Month: June 2021

Is Seaspiracy really about pollution or nutrition? | Review and Reaction with Dean Saddoris of Caffeine and Kilos

The 2021 Netflix documentary, Seaspiracy, is a bit of a Trojan horse. It’s (so very) earnestly concerned with the many disconnected threats to life in Earth’s oceans, but it ends up in a far different place with a far different message. Is this slickly produced — and highly-rated – film just a tract for a…

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Does being “disciplined” in the gym automatically carry over to anything else? | June Q & A

Mike brings a “hot take Tuesday” issue to the table. Is how you do one thing really how you do everything? Other questions include whether we’re getting any World’s Strongest Man visitors? Do we have hobbies outside the gym? What’s our gym equipment wish list? What surprised us most about the process of starting a…

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Does fit/fat shaming accomplish anything? w/Kelly Lenahan

We all see instances of what many people categorize as “fat-shaming” both in conversation and on social media. What’s the real intent of these comments? Is it meant to hurt or help? Do people ever make permanent, positive behavioral changes because they have been shamed? And are fit people similar targets for shaming because they’re…

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“Super Size Me” – How did this junk food movie fool anyone? | Review and reaction

The 2004 Morgan Spurlock documentary, “Super Size Me” posited that fast food – and a sedentary lifestyle – caused America’s growing obesity epidemic. Spurlock spent 30 days eating food from McDonald’s three meals a day for 30 days, and cut his normal exercise to zero to “prove” the ill effects of these choices. How much…

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