In episode three of "The Pillars of Health" Jonathan talks with Eirinn Dougherty about nutrition. There is some really great take aways in this podcast from Eirinn including how to set manageable nutrition goals, what is healthy eating and what exactly is "healthy" food? In relation to taking ownership of your own nutritional habits we... Continue Reading →
In order to stay on top of your goals, whatever they may be, nutrition plays a key role. When it comes to food, we all need guidelines and here are 5 practical rules to embrace right now. Everybody says they "eat well" and that they don't need help in that area but it's usually... Continue Reading →
Hypothyroidism is a condition the American Hypothyroidism Association estimates affects up to 20 million Americans with up to 60% of people unaware of their condition. The process of finding out what is affecting you and how to go about fixing the situation usually develops into a long journey. As you battle the symptoms, you even... Continue Reading →
By Jonathan Carroll Ever wonder is there a difference between 100% Organic and Organic on your groceries? Well there is. Take a look at this helpful "Label Language" to distinguish between different claims made on produce in supermarkets all over the world. Know exactly what you're getting. Check the article out here on Prevention.com
Mark Rippetoe recently posted an interesting article on the misconception that you can only become conditioned through running miles. In his article "Conditioning is a Sham" Mark goes into detail on how strength is relative to certain lines of work and also that novice trainees need to plan their conditioning sparingly.
Use this graph to see when you should be asleep and what exactly happens when you are asleep at certain times. It also recommends "dimming lights" as the evening progresses to signal to your body that rest time is approaching. This reemphasizes the importance of getting some quality shut eye as it helps you function... Continue Reading →