Category: Insulin Sensitivity

  • Nine Exercises for Insulin Sensitivity

    One set of nine exercises improves insulin sensitivity, and each training session only takes about 20 minutes. In 2008 I reached a healthy weight and overcame insulin resistance for the first time in years. The conventional wisdom for weight loss is that diet accounts for 80% of the results, but 15 years ago the key…

  • The Essential & The Exciting.

    Tips for living with Reward Deficiency Syndrome. I have been living in recovery from Reward Deficiency Syndrome for fourteen years. In 2008, I started liftings weights, interval training, and cutting sugar. Four weeks after I made these changes to my health practice, I discovered that I wasn’t just getting leaner and stronger, I was acquiring…

  • Reward Deficiency Syndrome

    What is reward deficiency syndrome? Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS) is a term coined by Dr. Kenneth Blum to describe a theoretical condition characterized by a deficiency in the brain’s reward system. It suggests that certain individuals have a lower-than-normal response to pleasurable stimuli, leading them to seek out excessive rewards in order to compensate for…

  • Benefits of Insulin Sensitivity

    I don’t believe anybody wants creeping yearly weight gain, inflammation, brain fog, and low mood. So what do we want instead? How about insulin sensitivity? https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZT88M6LXw/ Insulin sensitivity is a crucial aspect of overall health, often overlooked but deserving of attention. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore five remarkable benefits of insulin sensitivity, shedding…

  • Title: 5 Effective Ways to Improve Insulin Sensitivity for Optimal Health

    Insulin sensitivity plays a vital role in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels and preventing chronic diseases like diabetes. By optimizing your body’s response to insulin, you can improve overall health and well-being. In this blog post, we will discuss the top five strategies to enhance insulin sensitivity, ensuring your body can efficiently utilize insulin for…

  • The Top 5 Benefits of Insulin Sensitivity: Optimizing Your Health for Success

    In today’s fast-paced world, maintaining optimal health is essential for leading a fulfilling life. One crucial aspect of overall well-being is insulin sensitivity, which plays a vital role in managing blood sugar levels and preventing chronic diseases like diabetes. In this blog post, we will explore the top five benefits of insulin sensitivity and how…

  • Reward Deficiency Syndrome

    Understanding the genetic source of RDS can help us find ways to manage it, and have compassion for the people who experience it. Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS) is a term used to describe a theoretical concept in which individuals possess genetic variations that make them more susceptible to addictive behaviors and seeking out rewards. One…

  • More on the Science of Insulin Sensitivity

    In 2008, I made two lifestyle changes that improved my insulin sensitivity. First, I replaced my long cardio sessions with resistance training and intervals, then I eliminated sugar, grains, and vegetable oils from my diet. These changes in exercise and nutrition normalized my blood sugar, insulin levels, and dopamine sensitivity which caused a positive cycle…

  • Sugar Free Transformation

    Losing weight can be wonderful, but keeping it off is the ultimate goal. In order to keep weight off, you do have to make a “lifestyle change.” I used to roll my eyes at that phrase. It sounded as appealing as, Tax Audit, or Root Canal. The phrase Lifestyle Change can conjure up images of…

  • Benefits of Insulin Sensitivity

    In 2008, I quit eating added sugar and doing traditional cardio exercise. this change led to the insulin sensitivity that is the key to my permanent recovery from obesity. Catherine Gordon Training is quite simply a way to eat and train for insulin sensitivity. Insulin sensitivity refers to the body’s ability to respond to and…