one knows […]

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What is a successful vasectomy reversal?

12th June 2007

If you don’t want kids now, but you’re only pretty sure you don’t want kids in the future, you might be wondering about the posibility of having a Vasectomy Reversal. According to his website, Dr. Schow’s has a 95 percent success rate over his last 500 vasectomy reversals. Success means “restoring more than 1 million […]

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Anyone know any tips or secrets to loosen the lower back?

10th June 2007

Question: I woke up this morning an my lower back is all in knots. Ive been trying to stretch it out for hours and nothing is really helping. I need to spend the next 3 days in a computer lab writing papers for finals week and there is no way I can do that with […]

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TB is amazingly expensive to treat

1st June 2007

I’m sure most have heard about the lawyer with TB who went on his honeymoon to Europe recently. I don’t want to get into the morals of that here – there are some opinions posted on that over here and maybe here – I want to talk about the cost of treating TB: Speaker’s tuberculosis […]

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