Tag Archives: fat-loss

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No Run ‘Cardio’

  • by Matt Jennings
  • April 25, 2018
Think ‘cardio’ is just running…elliptical…stationary bike…etc.? You have options. It’s just important to understand that any activity you do is cardio. In other words if your heart is still working and pumping blood… you’re doing cardio. Also, cardio in a workout setting, i.e. gym, is interchangeable with aerobic or endurance training. Keeping your heart rate […]Read More >>
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Supplementing Fats With More Fats

  • by Matt Jennings
  • July 3, 2017
For years I have followed a fairly high fat, healthful and nutritious ketogenic diet. My body just thrives on high fat/mod protein/heavy vegetable/low starch eating. Thrive=my body stays lean all year long, I am relatively strong, I enjoy mental clarity (unless I have pizza and a couple 1942s), I recover easily from fairly tough training sessions […]Read More >>
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FAT FOR FUEL…Really?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • June 21, 2017
In his recent book ‘FAT FOR FUEL’ Dr. Joseph Mercola discusses how both science and time have proven unequivocally that the low fat, high sugar (grain, starches…carbohydrate), highly processed foods…(basically what is described today as the Standard American Diet) has claimed the health of our population and set up a myriad of  metabolic disorders that […]Read More >>
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The Russian Kettlebell Swing

  • by Matt Jennings
  • June 19, 2017
How you execute every rep of the kettlebell swing matters. This is how we teach the swing at The Lift Gym. The Russian Kettlebell Swing should start on the floor with the kettlebell a foot in front of the athlete. Next the athlete grabs the horn with hips back, hamstrings a bit taut, spine rigid […]Read More >>
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Choose Your Battles

  • by Matt Jennings
  • February 13, 2017
“In this corner, standing at 5’6” and weighing in (again) at a voluptuous 186#, with a record of (we have no idea) this mother of two, wife, nurse, do anything for anybody…hails from Spokane Washington, and is still ranked #1 by her family and friends. Please give it up for Mrs. Kim ‘Kimmy’ Jones!!!! (sudden […]Read More >>