Surprising bloodwork results - but feeling quite optimistic
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      14 comments

There are only 3 tests that I had done. Vitamin D level, which is at goal after 6 weeks on 5000 mg/day so I may cut this down a little to 2000-3000 mg/day. Hemoglobin A1c was just a tiny bit lower than last time down from 5.9 to 5.8, t... Read more
Top 10 movers and shakers in the low-carb world 2012
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      7 comments

This is Jimmy Moore's list, and he knows what he's talking about: livinlavidalowcarb.com/b
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Ketogenic diet and cancer
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      11 comments

This is a fairly new book that is recommend by one of the researchers who studies ketogenic diets and cancer. It should be a good resource for anyone who is dealing with cancer and is not sure whether their treatment is working. www... Read more
First long run Maffetone style
Sunday, December 16, 2012      5 comments

I followed the rules for a MAF test even though it was killing me to run that slow: Run for 3 miles and keep my pulse under 180-age (within 5 beats of it). I ran 3 miles at an average heart rate of 134. It took me 45 min. 45 seconds Mile 1... Read more
A very important discovery in the field of nutrition
Saturday, December 15, 2012      9 comments

I am talking about leptin. One of the leading experts about leptin is Dr. Ron Rosedale. He explains in this podcast from the Jimmy Moore show - why high protein diets are a very bad idea - why leptin is even more important than insulin ... Read more
Monsanto is trying to evade legal oversight again - quick action required
Friday, December 14, 2012      6 comments

d=690.278959.E7qGk1&rd=1&t=5 For those who are not familiar with this organization here is a little description: www.fooddemoc... Read more
Thursday, December 13, 2012      4 comments

Weight this morning was 132 lbs. I did strength training for about 45 minutes, some core, some leg muscles, a little upper body. I got confirmation from an experienced swim coach that it is fairly normal for shoulders to get sore after swimmin... Read more
Started my half-marathon training
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      5 comments

I started off with running a 5 K on the treadmill. I increased my speed starting off at 4 mph, and moved up to 4.5 mph within 2 minutes where I stayed for the first third, then increased to 4.6 mph until about 2 miles, then increased to 4.8 mph,... Read more
Gained a little muscle, didn't lose any fat
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      4 comments

I gained about a pound of muscle mass in the last 6 weeks, but my total body fat stayed about the same at 23%. This tells me that I need to avoid longer breaks in my exercise routine as the ones I had to take because of tendinitis in my arm and... Read more
Testing my running form - Feedback please (video blog)
Monday, December 10, 2012      6 comments

Before I get serious about training for my next half-marathon in early March I wanted to make sure that my form has not deteriorated. So we took a short video of me running on the treadmill. incline was 1, speed started at 4.5, then 5 mph w... Read more
Last day before doctor's visit and body fat measurement
Monday, December 10, 2012      4 comments

My weight is at 131.6 this morning. I'm still having to get used to the fact that my weight is up but my body fat may be down, maybe not very much, but I'm hoping at least a little. This morning I get to watch my daughter's swim lesson. We a... Read more
Easy workout on the treadmill
Monday, December 10, 2012      5 comments

My weight was up a little again, 132.4 lbs. I ate on plan so no regrets. I worked out for about an hour in the gym because the roads were still too icy to run outside. Most of it was running and walking uphill on the treadmill, also a few ab ... Read more
Rest Day - Half marathon planned
Sunday, December 09, 2012      3 comments

My weight was back to 131.8 this morning. The workout yesterday did its job. I'm not really sore today, maybe just slightly stiff. I think I'll be ready for my next run and strength training tomorrow, this time at home because the cheapskate ... Read more
My longest workout in a keto-adapted state so far
Friday, December 07, 2012      5 comments

I indulged a little the last two evenings by having half a bar (1 1/2 oz) of milk chocolate each, which put me over my carb limit for those days by about 25 grams. The temptation shouldn't have been in the house, but I also had been somewhat sle... Read more
Why sitting in a wheelchair and wearing adult diapers are not symptoms of aging
Friday, December 07, 2012      3 comments

Here is a short article by Chris Kresser that may improve your future quality of life. emoticon chr... Read more

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