Plants, Humans and the benefits of Fulvic Acid

I’m not sure how long it will take me to communicate this idea as I begin writing, but hopefully by the end I’ll have stirred up a little bit of creative thinking with you. At the very least, let’s try and have a little fun talking about something you’ve probably never thought about before. Did…

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Mr. Healthy Mondays Power Pancakes!

Just me or did April just fly by? It’s the first Monday of the month again, and I am excited to share some new favorite healthy recipes with you! Am I a food blogger? No. Some people mentioned my baked pasta dish was great from last month, but they wanted a better picture. OK, I’ll…

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Mr. Healthy Mondays. Gardening: Good For The Body and Soul

Ahh, spring is in the air. You know what that means? Volleyball season is just around the corner! I’m not here to talk about volleyball though. It’s time to get those gardens planted! I just got my seeds in the ground last week and am already starting to see little green sprouts. The promise of…

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Mr. Healthy Mondays: Turn Diets into long-term Eating Habits

Depending on how long you’ve been reading my stuff, you may have noticed a shift in rhetoric from me the last couple years. My story started when I was about 25. I had just started breaking onto the AVP scene, but had nothing on my resume to speak of beside a qualification or two. I…

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Mr Healthy Mondays: Foodie Edition Baked Pasta

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a good Easter and enjoyed a bit of candy, but not too much ☺ I caught my wife letting our son eat some candy with a friend of his.  I didn’t jump in and take it away.  No, I’m not the meanest dad in the world.  However, my son…

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Mr Healthy Mondays: Conservation

I was racking my brain thinking what I should write about this week.  I kept telling myself, “I don’t feel like recycling an old topic, I’d like to write about something new.”  That’s when it hit me, I should write something about recycling and reducing our impact on the planet and consuming a little smarter. …

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Mr Healthy Mondays: Try a little harder to be a little better

It’s a question I get frequently from players and fans both wanting the same thing: better results. We all want to take care of our bodies, but I feel like I have gotten very consistent objections throughout the years as to why someone can’t.  They include, “I don’t have time, I don’t have the money,…

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Mr Healthy Mondays: Healthy Food Trends

As we get closer and closer to the season I will make sure to write some articles about functional eating and supplementation routines as they apply to being active.  I wanted to do something a little from the norm this week that is near and dear to my heart. The whole environmentalism movement has always…

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Mr Healthy Mondays: A Diet Tip For Our Busy Lives

Time.  The one thing we never have enough of, the one thing we can never get back.  There would be a real irony with that if I wrote an article that took too much time to read. So here goes trying to pack a significant concept into a small amount of words. There are only…

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Mr Healthy Mondays: Nutrition Advice for Athletes

I mentioned from the outset of writing these articles for #MrHealthyMondays that frequently, topics come from readers who inquire about certain things.  Thank you Evan for bringing something up that is both the source of frustration and opportunity for me. Allow me to set the stage first.  I have given hundreds of health consultations to…

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Mr Healthy Mondays: Building Muscle

Just because that guy at the gym who looks like a tank is drinking down 3 scoops of protein powder before he gets to his car, doesn’t mean that’s how you build muscle. Like everything else that happens in your body, building muscle is a science as well.  Everyone is different, sure, but there are…

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Mr Healthy Mondays: Endurance

Happy Monday!  This week’s column, though short and to the point is actually very appropriate for the time of year.  I am full into my pre-season training routine at the gym.  Whether you play volleyball, another sport, or are already thinking about that 2015 summer beach body, here are some tips and additions to consider…

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