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Book Review – “Jumpstart to Skinny” by Bob Harper || Chapters 8-9

Chapter / Rule 8 – Cut the Salt When I read this title I was all ready to jump on the contradiction of telling you to reduce your salt (because it will cause you to retain more water) but to … Continue reading

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Book Review – “Jumpstart to Skinny” by Bob Harper || Chapters 4-5

Chapter / Rule 4 – Get rid of water weight by drinking more water In bodybuilding competitions, The Biggest Loser weigh-ins and wrestlers trying to make weight, water manipulation is huge. For bodybuilders it’s because at 3% body fat, a … Continue reading

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What Can Magazine Covers Teach Us About Ourselves?

Just a quick little post today about “trigger” words used to grab our attention. I’ve spent the past 3 months collecting keywords on the covers of several popular men’s and women’s magazines, most with a focus on fitness.  Here’s what … Continue reading

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I’m Tired of Seeing This Routine

Pinterest remains a constant source of fascination for me. Sometimes I’m not sure if the pins I’m seeing are from companies or from the average user.  But regardless, every post on the Health & Fitness board is still about the … Continue reading

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Project: “Let’s Sharpen Our Bullshit Detectors!”

Sometimes a good rant involves more than a mere 1,000 word blog post. Now, I’ve made plenty of those, don’t get me wrong.  But I’ve been thinking for a while that I’d like to compile all the fitness-industry ranting in … Continue reading

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Too Fat, and Now Too Old: Compounding Problems

There’s a bit of a “chicken or egg” argument about certain marketing tactics.  The dual argument will go as such: “The media just give us what we want.  We fear being unattractive or appearing old, and they prey on those … Continue reading

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Book Reviews || “The Skinny Rules” By Bob Harper – Bonus & Conclusion

Find all the segments of my review in one easy place – The Book Review tab at the top! _______________________________________________________________ So, there you have it.  All 20 rules.  So simple right?  All you have to remember is 20 simple, easy rules.  Wait, … Continue reading

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