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Archive for June, 2011

Core exercises with spine safety in mind (disc health)

20th June 2011

This article has theoretical explanations and embedded youtube videos of the exercises. The basic idea is to keep spinal flexion to a minimum: The first issue that needs to be addressed is spinal flexion. Research by Dr. McGill shows that repeated spinal flexion is detrimental to the intervertebral discs. (1) The strategy of rolling out […]

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David Goggins: Don’t limit yourself

17th June 2011

Here’s a dude who explores his soul by striving for excellence and running 125 miles a week. Or he does a 150 mile race and he says when you feel bad around mile 75 you find out who you are and what you can do.

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Denmark Diet – Not a fan

16th June 2011

The Denmark Diet, often referred to as the Danish Diet, is a low-calorie, low-carbohydrate and low-fat program that reportedly offers significant weight loss in a short space of time. Although many people connect Denmark with scrumptious pastries and breads, the diet is very different. It uses foods only in their basic and fresh form and […]

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