My own personal philosophy is to
1) get the BMI below 30, and then
2) focus on dropping body fat.
The problem is, how do you actually *measure* body fat? It's elusive.
Here's a nice synopsis on Wikipedia:
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The one really important joint for kayaking is the shoulder. The one thing you don't want to mess up is your rotator cuff.
Guess what I hurt when I fell snowboarding on Sunday? Yeah.
^%$#@!! off-season sports.
Doc says to stay o... Read more
PATTILYNN224 and I have been discussing perceptions of this weight loss process and body dysmorphia, etc.
Something about her questions cut down right to the heart of the matter in a way that made me want to share my answers here.
The ... Read more
I spent most of the past week in bed with a nasty cold. Seriously. Most days I didn't even change out of my pyjamas. When I had the energy I watched episodes of Farscape streaming from Netflix. Most of the time I slept.
The cats definit... Read more
I sometimes get a terrible case of ice cream craving. This weekend I thought about it. Those chocolate flavored whey drinks I keep around for emergencies are a lot like chocolate milk. What would happen if I chilled one and dumped it into the... Read more
Back in April I wrote a blog post listing my favorite apps.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=3093894
It seems like it might be time to update the list, since there are a few new o... Read more
49% protein (142g)
As you can see I've paid a lot more attention to getting the protein I want.
I am feeling too sated to eat my usual midafternoon shake. What a difference, huh? I KNEW from my e... Read more
27% protein (93g)
These ratios do not please me.* I function much better on lots of protein and I need to feed the muscle I'm trying to regain. Another problem with the beans besides the possible arthr... Read more