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Manly and Organic are NOT Contradictions in Terms

09.06.11

Say “organic” around a group of hardcore lifters, MMA fighters, Spec Ops operators or elite athletes and watch as the sneers appear and listen to their derisive, obscenity-laced comments. Organic brings to mind visions of effete, well-heeled urban and suburbanite female and metro-sexual males purchasing tofu and $18 a pound sockeye salmon at Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s on their way home from Bikram Yoga or Pilates class. Organic food purchases at one of these... read full story

 
 
 
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Sleep: Don’t Fear The Sleeper

Let me tell you a little secret—sleep is one of the key factors for losing fat, gaining muscle, staying sharper, and living longer.

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The Ki to Kettlebell Pressing Power

How to utilize internal energy to lift heavier weights, do more reps, recover quicker and supercharge your results.

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Intention—Distinguishing Champions from the Ordinary

When I wrote this, I wanted to step away from the norm. I could write article after article about swings and get-ups, but wanted this piece to be about something I hold near and dear.

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How Kettlebells Helped Reverse Aging, Restore My Strength, Reduce Pain and Revitalize My Tai Ji Practice.

I am a newcomer to kettlebell training. Some years ago I bought an instructional video, but quit after a few weeks. I practiced in my living room in front of the tv, and spent each session in fear of whacking one of my cats in the head as I wildly swung the bell in my attempts to follow along with the video.

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Dragon Door Interviews Elliot Newman

Feb 16, 2013 11:30 AM

Dragon Door: How did you get started with health and fitness? Elliot Newman: Ever since I was about 15, I’ve been very interested in training and health. Over the years, I’ve tried a lot of different things. From a training perspective, I started out with bodybuilding but discovered it wasn't fulfilling for me, so I moved onto powerlifting a few years later. I've also tried many different approaches to eating. In the past few years I’ve educated myself greatly on the subjects of nutrition​

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Dragon Door Interviews Master RKC Thomas Phillips

Feb 16, 2013 11:30 AM

Dragon Door: When did you first become interested in fitness? Thomas Phillips: I've been an athlete since I was eight years old. So fitness and competition have always been a huge part of my life. I still compete in natural bodybuilding, power lifting, and jujitsu.

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Manly and Organic are NOT Contradictions in Terms

Sep 06, 2011 06:58 PM

Say “organic” around a group of hardcore lifters, MMA fighters, Spec Ops operators or elite athletes and watch as the sneers appear and listen to their derisive, obscenity-laced comments. Organic brings to mind visions of effete, well-heeled urban and suburbanite female and metro-sexual males purchasing tofu and $18 a pound sockeye salmon at Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s on their way home from Bikram Yoga or Pilates class. Organic food purchases at one of these...

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Excess Estrogen and Weight Gain

Dec 11, 2009 03:53 PM

The Solution - Certain Compounds in Plants Can Help Counter Attack the Problem, Get You Leaner and Healthier Can certain food compounds be the secret weapon to destroy [...]

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Eliminate the Curse of Migraines from Your Life

Oct 02, 2006 08:33 PM

Would You Like to FINALLY AND FOREVER Eliminate the Curse of Migraines from Your Life?And Do It Naturally, With Absolutely No Drugs? Now, For the First Time in History [...]

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The Final Frontier of Diet: How to Get Rid of Stubborn Fat

Feb 23, 2006 09:10 PM

Stubborn fat is a major problem for many people today. It doesn?t matter if they are trying to get rid of it through various diets or different exercise routines?the fact [...]

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Wu Qigong

Jan 18, 2006 02:50 PM

1. Introduction When I was a child in China, I was curious about the way that local Wu (Chinese shaman) treated patients. How could an acupuncture needle release the p [...]

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How to Use GLYCOGEN LOADING to Avoid Getting Flat or Fat

Jan 10, 2006 07:40 PM

Glycogen replenishment is a key to full muscle recuperation from prolonged or intense exercise. Any failure to replenish glycogen stores is typically associated with ?fla [...]

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Chinese Shamanic Tiger Qigong (Laohu Gong)

Dec 19, 2005 10:56 PM

This article can be downloaded as an Acrobat PDF File Laohu Gong (Chinese Shamanic Tiger Qigong) is from the Emei Zhengong (Mt. Emei Sage Style Qigong) school. Mt. Eme [...]

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How to Use The Reticular Activating System to Make Your Qigong Practice Stick

Sep 26, 2005 04:25 PM

I just attended an excellent one-day seminar on Getting Things Done by the productivity guru David Allen. See www.davidco.com for more information on David Allen?s progra [...]

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Diet Fallacy #10: “Your diet should consist of a certain fixed ratio of protein / fat / carbs”

Sep 20, 2005 02:18 PM

Diet Fallacy #10: ?Your diet should consist of a certain fixed ratio of protein / fat / carbs? The suggestion that there is one nutritional ratio of protein /fat/carb [...]

