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John Robert Cardillo

John Robert Cardillo

John travelled the world to learn the best training and nutrition principles and trained alongside top pro bodybuilders at Gold's Gym California. He was a student of Arthur Jones, inventor of Nautilus and Medx Fitness machines, and the pioneer of hi-intensity training. John developed the HIT3 Training System, which transformed his physique to win countless bodybuilding competitions at just 18 years of age! He was also the first bodybuilder to utilize Faradic Electric Muscle Stimulation in his training and intermittent fasting during his competition prep. John’s SHREDDED Nutrition Diet helped him build one of the most shredded physiques of all time. His diet program incorporates fasting and nutrient timing to help athletes build lean muscle while losing body fat.

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Fasting And Its Effects On Ageing By John Robert Cardillo

PhD Geneticist David Sinclair, a professor at Harvard Medical School whose work regarding fasting has given the scientific world cause for pause in the previously accepted dogma detailing how aging works biomechanically. Sinclair added caloric restrictions to the experiments, because they have a basis in chromatin energy, how it is metabolized by the mitochondria, and how learning and memory are affected by neurodegeneration and cancer.

The bedrock of the analysis comes from his work in the area of fasting and how it is beneficial for the human body. For the last two decades, science has borne out Sinclair’s conclusions. The human body, to achieve maximum health, doesn’t need three meals a day and snacks to maintain good health.

Sinclair explains that there is a difference between starvation and reduced calorie intake. “Starvation will make a person hypoglycemic and that creates low blood sugar level that have far-reaching effects on the body. Fasting sends the body into survival mode, and the body will seek energy from fat cells that store glucose as the fuel it needs to operate throughout the day.” The survival circuit Sinclair talks about is where it all starts and has been since the dawn of time.

The facts align – in a nutshell – like this: a threat to organisms will stimulate the survival circuit, and the chemicals released will support longevity. By way of example, Sinclair says that you skip breakfast and have a late lunch. Your body reacts to the lack of food by producing nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+), enabling sirtuins to be activated.

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