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On NPR’s The People’s Pharmacy I Finally Heard A Cardiologist Talking Sense About The Risks Of Statins: I Got Better Results With Exercise

FitOldDog avoids pills whenever he can fix the problem with a lifestyle change, such as in the case of the muscle and bioenergetic toxins known as statins, but you have to decide for yourself what you want to do. Continue reading

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What Should I Advise Larry To Do? To Train For An Ironman Or Not?

We each have to address our own fears, select our own challenges, and fight for a good life by conquering our fears, and that is Larry’s challenge. Continue reading

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The Human Body And Psyche Are Fragile Machines That Respond To Load

If you have a major health challenge and want to exercise safely, your risk-benefit calculation must include a rate-of-strain component. Continue reading

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Driving To CostCo Reminds Me Of The Cardiovascular System

You need to look after your food chain and cardiovascular system if you want to live a long and happy life, so don’t take them for granted. Continue reading

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Beware The Dangers Of Bonking Out Of Context And The Potential Role Of Network Dynamics

Beware things happening out of context, and remember that bonking can actually kill you, so be sure to get your nutrition and hydration right, especially when you are ‘just doing routine training.’ Continue reading

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The Link Between Pedal Cadence And Heart Rate On The Bike

A good trainer bike can markedly enhance your winter training, and furthermore it permits you to explore relationships between variables, such as heart rate and pedal cadence, that are not so easily studied on the road, where avoid death is a high priority. Continue reading

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Fond Memories Of An Expat AAA-Ironman Triathlete As A Young Veterinarian In Wellington Somerset

Raising awareness of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening tests is an important task for survivors of AAA, including FitOldDog. Continue reading

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