Eat more saturated fat! The lipid hypothesis exposed
Thursday, December 06, 2012      6 comments

Donald W. Miller, a heart surgeon, admits he was wrong about saturated fats in this talk: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
vRe9z32NZHY ... Read more
Wednesday, December 05, 2012      1 comments

I've been exercising well, either swimming or running and eating on plan. My weight is staying the same, somewhere between 130.6 and 131.6 I did have to cut down the swimming for a while because my right shoulder was getting a little sore. I m... Read more
Dr. William Davis from "Wheatbelly" on Dr. Oz
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      8 comments

It happened today and I missed it, but it should be available online from the Dr. Oz website soon. In the meantime go to www.wheatbelly blog.com and read the comments and see the preview. This should spread the word that wheat is toxic! ... Read more
Exercising my horse Blue Eagle at liberty (video blog)
Monday, December 03, 2012      14 comments

Before I do much riding every season I make sure that my equine athlete has been properly conditioned to carry me and the saddle, similar to a hiker getting in shape before carrying a heavy backpack. Especially a horse's core muscles must be in ... Read more
Sunday, December 02, 2012      4 comments

weight back to 130.8 This always happens that my weight drops after a rest day while it goes up on the day of a hard workout. I suspect that my body needs 24 hrs. to get rid off waste from muscles fibers being torn down and then being rebuilt ... Read more
Saturday, December 01, 2012      4 comments

My weight was up to 131.6 this morning. It looks like swimming, just like running for endurance, may lead to a small weight gain, hopefully muscle, I'll find out in 11 days. Today was my rest day so all I did is walk/jog with the dogs for abo... Read more
Think carefully if you need that hospital stay!
Saturday, December 01, 2012      6 comments

This article points out some dangers from resistant bacteria. If you need to go the hospital find out if there were any cases of these there recently and see if there are alternatives to a hospital stay (like a surgeons surgery suite). This may ... Read more
Swimming Freestyle (video blog)
Friday, November 30, 2012      10 comments

This is what my freestyle looks like right now. I still have some trouble breathing on the left side and need to work on my kicking. When I tried to use a kickboard I barely managed to do 25 yards. Total yards today were 1800, 1500 of those we... Read more
Friday, November 30, 2012      7 comments

I weighed in at 130.8 I swam 1700 yards and could have done more. Half-way through I felt a little soreness in my shoulder and asked my daughter for suggestions of what I could do. She said to rotate my body more (not just shoulders but hips ... Read more
Finally figured out why I swim so slowly - should have been obvious
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      12 comments

I did not get as much swimming in as planned today, only about 1000 yards. But I learned something extremely important - we need lots of oxygen for swimming, duh! I bet this is something that seems obvious. Here is what happened: When I was ... Read more
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      2 comments

weight this morning 130.8 I know I ate on plan, under 50 grams of carbs and exercised enough and I know this is not likely water weight, so could it be that I'm building muscle as fast as I'm losing fat? Time will tell. In any case, in the pas... Read more
November 26, 2012
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      2 comments

weight this morning 130.6 pounds I swam 1600 yards, mostly freestyle, and ran/walked 2 miles. Total calorie burn about 800. I'm tired and hungry tonight, having a few extra snacks, some hot chocolate made with Xylitol, a low-carb muffin made... Read more
For anyone who is interested in learning about ketosis read here
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      6 comments

Here is a very good introductory article about ketosis and what it is. It is the first in a series and I consider it a must-read for anyone interested in low-carb eating. eatingacademy.com/nutrit
misun... Read more
November 26, 2012
Monday, November 26, 2012      4 comments

Weight this morning was 130.8 lbs. Today was a very active day. I swam 1500 yards, ran 3 miles and walked another 2 miles. I also did a little bit of horseback riding and horse grooming (upper body workout this time of year with horse covered ... Read more
Still no weight loss - but pushing hard towards the finish line
Sunday, November 25, 2012      9 comments

The self-imposed finish of my 40 day plan is Dec. 11. Unfortunately I had to save all the hard work until now because first a cold kept me from exercising for about 3 weeks and then I started to get allergy symptoms and then I ate a little more ... Read more

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