April 2, 2014
Apr 2, 2014 Podcast: 5 Ways To Get Better at Pull-Ups, Natural Gym Bag Deodorants, Maintaining Muscle When Fasting, Acne During Pregnancy, How To Exercise With A Foot Stress Fracture, Recovery Tips for Eye Surgery, and Nutrition for Liver Bilirubin.
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- 11 Surprisingly Effective Exercises You Can Do Without Being “That Guy” in the Office.
- 1 tablespoon of coconut oil is just as good for joint pain as a popular NSAID medication.
- Want to shut down fat formation? Guzzle some olive oil. (and the great extra virgin olive oil scandal)
- Game changer. Pretty stoked about this new Iron Bisglycinate as a non-constipating form of iron for anemic athletes.
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5 Ways To Get Better at Pull-Ups
Phil asks: His wife has struggled with completing a proper push-up and a proper pull-up. He knows that this is often an issue for women (and also men) and is wondering if there are some exercises that people can do to gain the strength to complete a proper pushup or pullup?
Natural Gym Bag Deodorants
Jim asks: His fitness gear stinks. The moment any moisture hits his riding, running or yoga gear – it reeks. He is looking for some natural ways to clear his gear and make it smell better.
Maintaining Muscle When Fasting
Mark asks: He has just started Intermittent Fasting to lose some body fat. He is doing a daily 16 hour fast (eating all his calories in 8 an hour window). His workouts often happen in the morning, which his fasting time. He wants to know if he should have a protein shake after the workout to maintain muscle or skip it to maintain the fast?
Acne During Pregnancy
Alexander asks: His girlfriend is in her 2nd trimester of her third pregnancy and is having trouble with an acne outbreak. She has cut down on almost all sugars, carbs and grains and there has been no change – she might even be getting worse. Any ideas of what else they could do?
How To Exercise With A Foot Stress Fracture
Chris asks: She is 55 years old and has spiral fractured her 5th metatarsal and needs to stay off her foot for at least a month. She had been running and doing body weight workouts. Do you have any suggestions on how to do workouts without putting any weight on one foot?
Recovery Tips for Eye Surgery
Keerthi asks: He is having PRK eye surgery next month where the corneal epithelium needs to be removed and regenerated. Do you have any recommendations of supplements he should take to recover faster? Maybe collagen? Also do you have any opinions of this surgery?
Nutrition for Liver Bilirubin
George asks: He was born with Gilbert's syndrome. He has too much bilirubin in his liver. He's not sure if he should be concerned and wants to know if there are any nutritional guidelines he should be following.
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