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Carbohydrates Part 1: Classification and Digestion

On my Facebook group, someone mentioned that something about the GI of cooked versus raw carrots was moving through the fitness community (something like that) and that stimulated me to write this article series.  In it I want to ultimately look at the concepts of the Glycemic Index (GI) and Glycemic Load (GL) but today I need to give a quick primer on carbohydrates which I have done before so the next bits will make sense.… Read More

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Muscle and Strength Pyramids by Eric Helms – Book Review

Given that it’s the New Year (remember that 2016 goes on your checks now, man that dates me, how many people still use checks) I wanted to review a couple of new e-books that should help almost anybody (except perhaps the complete novice set up a plan).  And those books are the “Muscle and Strength Training Pyramid” and “Muscle and Strength Nutrition Pyramid” ebooks by Eric Helms, Andrea Valdez and Andy Morgan. … Read More