Spring brings the ideas of rebirth, or revival, to more things than just the grass and greening of trees. As the temperature rises, so does the motivation to go outside and be active again.Read More »
Chronic Cardio or Good Tool in the Health Toolbox?
Many low-carb or Paleo web sites lead to a variety of opinions about running or doing cardio, but most usually by those who used to run but now don't.Read More »
Exercise and Cold Weather: Tips to Stay Safe Outdoors
Being active outdoors involves having a plan to handle those potential hazards. Preparation and knowledge will give you the tools to use that low carb energy all year round.Read More »
Recovery – From Workout To Race
Kent Altena shares the various methods needed to help you recover from exercise, whether it's is a workout at home or running a marathon. Kent's suggestions will help you improve performance, stay encouraged, and avoid injury.Read More »
Mythbusting: Low Carb and the Athlete
Kent Altena debunks the long standing myths surrounding the relationship between low carb and exercise. These myths are often perpetuated by people who have tried the low carb lifestyle unsuccessfully in the past, or by those that continue to support scientists and scientific studies that fail to recognize what is known by most low carbers.Read More »
Exercise Reward and Motivation
Summer is coming to an end, and as the days get shorter and cooler it can become more difficult to maintain the zeal for exercise you had earlier in the season. No longer can nights or evenings be dedicated to working out, since your kids might have a concert or sporting event to attend or need to be picked up from an event. All these distractions make working out more difficult. So, how do you stay motivated to work out in the face of mounting demands on your time?Read More »
Exercise At Sea: You Don’t Have to Gain Weight on a Cruise!
Exercise At Sea: you don't have to gain weight on a cruise! Terrific & fun exercise options abound by Kent Altena in the June 2013 issue of CarbSmart Magazine.Read More »
Exercising in the Heat – How To Keep Your Cool
Just a few months ago, I was writing about the joy of being outside after a cold winter. Now it seems the weather has conspired against those that wish to be outside with ever-higher temperatures and percentages of humidity to match. How does one stay active through the blazing days of summer without retreating indoors to air conditioning?Read More »