Friday, April 30, 2010

Revolutionary Nutrient Issued a Patent

Al Sears, MD
11903 Southern Blvd., Ste. 208
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
April 30, 2010

Get this: There’s a nutrient with a delivery system so revolutionary, the government issued a patent for it (US Patent 6 04 5809).
Researchers have been working for over 40 years to find a way to get more of this antioxidant into your body. But until now, they couldn’t find one.
Why all the fuss?
This antioxidant has a link to how long you’ll live.
In aging studies, researchers discovered mammals that produce the highest levels have the longest lifespans. And when they genetically engineered fruit flies to have double the amount of this nutrient, the fruit flies lived twice as long.1,2
Its power to fight off free radicals is second to none. Compared to vitamin C, this nutrient is 3,500 times stronger.3
I’m talking about SOD (superoxide dismutase).
Known as your “master guardian,” SOD is made by your body. But levels drop off as you age, leading to a build-up of free radicals.4,5 And here’s something else: Levels of SOD vary by as much as 50% depending on the person.6
That may be why some people age quickly and why others live to a ripe old age without any problems.
So, why isn’t this front page news?
Up until now, there was no way to get it into your body. If you tried to take it like a supplement, it got destroyed in your stomach and G.I. tract.
Then one day, melon growers noticed that certain types of cantaloupe stayed ripe 3 to 4 times longer than the average fully-ripened melon. After a little digging, they realized this type of cantaloupe had much higher levels of SOD.
After years of experimenting, they combined SOD from a melon with a type of protein to make a form of SOD your body can use.
After wrapping this new SOD in a protective coating, they found it gets through your digestive tract without being damaged. And once it passes through, the SOD gets absorbed by your small intestine – with all its power intact.
The challenges of the past make this new form of SOD a real breakthrough.
SOD is so vital, production starts when you’re in the womb. In one study, genetically engineered mice whose bodies couldn’t make their own SOD died in just days from massive free radical damage.7
You see, antioxidants come from two places: your body and your diet.
The ones your body can make – like SOD – are your primary antioxidants and the most powerful.
Secondary antioxidants are the ones you get from your diet or supplements like vitamin E, vitamin C, etc.

SOD is King of the Hill

Protection Level
Primary Antioxidants
Glutathione Peroxidase (Gpx)
Secondary Antioxidants

Glutathione, CoQ10
Very Strong
Carotenoids, Vitamin E
Flavinoids, Vitamins A, C
Minerals, Proteins
As you can see from the table above, SOD is in a class by itself.
In the past, I’ve told you about secondary antioxidants like vitamins E and C. They are important for good health, and I use them with my patients. But for the first time in medical history, we have a way to get your body to make more of its own SOD.
This is a remarkable achievement and very exciting news.
And you can get this new form of SOD right now.
It’s part of my antioxidant formula RES-3.
As I see it, you have two choices. You can get by without RES-3 and hope for the best. Or you can take RES-3 with the new form of SOD and keep the bold, vibrant energy that comes with it.
I say you take RES-3. And you can try it with no risk. You must feel the same effect I get, or you don’t pay a penny. You can’t lose.
To Your Good Health,
Al Sears, MD

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1 Cutler RG. “Antioxidants and longevity of mammalian species.” Basic Life Sci. 1985;35:15-73.
2 Cutler RG. “Antioxidants and aging.” Am J Clin Nutr. 1991 Jan;53(1 Suppl):373S-9S.
3 Colman J. “Life Span-Increasing Effects of Super Oxide Dismutase (SOD).” LEM. Winter 2005/2006.
4 Kashiwagi K, et al. “The effects of reactive oxygen species on amphibian aging.” Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2005 Feb;140(2):197-205.
5 Lishnevskaia VL. “The role of free radical oxidation in aging.” Adv Gerontol. 2004;13:52-7.
6 Ueda K, et al. “Levels of SOD in Japanese people.” Acta Med Okayama. 1978 Dec;(6):393-7.
7 Li, et al. “Cardiomyopathy and neonatal lethality in mutant mice lacking manganese superoxide dismutase,” Nature Genetics. 1995. 11:376-381.

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From Fat Slob to Dream Body

“I Lost 18 Pounds of Fat in a Month.”

“I didn’t change my diet.
And, it was so easy
I couldn’t believe it!”

  • Dr. Sears’ Breakthrough Zaps Fat like Magic!

  • Without Pills!

Dear Health Conscious Reader,
I’ve been fat for years. I had pretty much given up on ever getting thinner. I tried every diet out there but it was no use. I didn’t have the will power to change my eating habits.
I tried weightlifting, but I just got heavier. Going to the gym and hitting the treadmill seemed to work for the three weeks that I did it, but I got bored. I couldn’t stick with it and when I quit, I got even fatter.
I was going to stay fat forever because I was just too weak and lazy to change! That’s what I was telling myself and it didn’t feel good...
But then my wife told me about a revolutionary new doctor’s program for losing fat really fast without dieting. He’s written several books and used this technique with thousands of patients. And, it’s completely different from anything else you’ve ever heard about.

You can lose weight without changing your diet.
(This is great if you love food the way I do!)

And you can lose weight without weightlifting, cardio or aerobics (which is great if you don’t have an hour a day to work out.)
All you have to follow this amazing program and the fat will practically disappear. That’s all I did. I followed it for just 12 minutes a day and the fat just came off.
My doctor said the fat disappeared while I was sleeping because the program shifts my metabolism into a higher gear so that I burn more calories no matter what I’m doing: sitting at my computer, driving my car, watching television…even eating!
Imagine that…burning more calories while you eat!
The program is called PACE: The 12-Minute Fitness Revolution, and Dr. Al Sears developed it for rehabilitating his patients. That’s part of the beauty of it. I figured if patients could do it as soon as they get out of the hospital, how tough could it be?
The program is based on a simple evolutionary fact: You keep fat for a reason. It’s a survival strategy. So, if your body finds no use for fat it will stop building it and the fat that you have will disappear like magic.
Here’s how Dr. Sears explains it:
Body fat is simply a way to store energy from food. But fat has a weakness. It’s a “slow burn” fuel. If you need energy fast, fat is of no use.
PACE takes advantage of this shortcoming of fat. It signals your body that fat won’t do. It’s the first program ever that trains your body that it doesn’t need fat. Then, your body will burn off the fat and funnel the extra energy into your metabolism.
But the biggest point this revolutionary program taught me is this: Your activity affects your metabolism for several days. The important changes happen while you rest.
This is good news. It means that all you have to do is “key in” a program change for your metabolism. Then, your body will continue making the important changes afterwards - while you rest.

