OFM Training Tip – The Switch

Here is a little OFM Training Tip that we encourage all of our athletes to do – It is called looking for and feeling “The Switch”.This is really what Fat Adaptation is all about. What is the Switch?The Switch is when you can literally feel your body start to tap into your fat stores.  It […]

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The best fight against disease – Metabolic Fitness…

Today, I am talking about our immune system function.  In light of Covid, this is appropriate, however, this concept goes far beyond the current climate and focuses on how our bodies fight the viruses and bacteria we are exposed to on a daily basis. To stay on track, let’s use CoVid-19 as it is the […]

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OFM gets YOU ‘ahead of the curve’

I’m warning you ahead of time, this is a deep dive into the emerging science of COVID-19 with strategies to empower you to ‘eliminate the curve’ for you, your family and those around you.  Table of Contents How to Get “Ahead of the Curve”Dot 1: What’s the OFM / COVID connection?What’s the connection and WHY […]

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Fear and why you need to understand the WHY not just the HOW

Before we dive down anymore science-based rabbit holes it’s important I address another very real factor you aren’t going to see in a published paper: One of the defining themes of the COVID-19 Panic-demic is uncertainty. Uncertainty breeds fear and fear triggers the ‘Fight or Flight’ mechanism. This not only shifts our metabolism to burn […]

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From Covid Fear to Metabolic Empowerment

Earlier this week California Governor Gavin Newsam held a press conference about the CoVid-19 situation in the state.  What struck me was that he made this defining statement: “Until there is a vaccine or treatment,” he was going to impose these draconian measures of closing businesses like restaurants, restricting movement, imposing fines for not wearing […]

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The Importance of a Long Slow Warmup

This article is about one of the keys to our OFM Protocol Training (Optimized Fat Metabolism).  The Long Slow Warmup (SLW) is a component of OFM Training because of the critical role it plays in your Performance and Health.  Why is a Long Slow Warmup important?When we are in a relatively sedentary state our body’s […]

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What does Independence mean for your Personal Health

On this holiday weekend, we are tend to think about the value of our independence and freedom.  With the freedom comes responsibility toward ourselves and others. I want to get you thinking along the same lines when it comes to your health.  Our Freedom also gives us the option to choose how we treat our […]

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