The Latest from 4E Fitness

Taming the Insulin Animal

Lion

We often hear about the dangers of elevated and abnormally high blood pressure and BMI (body mass index).  Abnormal readings in the aforementioned do indeed promote cause for alarm. Action should be taken to lower each in order to minimize the risk of developing a dangerous health condition. As dangerous as each of these are, it is important to note an underlying cause in the elevation of each…that being the insulin animal. The insulin animal… Continue reading »

Episode 35

4E Founder, Mark Sherwood, teaches on the dangers of making excuses and complaining. His regular guest, Dr. Michele Neil, speaks powerfully on nutrition and our responsibility. This episode contains powerful information that will change your life forever.

Glycemic Index Food Chart

Below you’ll find a downloadable Glycemic Index (GI) Food Chart. Your goal should be to eat low and medium GI foods, while staying away from high GI foods. In general, here’s how things are categorized: LOW glycemic foods: less than 55 MEDIUM glycemic foods: 55-70 HIGH glycemic foods: 70 or higher Download GI Food Chart »

Episode 34

4E TV host, Mark Sherwood, is with regular guest Dr. Michele Neil, founder of the Functional Medical Institute. In the episode, Mark speaks on 3 John 2. God has a plan for our divine health. Listen as Dr. Neil and Mark give you practical tips and advice on receiving this gift of divine health.

Help! I need to lose a few pounds.

Lose weight

I have been asked at least 100 times (if not 1000) how to lose a few pounds. Before addressing this topic head on, I want to establish a couple of things: Scale weight is a symptom of behavior – either good or bad.  If the scale weight declines because of exercise and good nutrition, that is great. In others, proper exercise and nutrition can cause scale weight to increase. The opposite of each is true…. Continue reading »

Episode 33

4E TV host, Mark Sherwood, is with regular guest Dr. Michele Neil, founder of the Functional Medical Institute. In the episode, Mark speaks on Proverbs 30. This episode focuses on greed, gluttony, and health. Do not allow greed and gluttony to take control of your life. Dr. Neil and Mark can help. Be encouraged. Don’t miss it!

Episode 32

4E TV host, Mark Sherwood, is with regular guest Dr. Michele Neil, founder of the Functional Medical Institute. In the episode, Mark speaks on John 3 and relates it to inner health. You will not want to miss these incredible details about how to attain and maintain a healthy GI system!

Episode 31

4E TV host, Mark Sherwood, is with regular guest Dr. Michele Neil, founder of the Functional Medical Institute. In the episode, Mark speaks on Exodus 16 and relates it to insulin resistance. This episode is life changing and bears repeat viewing. Don’t miss it!

Commitment Phobia

phobias

Phobia is defined as an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something. When I mention this condition, we often link it with the fear of crowds, the fear of heights, or the fear of being closed in.  However, I want us to examine the epidemic condition of commitment phobia. It has permeated our society to the point we fail to acknowledge its existence. The belief that we are ‘entitled’ to certain things has… Continue reading »

Quality Protein – where art thou?

protein

In this day and age, everyone is talking about protein. Wherever I go on my travels, I am asked routinely two questions: 1. What kind of protein do I use? 2. How much protein should one consume? Before I answer these questions, let me preface by saying I will be addressing this from a protein supplement standpoint, not food. When selecting a quality protein, here are a few things in which to look.  A quality… Continue reading »