Signal Your Body to Gear-Up Its “After Burn”

Dr. Sears has proven why his program works. This study amazed me when I found out…
A Colorado State University team measured how long fat continues to burn after repeatedly using just one of the techniques of the PACE program for only two minutes. Astoundingly, they found that fat continued to burn at a higher rate 16 hours later. Even when they were idle, they continued to burn fat at a 62% higher rate!
And I used to think that fat was all about calories. Dr. Sears has proven that it’s about what your body decides to do with calories – and where to get calories from when you need energy. They proved the power of this with a discovery from Canada…
Researchers at Laval University in Quebec compared this fat-burning phenomenon to traditional cardio. They had some poor suckers cycle a grueling 45 minutes without stopping. Then they had another group use just one of the revolutionary PACE principles for brief 90 second bursts.
The cardio guys burned twice as many calories, so you would guess that they would burn more fat - Right? Actually, no. When the researchers measured their body composition, the 90 second guys lost a lot more fat.
In fact, they lost 9 times more fat than the cardio bikers for every calorie burned in the program.
Just think about that for a second…

You can burn 9 times more fat per calorie burned!

Doesn’t this defy the laws of physics? No, it just proves what Dr. Sears says: If you train your body to get rid of fat, it will continue to do it after you stop the program – while you rest. All you have to do is know how to jump start this after burn.
But when I started PACE last month, I didn’t know anything about any of that stuff. I did it because my wife promised me….she swore to me…that I didn’t have to cut back on my eating or go back to those long, miserable hours in the gym.
“Just give it twelve minutes in the morning before you shower,” she told me. And that’s exactly what I did.
The results were amazing.

This is the most astonishing new fat loss program
to come along in… well… ever.

In fact, it is the only one ever created that can actually burn off your body fat when you are resting. Every other form of weight loss requires stringent dieting and long grueling or boring workouts. Not PACE.
And it didn’t just work for me. Dr. Sears’ office is full of guys and women who had the same success. Listen to what happened to Dave:
I was very skeptical before trying PACE … Everyone in the world wants you to believe that their system will help you lose weight and feel great. But instead of just making claims, Dr. Sears gave me a plan… and guess what, it worked!
In just a few months, I lost 33 pounds of fat, and I've kept it off for 2 years now! I've never felt stronger and more alive – the PACE program actually works. I'll never go back to doing cardio – those days are over!
-- Glenn M.; Denver, CO
And check out what happened when Jan tried PACE:
"I struggled for years with my weight problem – but nothing worked. With Dr. Sears’ PACE program, not only did I lose the extra weight (43 pounds!) – my health has improved across the board… I'm not as tired. I sleep better at night and have the extra energy to do the things I love. I was most surprised by those "extra" benefits… These days, I'm more cheerful and optimistic – not frustrated and down like I used to be. My family couldn’t be happier…"
-- Jan W.; Port Saint Lucie, FL
This system reprograms your body and changes your metabolism. It converts your metabolism to one that builds muscle and burns fat.
As you’ll see, PACE puts your body into fat burning mode – automatically!
Just ask Mike. He gave me permission to share his amazing results with you:

From “Fat Slob” to Dream Body: One Man’s Remarkable Journey

When Mike first began PACE, he had 50% body fat. In just 12 weeks, he lowered his body fat to 30%... but it didn’t stop there… he kept on going to achieve an exceptionally lean body fat score of 10%.
As you can see from the chart below, Mike lost 97 pounds of fat!

Skin Fold


% Body Fat
Pounds of Fat
Lean Body Mass
That’s pretty amazing, but get this… Instead of burning off his muscle to lose weight like cardio does… He actually built an impressive 31 pounds of muscle at the same time he was losing the fat.

There’s no doubt about it.
This is an amazing fat-burning miracle….

And there’s more. This program wasn’t really invented as a fat burning system. Dr Sears created PACE to help people with all sorts of physical problems regain full use of their bodies and for athletes to reach breakthrough performance levels.
So when you do this one simple thing, you find that there are all kinds of other benefits that come along like free bonuses.
In as little as 12 minutes a day, you will:
  • Turbo-charge your metabolism and build a lean, muscular physique twice as fast as the average person!
  • Develop the functional strength you need to carry out life’s daily tasks… without pain and with energy to burn!
  • Build a strong, healthy heart… and more powerful lungs… keeping you mobile, agile and independent for the rest of your life!
  • Strengthen your immune system and reverse the effects of aging… making excess body fat, sagging skin and low energy a thing of the past!
  • Tap into your body’s “High-Energy Output System” safely and effectively… and build the body of a warrior!
Not only will you lose pounds and pounds of fat during the first 30 days that you try PACE, you will also experience an amazing transformation in your body inside and out….
On the outside, you’ll see more lean muscle, a better posture, more limber joints, a perfectly trim waist which means a return of an hour glass figure for women and that masculine V-taper for men.
On the inside, you’ll have a stronger heart, more powerful lungs, a more resistant immune system, and maybe this is the most dramatic noticeable internal change… If you train your high energy output system, your body “notices” that you have more energy available faster on demand - so you constantly feel more energetic.
Let me explain…

No Popular Exercise Program Has Ever Specifically Addressed This Issue… Until Now!

This new PACE program shows you what no other program, physician, personal trainer or fitness “guru” has ever told you…
How to tap into your body’s “High-Energy Output System”… the mechanism in your body that’s crucial to boosting your fat-burning, energizing - and anti-aging metabolism.
When you think about it… The thing that is really most incredible is that that no exercise program has ever specifically addresses this issue – until now.
PACE is the first and ONLY program conceived, designed, tested and proven specifically to tell your body to get rid of fat to achieve this most important of all fitness goals: Faster access to higher energy levels.
And, you’ll be able to get these benefits with much less of your time – no need to spend hours at the gym.
It’s all revealed – This simple strategy, together with every technique, and every performance tip – in PACE: The 12-Minute Fitness Revolution.
No matter what your current level of fitness may be, I guarantee you’ll get results faster than you ever thought possible… the moment you put the power of this new PACE program to work for you!

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And there’s more to this revelation: When my wife told me that Dr. Sears told her to stop doing her cardio exercise routine and drop out of her aerobics classes I thought:

“But Don’t You Need “Cardio” for Your Heart”

This was a real shocker for me… I had been brainwashed into thinking this… You see it on TV all the time… in the fitness magazines… and talk to any gym trainer and he’ll have you devoting half of your gym time to cardio.
We have all come to accept that word “cardio”. As if it were the same as exercise for the heart. And if you’re like me, you probably didn’t like it much. But you felt compelled to do it anyway. After all, who doesn’t want a healthy heart?
But when Dr. Sears studied cardio from the heart’s perspective, he found a big problem:
Shouldn’t “heart exercise” make your heart stronger? Dr. Sears’ studies on cardio revealed exactly the opposite!
It turn’s out that without a true understanding of how the heart responds to different challenges, we’ve been told the wrong solution. Cardio’s continuous challenge to your heart mimics prolonged stress in a native environment.

