Tag Archive: health

Jan 18

The Power of Broke: Sharpen Your Shark Points

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I stumbled upon this great blog by Daymond John, one of the founders of the clothing line FUBU (For Us By Us), which launched his career and propelled him into the multi-millionaire status.  Daymond is involved in many business ventures, one of them being on Shark Tank, which I’ve watched on occasion.   This blog is …

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Jan 02

STOP Bashing Fellow Competitors!

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Over the past few years I’ve seen an increasing number of FB posts from competitors that trouble me. Posts that are mean-spirited at best, and downright derogatory, spiteful, hateful, nasty, and well…just plain embarrassing to someone (me) who’s been in this industry for over 40 years. What am I talking about? The shaming and belittling …

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Aug 26

Butter In Your Coffee and Other Cons: Stories From a Fitness Insider

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Here’s a GREAT blog I saw in the newsfeed of one of my FB friends. I was taught, and teach to this day, that there’s nothing magical about supplements. They’re not steroids. Not in the least. You simply cannot buy an over-the-counter product and have it do what they (the marketers and manufacturers) would have …

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Aug 07

Things I Wish I Knew About Bodybuilding and Competing But No One Told Me – SweetCapri

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My friend, Amanda Eva, of SweetCapri fame, is known on the east coast as a force to be reckoned with. A lil’ Mighty Mouse, so to speak, so when she ‘speaks’, Doc listens. Amanda pulls no punches in this great read on the competitive side of the fitness industry. We’d all like to think that …

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Jul 25

Fit with HIIT: Science Is Dropping The Hammer On Endless Bouts Of Steady-State Cardio. | SimplyShredded.com

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I grew up in this Bodybuilding/Fitness/Figure/Physique/Bikini sport on steady-state cardio, mind you, following the principles of one John Parrillo of Parrillo Performance, who advocated high-intensity steady state cardio, meaning getting my heart rate up to 85% or higher of my Vo2 max and sustaining that during 45-60 minutes. But now there’s good research out on …

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