Fake Sugar, False Hope

Diet soda has been marketed for years as a low or no calorie alternative to regular soda.  It seems like a god-send and many folks out there drink at rates that out-pace even their water consumption.  I mean, why wouldn't you?  Delicious soda with none of the calorie guilt?  Sounds like a dream come true! Well, here comes Dr. Killjoy.  It's less a dream come true and more a sugar coated lie. There is a mounting pile of research that is linking the chemicals in artificial sweeteners to things like Parkinson's, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Metabolic Syndrome X, and even many kinds of

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Putting it All Together

Nutrition, cardio, gymnastics, and weightlifting.  Now that we have built the fitness pyramid you're now better armed to make yourself fitter than you have ever been.  If you have missed any of the past posts, they are all up on our blog.  Go remind yourself how to build each part. In case you missed it, the article that establishes the only working definition of fitness in the industry is one called "What is Fitness?" by Coach Glassman (founder of CrossFit).  In it he provides us with a quick reference guide, a pyramid of fitness, to help us build. So now what?  We're at the top of the

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Where’s the Weights, Bro?!

Nutrition, cardio, gymnastics.  As we build on the fitness pyramid you'll be better armed each week to make yourself fitter than you have ever been.  The best part is, it's all quite simple.  It's not often easy, but it is simple. In case you missed it, the article that establishes the only working definition of fitness in the industry is one called "What is Fitness?" by Coach Glassman (founder of CrossFit).  In it he provides us with a quick reference guide, a pyramid of fitness, to help us build. The next thing to add to your fitness regimen once you have your nutrition in check, your

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