Your heart feels like it’s under constant attack.

If you routinely perpetuate that signal of stress and attack – instead of building strength – cardio becomes destructive. By forcing your heart through unnatural bouts of prolonged exercise, cardio actually increases your risk of sudden cardiac death!

Now You Can Skip “Cardio”… And Build Heart Strength!

The REAL key to prevent heart disease, and to protect and strengthen your heart, is to perform a series of “movements” designed to induce the opposite effect produced by continuous cardio.
PACE shows you exactly how to do just that. But PACE replaces more than just cardio…

30 Years of Research Proves Weight Training is Equally Unnatural, Ineffective and Robs You of Your Native Fitness!

Here’s another one of Dr. Sears’ pearls you’ll find in PACE: The 12-Minute Fitness Revolution:
Far from “training” anything, lifting weights actually “untrains” your muscles.
Instead of producing real strength, strength you can use in real-life situations, weight training…
  • Produces bloated muscle fibers that become dysfunctional, malpositioned and prone to easy and repeated injuries.
  • Creates size imbalances, causes useless muscle tension and produces unnatural patterns of movements that further set you up for injuries down the road.
  • And, aside from causing frequent joint, muscle and tendon injuries, research shows weight lifting can lead to high blood pressure, aneurysms and strokes… especially in older folks.
Nature didn’t design your body for the mechanics of weight lifting. You’re built to strengthen and maintain muscle in response to the demands of your own body weight.
If you’d like to develop functional strength you can use… The kind of strength that enables you to climb flights of stairs with 4 bags of groceries without injuring yourself… propels you out of bed in the morning… helps you carry out life’s daily tasks… and keeps you mobile, independent and out of the nursing home…

Ditch the Weight-Training and
to Build Real Strength!

After testing and researching the most “effective” ways to build functional strength and sculpt a lean, muscular body… PACE is the single best functional strength-training program ever created!
And more… PACE shows you, step-by-step, the secrets to rediscovering your native fitness, including…
  • Your #1 predictor of death… Your doctor never told you this, and PACE completely reverses it. Page 1.
  • REVEALED: Why traditional exercise shrinks your lungs and cuts your heart’s pumping power, putting you at greater risk for heart disease. Page 31.
  • Why long-distance runners drop dead, and how they develop symptoms of heart disease after running a marathon. Page 26.
  • The hidden flaw behind the Body Mass Index (BMI) and why you should throw your bathroom scale in the trash. Page 105.
  • The “caveman secret” for real power and super strength. Page 204.
  • Are you telling your body to make more fat? If you practice aerobics or cardio, the answer is, “Yes!” Page 57.
  • The German secret to Olympic Gold and how world-class runners like Carl Lewis use it to smash world records. Page 96.
  • How Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons got it so wrong, and why their followers are at higher risk for heart attack. Page 37.
  • Why counting calories and eating low-fat foods will only make you fatter. Page 173.
  • The one snack you can eat without guilt or regret… no matter how many you have. Page 210.

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Practicing These “Movements”
WILL Transform Your Life!

In just minutes a day, you’ll begin to see improvements in your stamina and your appearance.
You’ll regain the energy and the vitality you had years ago. You’ll develop super-sized lungpower that will fight infections faster… keeping you out of the doctor’s office and free to enjoy life’s greatest pleasures!
You’ll burn fat faster… develop stronger, leaner muscles… and build a durable, longer-lasting body capable of taking on your daily challenges with energy to burn!
Best of all, PACE is a flexible plan that works equally well for conditioned athletes, joggers, outdoorsmen, couch potatoes, golfers, elders… even heart patients in recovery!
No matter what your current level of fitness or lifestyle may be, you’ll find the new PACE program to be the most useful… most comprehensive and life-changing program you’ve ever seen.

No other program comes close
to matching the power of PACE!

I work out regularly and my weight has never fluctuated more than a few pounds. So imagine my surprise when I mysteriously put on 15 pounds - more than 15% of my bodyweight - in just a few months. I wasn't eating any differently or exercising less, so I had no idea what would cause me to gain weight and store fat.
I had always done what I called "high-low" exercise. In other words, I would exercise in short intense bursts, then rest and repeat. But I made a change when I read something that said long, slow workouts are better. I changed my routine to long, plodding jogs on the treadmill. And that's when I began to put on fat.
It wasn’t until I read an article by Dr. Al Sears regarding his PACE Program and the importance of interval training that I understood what was happening. I learned that long duration cardio sends a signal to the body that you NEED fat, so the body holds onto it. When I began to follow his program, not only did I cut my exercise time in half. But more importantly, the fat began to melt off my body and my slim figure returned after just one month. Interval exercise – as Dr. Sears teaches it in his PACE Program – is, hands down, the best way I know to maintain muscle, burn fat and improve your overall health.
--Kelley L.; Boynton Beach, FL
Here's what Roger F. – age 69 – has to say:
"When I first came to see Dr. Sears, I couldn't even get to my mailbox without feeling winded and out of breath. I was just tired all the time… My other doctor just gave me prescription drugs. But NOTHING helped me get my energy back… Not only did Dr. Sears get me off drugs, he gave me a simple system [PACE] that put me in the best shape in years… I'm stronger, more alert and have the freedom to go where I want when I want… I just walked 9 holes at my club! That would have been impossible 6 months ago…"
-- Roger F.; Boca Raton, FL
If you’ve ever found yourself struggling to breathe after climbing a flight of stairs or after mowing the lawn, there’s a good chance your heart and lungs lack output and need conditioning.
You’ll find a simple program anyone can do – that’ll restore your energy levels and revitalize your life in a matter of weeks.
If weight-loss is your primary goal, PACE will get you in the best shape of your life faster than any program you’ve tried in the past.
Don’t worry about being tired, grumpy or overweight. Don't worry about becoming dependent on others… Have no need for prescription drugs… And don't fear recurrent sickness! The PACE program puts you in a league all your own.

