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Saturday, July 23, 2011      8 comments

As a Vintage 1946 Baby Boomer I'm approaching a turning point in my life as I reach 65 years old. Like many of my generation, my identity and friends have mostly been made through my work. It is one of the characteristics of our age. Everything ... Read more
Flood Your Body With This "Fitness Hormone" in Just 20 Minutes!
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      2 comments

I've made another adjustment to my exercise routine. After studying Dr. Mercola's Peak 8 Exercise Video on his site and listening to Phil Campbell, who wrote Ready Set Go, explain the reasons behind it, I decided to just do Peak 8 on the erg two... Read more
Sunday, March 27, 2011      5 comments

When I decided to set restoring my health as my primary goal almost 5 years ago, by using Brian Tracy's book, Goals, I investigated many approaches. I have been interested in health and nutrition for many years and had started and stopped many d... Read more
Thursday, March 24, 2011      0 comments

Dr. Gabe Mirkin and his wife Diana on their tandem racing bike. Gabe Mirkin, M.D. If you want to become fit and use exercise to help prevent a heart attack, fir... Read more
The Live, Organic, Vegan, Energy Lifestyle
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      6 comments

Making changes in our lifestyle is a holistic activity. It is never just about diet and exercise, it also has to be about the way we look at the world and what our priorities are. If we have health challenges, we have to become the expert in tho... Read more
Protein Meals Hasten Recovery from Intense Exercise
Thursday, March 10, 2011      4 comments

Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health E-Zine March 13, 2011 Three weeks ago I reviewed the latest research showing that protein restriction may be more important... Read more
My Protein Plan:
Monday, February 28, 2011      4 comments

I eat a variety of greens, sprouts, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. I also eat a small amount of fruit. For breakfast, I drink a green smoothie most days with either spinach, mung ... Read more
Eating Raw and Being Frugal?
Friday, February 25, 2011      5 comments

Tips for being frugal and raw: 1. Grow your own sprouts. There is an abundance of information on the internet including instructional videos. Buy the highest quality, organic seeds for best results. The seeds are far less expensive than the... Read more
Why sitting shortens lives and causes heart attacks:
Monday, February 21, 2011      6 comments

by Dr.Gabe Mirkin Researchers at the University of South Carolina found that men who spent more than 23 hours a week watching TV and sitting in their cars had a 64 percent greater chance of dying from heart attacks than those who sat for fe... Read more
Restrict Protein, Not Just Calories, to Prolong Life
Thursday, February 17, 2011      4 comments

Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health E-Zine February 20, 2011 Restrict Protein, Not Just Calories, to Prolong Life Recent research show that protein restriction may be far more effective than calorie restriction in prolong... Read more
How to Get Started with Raw Food, One Approach
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      7 comments

I have found the books by Brian Clement, the co-director of the Hippocrates Health Institute to be very helpful as well as the books by Victoria Boutenko that discusses making green smoothies. My local Barnes and Noble Bookstore has lots of book... Read more
I'm being real, but striving to be better at each meal.
Thursday, February 10, 2011      2 comments

Sometimes when we struggle to be "perfect" we are defeating ourself. Perfectionism is a trait of someone who needs to please someone, usually from our past, but it continues as a habitual response to new challenges. "If we can't do it perfectly,... Read more
Perfection is not as Important as Persistence
Thursday, February 10, 2011      1 comments

Sometimes, people who are on a raw or live food diet strive so hard for perfection that they give up because perfection is too hard, if not impossible. While I think that the live food diet is very healthy and can address many health issues, it ... Read more
Why do we struggle to be healthy; the missing component?
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      8 comments

Why do we struggle with staying on a healthy diet that works? It's complicated, because we are complicated. It is not just about calories in calories out, It is not just about the type of food you eat. It is not just about how much exercise that... Read more

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