The Holistic Hundred is a 100 day challenge that starts on Tuesday, August 14th and ends on Wednesday, November 21st (the day before Thanksgiving). The challenge consists of not eating any sugars, grains or vegetable oils.This is not Keto. This is not Low Carb. This is not calorie counting. This is not counting macros. Just […]
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Is Sparkling Water Healthy?
Saying that sparkling waters are popular is an understatement. Nearly 574 million gallons of sparkling water — $6.1 billion worth — were sold in the U.S. in 2016, the last full year of data, according to Beverage Marketing. And that figure was expected to reach 790 gallons and more than $8.5 million in 2017. Compare […]
What Is Fasting and Should You Be Doing It?
Fasting is getting a lot of press these days. But it’s nothing new. Fasting was a normal practice even as long as 2000 years ago. There are many stories in the Bible of people (including Jesus) fasting for forty days or longer.In January of both 2016 and 2017, I did a week-long water fast. You […]
Why Counting Calories Doesn’t Work
We’ve all heard that the key to losing weight is to simply burn more calories than you take in. Calories in < Calories out. Part of this thinking is that consumed calories, regardless of their sources are equivalent; i.e., a calorie is a calorie. Historically, calorie-focused thinking has been biased against high-fat foods, many of […]
More Nutritional Myths and Misconceptions
I’m not a Doctor. I’m not a Nutritionist or Dietician. I do not have a degree in nutritional science. I am not registered, licensed, and/or certified in anything related to health or nutrition. BUT, I have spent the last eight years learning as much as I can about the human body and how what, when […]
2017 Ironman Louisville Race Preview
If all goes as planned, exactly a week from when I’m typing this, I will be starting the run portion of Ironman Louisville 2017. This will be my fourth time toeing the line of my hometown long-course triathlon. The question has come up more this season than in any of the previous three…”why”. Why do […]
7 Rules for Eating Healthy at Work
According to the most recent US News report that I could find, 86% of American workers sit all day for their job, I assume almost all of them sit at a desk or some sort of work station. I also assume that most people have heard of the health risks associated with prolonged sitting (it’s […]
Holistic Hundred 2.0 & 2.1
Last year I created the “Holistic Hundred”. It was a 100-day challenge to eliminate all sugars and grains from my diet and do 100 body-weight exercises every day. I invited people to join me and we ended up having around a dozen people that set the goal to not eat sugar or grains from August […]
What’s the Deal with Probiotics?
It’s likely that you’ve read an article or heard someone talk about probiotics. They are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your health, especially your digestive system. That’s right, they are bacteria that are GOOD for you. People usually associate bacteria with disease, but your body is full of bacteria, both good and […]
Solid Steps Radio
A few weeks ago I received a message on Facebook from an old friend. He co-hosts a weekly radio show / podcast and he wanted to know if I would be a guest on his show. He was putting together a show to encourage men to start exercising. I jumped at the chance as I’m […]