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PACE is the culmination of Dr. Sears' 25-year career in medicine. It’s already helping thousands of people from around the world.
He wants you to transform your body and your health too.
So he's giving you even more… much more.
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To start, Dr. Sears just finished filming Rebuild REAL Strength featuring two of his best PACE coaches. In this video collection, they show you step-by-step how to do ALL the calisthenics and body-weight exercises you’ll find in PACE.
These are the very same routines his patients use to drop pounds quickly. And the top PACE-certified trainers demonstrate them with an easy-to-follow style that makes them a snap.
They show you exactly how to do these moves to get the best possible results in the shortest possible time. And you don’t need a gym membership or any special equipment. You can do them right in your own home.
When the video Rebuild REAL Strength is offered to the public, it will retail for $29.95. Today it’s yours FREE.
But that’s not all. When you start PACE, the fat comes off fast. To help you track your progress, you'll get a PACE Workbook and a PACE Body Composition Calculator FREE of charge.
The PACE Workbook is specially designed to help you keep track of each PACE session and record the measurements that matter. Having this alone will ensure you burn the most fat possible. And it guarantees you won’t get stuck in a rut or hit a plateau.
The PACE Workbook is an essential tool you won’t find anywhere else. It retails for $12.95, but it won’t cost you a dime.
The PACE Body Composition Calculator gives you an exact body composition reading. It shows you exactly how much fat you have, and exactly how much lean body mass you have. These two numbers are critical for finding your level of fitness and tracking your progress over time.
These are the same measurements Dr. Sears takes with his patients. Knowing them is the key to success and progress. And now they’re yours.
This innovative PACE Body Composition Calculator retails for $12.95, but today it won’t cost you anything.
You’re getting PACE… plus 3 FREE PACE Bonuses worth over $55.00

Join the PACE Revolution Today…
Your Results Are Guaranteed

Dr. Sears teaches PACE to my patients every day. Now it’s YOUR turn.
Join the PACE revolution and your body will soon become naturally strong and resilient. You’ll join the cutting-edge group of thousands who now feel energized, motivated, and ready to take on any challenge. Your muscles will be their intended size, no bigger or smaller. Your chest will be robust, your waist thin, and your breath will be deep and focused.
“I’m in my 6th week of PACE, and I’m wearing clothes I’d given up all hope of ever wearing again. People keep asking me what I’m doing and I can’t say enough about PACE.
Did I mention I’m a cardiac patient with a pacemaker? I feel better than I have in years, and the best part is, I’m in and out of the gym in a few minutes! I used to spend hours there!
When I think of the thousands of dollars I’ve spent on other weight-loss solutions that were, in reality, no solution, I could cry. Who would have thought it could be this simple?”
Denise B., Alpharetta, GA
And the best news is that joining the PACE revolution takes on average only 12 minutes per day.
As part of the PACE family, you'll get the same consideration Dr. Sears gives to his friends and patients.
If for any reason you feel PACE isn’t for you, simply call or send an email, and your money will immediately be refunded. No questions asked.
And as a way of saying “thanks” for trying PACE, you’ll keep your 3 PACE Bonuses with Dr. Sears' compliments.
That way, you take no risk. It makes PACE easy and stress-free.
And that’s good news.
For decades you’ve been told to exercise for an hour a day, to go to the gym, to sacrifice your time, even your sanity. Now we know that it just isn’t necessary. You don’t have to suffer to be happy.

PACE Is the Antidote to the Stress and
Frustration of Traditional Exercise

Try PACE for yourself. Watch the fat disappear… Feel your heart beat stronger and your lungs expand with pure oxygen… Listen with pride as your family and friends praise your transformation…
Thousands of Dr. Sears' own patients have already made this a reality. Now YOU can too!
Please take advantage… it’s all here for you.
You get PACE for just $39.95…
Plus, you get your 3 PACE Bonuses:
  • Rebuild REAL Strength, full VIDEO demonstrations of the calisthenics and body-weight exercises in your PACE program – a $29.95 value, yours FREE!
  • The PACE Workbook, specially designed to help you keep track of each PACE session and record the measurements that matter – a $12.95 value, yours FREE!
  • The PACE Body Composition Calculator, showing you exactly how much fat you have, and exactly how much lean body mass you have – a $12.95 value, yours FREE!
So don’t delay. Everything you need is right at your fingertips. Seize the opportunity and get started RIGHT NOW!
You must be absolutely convinced PACE will burn fat, bulletproof your heart, and turn your body into a disease-free powerhouse – all in 12 minutes a day.
Or you don’t pay anything!
Choose your package below and click the link. That’s it!
Dr. Sears will be with you every step of the way.
Your Friend in Good Health,
-- Mark Hasting
Palm Beach, FL
P.S. Order the deluxe package RIGHT NOW and Dr. Sears will throw in another SURPRISE BONUS absolutely FREE…
It's an exclusive, never-before-published report called 45 Pounds in 45 Seconds, and it gives you Terri Lyttle’s story and workout step-by-step. You’ll see everything she did to achieve her remarkable results (she's lost 68 pounds in a matter of months).
This report is straightforward and easy to follow, and it's worth the cost of the entire package alone.
Dr. Sears will send it straight to your inbox as soon as he's finished writing it.
But you have to act right now. This bonus won’t be around forever… it’s strictly a limited-time offer. And with the no-hassle guarantee, you have nothing to risk.

Yes! I want to try PACE for myself and watch the fat disappear… feel my heart beat stronger and my lungs expand with pure oxygen… Listen with pride as my family and friends praise my transformation…
Please send me the package I choose below:

PACE Premier Deluxe Package: $69.95

You get a hardcover copy of PACE: The 12-Minute Revolution, Dr. Sears' High Speed Fat Loss in 7 Easy Steps and your 3 FREE Bonuses:
  • Rebuild REAL Strength, a full VIDEO demonstrations of the calisthenics and body-weight exercises in your PACE program – a $29.95 value, FREE
  • The PACE workbook, specially designed to help you keep track of each PACE session and record the measurements that matter – a $12.95 value, FREE
  • The PACE Body Composition Calculator, showing you exactly how much fat you have, and exactly how much lean body mass you have – a $12.95 value, FREE
PLUS you get your SURPRISE BONUS, 45 Pounds in 45 Seconds, the detailed report showing you the exact plan Terri Lyttle used to drop 45 pounds by walking for 45 seconds.
And that’s not all… The PACE Premier Deluxe Package gives you 2 EXTRA FREE Reports:
  • The PACE Quick Start Guide gives you an expert overview of PACE and let’s you get started in minutes. While you’re waiting for the postman to deliver your signed copy, hardcover version of PACE, the Quick Start Guide gets you off and running. Even after PACE arrives in your mailbox, the Quick Start Guide is a great reference to come back to again and again.
  • Dr. Sears’ Top 10 Fat Burning Workouts gives you the same advice he gives his patients at his clinic in South Florida, including tips on creating your own workout, the secret of “heart rate variability” and how it protects you from heart attack, how to keep from falling into the “aerobics trap,” and the other common mistakes people make with PACE… and so much more!
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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Diet Rules -- For the Cheaters!

