Losing 16.4 lbs in 42 Days

Eating by way of the Primal lifestyle is really second nature at this point. Meat, poultry, eggs, vegetables, nuts, butter, extra virgin olive oil, coconut oil, occassional small amounts of dairy, and my weekly piece of 85% dark chocolate – that’s the name of the game, and from it I’ve made a lot of tasty [...]

Posted by in Health | July 6, 2011 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 18 comments

21 Day Challenge: Transition From Sugar Burner to Fat Burner Metabolism

No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means. ~Maimonides
During the past semester of dental school (or more accurately, the past 2 years of it), I spent a lot of time eating shit. Many 16-hour study days, fueled by barrels of coffee filled with sugar, and layers upon layers [...]

Posted by in Health | June 15, 2011 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 8 comments

My Automated Morning in 2011 (and The Turkey Agreement)

My Automated Morning in 2011 (and The Turkey Agreement)

I have to be honest, Dental School pushes me to my limits. A lot of times I feel like I’m paddling in the middle of the ocean, and just when I get a hold of a raft, they make things harder. They know exactly what we’re going through, they know when we adapt, and they [...]

30 Day Trial: The Lifestyle of a Gym Rat (or Daily Workouts For Normal People)

30 Day Trial: The Lifestyle of a Gym Rat (or Daily Workouts For Normal People)

Photo courtesy of Joseph Lasalla of JoeyFitness.com
Humans evolved in motion; hunting, fighting, and surviving. Since starting NYUCD in September, I’ve lost track of how many 16 hour days were spent sitting in the same spot (my version of surviving tigers like Dr. Baker and Dr. Roy )
This isn’t a complaint, but my current [...]

Posted by in Health | March 1, 2010 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 7 comments

Are You Toxic?

This is a guest post by Bianca Perilli.
This might be old news, but I am just BLOWN AWAY by the alarming statistics of disease in our country.  Did you know that 80% of Americans are overweight and 30% are considered to be obese?  Worse, The World Health Organization states that 75% of all American deaths [...]

Posted by in Health | February 4, 2010 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 5 comments

A Fat Girl’s Struggle With Discipline

A Fat Girl’s Struggle With Discipline

Editor’s Note: The picture used in this article is a stockphoto of BBW model @juicyjacqulyn. While this article is meant to encourage self-discipline, and not breed insecurity in people, it should be noted that obesity is directly correlated with diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. It comes down to doing what will be healthiest [...]

Posted by in Health | July 7, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 9 comments

You’ll Love This Doctor

You’ll Love This Doctor

Caution: Don’t read this without your sense of humor. I don’t know original source, so if you point it out, I’ll cite it.
Q: Doctor,  I’ve heard that  cardiovascular exercise can prolong life. Is this true?
A: Your  heart is only good for so many  beats, and that’s it…  don’t waste them on exercise. Everything wears [...]

Posted by in Health | May 29, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 15 comments

Strengthening our muscles… and spirit. (Video)

Today the readers of AlexShalman.com are in for a special treat. Carla Birnberg of MizFit Online made this video ‘guest post’ just for us.
I’d also like to welcome the regular Mizfit readers that are going to be coming over here today. I’ve humbly watched Carla’s blog, and have seen first hand that you are [...]

Posted by in Health, Videos | March 23, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 26 comments

5 Simple Ways to Stop a Cold!

5 Simple Ways to Stop a Cold!

This is a guest post from Chris at zentofitness.com. Zen to Fitness writes articles about Health, Fitness, Vitality and Good Eating. Make sure to check out Zen to Fitness.
Its that time of the year; Colds, runny noses and coughs are all about us and despite your best attempts to stay healthy its inevitable you will [...]

Posted by in Health | December 11, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 8 comments

What I learned After One Month, 14 Lbs and Mindless Habits

On October 1st I set a goal to lose 20 lbs by October 31st. I ended up being 6 lbs short of reaching my goal, but I’d hardly call this month a failure as far as my health is concerned. I learned a great deal about self-discipline in the realm of food control, which I’d [...]

Posted by in Health | November 2, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 4 comments

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