Wow, so it's been almost a year since the last check in. I'll spare you most of the long story. I met and fell madly in love with an amazing woman. Pretty cool, right? Well, it happened at a rather messy time in my life and to complicate matters... Read more
Hey all, it's been awhile. I have good news and bad news. The good news, I've more or less kept up with fitness and food. I've maintained successfully. So call me one of those people that disappears and you wonder if they maintained. Well, I hav... Read more
I know this has been proposed before, but now it seems to be a reality.
www.extremetech.com/extr eme/169448-good-news-diete rs-the-kilo-is-losing-weig ht-changing-all-of-science -but-unfortunately-we-dont-know-why ... Read more
Came across an interesting article and subsequent study.
onlinelibrary.wiley.com/ doi/10.1002/oby.20460/abst ract
The headline "Could a bigger br... Read more
This program is for healthy boys AND girls. Men and women have the same musculature, separate programs for men or women are not required. If you have injuries or health issues, this might be the wrong program for you. I'm not a strength coach, a... Read more
There are few magic bullets when it comes to diet and exercise. I would consider vegetables and lean meat the 1-2 punch when it comes to getting your diet in order. Imagine trying to diet without lean meat and vegetables. Instead you went on the... Read more
[Lurk mode off]
Prompted by TINAJANE's post about lurkers and deserters, I thought I'd take a moment to talk about where I am and where I'm going. I agree with TINAJANE's speculation that most people who "abandon" SP are probably not moving... Read more
Diet Drinks Do Not Increase Appetite
Plenty of concerns here. The food intake was self reported which is always a red flag. But this wasn't necessarily a food based s... Read more
Strength training is about one thing. Getting strong. I was inspired by 4A-HEALTHY-BMI's blog post Tuesday.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5248234
What is truly inspiring to... Read more
"Many people chose diet soda mixers with their alcoholic drink, the aim being to consume fewer calories - few know that these drinks make you drunker more quickly"
Tomor... Read more
If you're an Optimum Nutrition powder purchaser (like me), I found this link incredibly handy.
www.reddit.com/r/Fitness /comments/17xu1... Read more
Second year in a row I've done this 11.5 mile trail run. It's the hardest race I do. Last year I spent nearly all winter building up distance. I could knock out 10 mile runs on pavement without issue. Last year, I was confident I was ready f... Read more
"Toning" is a myth, specifically exercises or rep ranges that claim to "tone". There is only building muscle or losing fat. I suspect women use this term more than men because they want to avoid the fear that they might accidentally Ronnie Col... Read more
Great article on Science Based Medicine that more or less sums up how I feel about the religious discussion of "eating clean".
http://www.sciencebasedm edicine.org/index.php/shou ld-you-be-eating-clean
"Categorizi... Read more
My current strength training program has me working in cycles where each cycle is one month. I only do the same rep scheme for the same exercise once per month. Since I'm currently on my second cycle, I have something to compare against. I ha... Read more