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Diet Fallacy #9: “To build muscle, you need to consume a fixed amount of protein per pound of bodyweight”

Aug 23, 2005 01:58 PM

Do You Really Need To Pack In The Protein? In Order To Pack On The Muscle? And If So? How, When and Why? The Top Ten Diet Fallacies ? Separating the Facts from the [...]

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Diet Fallacy #8: “Low-carb products will help you lose weight”

Aug 15, 2005 06:16 PM

Never fatter, never so unhealthy?why we are living in the Dietary Dark Ages The Top Ten Diet Fallacies ? Separating the Facts from the Fantasy We?re living in a [...]

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Diet Fallacy #7: "It's OK to eat everything, but in moderation."

Jul 19, 2005 02:07 PM

?To Be Really Healthy? Be Extreme. If You Want To Be A Loser, Be Moderate?? says iconoclastic diet guru, Ori Hofmekler, author of bestselling The Warrior Diet The Top [...]

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Diet Fallacy #6: "Count Your Calorie Intake to Control Your Weight"

Jul 01, 2005 12:34 PM

Are You At Risk? You May Be Compromising Your Health ? If You Count Your Calories These Popular Ways The Top Ten Diet Fallacies ? Separating the Facts from the [...]

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Fashionable Diet Fallacy #5. CARBS are your enemy

Jun 13, 2005 12:32 PM

author of The Warrior Diet What?s the Truth Behind the Hype?The Top Ten Diet Fallacies ? Separating the Facts from Fashion and Fantasy Fashionable Diet Fallacy #5. CARB [...]

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Diet Fallacy #4. FAT makes you fat

May 30, 2005 05:50 PM

author of The Warrior Diet Exposed: The Top Ten Diet Fallacies - And The Truth to Set You Free Diet Fallacy #4. FAT makes you fat Can Correct Use of ?Primal Fat-Rich F [...]

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Diet Fallacy #3. Eating late will make you fat

May 12, 2005 05:25 PM

author of The Warrior Diet Exposed: The Top Ten Diet Fallacies - And The Truth to Set You Free Diet Fallacy #3. EATING LATE will make you fat It has been commonly assu [...]

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Diet Fallacy #2: Eating Before Exercising will provide your muscles with instant energy

May 06, 2005 01:39 PM

author of The Warrior Diet Exposed: The Top Ten Diet Fallacies - And The Truth to Set You Free Diet Fallacy #2. EATING BEFORE EXERCISING will provide your muscles with [...]

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Diet Fallacy #1: Why you shouldn't eat breakfast

Apr 26, 2005 04:44 PM

author of The Warrior Diet Exposed: The Top Ten Diet Fallacies - And The Truth to Set You Free Diet Fallacy #1. BREAKFAST is the most important meal of the day Whe [...]

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Agent Orange Survivor Reveals the Best Way to Beat Chemical Poisoning

Jan 12, 2005 07:13 PM

Best selling author Harvey Diamond served in Vietnam and is a survivor of exposure to the Agent Orange herbicide used to defoliate the jungles of Southeast Asia. Whe [...]

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The Life-Threatening Secret Behind Our Government’s Cholesterol “Goals”

Dec 03, 2004 04:02 PM

The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) sounds like a good thing. They want your LDL cholesterol at 100 or lower ? or they want you on drugs. But wait until you [...]

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The Longevity Secrets of Qigong

Oct 26, 2004 04:33 PM

After thirty years of personal experience and research, I have yet to find a practice that more completely offers me a way to protect and enhance my life systems, than [...]

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How Qigong Can Help You Relax Out of Stress

Oct 20, 2004 07:18 PM

Our birthright is to swim in an ocean of pleasure and harmony, luxuriating in the rolling swell of life. As young children?if we are fortunate?we live that birthright. We [...]

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How Qigong Can Help You Recover From any Addiction

Oct 20, 2004 07:15 PM

What are the hallmarks of addiction? How can you tell if you are addicted to something, be it drugs, work or some other compulsion? Essentially, addiction happens whe [...]

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Will dinner at 8 lead you to a Warrior

Oct 20, 2004 07:15 PM

It may sound like a dream come true for those who've been starving themselves on diets, or driving themselves crazy trying to eat six small meals a day: Don't eat durin [...]

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The Amazing Life-Saving Health Benefits of Ionic Coral Calcium

Oct 20, 2004 07:13 PM

For immediate supplement information go to: Feeling Fit Coral Complex WORLD-CLASS MINERALS Your body is able to make vitamins but it cannot make minerals. To have [...]

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Exploding the Myths:
Revealing the Truth About What it Takes to Build and Maintain a Powerful, Disease-Free Heart

Oct 04, 2004 05:56 PM

For decades, we?ve worked to follow the advice of the American Heart Association for heart health. We?ve sacrificed taste, given up simple pleasures, pounded out the mile [...]

