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One Week on CBL

I’m already seeing results! Not yet with my strength (and then again, it’s only been a week), but my dress pants are noticeably looser around the waist (measuring, I’m doing 1/2 inch at the most). My shoulders and chest look slightly more defined. If my crude body fat measurements are true, I dropped a pound … Continue reading

Carotenemia

“You have to tell me if I start turning orange.” ——————————————————————————————– Here was my weekend in preparation for the clean food deluge that was destined to visit my stomach, on my first go with Crossfit Football: Saturday evening: purchased 3lb organic chicken breasts, a few cans of coconut milk (king of the calorie-boosters), 2 packs … Continue reading

Adventures in Grilling

It’s that time again, folks. Day 1 of a whole new Paleo Challenge is complete. The combination of my slowly-increasing weight, my slowly-worsening asthma, and my mysteriously-shrinking pants is forcing my hand a little bit, and so for the next 2-4 weeks, I’m going hardcore. No sugar, no dairy, no grains, no potatoes, no booze … Continue reading

Guilt Trip

The unbearable guilt! The cumulative effects of a very non-Paleo month had left me feeling and looking a little flabby (186 lbs, 19% body fat), so a series of wildly drastic get-fit-quick plans rushed through my head. Work out three times a day! Sprints every morning! No carbs! No liquor! All easier said than done. … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Day 19: Impulse Shopper

Thursday January 19, 2012 – Day 19 Pre-Workout: 3 eggs, scrambled with diced jalapeno and onion Workout: squats 195×5, 220×3, 245×4 Post-Workout: 2 sweet potatoes, Thai red curry with chicken/cauliflower Snack: Thai red curry with chicken/cauliflower Dinner: chopped chorizo and Brussels sprouts stir-fry Future baby chickens consumed: 3 (73 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 2 (17.5 … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Day 18: Calorie Counting

Wednesday January 18, 2012 – Day 18 Lunch: chicken fajita salad from Moe’s Snack: cajun-spiced chicken breast Dinner: tamarind pork loin, jicama slaw, sweet potato Midnight snack: scrambled eggs with jalapeno and onion Future baby chickens consumed: 2 (70 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 0.5 (15.5 total) Inhaler puffs: 0 (2 in last 7 days) I … Continue reading

Paleo Challenge Day 17: Ode to Space Age Remotes

Tuesday January 17, 2012 – Day 17 Brunch: turkey chili leftovers, collard greens Workout: shoulder press 95×3, 110×3, 120×8, then 30 pullups Post-Workout: sweet potatoes, turkey chili Dinner: giant omelet with chicken breast and roasted cauliflower Future baby chickens consumed: 6 (68 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 2 (15 total) Inhaler puffs: 0 (2 in last … Continue reading