Beware Couch Potato Lungs

Has the stress of the last six months turned you into a chip-eating couch potato? I don’t want you to feel too bad if it has… These are strange times. But this kind of lifestyle does more than cause weight gain and increase your risk of chronic diseases, like diabetes, heart attack and stroke. It causes your lungs to become …

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The 12-minute memory makeover

A new study from the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease showed a 47% boost in memory when people did cardio. The researchers were thrilled. I suppose they were proud of themselves for figuring out that getting more oxygen to your brain supports your memory. But they’re selling themselves short. Cardio is better than nothing, but it’s a puny effort for getting …

Drugs Can Cause Weight Gain

The world’s top drug companies generate billions making drugs that will never heal your underlying condition. After all, their business model is based on the “profitable management” of disease. Now, it turns out the very same drugs cause obesity. True story. A new study from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), found nearly 25% of Americans are taking …

Athletes Love This Circulation Booster

One of the secrets of youth is a powerful molecule your body makes in the lining of your blood vessels. It’s called nitric oxide (NO). If you’re a regular reader, you’ve heard me talk about it. It’s a signaling molecule that allows your blood vessels to relax and expand. This allows blood and oxygen to reach every cell in your …

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Keep Moving for More Lung Power

Your lungs are your most vulnerable organ. I’m not just talking about the effects of the flu or coronavirus. Your lungs are your number one predictor of death. That’s how sensitive they are… But some people are doing better than others. In my clinic, we give elders the strength and power in their lungs they remember from their youth. I’m …

Our Air is Making Us Fatter

Air pollution is a 21st century problem. It’s not something our ancestors had to worry about. I’ve written to you for years about the dangerous levels of pollution in today’s modern, toxic world. But a new study I just read stunned me. Because it suggests that the air we breathe is making us fat. Researchers at the University of California …

My 2-Minute Workout Makes New Mitochondria

A brand-new study out of Australia supports what I’ve been telling my patients for more than two decades. That two minutes of high exertion exercise is much healthier than the traditional aerobic workouts recommended by most doctors and so-called “experts.” Let me explain… As a regular reader you know that working out every day for 45 minutes is unnatural. Humans …

Surprising Space Race Spinoff

It was July 20, 1969 and I was 12 years old… Like the rest of America, my family and I were glued to the black and white TV set in my living room. We were all gathered together to watch the lunar landing. The space race between America and the Soviet Union had been going on for more than a …

Professional Runner Admits: “I Was Weak and Underdeveloped”

For 10 years, long-distance runner Ryan Hall held the U.S. record in the half marathon. He was the first person to break the one-hour barrier in that race. And his time of 2 hours, 4 minutes and 58 seconds in the Boston Marathon remains the fastest for any American athlete. Long-distance runner Ryan Hall before and after he quit marathons. …

Only Minutes to a Balanced Microbiome

When I was in medical school, bacteria were still considered one of the biggest public health threats we faced. And antibiotics were believed to be the Holy Grail that would wipe them out. The “conventional wisdom” was that if you got rid of bacteria, you would eliminate deadly diseases like pneumonia, tuberculosis and meningitis. In fact, a whole industry designed …

Cardio: How many runners will collapse this weekend?

The New York City Marathon is this weekend. It’s the world’s biggest race with more than 50,000 people running 26 miles non-stop. I wonder how many lives will be claimed this year. I’m not exaggerating. It happens every time… Last year in London, 31-year-old Army captain David Seath collapsed three miles from the finish line. He died a few hours …

BMI: Tom Brady is obese?

Your Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measurement of your body fat percentage. And based on the results, you are labeled normal, overweight or obese. But BMI can give you some crazy results. Using this measurement, I’m considered obese. And so is NFL superstar Tom Brady. You see, BMI only compares your height against your weight. It doesn’t distinguish between …

Out From Under the FDA’s Heel

A medical revolution is happening as we speak… And the great state of Texas is leading the charge. It started because people like you finally got fed up with the chokehold the FDA has on medicine. Let me explain… The FDA is controlled by bureaucrats who were hired from Big Pharma and the medical establishment. They refuse to approve life-saving …

Four simple steps to a lean body

If I told you to eat what you love and cut back on your workouts if you want to lose weight, you might tell me I’m crazy. Diet and fitness “experts” certainly would. But their terrible advice about fitness and nutrition has led to the current obesity epidemic. Nearly 40% of Americans are now obese and nearly 70% are overweight. …

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The Truth About Modern Exercise

If you’ve been following the advice of mainstream doctors or fitness “experts,” you’ve probably logged more than a few miles — and countless hours — on the treadmill. I applaud your effort to be healthy. I know you’ve put in a lot of hard work. But I have to tell you the truth… They wasted your time. That’s because the …

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Long Distance Running Effects On Your Health

Long distance running is becoming more and more popular. Close to two million people every year drag themselves across the finish lines. And that’s just in half marathon races. Runners in these 13.1 mile events have increased six-fold over the past 25 years.  All these amateur athletes think they’re getting really healthy as they work themselves up to full marathons. …