• Breast Cancer Awareness

    Breasts, Sugar Cookies, and Cancer Centers

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

      As a radiation oncologist who specializes in breast cancer, the month of October is always a special time for me. For those of you who do not know, October is breast cancer awareness month. This annual campaign stands to promote awareness of breast cancer along with increasing the encouragement of women to take the […]

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  • FatsShutterStock

    The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer: Where We Stand

    Monday, October 20, 2014

      The ketogenic diet has recently taken off as a potential treatment option for many medical issues, including obesity, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disease.   The potent improvement in metabolic dysfunction in those who are overweight or have coronary artery disease and those with other metabolic health issues has been shown multiple times in many important […]

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  • DB

    Exercise: When Less is More

    Friday, October 17, 2014

      With summer behind us and the days shortening, daily activity and exercise become even more important. No longer does the weather and late sunsets welcome us outside, easily allowing us to engage in sports, activities, and exercise.   Motivation now takes over as the key to physical activity, especially during the cold winter months, […]

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  • Bone Broth

    Let Food Be Thy Medicine

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014

      My article this week focuses on one of my favorite and rarely discussed benefits of fat: conjugated linoleic acid.   For simplicity, we will call it CLA, and to stress its importance, one of the many studies looking to supplement it to fight cancer, diabetes, or obesity recently took place. It showed some potential […]

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  • Pololu Valley, Hawaii

    On-the-Go: Healthy Travel Tips

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014

      We have officially reached vacation season. Many vacationers are undergoing crash diets and exercise programs to shape up for the beach or a visit overseas. However, few think about methods to keep the weight off and stay healthy once they arrive at their destination.   Before setting off on a trip, everyone has an […]

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Jul
16

Podcast 70 – Shocking Bad Habits

In Episode 70 Roger and Dr. Champ Discuss: Dr. Champ’s recent talk radio interview Shocking away bad habits Is your TV literally killing you? Alcohol impacts muscle hypertrophy and hormones Check out Kaila Prins, who provided perspective on the #Thinspiration rant Jason Ferruggia provides ideas for changing up your muscle growth rep schemes   The […]

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Jul
7

Podcast 69 – Thinspiration

In Episode 69 Roger and Dr. Champ Discuss: Relentless Fitness Spartan Race training feature A Q&A on glutathione supplements The financial burden of obesity on the transportation industry Being overweight increases car wreck mortality Data on the benefits of calorie restriction begin to falter Paleo Grilling by Tony Federico The Dangers of Plastic Bottles A […]

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Jul
2

Podcast 68 – The End of Fat Shaming

In Episode 68 Roger and Dr. Champ Discuss: Time Magazine ends the war on fat Dr. Oz is panned for going overboard with his medical advice. The weight of nations – an estimate of adult human biomass Rural areas’ lack of sidewalks is fueling obesity. Try some burn reps for muscle growth. Check out episode […]

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Jun
18

Podcast 67 – Setting the Float Tank Scene

      What happens when you merge the worlds of doctor and personal trainer?   What do you find at the crossroads of medicine, theory and practice?   The Relentless Roger and the Caveman Doctor (RRCD) Podcast:  Simplifying complex issues for healthy living     The podcast exists to take our daily efforts in […]

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Jun
16

Podcast 66 – It’s Getting Hot in Here

      What happens when you merge the worlds of doctor and personal trainer?   What do you find at the crossroads of medicine, theory and practice?   The Relentless Roger and the Caveman Doctor (RRCD) Podcast:  Simplifying complex issues for healthy living     The podcast exists to take our daily efforts in […]

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Jun
9

Podcast 65 – Trap Bar Island

      What happens when you merge the worlds of doctor and personal trainer?   What do you find at the crossroads of medicine, theory and practice?   The Relentless Roger and the Caveman Doctor (RRCD) Podcast:  Simplifying complex issues for healthy living     The podcast exists to take our daily efforts in […]

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Jun
3

Podcast 64 – Evaluating Your Vices

      What happens when you merge the worlds of doctor and personal trainer?   What do you find at the crossroads of medicine, theory and practice?   The Relentless Roger and the Caveman Doctor (RRCD) Podcast:  Simplifying complex issues for healthy living     The podcast exists to take our daily efforts in […]

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Mar
7

Podcast 63 – To Judge or Not to Judge

      What happens when you merge the worlds of doctor and personal trainer?   What do you find at the crossroads of medicine, theory and practice?   The Relentless Roger and the Caveman Doctor (RRCD) Podcast:  Simplifying complex issues for healthy living     The podcast exists to take our daily efforts in […]

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