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2 04, 2017

More bad news for Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

By | 2017-04-12T12:17:03+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Archive for 2017, Diet and Nutrition, Newsletter #31 – April 2017|Comments Off on More bad news for Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

More bad news for Vegan and Vegetarian Diets You hearing me now? Written by: Joachim Bartoll, December 2016/January 2017 Classic Muscle Newsletter, April 2017 (issue #31)   I know, I know. I’ve bashed Vegan and Vegetarian diets on several accounts – including the lack of quality protein and several important minerals and vitamins. And guess what, I’m about to do it again – as new [...]

12 03, 2017

Bodybuilding and Protein

By | 2017-03-14T14:15:41+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Archive for 2017, Diet and Nutrition, Newsletter #30 – March 2017|Comments Off on Bodybuilding and Protein

Bodybuilding and Protein Muscular guys and gals need more protein? Written by: Joachim Bartoll, January/February 2017 Classic Muscle Newsletter, March 2017 (issue #30)   If you remember, in September of 2015, I wrote an article on High Protein Diets and Body Composition. That article covered some older and a recent study, showing benefits of as much as 3.4 grams of protein per kilogram of body [...]

11 03, 2017

How to lay the foundation to fat loss

By | 2017-03-13T16:06:04+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Archive for 2017, Diet and Nutrition, Newsletter #30 – March 2017|Comments Off on How to lay the foundation to fat loss

How to lay the foundation to fat loss The first steps to lose fat and keep it off Written by: Joachim Bartoll, January/February 2017 Classic Muscle Newsletter, March 2017 (issue #30)   There are thousands upon thousands of ways to go about losing fat and getting lean. Anything from diets to fasting, from weight training to increased everyday activity – and combinations of all of [...]

10 02, 2017

Starting or Expanding Your Family

By | 2017-02-10T15:38:45+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Archive for 2017, Diet and Nutrition, Health and Longevity, Newsletter #29 – February 2017|Comments Off on Starting or Expanding Your Family

Starting or Expanding Your Family How nutrition and toxins influence your child Part 1 of 2 Written by: Joachim Bartoll, January/February 2017 Classic Muscle Newsletter, February 2017 (issue #29)   Since the introduction of processed food, junk food, and what we can consider the “modern diet”; most mothers cannot nourish themselves optimally before conception, and much less during a pregnancy. The art of cooking and putting [...]

9 02, 2017

The Foundation of Healthy Nutrition, Part 1

By | 2017-02-09T11:31:49+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Archive for 2017, Diet and Nutrition, Newsletter #29 – February 2017|Comments Off on The Foundation of Healthy Nutrition, Part 1

The Foundation of Healthy Nutrition What we can learn from cultures around the world Part 1 of 3 Written by: Joachim Bartoll, January 2017 Classic Muscle Newsletter, February 2017 (issue #29)   While carnivores have the ability to hunt and devour most of its prey and omnivores migrates depending on seasonal availability of plant-based food, only humans have learned to extract every last bit of nutritional content [...]

8 02, 2017

Straight from the desk #11 (only Silver or Gold/VIP)

By | 2017-03-01T20:38:56+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Archive for 2017, Diet and Nutrition, Health and Longevity, Newsletter #29 – February 2017, Supplements|Comments Off on Straight from the desk #11 (only Silver or Gold/VIP)

Straight from the desk #11 Written by: Joachim Bartoll Classic Muscle Newsletter, July 2016 (issue #22) Straight from the desk is only available for subscribers with a Silver- or Gold Membership.   Straight from the desk is an ongoing series where I put my thoughts, ideas or recent topics (discussed by clients or other coaches) into small nuggets of useful information. Each issue usually contains several topics (comparable [...]

25 01, 2017

The Epidemic of Nearsightedness II

By | 2017-01-25T15:39:06+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Archive for 2017, Diet and Nutrition, Health and Longevity, Newsletter #28 – January 2017|Comments Off on The Epidemic of Nearsightedness II

The Epidemic of Nearsightedness II Carbohydrates and Insulin Written by: Joachim Bartoll, January 2017 Classic Muscle Newsletter, January 2017 (issue #28)   In Issue 24 of CMN, I wrote about the new epidemic of nearsightedness (myopia). We dismissed the belief that myopia is hereditary and looked at the most common reasons for distorted vision – the lack of natural sunshine and our recently developed habit of [...]

19 01, 2017

Collagen Protein as Pre-Workout?

By | 2017-01-19T11:22:49+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Archive for 2017, Diet and Nutrition, Health and Longevity, Newsletter #28 – January 2017, Supplements|Comments Off on Collagen Protein as Pre-Workout?

Collagen Protein as Pre-Workout? Collagen and vitamin C before exercise for improved joint health? Written by: Joachim Bartoll, December 2016 and January 2017. Classic Muscle Newsletter, January 2017 (issue #28)   I’ve written about collagen protein and its benefits on several occasions in the past. It is very good for maintaining and improving skin elasticity (which decreases the development and appearance of wrinkles) as well as [...]

4 12, 2016

Are You Wasting Food?

By | 2016-12-04T12:47:20+00:00 December 4th, 2016|Archive for 2016, Diet and Nutrition, Newsletter #27 – December 2016|Comments Off on Are You Wasting Food?

Are You Wasting Food? What You Need to Know About Expiration Dates Written by: Joachim Bartoll, November 2016. Classic Muscle Newsletter, December 2016 (issue #27)   You know, the dates on the packages on most food stuffs? The ones you probably look at when throwing stuff in the garbage? They don’t mean much of anything! The FDA allows manufacturers to stamp their product with a date in [...]

26 11, 2016

My 7-day Fasting Experiment, day 1 to 7

By | 2016-12-06T11:20:24+00:00 November 26th, 2016|Archive for 2016, Diet and Nutrition, Health and Longevity, Newsletter #26 – November 2016, Newsletter #27 – December 2016|Comments Off on My 7-day Fasting Experiment, day 1 to 7

My 7-day Fasting Experiment A simple blog with my experiences, day 1 to 7 Written by: Joachim Bartoll, November 2016. Classic Muscle Newsletter, November 2016 (issue #26)   Although I tried the Animal Diet in 1998 (the original intermittent fasting diet) and began to incorporate 24 to 36 hours fasts in 2008, I haven’t done any fast lasting longer than 36 hours. While I’ve read thousands of [...]