September 27, 2023
The body composition goals for optimal health are empirical, evidenced- based standards, which I have advocated for since I began my company in 1979. Let me put these standards in perspective.
September 13, 2023
In this modern era of hyper processed foods, lack of essential micronutrients is making us fat and killing us at progressively earlier ages. I call this nutrient hunger.
September 1, 2023
One of my first speaking jobs was for the National Council on Alcoholism. That is when I learned that people get drunk different ways.
August 16, 2023
The mismatch between what humans evolved to eat and our food supply today is working against us. But there is a way to counter the effects.
July 26, 2023
This article will introduce you to the 3 main appetite stimulants — chronic exhaustion, alcohol, and artificial sweeteners — and help you understand why you seem to have no willpower at times.
July 17, 2023
Most people live chaotically with no rhyme or reason. It's time to take your habits to a deeper level. The concept of ritual incorporates mindfulness — being fully present as you go about your life.
June 21, 2023
There are several components of your metabolism – all of which are largely within your control: lean body mass, aerobic fitness level, and how metabolically active your muscles are.
June 7, 2023
To get the look and feel of what you really want, you need to improve your body composition, which means to get leaner means to lose fat and simultaneously enhance your lean body mass.
May 30, 2023
Eating high glycemic load carbohydrates means your blood sugar is chronically low, you are constantly hungry and craving sweet foods, and you are often depressed and anxious.
May 15, 2023
In this three-part series I will share with you some “secrets” – some scientific, physiological facts that will facilitate your fat burning and toning up.
May 1, 2023
If I was going to coach and promote optimal health, I had to set a good example. I want to convey true loving kindness to all the future selves and their children that I work with.
March 29, 2023
A JDD shake is the simplest, safest and fastest way to get the highest possible nutrition into your body. That’s a pretty bold…
March 15, 2023
Progression: What is the optimal combination of intensity and volume to build your strength, stamina, and resilience? Let's talk about how to progress with Heavy Hands Walking.
March 1, 2023
Here's how to duplicate the incredible fitness and fat burning benefits of cross country skiing by walking at a comfortable pace and pumping very light hand weights starting with just one pound in each hand.
February 16, 2023
Heavy hands walking is a safe, simple, and a practical way to get into shape.
February 1, 2023
Exercise is an integral component of getting and staying lean because lean body muscle mass is use it or lose it.
January 18, 2023
Your 2023 resolutions are for the entire year of 2023. Just because you slip, does not mean your 2023 resolution is void. The idea is to keep progressing and to accomplish your big goal by or before the end of the year.
December 28, 2022
Your body does not lie. Your body tells you and everyone in your life who you really are when no one is looking.
December 14, 2022
As we approach the end of 2022, this is an ideal time to give serious thought to your goals for 2023. What is a goal? How do we go about setting a goal? A goal is only effective if it motivates you to get out of bed and do something about it.
November 9, 2022
Last time we talked about quality of consciousness. This time let’s talk about the quality of our life, conscious choices, and the Black Box of Conventional Wisdom.
October 26, 2022
I am occasionally asked, “Joe, what is your program really about?” And my answer since 1979 is: quality of consciousness. What does “quality of consciousness” mean?
October 12, 2022
Having a powerful enough goal, the right coach, and a supportive environment can lead to profoundly positive personal change.
September 26, 2022
Emblems of your daily healthy rituals are jars of Joe Dillon protein and your Vitamix variable speed blender. And plenty of leafy greens.
August 15, 2022
We evolved from living opportunistically day-to-day with immediate gratification to longer, more complex hunting trips and delayed gratification. The trend over time is simple to complex.
August 2, 2022
In less than 10,000 years, humans have so altered the climate of our planet that we as a species (as well as thousands of other species) are facing a growing existential crisis.
July 20, 2022
Why do so many people struggle to exercise consistently? Or exercise at all? Goethe said if you want to understand something, go to the origin. If we want to understand our deepest motivations, we return again to human evolutionary history.
July 6, 2022
We human beings are built for scarcity. Not abundance. Because of our deeply evolutionary rooted taste for sweetness, we are extremely vulnerable to all these sugar and corn syrup foods that line our grocery store shelves. But there is hope. Given what we know now, it is possible to live a longer, healthier, happier life than ever before in history. Read on to learn how.
June 22, 2022
Before I continue to share my “new” updated lifestyle or way of life, I want to clarify where I am coming from.I was born in 1944. I was 12 years old when I got my first full-time job. I learned to swim when I was 9 years old. Each summer after that my parents bought me another set of 9 lessons at the Clyde Devine Swim School.
June 7, 2022
From the earliest prehistoric times, infection was the predominant cause of death. For example, infection is the cause of death in 60% of wild chimpanzees. Professor Finch also explains and documents every point he makes. Of his textbook’s 600 pages, at the back of his book is a 200 page bibliography of reference books and peer-reviewed scientific studies.
May 24, 2022
As I continue to research and update The (New) Joe Dillon Difference Lifestyle, I revisited Caleb Finch. Caleb Finch, Ph.D. is one of the world’s most respected authorities on human longevity.
April 26, 2022
As I begin to think more deeply about my (New) Joe Dillon Difference Lifestyle, I see a framework or matrix. (Please see attached image).
April 2, 2022
As you know, The Joe Dillon Difference is about Optimal Health, Peak Performance, and Maximum Health Span.
February 23, 2022
Are you salting your Joe Dillon Shake?If you are not currently salting your Joe Dillon shakes to taste, you are missing out on at least 3 major benefits: 1) Salting your shake to taste will significantly enhance the flavor and enjoyment of your shakes. 2) you will be getting an added daily supply of your most important electrolyte: sodium chloride. Iodized salt is best. 3) you enjoy even more energy from your Joe Dillon shake.
January 11, 2022
First establish your blood panel Baseline.Time to clean up your act? Why not establish a 2022 blood panel baseline? Blood results do not lie. Give yourself a 90 day challenge.
December 21, 2021
Wherever you celebrate the holidays, it is possible to have fun without crashing your program. Here’s your game plan.
December 7, 2021
What is a supplement? With the arrival of omicron, the latest variant of covid19, we are reminded yet again how important it is to keep our immune system strong. We have previously discussed the advantages of high quality animal protein to strengthen our immune system
November 23, 2021
May you live in interesting times. An ancient saying which over the last year and half or so may seem a little too ironic. We have been through a major event in American history. And like the early settlers of our country after their trying times, we have much to be thankful for.
October 26, 2021
Sometimes in life we are thrown a curve ball. Something new and unexpected. We feel overwhelmed. At a loss. We don’t know what to do. Early in 2020 the whole world was hit with a massive challenge. A pandemic. Covid19. In fact, it turned out to be the worst pandemic in a hundred years.