The Best Way to Exercise for Beginners

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Do you want to get started exercising although it’s all new to you? Here’s just the guide you need.

Our guest expert Jonas Bergqvist — physiotherapist, health inspiration and writer — recently shared his philosophy on exercise and exercise advice. Now it’s time to really get cracking.

This post will stick to the basics: How can you get started with exercise in the best way if you’re inexperienced, or even a complete beginner? Can it be done?

Without further ado, here’s Jonas:

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This first post on exercise is about how to start exercising if you’re inexperienced or out of practice. The ten main take-home messages are summarized in point form at the end.

Start with your attitude towards exercise. Exercising for the right reasons is absolutely the deciding factor for long term success. Continue Reading →

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No Need for Braces Before Agriculture

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Typical lower jaw from a hunter-gatherer, and aborigins from early 1900’s.

Before we invented agriculture our ancestors mostly had perfectly aligned teeth, without dental crowding or the need for braces. These tooth and jaw problems – which are now extremely common – are rarely or never seen in skeletons from our hunter-gatherer ancestors.

This is yet again showed in a new review of a few hundred European skeletons from the period 26,000 to 4,000 B.C.:

Malocclusion and dental crowding arose 12,000 years ago with earliest farmers

Similar findings have been seen many times before and are of great interest to everyone who has children with growing faces. How do you make them get as well-formed and well-functioning teeth and jaws as possible? Something in our modern environment messes things up – but what?

After discussing this with some experts in the field (for example at the Ancestral Health Symposiums), I’ve three things that seem important for well-formed jaws and teeth. Three things that we’re trying to follow with our children. Continue Reading →

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How Kellogg Lost Breakfast

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Manufacturers of processed sugar- and wheat-flour products are doing poorly in today’s increasingly enlightened climate. Kellogg which in the middle of an obesity epidemic makes its living by selling extremely sugary breakfast cereals (candy for breakfast) is an excellent example.

The cover story for the latest issue of the magazine Bloomberg Business is about their major problems:

As Americans become more health-conscious, they’re shying away from the kind of processed food baked in Kellogg’s four U.S. cereal factories. They tend to be averse to carbohydrates, which is a problem for a company selling cereal derived from corn, oats, and rice. “They basically have a carb-heavy portfolio,” says Robert Dickerson, senior packaged-food analyst at Consumer Edge.

Full article here: Who Killed Tony the Tiger? How Kellogg lost breakfast

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New Documentary About Incredible Physical Performance on LCHF – Just Released

This is interesting. Can you exercise and perform better physically with a lot fewer carbohydrates? Claiming this used to be dismissed as nonsense… but now more and more athletes have shown that it’s possible, by winning competitions and shattering records.

Here’s a brand new documentary featuring interviews with some of the top scientists and athletes in the field. The movie also follows a couple that takes on the impossible: rowing alone from California to Hawaii… on 80% fat and no added sugar.

I watched an early screening of the movie in Cape Town last week and it’s both eye-opening and entertaining.. well worth seeing. You can see the trailer above and here’s a link to watch the movie online.

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The price supports the movie maker Donal O’Neill and his upcoming movie project, in a related field. Continue Reading →

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The End of the LCHF Conference – Brief Video

Here’s a short video from the end of the LCHF conference. The two people onstage are the great professor Tim Noakes and Karen Thomson, the granddaughter of the world famous heart surgeon Christiaan Barnard.

Tim Noakes might be the scientific brains behind the LCHF movement in South Africa, but Karen has supplied the energy to make this conference a reality against all the odds. She truly deserves a standing ovation.

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