Category Archives: Nutrition

High-Bar vs Low-Bar Squats: Which Is Best for Strength and Hypertrophy?

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Broadly speaking, there are two kinds of barbell squat: the high-bar and the low-bar squat.   These names have nothing to do with the equipment you’re using—both involve a standard barbell—but instead refer to where you hold the barbell on your back while squatting.  To wit, the high-bar squat has the bar 2 to 3 inches […]

The Best of Muscle For Life: Building Effective Habits, How to Clean Bulk, & Destructive Things You Should Stop Doing

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Oil Pulling for Cancer?  | NutritionFacts.org

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What evidence exists to suggest oil pulling can effectively treat serious diseases, such as paralysis, meningitis, cancer, and AIDS?  I’ve produced videos on how coconut oil is safe to put on your hair or put on your skin, but you certainly don’t want to eat it. In fact, you may not even want to be in the same kitchen when coconut oil is being heated. I don’t know where people got the idea […]

The Great “Vulnerability” Hoax | Legion

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The Great “Vulnerability” Hoax | Legion 0 Free Shipping & Returns 100% Money-Back Guarantee Written by Michael Matthews If someone feels “vulnerable” and doesn’t post about it on (delete your) Instagram, will the Universe recognize their bravery and reward it with quantum abundance and gratitude? Ehh . . . I fear that an answer to […]

8 Mayo Substitutes to Help You Eat Healthier

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The creamy texture and tangy flavor of mayonnaise is a staple in so many classic recipes — think potato salad, egg salad, pasta salad, sandwiches, burgers, and dips. But it’s not exactly the pinnacle of healthy condiments, so you may be wondering if a worthy mayo substitute exists. “Classic mayonnaise is made from emulsifying egg […]

You Don’t Have to Avoid Processed Foods. Here’s What Matters Instead.

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Here’s what you should know about “ultra-processed foods”–how they affect your health and what that means for your family. I wrote a shorter version of this post for my column on WebMD’s Food and Fitness Blog. Talk about “processed food” can make me twitchy. That’s because so much of it smacks of privilege, particularly the […]

How Sara Used Thinner Leaner Stronger to Lose 55 Pounds and Get Ripped

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How Sara Used Thinner Leaner Stronger to Lose 55 Pounds and Get Ripped – Legion Athletics 0 Free Shipping & Returns 100% Money-Back Guarantee Home / Blog / Podcast / How Sara Used Thinner Leaner Stronger to Lose 55 Pounds and Get Ripped Written by Michael Matthews   In this episode, I interview Sara, who […]

Daily Salt Intake: How Much Salt Is Too Much?

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It’s too simplistic to think of sodium as “bad.” Yes, you should watch your daily salt intake, but that doesn’t mean all sodium in your diet should get the boot. “Sodium is an essential mineral in your body to help maintain fluid balance, muscle contraction, nerve conduction, and more,” explains Chelsey Amer, M.S., R.D.N., owner of Chelsey […]