1. If you eat something and no one sees you eat it, it has no calories.

2. If you drink a diet soda with a candy bar, the calories in the candy bar are cancelled out by the diet soda.

3. When you eat with someone else, calories don't count if you don't eat more than they do.

4. Food used for medicinal purposes NEVER count, such as hot chocolate, brandy, toast and Sara Lee Cheesecake.

5. If you fatten up everyone else around you, then you look thinner.

6. Movie related foods (Milk Duds, Buttered Popcorn, Junior Mints, Red Hots, Tootsie Rolls, etc.) do not have additional calories because they are part of the entertainment package and not part of one's personal fuel.

7. Cookie pieces contain no fat--the process of breaking causes fat leakage.

8. Things licked off knives and spoons have no calories if you are in the process of preparing something. Examples are peanut butter on a knife making a sandwich and ice cream on a spoon making a sundae.

9. Foods that have the same color have the same number of calories. Examples are: spinach and pistachio ice cream; mushrooms and white chocolate.

NOTE: Chocolate is a universal color and may be substituted for any other food color.

10. Foods that are frozen have no calories because calories are units of heat. Examples are ice cream, frozen pies, and Popsicles.
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Monday, April 26, 2010

Should You have Access to Your Own Genetic Code?

In this Issue:

  • Should You Have Access to the Secrets of Your Genetic Code?

  • Three Big Reasons Why You Don’t Want to be a Vegetarian

  • Having Muscle Means YOU Call the Shots

  • Tighten Up Your Love Handles Without Going to the Gym

Should You Have Access to the Secrets of Your

Genetic Code?

Some Doctors Don’t Trust You’ll Make the Right Decisions…

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently published their concerns about direct-to-consumer personal genome testing. This test gives you the ability to see a map of your own genome – and the chronic diseases you may be prone to develop later in life.
So what has them so concerned? Information. Yes, they’re afraid information may be dangerous.
The doctors writing for JAMA fear you might waste your doctor’s valuable time and put a strain on the health care system by asking them to interpret the results of your personal genome test. They even imply these test results will put you at greater risk by exposing you to unneeded tests or therapies.
This is both ironic and disturbing… It appears we have a medical system that says drugs are safe and information is dangerous.
Over one hundred thousand Americans die from prescription drugs every year.
But they claim information is dangerous?
Isn’t it clear that risky prescription drugs – not information – might drain your resources and put you at greater risk?
The information you get from a genome test is open to interpretation. And some people may jump to the wrong conclusion. But you have the right to information that impacts your health and your future… and you certainly have the right to talk to your doctor without fearing that you’re wasting his or her time.
Let’s take a closer look at personal genome testing. If you decide it is right for you, I’ll show you who to talk to and where to go. All the resources you need are right here.
Your Genes are the Blueprint of Your Future…
The function of genes is to create proteins that are used for almost every function of your cells. Proteins are also critical to the function of the body’s organs and tissues.
Nearly every cell in your body depends on thousands of proteins to do their jobs in the right places at the right times. But sometimes, a mutation in a gene prevents these proteins from working properly.
A mutated gene changes the instructions for making a protein, which causes it to malfunction or to be missing entirely. When this happens to a protein that has a critical role in the body, it can cause a medical condition.
It’s helpful to understand that genes don’t cause disease. In other words, you don’t have a “cancer gene.” But you may have a mutation in a gene that makes proteins function in a way that creates cancer.
Does Genome Testing Make Sense for You?
Genome testing can tell you if your DNA has a gene mutation. This can give you a sense of relief from uncertainty. It can also help you make informed decisions about managing your own health care.
But it can also scare you senseless. If you discover you have a predisposition to heart disease or breast cancer, you may jump to the wrong conclusion.
I want to stress to you that interpreting the results of personal genome testing should be done carefully. It’s counterproductive if you run screaming for your life because your results show that you share a genetic trait with others known to get cancer.
Consider this… just because you share a trait doesn’t mean you have a disease. And it doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll develop that disease in the future.
There are many factors that determine gene transcription. You have more control than you think. As I’ve mentioned in previous issues of Health Confidential, you can influence which genes get turned on and off. Diet, exercise and nutritional supplements play a big role.
If you and your doctor determine that your test results correlate to an increased risk of a particular disease, you can take preventative measures. That might mean running diagnostic tests, taking herbs or nutritional supplements known to support your body’s natural defenses to that disease, or specific diet choices to keep it from getting a foothold.
If you decide to go ahead with testing, here are a few options…
Contact These 3 Companies and Discover Your Personal Genetic Map
23 And Me:
Recently mentioned in TIME magazine, 23 And Me offers genetic testing to the general public for $399. When you order, the company sends you a kit. You send back a saliva sample and within 8 to 10 weeks you can log onto its website and view your results. Its scan includes a full list of diseases, traits and conditions.
DeCODEme’s technique is similar but more expensive, $985 for a full scan. However, you can order a cardiac risk test for $195 or a cancer risk test for $225. These last two are less expensive but won’t give you as much information as the full scan.
This company specializes in helping families with rare disorders and may not be your first choice if you’re looking for a basic scan. But if you’re concerned about specific diseases you inherited or diseases that run in your family, this might be a good option.
Costs vary per test and range from $500 to $6,000, but GeneDx works with your insurance company, so your cost may be lower than the genetic testing offered to the public.
Contact: 301-519-2100
McGuire A, Burke W. An Unwelcome Side Effect of Direct-to-Consumer Personal Genome Testing. JAMA, Dec 10, 2008-Vol 300, No. 22

Three Big Reasons Why You

Don’t Want to be a Vegetarian

Meat is Your ONLY Source of These Must-Have Nutrients

When I ask my university students if they’re vegetarians or meat eaters at least two-thirds of the class claims to be vegetarians. But most of them admit to eating fish, poultry and dairy products.
This wishful thinking is common to vegetarians. Even nutrition students are misinformed. Avoiding red meat doesn’t make you a vegetarian… and it doesn’t make you any healthier.
Here’s the bottom line: If you follow a true “vegetarian” no-meat diet, you may be robbing yourself of three critical nutrients you need to stay healthy.
Today I’ll show you how this happens and how you can avoid it. I’ll also give you easy-to-follow guidelines for safely enjoying the kind of red meat your ancestors thrived on.
On a Vegetarian Diet There’s a 93% Chance
You’re Not Getting Enough Zinc
By avoiding beef, you are over 7 times more likely to suffer a zinc deficiency. 1
Check out this graph:
And that’s bad news. As a mineral, zinc is second only to iron in concentrations in the body. It helps in the production of hundreds of enzymes that are responsible for regulating your bodily functions.

