Monthly Archives: April 2009

Timeless Strength Training For Outdated Organizational Testing

After talking with a few of my friends and clients who are testing for positions such as police departments, fire departments, military, and other government positions it is quite evident by some of the physical evaluation drills they have them performing are very much non-functional and very impractical to the actual physicality of the daily [...]

By | 2009-04-30T16:09:00+00:00 April 30th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Timeless Strength Training For Outdated Organizational Testing

Peeling Away Conventional Produce

The question is always being asked and considered regarding budgeting for food cost. Should we buy organic or should we save a couple bucks and buy conventionally grown foods? My quick answer to that is how much do you value your health? We only get one chance to keep ourselves healthy and it definitely takes [...]

By | 2009-04-29T15:06:00+00:00 April 29th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Peeling Away Conventional Produce

7 Signs You Are Doing Too Much Cardio

Tis the season for folks to be hitting the cardio confessionals... So today while I did my Turbulence Training style workout, I watched all those folks on the cardio machines and I noticed they go through some interesting rituals during their workouts. This got me thinking, and I came up with "The 7 Signs You [...]

By | 2009-04-28T14:46:00+00:00 April 28th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 Signs You Are Doing Too Much Cardio

For Fat or For Fuel? What Is Food Used For?

Let's think about this logically for a moment. A lot of "breakfast" & "lunch" foods and "breakfast & lunch information" is based off of what the food industry wants everyone to think. They must sell their products. Many people do not understand the power of the food industry and the pharmaceutical industry. They control a [...]

By | 2009-04-27T12:35:00+00:00 April 27th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on For Fat or For Fuel? What Is Food Used For?

Synergy Kettlebell Kamp “Team Ladders Day”

Synergy Kettlebell Kamp I try to have my Kampers relying on each other as a team as often as I could. Normally they're all wheezing in pain half way through, but this one just flew by cause of how fun it was. This was a great Kettlebell Kamp filled with a lot of fun. These guys [...]

By | 2009-04-24T12:29:00+00:00 April 24th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Synergy Kettlebell Kamp “Team Ladders Day”

Bad News For Big Ag — GMO Crops Don’t Increase Yields

You’ve heard of GMO crops, haven’t you? GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are crops which have been substantially altered using genetic engineering. They’re unnaturally modified foods whose safety is dubious at best. (Many European countries have banned their use completely.)And unfortunately, they’re quite pervasive here in America.  90% of the soybeans grown in the U.S. are [...]

By | 2009-04-21T08:25:00+00:00 April 21st, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bad News For Big Ag — GMO Crops Don’t Increase Yields

Biological Value of Protein

BV = Biological Value.It's really the only measure of protein quality that is meaningful for athletic types. It's an index that represents how efficiently protein is retained by the human body. When the BV system was first introduced, since all other foods scored lower than the whole egg, the whole egg was elected as the [...]

By | 2009-04-14T12:45:00+00:00 April 14th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Biological Value of Protein

The Battle of Bacteria in the Colon

Most of the bacteria in your colon is good and you need this bacteria to be and remain constantly healthy.  Most people do not have the adequate amount of "friendly bacteria" and diet and medications throw the body's good and bad bacteria out of balance.  One great way to remain in balance is to eat [...]

By | 2009-04-09T13:07:00+00:00 April 9th, 2009|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Healthy Vegan Chick Pea Burgers & Bonus Black Eyed Pea Soup Recipes

As I posted on my FaceBook Profile a couple nights ago, and received several requests for the recipe, I now present to you my wife's famous super yummy Chickpea Burgers.If you are not familiar with where my Facebook Profile is and want to be my friend go here: Bob Garon's Facebook ProfileChickpea Burgers2 cans drained [...]

By | 2009-04-08T14:22:00+00:00 April 8th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Healthy Vegan Chick Pea Burgers & Bonus Black Eyed Pea Soup Recipes

The Amazing Hempseed

The Origins Hemp was cultivated in China more than 6,000 years ago, from a wild plant that grew in central Asia. The Chinese recognized hemp's amazing nutritional value, and used it as a food source long before soy foods. About a thousand years ago, hemp traveled to Europe, where peasants used the plant in several [...]

By | 2009-04-08T08:15:00+00:00 April 8th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Amazing Hempseed