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An Introduction to Qigong—The Chinese Art of Being

May 12, 2004 02:50 PM

Transcribed and edited from a talk delivered at a class on the nature, origins and benefits of qigong. What is the relationship between Qigong (Chi Kung) and Tai Ji (T [...]

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Critical Proteins PART I:

Apr 27, 2004 08:21 PM

It has long been suggested that proteins are different in their ability to promote growth. Most methods that measure protein quality are related to the efficacy with whic [...]

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Hyperventilation & Health

Dec 22, 2003 07:57 PM

You?re walking along a beautiful beach and you find yourself filled with tension and anxiety. You?re sitting at home trying to relax and you find yourself fearful and app [...]

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The Impulse to Heal—Movement, Dance, and the Ancient Art of Qigong

Dec 17, 2003 03:20 PM

Our natural healing impulse Everything carries a purpose, including the impulse to heal. The healing purpose is intimately related to our life purpose. We live to grow [...]

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The Health and Martial Benefits of “Reverse Breath”

Dec 16, 2003 05:18 PM

The average person can survive 30 days (give or take) without food, 3 days without water, but only 3 minutes without oxygen. If you believe everything you read on the int [...]

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Steroids Versus Personalized Nutrition - Part 1

Dec 02, 2003 03:41 PM

Lately the steroid problem amongst professional athletes has been bantered about in the media, now centering on professional baseball. Having worked on the sports medici [...]

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What Is Your Metabolic Rate

Oct 22, 2003 08:55 PM

Breaking News - According to the American Heart Association there is more morbid obesity, (not to mention borderline obesity and marginally overweight individuals), than [...]

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Critical Carbs

Sep 30, 2003 05:50 PM

Dietary carbs are currently regarded as the culprit for most modern human diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and neurodegenerative diseases. Indeed, nume [...]

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Revitalize Your Health with the Healing Power of Probiotics

Sep 19, 2003 07:22 PM

Saying No to Cancer The body has a limited number of cells. If one dies, it's replaced with an exact copy of itself in the exact location. The whole body works like th [...]

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Igniting Your Survival Engine

Sep 01, 2003 05:21 PM

The fear of getting weak, fat, sick or old makes people shove all kinds of stuff into themselves, which more often than not provides little benefit. In fact, some nut [...]

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Diet Gamblers Vs. Nutrition Detectives

Jul 22, 2003 02:32 PM

Hello again, I've got some great news to report to you. The world's very first Personalized Nutrition Center is having its grand opening in the Century City Mall in L.A. [...]

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27 Tips to Optimize Your Brain Power

Jun 30, 2003 08:51 PM

1. Avoid a big breakfast. Breads, muffins, bagels or pastries block your brain barriers. 2. Avoid eating big meals during the day. Big meals slow you down, and make yo [...]

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30 Major Diet Secrets for a Successful Love-Life

Jun 30, 2003 08:50 PM

What You Absolutely Should and Shouldn?t Do To Boost Your Sex Drive and Enhance Performance Eat meat. Meat is high in the amino acid Arginine and the minerals Zinc and [...]

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Have you become an unsuspecting victim of Toxic Cocktail Syndrome?

Jun 30, 2003 08:48 PM

The recent devastating terrorist attacks on American cities have created an increased awareness of the dangers of environmental toxins. The threat of future attacks and a [...]

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How to Gain Muscle and Lose Fat on the Warrior Diet

Jun 30, 2003 08:47 PM

?How can I keep gaining muscle mass while losing fat on The Warrior Diet?? ? I am asked this question all the time now ? by people who have reached a plateau, with no [...]

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Your Warrior Diet Questions Answered - Part 1

Jun 30, 2003 08:46 PM

Maximum performance is the ultimate goal of individuals who wish to excel. Being the strongest, fastest and toughest you can be is a virtue that goes far beyond athletic [...]

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Six Powerful Qigong Secrets for Generating Greater Strength

May 08, 2003 05:07 PM

Over many centuries, Chinese internal martial artists developed numerous skills for cultivating immense strength and formidable endurance, with or without the use of weig [...]

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Stress, Vitamin C, and Colds

Dec 18, 2002 04:46 PM

Here are some answers to the many questions I?ve received lately about stages of stress, colds, and their relationship to Vitamin C. Being the cold and flu season in com [...]

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Why Personalized Nutrition Testing is Crucial for Optimal Health

Sep 24, 2002 03:36 PM

This topic may stimulate a fit of prolonged laughter for those of you who have read For Your Body Only, and I?m sorry for this, although as they say, laughter is good for [...]

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Using the secrets of qigong to live a more effective life

Aug 23, 2002 01:35 PM

QIGONG PRACTITIONERS INSIST there are three central intelligences in our beings, all equally important. There is one in the head, one in the heart area, and an intelligen [...]

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