The prostate has the highest concentration of zinc in the body. And a deficiency has been linked to inflammation of the prostate known as prostatitis.

Zinc also has many anti-aging benefits. It is essential for making superoxide dismutase (SOD), the most potent antioxidant that your body has. It also gives your skin a more youthful look. Zinc is essential for your body to use collagen which makes your skin more resilient and elastic – to fight off wrinkles and saggy skin.

Zinc also keeps your vision sharp by transporting vitamin A to the retina, improving night vision. And it protects retinal cells from free radical damage while helping to slow down the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

The list of zinc’s crucial role in your health is long, including:
  • Promote a healthy immune system
  • Growth of reproductive organs
  • Fertility and conception
  • Prevent acne and regulate the activity of oil glands
  • Aid in protein synthesis and collagen formation
  • Cell reproduction and wound healing
  • Perception of taste and smell
  • Protect the liver from chemical damage
  • Bone formation
  • Maintain both vitamin E and vitamin A in the blood
  • Decrease the amount of copper absorbed
Zinc deficiency is just the start of “veggie-only” dangers. There are two other critical nutrients you only get from red meat…
Avoiding Beef Robs You of Energy …
You’ve heard me talk about it before: CoQ10 is vital to your heart’s survival.
Every cell in your body uses CoQ10 for high-octane energy. And your heart needs massive amounts of energy to pump blood… around the clock… every day.
I hope you’re paying attention, vegetarians, because red meat is the ONLY dietary source of heart-critical CoQ10.
In my own practice I see it all the time… vegetarians with critically low levels of this vital nutrient.
CoQ10 is not only vital to your heart’s ability to pump blood, it’s essential to life itself. That’s because every single organ in your body uses CoQ10 to get the energy they need to function. And if you don’t eat red meat, you’re not getting enough from your food. Period.
…And Weakens Your Mind
Here’s the third critical nutrient missing from vegetarian diets: Vitamin B12.
The body uses B12 to create red blood cells. It also helps maintain the nervous system, and is critical for brain health. B12 forms a protective layer around the nerve cells in your brain. Without that protective layer your brain can’t function properly.
Deficiency can cause memory loss, “brain fog” or worse… not to mention anemia and neuropathy where the degeneration of nerve fibers causes irreversible neurological damage.
And even vegetarians admit you can’t get reliable dietary sources of B12 from anything but animal sources like liver, fish, eggs and meat.
Urban Legend versus Real Science
Vegetarian ideas are not backed by real science. Many are simply myths or urban legends. And some of them are dangerous.
Here are a few examples:
Animal fats cause heart disease – Studies have shown that the plaque in arteries that causes heart disease is mostly made of unsaturated fats, especially polyunsaturated ones (in vegetable oil), not the saturated fat of animals like vegetarians believe.2
In fact, the body needs saturated fats to be able to use other key nutrients, like fatty-acids and fat-soluble vitamins.
Here’s another vegetarian slip-up:
Vegetarians live longer and have more energy – This one is misleading… The reports of vegetarians living longer are likely due to the fact that most of them also choose to exercise, eat less junk food, and not smoke.
One massive study on heart disease by Russell Smith, PhD. showed that when the consumption of animal products increased, mortality rates decreased!3
Moreover, a study by Burr and Sweetnam in 1982, revealed that, although vegetarians did have a slightly lower (0.11%) rate of heart disease than meat eaters (again, probably due to other healthy choices), the overall death rate was much higher for vegetarians!4
In spite of the evidence, religious and politically correct groups continue to perpetuate the myth that meat-eating peoples have shorter life spans.
Here’s another baseless myth:
Humans evolved as vegetarians – Think so? Here’s a fact: There are NO native vegetarians. Every native culture known to man – both past and present – has prized meat above all else.
You can start by looking at the modern equivalents to our ancestors. There are many native people today who live in a fashion similar to our cave man ancestors, and they have much lower rates of heart disease and other degenerative conditions than we do. What are they eating? Lots of animal fats.
  • Take the Aborigines of Australia. They eat a diet rich in animal products, and are renowned for their longevity (at least before Western diets entered the picture).5
  • Explorers report remarkably old ages among the Eskimos or Inuit (again, before western influence) who eat large quantities of whale and seal fat.6
  • How about the Russians of the Caucasus mountains? They live to great ages eating fatty pork and whole raw milk products.
  • Then there are the Hunzas, who are legendary for their robust health and longevity. They eat large portions of goat’s milk which has higher saturated fat content than cow’s milk.7
Yet, the mostly vegetarian Hindus of southern India have the shortest life spans in the world! That’s partly because of a lack of food, but also because of a distinct lack of animal protein in their diets.8

The bottom line: Vegetarians say that a diet of meat and animal fat leads to a premature death. Anthropological data from primitive societies do not support that claim.9

