Should You add Pycnogenol to your Daily Supplement Regimen?

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I usually order vitamins and supplements from, because of both the convenience and cost factor (if you order from iHerb, use the referral code JON420 to save $5 on your order).   iHerb usually includes flyers or sample packs of various … [Continue reading]

Muscle Confusion – the Key to Strength and Tone?

About 3 weeks ago, I met my workout partner at the gym on a Saturday morning and we ran through a new workout sequence that Michael called a "super set."   This involved 50 repetitions of a variety of machine equipment exercises set at a medium … [Continue reading]

Why Fish Oil is Good for You

At my last annual physical, my doctor recommended that I add fish oil to my daily intake of supplements to help keep my cholesterol down.   Specifically, he recommended a fish oil supplement that contains high levels of both DHA (Docosahexaenoic … [Continue reading]

Why Calorie Counting Matters

I am not happy that calorie counting matters, but it really does.  Like many of my peers, I could stand to lose a few pounds.  In my teens and twenties, it was fairly easy to lose weight - just increase my physical activity and, presto, the weight … [Continue reading]

How Often Should You Work Out With Kettlebells?

Over the past couple of months, my workout partner and I have re-integrated kettlebell workouts into our weekly routine at the Perimeter L.A. Fitness.  We bring out kettlebells on Tuesdays and Fridays and go through our set of exercises three times.  … [Continue reading]