Skip to main content

Something to consider

Weston A Price was one of the few that studied the human organism in it's natural environment, meaning they lived an outdoor life connected with nature they ate seasonally foods from their local environment.  If you have not read  his book I highly recommend it.

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration

What did he discover in observing traditional cultures from all over the world?  

No gyms, just a authentic human life.

Happy,  healthy people with no modern diseases,  no cavities perfect teeth, all these cultures ate seasonally their diets changes with the seasons.  Cultures closer to the equator ate more carbohydrates, closer to the poles cultures like the Inuit ate little to no carbohydrates because they were just not available.  In the summer they might get some berries but that is about it.  Different diets dictated by the environment and driven by the light and time of year.   

If you take a look as his book,  over time he observed as these cultures got away from living their traditional lifestyle (processed food not from the local environment and a more indoor life)  health issues began to appear cavities, changes in jaw structure diabetes and other issues that were completely foreign to these cultures. 

I think taking a good look his work is extremely valuable as we as a society get drawn indoors by technology.  Not that long ago we all lived a life that was much more connected with nature.

Seasonal local eating is unheard of because one can get food from anywhere around the world at anytime of year.  

Prison inmates get more time outside then our kids do today.

Technology and modern life has its advantages that for sure, but maybe we should take a good strong look and consider the cost before we get even further away from what I would call an authentic human life. 


Popular posts from this blog

Chill the "F" out ......

In today’s episode of the Gym Laird show, I am joined in studio with my client Rachael Bertram Mathews. I ask Rachael to share her story as she has done what a lot of women do to lose weight only to gain weight. She shares how she: – Was training boot camp 4 days a week at 5am
– How her previous coach told her to add more cardio once she plateaued
– How her motivation dwindled and she couldn’t bring herself to go to boot camp
– Discovered powerlifting when her friend told her about Gym Laird
– Why I told her she needed to train less and calm down when they started working together
– Once she got her nutrition and exercise in check how her moods changed
– Why she benefits from having a coach
– Why self care is important Left pic: 3 years of 3-4 times a week 5 am boot camp. Last 6-8 months added a second session a day. Weight was 160 lbs and gaining weight while overtraining. Right pic:
Training with me for 3 years. Strength training 3 times per week. 4 powerlifting meets, lifestyle change, ma…

Mark Bell Carb Backloading, Fat loss and HRV

Questions:  "Mark Bell says Carb Back-Loading doesn't work for fatties, how did you get Eric Banks to lose so much weight using it?"

"What is this HRV thing your always talking about?"

Mark Bell Post

Eric Banks 
HRV research

Mistakes an opportunity for learning.

Mistakes they are all part of the learning experience.  I go over some of mine, learn from me so you don't have to make some of same mistakes I did.

Click to listen:  Learning opportunities