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Practicing Presence
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      2 comments

February is the beginning of my dedication to "practicing presence". That is, I will practice being present when I eat, when I buy food, when I prepare food, when I order food when I eat out, when I exercise, and at many other times of the day a... Read more
I don't care how old I live; I just want to be LIVING while I am living!
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      3 comments

Jack Lalanne died this last weekend at his home in Morro Bay surrounded by his family with the football play offs on the TV. He lived a long and healthy life, doing what he loved. He was a sugarholic as a teenager, his brothers had died of pneum... Read more
Heart Attacks and Strokes Caused by Full Fat Cells
Thursday, January 20, 2011      2 comments

A diet of fruits, vegetables and nuts lowers the bad LDL cholesterol in two weeks by 33 percent, far more than the same diet with added grains and low fat diary (23 percent), and even more than by the National Cholesterol Ther... Read more
Intervals Train your Muscles to Use Lactic Acid as Fuel
Monday, January 17, 2011      1 comments

Gabe Mirkin, M.D. You exercise so intensely that your muscles burn and you gasp for breath. Then you slow down for a minute or two, catch your breath, and then ... Read more
Muscle Sugar: Train Low and Compete High
Monday, January 10, 2011      5 comments

Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health E-Zine Muscle Sugar: Train Low and Compete High January 9, 2011 Muscles use carbohydrates, fats and proteins for energy. You can improve both endurance and speed in athletic competitions... Read more
Virtual Team Challenge 2011 (VTC)
Saturday, January 01, 2011      0 comments

Virtual Team Challenge The Virtual Team Challenge (VTC), runs every year from January 1–31. Follow the directions below to participate! The Details Each team completes as many meters as they can collectively between 12:00 a.m. January 1... Read more
Success and How to Achieve it.
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      2 comments

I found a way to succeed in 2010. I discovered the Hippocrates Health Institute Program and immediately started losing weight. I was stuck at 315 pounds despite doing over an hour of exercise every day on the rowing machine. I had refused to die... Read more
Exercising on an Empty Stomach
Thursday, December 16, 2010      3 comments

Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health E-Zine December 19, 2010 Exercising on an Empty Stomach Can Both Prevent and Treat Diabetes One of three North Americans will become diabetic because they eat a high-calorie, high-fat di... Read more
Interval Training for Health, Maximum Speed, and Endurance
Monday, November 01, 2010      0 comments

Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health E-Zine October 31, 2010 Special issue: In last week's eZine I explained why intense exercise is necessary for both • maximum health ... Read more
Back on Track and Feeling Great-My Program
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      3 comments

I've modified my lifestyle approach over the years since I've joined SparkPeople. The two common themes that I have maintained are daily exercise and low carbohydrate approach to eating. My low carbohydrate approach has moved from Atkins to Vege... Read more
Back to Basics!
Sunday, September 26, 2010      6 comments

I've had great success with the living food diet and even on vacation, where I was hit and miss, I managed to lose weight. Recently, I have strayed further away from eating live food and added cooked food and watched my weight climb up 5 pounds.... Read more
Still following a live food and vigorous exercise lifestyle with success!
Sunday, September 12, 2010      2 comments

I was on vacation for most of the month of August as my son and daughter were visiting from France. I did not follow a perfect live food program during that month, but I still managed to lose 3 pounds. I've lost 38 pounds since June 1 and I am l... Read more
Metabolic Syndrome and Other Gifts to Baby Boomers
Saturday, July 31, 2010      1 comments

I was born in 1946 the very beginning of the Baby Boom Generation (1946-1964). Four years ago, I was diagnosed with Metabolic Syndrome or Syndrome X among other names. It means that my blood pressure was higher than normal, my cholesterol was hi... Read more
The Living Foods Program Lowered my Blood Sugar in 30 Days.
Saturday, July 31, 2010      0 comments

I was inspired to begin the Living Foods Lifestyle Program after reading books by Brian Clement, the Director of the Hippocrates Health Institute. I started at the end of June and from July 1 to the present (July 30) I have eaten only Living Veg... Read more
Great expectations create great results!
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      0 comments

"If you think that you can or if you think that you can't, you're right." --Henry Ford... Read more

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