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An Inspiring Tale About The Benefits Of The Paleo Diet In A Case Of Type I Diabetes

Hi folks! Thanks for stopping by! If you’re a dog, a stick can provide a great deal of pleasure, whereas for the diabetic a stick (injection) can be life saving, but maybe diet modification should also receive a little more … Continue reading

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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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Don’t Forget About Glycemic Index (GI)

When working out for better health or as an endurance athlete it is critical that you understand that blood glucose is part of complex flow field (general metabolism) influenced by the RATE of entry of glucose into the blood, where high glycemic index foods rapidly converted to glucose flood all pathways and encourage the storage of sugars as fat. Continue reading

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Nutrition Is Simply Complicated

Understanding your nutrition is one of the keys to a healthy life, so put a little effort into it, with professional guidance if necessary, eat a balanced diet, modify your food intake appropriately for training and races, and try to eat fresh locally produced foodstuffs as they are generally more nutritious, and don’t fall for fad diets. Continue reading

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Post Number 300: Brief Review Of “Coaching Athletes With Diabetes”

This short article provides a nice, concise introduction to the subject of diabetes and the impact of this condition on athletes and the coaches that train them. It is a good starting point, which should be followed by more in depth study of this interesting subject if true success and safety are to be achieved. Continue reading

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106 Reasons People Don’t Exercise

There is growing evidence that exercise is good for your mind and body (Duh!), but people have a thousand excuses to avoid working their bodies, and their minds for that matter. That’s the way it is, but I sure would like to find a way to motivate those who need exercise for their health, such as type II diabetics. Continue reading

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Bioenergetics And Nutrition: You Make Fat From Sugar But Not Sugar From Fat

Hi folks, welcome! For many years I have been interested in Biochemistry, and my triathlon training heightened this interest. As you exercise you burn fuel to generate energy to do work (moving, thinking, making cells, excreting wastes). In fact, you … Continue reading

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Aneurysm, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Serious Injury, Feeling Your Age?

  Hi folks, Well, almost a year has gone by since I started this blog in response to fear for my life. I continue to search for endurance athletes with an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) stent graft, without success. Since … Continue reading

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