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Chris Reid's Blog – October 2011 Archive (7)

Old School Workout

Today we have an Old School Workout

In “How to get strong and how to stay so” by William Blaikie, published in 1884. Within the book he outlines several exercise routines for various groups of people but one in particular his “Daily Exercise for Young Men” wouldn’t look out of place reprinted in a modern fitness magazine. In fact it is not much different than the daily exercise I advise to help with diabetes, with… Continue

Added by Chris Reid on October 21, 2011 at 4:23am — No Comments

Low Carb Thursday – Rollups

Today we have Low Carb Thursday – Rollups

One of my go to snacks when I am hungry. It’s cheap, easy, high protein, and almost zero carb.

Added by Chris Reid on October 20, 2011 at 4:28am — 1 Comment

How to Start Running

How to Start Running

Everyone knows the benefits of cardiovascular training but often don’t know where to begin. To those who have never been a runner or a jogger it seems too complicated to start without ending up hurting yourself. Today I present a minimalist cardio plan that is endlessly scalable for anyone at any health and fitness level.

Added by Chris Reid on October 19, 2011 at 4:31am — No Comments

Guest Post – Islet Cell Transplant

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Today we have a huge treat for everyone!

Kathy is a passionate advocate for JDRF and for the organ transplant group Life Connections of Ohio. She writes the popular blog My New Islets and was living with Type 1 Diabetes for 25 years before receiving an islet cell transplant.

Today she shares her story with us.…


Added by Chris Reid on October 18, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

A Recommended “Celebrity” Workout

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It is not often I see a “celebrity” workout that I actually approve of. Most of them are way to much for a normal human being and almost always as a rule overly complicated with oddball exercises needing fancy equipment that most of us just don’t have.

Henry Cavill, the star of the new movie Immortals is gearing up to play the role as Superman in a new movie coming out. To buff up for the role… Continue

Added by Chris Reid on October 17, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Big Arms and Flat Abs in 5 Mins

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Yes the title is a little over the top, but still true. Get rid of the granny arm shake and flatten your stomach fast. Vanity is a good thing when you put it to good use.

Direct link Big Arms and Flat Abs in 5 Mins

Added by Chris Reid on October 4, 2011 at 4:43am — 2 Comments

Play, The Sneaky Workout

You do not have to make exercise such a chore. Make it social and have fun!

Play, The Sneaky Workout

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Added by Chris Reid on October 3, 2011 at 5:00am — 1 Comment



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