Here’s a common vegetarian misconception I would find laughable if it weren’t for how tragic the results can be:
You can get what you need by substituting meat and dairy with soy – Hello? Has anyone preaching the “vegetarian gospel” even read the facts? 
The fermented soy foods like miso, tamari, tempeh and natto are definitely healthful in certain amounts, but the super-processed soy products that most vegetarians consume are not. This is because unfermented soy is high in phytic acid.10 That’s an anti-nutrient that actually binds to minerals and carries them out of your body!
Vegetarians are known for their tendency to be mineral deficient. And the high grain and legume-based diet, which are full of phytates, is to blame.11, 12
Just look at the nutrition of soy. Like all legumes it’s low in cysteine, methionine, and tryptophan, all vital amino acids. Worse, soybeans contain no vitamin A or D, both of which are needed by the body to absorb the beans’ proteins!13
Check this out. Here are three key nutrients the body needs for optimal health. This chart shows beef versus vegetarian sources. You be the judge.
Vegetarian Foods Contain ZERO B12 and CoQ10
Daily Value
6 mcg
15 mg
%Daily Value
Beef (3oz)
Tofu (1/2cup)
Pinto Beans (1/2cup)
Black Beans (1/2cup)
Chickpeas (1/2cup)
Peanut Butter (2T)
Almonds (1oz)
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture; Iowa State University
As you can see by the table above, there are no vegetarian sources of vitamin B12 or CoQ10… and only limited sources of zinc. That makes a balanced diet difficult.
Soy is no substitute for meat. Not only does soy rob you of essential nutrients, it can actually damage your health. Soy has high levels of phytoestrogens. Phytoestrogens feed tumors and can destroy your cognitive function. And they can severely affect development in children. Parents who feed their infants soy-based formula are feeding them the hormonal equivalent of 5 birth-control pills a day!14
Vegetarians Don’t Like to Admit It, but We Were All Born to Eat Meat
Simple fact is our ancestors thrived on meat. It’s part of the metabolism that is in your DNA. It’s perfectly natural to crave it, and to want to sink your teeth into a juicy steak. Don’t let myths or political correctness make you feel guilty about that.
Your body is telling you what you need. But you need to get real meat, not the poor excuse for meat that big corporations are shrink-wrapping for your local grocers.
Grass-fed beef is a much better option… It has a potent nutritional value, and is packed with CoQ10, zinc and vitamin B12 – and it has the proper ratio of omega fatty-acids. Commercial grain-fed cattle is poisonous by comparison.
Follow These 5 Simple Guidelines for Finding High-Quality Beef
  • Grass-fed beef is growing in popularity so you may find it at one of your local grocery stores. Places like Whole Foods usually have a wide selection of grass-fed meats, and they are often locally raised.
  • The best option I’ve found is HERE. I’ve been buying from them for years and I know the owner personally. Their quality is exceptional and they have a number of other raw and grass-fed products on hand. Their butters and cheeses are out-of-this-world delicious. By the way… when you order on line, your order is shipped to you by overnight mail – and your food is never compromised.
  • If you can’t get grass-fed, your best bet is beef raised without hormones or antibiotics. This meat will most likely be grain-fed but it’s widely available and clearly marked on the package. Usually grocery stores will separate this meat from the rest. If you’re unsure, just ask someone behind the meat counter and they’ll point it out if they have it. And don’t be shy about striking up a conversation… even if your grocery store doesn’t sell grass-fed or hormone-free beef they can often tell you where to find it.
  • If you’re not sure about the quality, here’s a simple rule of thumb: the cheaper the meat, the more contaminated it’s likely to be. When you see those super-saver sales… like the kind advertised on TV or stuffed into your mailbox at home, you can assume that it’s grain-fed and pumped full of every chemical and hormone known to man. It doesn’t pay to eat cheap meat.
  • Same rule applies when you’re going out to eat… meat from fast food restaurants is the worst. Especially those places offering you an entire burger or sandwich for 79 cents or whatever their offer of the moment happens to be. It’s poison.
If you’re still not convinced that a vegetarian diet is a disaster waiting to happen, you need to be vigilant about your supplements. You need a full range of B vitamins, minerals and a powerful CoQ10 source – preferably the reduced ubiquinol you find in my Accel. This is critical… no exceptions.  
I recommend a homocysteine-reducing formula for your B vitamins, as they usually have a powerful blend of the ones you need most. They’re easy to find at your local vitamin store. For minerals – aside from zinc – I recommend you take chromium, selenium and boron. You can find them at vitamin or health food stores. Just follow the directions on the label.
For boron I recommend taking 3 to 6 mg a day. Selenium you should get at least 55 micrograms a day, and for chromium, 100 to 200 micrograms a day.
Die-hard vegetarians should have regular blood tests to protect against deficiency – especially for CoQ10. Many of my vegetarian patients have low CoQ10 levels, (1 mcg/ml or below). Try and at least double that. And for therapeutic levels, shoot for 3 to 4 mcg/ml.
If your doctor won’t order a test for CoQ10, you can go to Quest labs. You can find a location near you by searching their website:  
1Waylett, D.K.; The Role of Beef as a Source of Vital Nutrients in Healthy Diets. Prepared for National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Arlington, VA: ENVIRON; July 1999.
2 CV Felton and others. Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids and composition of human aortic plaques. Lancet, 1994, 344:1195.
3 R Smith and E Pinckney. Diet, Blood Cholesterol, and Coronary Heart Disease: A Critical Review of the Literature--vol. 2. (Vector Enterprises; CA)., 1991.
4 ML Burr and PM Sweetnam. Vegetarianism, dietary fiber, and mortality. Amer J Clin Nutr, 1982, 36:873.
5 WA Price. Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, 163-187.
6 V. Stefansson. The Fat of the Land, (Macmillan; NY), 1956.
7 G.Z. Pitskhelauri. The Long Living of Soviet Georgia. (Human Sciences Press; NY), 1982; (b) Thomas Moore. Lifespan: What Really Affects Human Longevity (Simon & Schuster; NY), 1990.
8 HL Abrams. The relevance of paleolithic diet in determining contemporary nutritional needs. J Appl Nutr, 1979, 31:1,2:43-59.
9 HL Abrams. Vegetarianism: An anthropological/nutritional evaluation. J Appl Nutr, 1980, 32:2:53-87.
10 JN Freeland-Graves and others. Zinc status in vegetarians. J Am Diet Assoc 1980 Dec 77:655-6
11 BF Harland and others. Nutritional status and phytate: zinc and phytate x calcium:zinc dietary molar ratios of lacto-ovo vegetarian Trappist monks: 10 years later. J Am Diet Assoc 1988; 88: 1562-6
12 AS Sandberg. The effect of food processing on phytate hydrolysis and availability of iron and zinc. Adv Exp Med Biol, 1991, 289: 499-508
13 L. Dunne. The Nutrition Almanac, 3rd edition, 306.
14 M Fitzpatrick. Soy Isoflavones: Panacea or Poison? Jnl of PPNF, Fall 1998.

