Why Working Out is Like Taking Birth Control Pills

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Dr. Joseph Mercola, a well-known health advocate, has an interesting take on exercise.

He believes that it should be prescribed, like any other medication, in daily doses.

“The simple act of writing out a prescription for exercise is an excellent approach to being proactive in regard to your health. It’s also far more logical, inexpensive and actually radically reduces your risk of most every chronic disease known to man.…

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The Best Bone Density Workout & Why You Shouldn’t Work Out on the Moon

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A reader question from Marilyn:

Dear Chad,

Those have been interesting videos the last couple of days. I’m more cautious about exercise because of my low bone density. I know it’s good to build bone density through exercise, but if my bones are still low in density, I don’t want to risk injury or a fracture. I’m also protective of my knees, as we have lots of friends and relatives who have had knee replacement surgery.…

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The Discomfort Mirage

Myogenics Fitness founder and Los Angeles personal trainer Chad Morris shares an insight about how some discomfort feels like it will continue to intensify indefinitely — how this affects both exercise and diet, and what you can do about it.

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Ultimate Kitchen Raid Challenge Part 3: The Pantry


It’s time to spend 5 minutes to have your pantry making you automatically leaner — rather than acting as a mercenary (that you’ve paid!) fighting you in the “battle of the bulge.”

If you’ve followed all the of the “kitchen raid” blog posts, your whole kitchen is now your ally in getting you in leaner better shape. Congratulations!

(if you haven’t completed the other two yet, those posts are still live on my blog, right before this last installment)

We’ve gone through your refrigerator and the freezer already, but this may be the most painful/liberating part of your kitchen raid, since so many junk food ends up here.…

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Ultimate Kitchen Raid Challenge Part 2: The Freezer

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In the last blog post, I covered some quick changes you could make to your fridge to have you automatically eating better and getting leaner. (you can see that here)

Today, let’s turn to…

The Freezer

Anyone who has walked the freezer aisles at the store knows how plentiful frozen temptations are. How does your freezer measure up?

Dump this: Ice cream.…

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Ultimate Kitchen Raid Challenge

Myogenics Fitness

Today I have a challenge for you that will automatically make your diet a whole lot better — by just adjusting what is in your kitchen.

Your kitchen can make or break your weight loss results.

A kitchen stocked with the makings for healthy meals and snacks will keep you on track, even when late-night cravings strike. On the flip side, a kitchen filled with unhealthy munchies will derail your weight loss efforts every single time.

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