Indy Mayhem Show: Gary Michael Cappetta Returns!

WCW Announcer Gary Michael Cappetta returns to Pittsburgh to join us in studio as we talk about his Beyond Bodyslams one man show, returning to town, as well as Chicago and Atlantic City in the near future.  We talk about his experience from the first round of shows, some experiences looking at the indy wrestling scene today and much more!

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Food and Diet

Beyond Willpower: Diet Quality and Quantity Matter

It’s no secret that the amount of calories people eat and drink has a direct impact on their weight: Consume the same number of calories that the body burns over time, and weight stays stable. Consume more than the body burns, weight goes up. Less, weight goes down. But what about the type of calories: Does it matter whether they come from specific nutrients-fat, protein, or carbohydrate? Specific foods-whole grains or potato chips? Specific diets-the Mediterranean diet or the “Twinkie” diet? And what about when or where people consume their calories: Does eating breakfast make it easier to control weight? Does eating at fast-food restaurants make it harder?

There’s ample research on foods and diet patterns that protect against heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. The good news is that many of the foods that help prevent disease also seem to help with weight control-foods like whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and nuts. And many of the foods that increase disease risk-chief among them, refined grains and sugary drinks-are also factors in weight gain.Conventional wisdom says that since a calorie is a calorie, regardless of its source, the best advice for weight control is simply to eat less and exercise more. Yet emerging research suggests that some foods and eating patterns may make it easier to keep calories in check, while others may make people more likely to overeat.

This article briefly reviews the research on dietary intake and weight control, highlighting diet strategies that also help prevent chronic disease.

Macronutrients and Weight: Do Carbs, Protein, or Fat Matter?

When people eat controlled diets in laboratory studies, the percentage of calories from fat, protein, and carbohydrate do not seem to matter for weight loss. In studies where people can freely choose what they eat, there may be some benefits to a higher protein, lower carbohydrate approach. For chronic disease prevention, though, the quality and food sources of these nutrients matters more than their relative quantity in the diet. And the latest research suggests that the same diet quality message applies for weight control.

Dietary Fat and Weight

Low-fat diets have long been touted as the key to a healthy weight and to good health. But the evidence just isn’t there: Over the past 30 years in the U.S., the percentage of calories from fat in people’s diets has gone down, but obesity rates have skyrocketed. (1,2) Carefully conducted clinical trials have found that following a low-fat diet does not make it any easier to lose weight than following a moderate- or high-fat diet. In fact, study volunteers who follow moderate- or high-fat diets lose just as much weight, and in some studies a bit more, as those who follow low-fat diets. (3,4) And when it comes to disease prevention, low-fat diets don’t appear to offer any special benefits. (5)

Part of the problem with low-fat diets is that they are often high in carbohydrate, especially from rapidly digested sources, such as white bread and white rice. And diets high in such foods increase the risk of weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease. (See Carbohydrates and Weight, below.)

For good health, the type of fat people eat is far more important that the amount (see box), and there’s some evidence that the same may be true for weight control. (6–9) In the Nurses’ Health Study, for example, which followed 42,000 middle-age and older women for eight years, increased consumption of unhealthy fats-trans fats, especially, but also saturated fats-was linked to weight gain, but increased consumption of healthy fats-monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat-was not. (6)

Protein and Weight

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Higher protein diets seem to have some advantages for weight loss, though more so in short-term trials; in longer term studies, high-protein diets seem to perform equally well as other types of diets. (3,4) High-protein diets tend to be low in carbohydrate and high in fat, so it is difficult to tease apart the benefits of eating lots of protein from those of eating more fat or less carbohydrate. But there are a few reasons why eating a higher percentage of calories from protein may help with weight control:

  • More satiety: People tend to feel fuller, on fewer calories, after eating protein than they do after eating carbohydrate or fat. (10)
  • Greater thermic effect: It takes more energy to metabolize and store protein than other macronutrients, and this may help people increase the energy they burn each day. (10,11)
  • Improved body composition: Protein seems to help people hang on to lean muscle during weight loss, and this, too, can help boost the energy-burned side of the energy balance equation. (11) Learn more about Ikaria lean belly juice.