Having Muscle Means YOU Call the Shots…

No Matter What Your Age

Back when you passed your 30th birthday, you started losing something vital: Your muscle mass.
Every year you lose more and more and it never lets up. Very often it’s hard to notice. Muscle gets replaced with fat. And unless you’re watching out for it, you won’t see it happening.
But you’ll feel it…
Losing your muscle mass opens a Pandora’s box of new problems:
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Chronic illness
  • Trouble in the bedroom
  • Weight gain
  • Wrinkled, sagging skin
  • Clouded thinking
  • Forgetfulness
  • Apathy
  • Depression
  • Brittle bones
Like a progressive disease, your body simply “wastes away” over the years. In fact, skeletal muscle mass drops between 35% to 40% by the time you reach 80.1 That’s about three pounds every decade.
But you don’t need to worry. That won’t be you.
Today I’ll tell you exactly how to avoid the worst catastrophe of all… and it’s much easier than you might think.
Muscle = Power and Youth
Muscle loss is just as threatening as osteoporosis. Maybe even more so… but you won’t see any TV commercials telling you to take a drug for it. (There aren’t any.) Osteoporosis is a serious problem and you shouldn’t ignore it. But drugs aren’t always the best answer.
Ironically, it’s the loss of muscle that causes your bones to weaken. In a young adult, the stress and pull your muscles put on your bones help them stay dense and strong. But when you lose that muscle power, your bones become light and brittle.
Your dwindling muscle mass also dramatically increases your chances of falling down and breaking a bone. This happens to be the leading cause of injury and death in older adults.2
Muscles do a whole lot more than help you move around and lift things. They are responsible for a host of vital bodily functions.
Muscles store energy in the form of glycogen—your body’s main source of instant power for living. They also ramp up your metabolism and kick hormone production into gear—especially testosterone, essential for both men and women.
Use this Muscle Building Secret for More Power and Better Mobility…

You’ll See Results in Just a Few Short Weeks
The most powerful tool for building muscle is exercise. The right exercise can reverse just about every change of aging. But not just any exercise will do. You need to do resistance or “strength” training. And you want to work a big muscle group like your legs. This is the key to building muscle—and maintaining it.
In one study, researchers launched 12 weeks of low-intensity leg training in a group of men aged 69 to 74. After lightly working out three times a week for three months, they experienced a 9% to 22% increase in strength in their upper leg musculature.3
Another study examined the effects of a high-intensity, three times per week lower extremity workout on men with an average age of 64. At the end of the study the men showed an increase in upper leg strength ranging from 107% to 226%.4
And this isn’t just for men: women benefit, too. In a study looking at the effects of whole-body resistance training in a group of women and men with an average age of 68 years, thirty weeks of three times a week training resulted in an increase of upper leg strength of 30% to 97%.5
Below are just a few of the problems you face as you age and the benefits you’ll see from resistance training:
Resistance Training Benefit
Increased susceptibility to disease Improves immune system function
Loss of muscle and increased body fatAids in loss of fat and builds muscle
Increased risk of a cardiac event (heart attack, stroke) Lowers blood pressure, improves circulation, lowers cholesterol
Slowing of mental function and alertness Improves reaction times and mental clarity
Insomnia Improves quality of sleep
DepressionRelieves stress, improves self-esteem and outlook
Immobility and susceptibility to falls Improves balance and coordination
Resource: Klatz, R. Hormones of Youth 1999

Rebuild Your Muscle Mass in Less

Than 1 Hour a Week
I usually recommend body weight exercise because they resemble the challenges you face in your everyday environment. You’re also avoiding the kinds of stress injuries that conventional training techniques can cause by unnaturally isolating a single muscle group and working it to death—something your body just wasn’t designed to do.
Here’s something you can do right now… they’re called alternating lunges.
With your hands on your hips, take a step forward with your right leg until your front knee is bent 90 degrees and your back knee almost touches the ground. Push off from your leading foot and return to the starting position. Repeat with your left leg. (See pictures below...)
Make sure you keep your back straight and hold your head high. Drop with your hips as you step forward. Push up using your thigh muscles. Start by doing ten, five with each leg. As you develop more lower-body strength, add more reps to your routine.
This workout is simple but it gets results. It won’t take more than 10 minutes at first… 20 at the most. Do it three times a week and you’ll see great results. That’s less than an hour for the whole week. 
Fig 1. Alternating Lunges
Fuel New Muscle Growth with These 4 Power-Boosting Nutrients
Protein provides the building blocks for your muscles. So eat protein at every meal. Cross starchy foods and carbohydrates off your shopping list. Go for protein-rich foods like lean meat, milk, cheese and beans.
Add a protein shake to your daily routine if you can’t get enough from your diet. You should shoot for 100 to 120 grams of protein a day… at least.
There are also a number of inexpensive, widely available supplements that will keep your muscles strong and powerful.
• L-Carnitine: This supplement plays an essential role in maintaining a healthy body. It provides a host of benefits to your body including converting fatty acids into energy, helps you lose weight, increases mental alertness, protects your heart, helps men in the bedrrom and improves diabetes.
I take 500 milligrams of the L-carnitine form. It is important that you choose naturally occurring L-carnitine and not synthetic D, L-carnitine. The D-form interferes with the natural action of the L-carnitine.
• Creatine: This is one of the safest and best-researched supplements to increase muscle mass and strength. It enhances performance, endurance, strength and speed and will boost the amount of muscle you pack on during resistance training.
I recommend a minimum of 5 grams of creatine daily until you build the muscle you need.
• L-Arginine: Another supplement for muscle building. One double-blind study measured the change in muscle strength and lean muscle mass in men taking L-arginine. 6
Twenty-two men on a strength-training program took either the L-arginine supplement or a sugar pill. The men taking the arginine supplement showed a significant increase in muscle strength and lean muscle mass after only five weeks. I have used arginine-containing supplements for 20 years. Like creatine, it is natural and safe.
Daily doses ranging from 500 mg to 1g of L-arginine will support your muscle growth.
• Carnosine: This is a multi-functional compound made from two amino acids. It’s naturally present in your nerve and muscle cells. It protects the integrity of the muscle you have, and will help ensure that the muscle you are building will be healthy and last.
I recommend taking 500 mg of carnosine, twice a day.
• Glutamine: The amino acid glutamine is an important muscle-building supplement for a couple of reasons. For starters, glutamine helps stabilize your energy levels. More importantly, it actually boosts the hormones that tells your body to shed fat and build muscle. In addition, I routinely use glutamine in athletes to prevent muscle breakdown.
For maximum muscle growth, take glutamine as a powder at 5 grams per day. You can dissolve it in water or put it in a protein shake.

1Janssen et al. “Low relative skeletal muscle mass (sarcopenia) in older persons is associated with functional impairment and physical disability.” Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 2002. 50(5):889-96.
2 Drummond et al. “Skeletal muscle protein anabolic response to resistance exercise and essential amino acids is delayed with aging.” Journal of Applied Physiology. 2008. 104(5):1452-61.
3 Aniansson A, Gustafsson E. “Physical training in elderly men.” Clinical Physiology. 1981. 1:87-98.
4 Frontera WR et al. “Strength conditioning in older men: skeletal muscle hypertrophy and improved function.” Journal of Applied Physiology. 1992. 64: 1038-44.
5 Pyka et al. Muscle strength and fiber adaptations to a year-long resistance training program in elderly men and women. Journals of Gerontology. 1994. 49:22-27.
Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 1989. 29(1):52-56.