Monthly Archives: May 2016

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Evil Core Training That Produces Results

  • by Matt Jennings
  • May 24, 2016
  Your core is a complex group of muscles that include the superficial ones such as the abs, latissimus dorsi (lats), external/internal obliques, glutes and lateral hip. And the more deep musculature including the transverse abdominals, mutifidus, diaphragm, pelvic floor as well as many other deeper muscles. Basically almost every movement we make incorporates the […]Read More >>
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Every Time I Eat Brown Rice My Stomach Gets All Jacked Up…What’s Up With That??

  • by Matt Jennings
  • May 19, 2016
Brown rice, although tasty with succulent hints of nutty aroma and sweetness, contains these crazy little compounds called lectins. Lectins are considered in some nutrition circles as anti-nutrients. And these ‘anti-nutrients’ can disrupt small intestinal metabolism and damage small intestinal villi via the ability of lectins to bind with brush border surfaces in the distal […]Read More >>
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Does Your Belly ‘Hurt’ Every Time You Eat A Sweet Potato?

  • by Matt Jennings
Here’s Why… Sweet Potatoes Contain Mannitol… Mannitol belongs to the polyol, or sugar alcohol family. Sugar alcohols, such as sorbitol, xylitol, maltitol and mannitol, are often added to sugar-free ice cream, sugar-free candy and other sugar-free foods because they contain fewer calories and sugar compared with regular table sugar. Some foods also naturally contain small […]Read More >>
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THE PROWLER IS…THE NEW SQUAT?

  • by Matt Jennings
  Most people who have ever used a prowler or sled in their training have a love/hate relationship with it. Why? Well, if you have done any work with the prowler…you know why. And If you haven’t…you need to. Here’s why. The prowler can be used to improve lower body strength and/or improve conditioning. On […]Read More >>