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Exercise

Diseases

Does it help to know your coronary artery calcium score?

I read an interesting paper on fitness, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and coronary artery calcium (CAC) scores from the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study. This paper looked at “generally healthy middle-aged men” and associations between their level of aerobic fitness, CAC scores, and risk for CVD. So why was this interesting to me (and by extension, should you care)?

Exercise

How you move defines how you live, Part II

In the summer of 2009 I was preparing for a swim that nobody had ever done before.

Exercise

How you move defines how you live

My clinical interest is longevity, which is a function of lifespan and healthspan; In math parlance, longevity = f (lifespan, healthspan).

Exercise

2016 update

Yes, I know, I haven’t written a blog post since ‘nam.

Exercise

Introduction to Superstarch – Part II

In part II of this series, as promised, I interviewed one of the nations top trainers of professional athletes to…

Exercise

Introduction to Superstarch – Part I

Occasionally, I have alluded to a product I use to improve my athletic performance.  This product, derived from corn starch,…

Nutritional biochemistry

What do anabolic steroids, EPO, and carbohydrates have in common?

Before getting to this week’s post, if anyone didn’t see the 60 Minutes segment on Sunday about the toxicity of…

Ketosis

The interplay of exercise and ketosis – Part II

You’ll recall from last week’s post I did a self-experiment to see if I could learn something about the interplay…

Ketosis

The interplay of exercise and ketosis – Part I

I embarked on a self-experiment last weekend to see if I could better understand the interplay between the different types…

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