Higher protein, lower carbohydrate diets improve blood lipid profiles and other metabolic markers, so they may help prevent heart disease and diabetes. (4,12,13) But some high-protein foods are healthier than others: High intakes of red meat and processed meat are associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, and colon cancer. (14–16)

Replacing red and processed meat with nuts, beans, fish, or poultry seems to lower the risk of heart disease and diabetes. (14,16) And this diet strategy may help with weight control, too, according to a recent study from the Harvard School of Public Health. Researchers tracked the diet and lifestyle habits of 120,000 men and women for up to 20 years, looking at how small changes contributed to weight gain over time. (9) People who ate more red and processed meat over the course of the study gained more weight-about a pound extra every four years. People who ate more nuts over the course of the study gained less weight-about a half pound less every four years.

Wrestling Mayhem Show 588: World’s Strongest Soccer Mom

The Locked ‘n Loaded best-dressed guest ante has been accepted and upped.  This week, we’ve got IWC rookie Calvin Couture in studio, and he brought his A-game, replete with his bow tie and sequinned jacket.  He outshines, almost literally, our crew of Sorg, Chad the Shad, Mutilator Larry, and Bobby F J-Town as we talk this week in wrestling:

  • There’s a WWE pay-per-view this weekend! (And, we’re going to play some video games.)
  • So John Cena and Roman Reigns?
  • What was with Roman Reigns pulling out Rock v John Cena promos?
  • Chad is sharing some thoughts about how good WWE teams are these days.
  • When’s the last time we saw a rivalry for something other than a belt?
  • Are we setting up a Wyatt Family v Club feud?
  • Putting it here so it’s in writing: Someone just threw out Goldust as Finn Balor’s dad.
  • Are we going to see an Emma win?
  • Apparently WWE broke Jordan and Gable up too soon. Why?!?!
  • We need some Surf Dudes With Attitudes in WWE.
  • Starcade is happening?
  • Is there a chance we’ll see Cody Rhodes and Dustin Rhodes team up for Starcade?
  • Speaking of Starcade, WrestleCade is also in North Carolina the same weekend?
  • NXT should takeover the old WCW and ECW pay-per-view titles.
  • Crack beers like Stone Cold in Point State Park is an actual event here in Pittsburgh!
  • Sorg is stuck on TNA like a fly on a bug zapper. He just can’t turn away.
  • This week’s Big Question: Who would make a good 2017 addition to the Heenan family?
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

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Indy Mayhem Show 151: Gary Michael Cappetta

Gary Michael Cappetta joins us for a conversation from Mayhem Studios as we discuss his “Beyond Bodyslams!” one man tour, his years as an announcer for WCW, WWWF and others, the evolution of the business and his involvement in Ring of Honor, what matters most in pro wrestling, and so much more!

In the Pittsburgh area?  Check out Beyond Bodyslams with Gary Michael Cappetta when it comes to town March 18!

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Wrestling Game Show: Versus #4

It’s the newest sensation!  The crew is in heated battle in pro wrestling trivia!

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Wrestling Game Show: The Comebacks

It’s the newest sensation!  The crew is in heated battle in pro wrestling trivia!

This week, it’s the rematch of the century as The Mainstream Mat Assassin Matt Carlins FINALLY puts his Wrestling Game Show title against Mad Mike. Can Mad Mike COMEBACK and take his belt back? We’ll see in PWI’s list of Comback Wrestlers!

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Wrestling Game Show: Dreamer and Stone Cold

It’s the newest sensation!  The crew is in heated battle in pro wrestling trivia!

In Another Vs., it was The Rizz v. “Mr. Mainstream” Matt Carlins in the second installment of Wrestling Game Show Versus. This time, it was an all out brawl when it was Tommy Dreamer v. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin. Who came out on top?

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Wrestling Game Show: Triple Threat Talkers and Good Guys!

It’s the newest sensation!  The crew is in heated battle in pro wrestling trivia!

It’s a three way dance of game show death as we guess at the Best Talkers in Pro Wrestling and the Best Good Guys thanks to! (no peaking!)

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 402: Fan Fiction

WMS402This week on Wrestling Mayhem Show 402, we have our cast featuring DJ Lunchbox (@djlunchbox), Mike Sorg (@sorgatron) and the crew! On this weeks show:


  • We ask and answer the question, who is the heelest face in wrestling?
  • We talk wrestling toys.
  • Find out our thoughts on the WWE Network.
  • We remember WWE side endeavors.
  • We talk about the Ultimate Warrior and the WWE Hall of Fame.
  • We talk about the ending of the past weeks WWE RAW.
  • Emma was sighted at RAW! What does our cast think about this? Find out!
  • We wrap things up by telling everybody what we learned from wrestling this week.


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