Gold Coast Health Blog

  • The Big, FAT, Cholesterol Myth That Refuses To Die

    Cholesterol has gotten a bad reputation in recent decades.

    If you go up to any person---literally any person in the USA---and you ask them, “Is cholesterol bad for you?” 9 times out of 10 people will say “YES! YOU NEED TO STAY AWAY FROM CHOLESTEROL!”

    People believe that having “high cholesterol” is the leading cause of high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis (hardening of your arteries), heart attacks and strokes.

    Seeing as 1 in 4 people in the USA die from a heart attack, that paints a lot of blame on big, bad, ol' cholesterol.

    But where did all of this come from?

    And what is cholesterol exactly?

  • How To Create New Daily Habits That Last

    Your habits are very important, or so everyone says.

    But while everyone talks about what habits you should have in your life---reading, walking, exercising, meditating being the most popular---nobody really talks about how to create new daily habits in your life.

    So today we're going to teach you how to create new daily habits in your life that LAST.

    First thing's first, let's start at the start...

    What Is A Habit?

  • The Modern War Against Men

    A few days ago we stumbled upon a disturbing piece of news...

    It was an article from 2019 announcing the APA (American Psychological Association) had classified traditional masculinity as harmful.

    The article goes on to explain that that: “traditional masculinity — marked by stoicism, competitiveness, dominance and aggression — is, on the whole, harmful.” -- (SOURCE)

    Let that sink in for a moment...

    Psychologists were trained & have been telling people that masculinity is HARMFUL for the past 2 years!

    No wonder America is in such a sorry state right now.

    One of the biggest problems that men face today is...
  • How To Lose Weight When You Can’t Lose Weight

    There are two types of people in the world:

    1. People who gain weight easily
    2. People who do not gain weight easily

    Which one are you?

    Are you the person who gains 5 lbs eating 1 slice of cake?

    Or are you the person who can eat an entire pizza pie and not gain an ounce?

    If you are the type of person that gains weight easily or has a really hard time losing weight and keeping it off, then we have good news for you.

    Things do not have to be this way.

    Here’s why…

  • How To Actually Get Abs This Summer

    There’s something about having abs that loudly proclaims "here is a person who is healthy, athletic, and on top of their game."

    However, there is a huge misconception about how to get abs, and how revealing them is done.

    Contrary to popular belief, you already have abs, and if you can’t see them, how many crunches you do during each workout is almost completely irrelevant as to why.

    This is because even if you know how to train your abs, it will do nothing about...

  • The 3 B's Of Bodybuilding

    Today let's talk about the 3 B's of Bodybuilding.

    We recently got asked for some advice when it came to lifting weights and building muscle.

    They wanted to know which programs to do, how much protein to eat, and what the best lifts were for maximize muscle growth.

    While those are all good questions, they're still in the beginner stage of his journey, never having seriously dedicated themselves to the gym before.
  • How to Feel Like a Teenager Again

    Do you remember what it felt like when you were a teenager?
    • Bursting with energy
    • Eating whatever you wanted
    • Living a carefree, joyful life

    Do you know why you felt that way?

    You felt this way because your body was going through...

  • The Top 5 Reasons Why You Aren't Gaining Muscle

    Do you have trouble gaining and maintaining muscle mass? Have you hit a wall and can't figure out why you are no longer making progress? If this so...
  • Estrogen in Men?!? Why and What to do about it?

    You might think that talking about estrogen in men doesn’t make any sense.

    Estrogen is for women after-all, right? Yes and no.

    Estrogen IS the main sex hormone for women, however, men need a little bit of estrogen in their bodies too.

    The problem is that for the past several decades, across men of all ages, testosterone levels have plummeted whereas estrogen levels have soared.

  • Can You Build Muscle Without Squatting, Deadlifting, Or Benching?

    There is a common belief that the foundation of muscular development is largely (or entirely) dependent on your ability to throw up huge amounts of weight on the “big 3” lifts.

    These 3 lifts are the barbell bench press, squat, and deadlift.

    This is a huge myth!

  • The #1 Test That Every Man Needs To Pass

    Men today have fewer resources than ever when it comes to how they can live their best life. We live in an age of prosperity, abundance, and unlimited information. And yet... the REAL information that men need to become healthy, wealthy, and wise is missing.

    We're not going to get into why things are like this. 
    (Maybe another time.) We're just going to tell you what you need to know. 

    The most important test for a man to take in 2021...

  • Testosterone Blood Test Results Explained

    Testosterone is responsible for everything that helps make a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. This is why it is very important for ALL MEN over the age of 18 to get their testosterone levels tested to know where they stand. The problem is that reading these tests is very confusing---which is why we created this to help!