The Cholesterol Myth

10 Cholesterol Myths Debunked If you have been around ION S and C for a while you might have heard me go off about Cholesterol and all the lies we were told about it. For those interested, the article above goes into some detail about 10 myths about cholesterol. But...

Obesity and its Risk

Scary Stats So Lets beat a dead horse. https://www.itv.com/news/2019-04-29/obesity-significantly-increases-risk-of-serious-disease-researchers-warn/ Obesity kills. Obesity is an epidemic. It doesn’t look like anyone is coming to fix it. Looks like its up to us....

Stretching?

Why You Should Stop Stretching at the Gym Above is a pretty convincing argument for avoiding stretching before workout. For those who don’t feel like reading the whole thing here’s the TL;DR- Warming up-Yes. Getting the blood flowing through a dynamic warm...

The Best Diet

Let’s get this out of the way early- there is no such thing as a perfect “diet”. Let’s go a step further- remove “diet” from your vocabulary. “Diet” has bad connotations. Like some kind of regimented, draconian, tortuous...

What Is Fitness?

The first time I saw this question was in 2006. I was browsing around looking for some kind of fitness program. Something different. I had been doing the gym thing for some time but I was still overweight and I had an inkling that there was more to being fit than...

Mental Game Part III

In our continuing series about the mental aspects of health and fitness I wanted to cover a subject I have been considering a lot lately and that is SACRIFICE. It is not lost on me that every time we step into the box we are sacrificing every other thing we could be...