Life and Sport Game Changer | Metabolic Efficiency™

‘Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.’
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Robert Frost
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Following represents musings from the trails with Minnesota-based prolific writer, author, and entrepreneur, Phillip Gary Smith, and one of a series of collaborative efforts in the spirit of health and sport.

Amber Ferreira | Professional Endurance Athlete
Amber Ferreira | Professional Endurance Athlete

“Endurance athletes require precision nutrition,” notes Dr. Jeff Kildahl, Wellness Editor of Snowshoe Magazine. In this article, he proudly presents metabolic efficiency concept for snowshoe and endurance athletes, an industry first.

Understand with this information, an athlete should exceed their current abilities, be healthier, perhaps even extend one’s life expectancy.

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Performance Medicine™ Keys

“How you do one thing is how you do anything.”
~Buddha
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The current medical paradigm is not designed for anyone interested in optimal health. It even fails miserably as a system to treat symptoms.

The current medical model is a cash cow for pharmaceutical companies and practitioners hell-bent on camouflaging disease from the outside in. This costly model is clearly a losing proposition for everyone else.

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Medicine ~ Performance Style

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.”
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Edward Abbey
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Yoga5.jpgThe current medical paradigm is not designed for anyone interested in attaining optimal health.

It even fails miserably as a system to treat symptoms.

How could it possibly be a prudent model for endurance athletes, fitness enthusiasts, or anyone committed to improving his/her well-being?

In order for a runner to become more efficient at mountain trail ascents; one must adapt his/her training cycle to accomplish said outcome. If you do not give a shit about your health; do not expect anyone else to care.

Optimal health – like improved sport performance – is our responsibility.
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Dysfunctional Wellness

“Every man’s disease is his personal property.”
~Alonzo Clark
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The current medical paradigm is ineffective.

Treating symptoms of preventable chronic and degenerative diseases is a losing proposition.

It is a profitable model for pharmaceutical companies, medical schools, linear-thinking VitaminPills2.jpgpractitioners, and the like…in exchange for your health.

Money talks no matter the price.

Optimal health is our responsibility. Wellness is a choice. The key is determining how much you value your health.

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