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Is Glucose Monitoring Really The Key To Your Health?

Diabetes and obesity are at epidemic levels. There is no shortage of talk about blood sugar, glucose and the need to regulate them.  Society has finally started to recognize too much sugar and too many carbs are not a good thing. In fact, it is now recognized that our high glucose diets are responsible for […]

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Vespa – Mental Clarity via Blood Sugar Stability

Mental Clarity and what I like to call “Blood Sugar Stability” is a vital component for overall performance. This blog was inspired by a message I received a few days ago from an ER Nurse who has low BS challenges and wearing a CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitor): “I did the big ruck-heavy lift day-then a […]

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Are you “Blood Sugar Stable or on a Blood Sugar Rollercoaster”?

Blood Sugar Stable, like ‘Strategic Carbohydrates,’ is a term I coined years ago and is absolutely critical for sustained performance across a wide spectrum of performance metrics, not just endurance. Why? Ironically, the more optimized your fat metabolism, the greater your stability in blood sugar. On the other hand, if your body is programmed to burn […]

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Don’t Screw Around With Your Fueling

Today, I really want to drive home a key concept to those of you who are new to Vespa.  I’m going to use the analogy that’s based on some other experiences in my life that are outside the framework of Vespa. So today we’re going to talk about Screwing. Now, I got your attention right.!Quality […]

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Less is MORE – Are You “Over Fueling”

One of my consistent observations in working with athletes of all ages, abilities and endeavors is this: ‘Less is MORE’ . . . it never ceases to amaze me how little a person needs to perform and be on their game in life when they optimize their fat metabolism.But here is the catch & conundrum:  […]

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Try Vespa and notice the huge difference…

If you are new to OFM and Vespa Endurance you will notice we talk alot about Fat Adaptation being the key to your health and performance.We also recognize if you rely on carbs to be your main source of fuel, that there are some huge shifts to make to become fat adapted.So here is the […]

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Myth Busting Health and Diet Buzzwords

Buzzwords annoy the crap out of me, so today I’m going to Myth Bust a few buzzwords so I can have a good rant, get this out of my system and in the process, help you hang on to your mind and your money! BuzzWords: Mental Gateways to StupidityLet’s start by framing the situation: Today’s […]

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The New Normal – Metabolic Health

As athletes, I don’t need to convince you ‘Normal’ is pretty pathetic when it comes to health, performance and longevity. You don’t want to be ‘Normal’. You want to be better than ‘Normal’. This is part of today’s exercise in overcoming our subconscious mental hurdles. If you are a fat adapted athlete, I want you to […]

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Finding Your Nutritional Balance – the OFM Way

The very first thing to know is this: Supplements are not meant to replace food. Meal replacements and shakes are not meant to replace food. The dietary goal of OFM is to get as much of your nutrition as possible from the meals you consume.Since most of you watching this are probably eating a whole […]

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Myth Busting Superfoods – finding the balance

One of the Health and Nutrition Myths I’d like to bust is what I call the ‘Health Halo’ around Superfoods. . . I have to admit this is a pet peeve of mine because everytime I hear about a new superfood, miracle supplement, some new technology, or a program guaranteed to get results my radar […]

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