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The Two Types of Paleos

Fresh off a glorious extended food porn weekend in New Orleans (take home message – Commander’s Palace is worth every penny), the last thing I want to see is another scoop of gelato, slice of pizza, or Hurricane. I’m ready for a week of clean lifting and clean eating. Recently, I’ve been reading some articles … Continue reading

Potatoes from Heaven

Where have the posts gone? It’s been a month! Simple explanation. Most of my experimental blog posts are fueled by frustration. Lack of improvement in body composition, strength, conditioning, or all three. But I think I’ve (finally!) found a balance of what to do and when to do it, with very little stress or fuss. … Continue reading

The Quest for Conditioning

It’s a new day, and with a new day comes a new experiment. Another 10-14 day cycle of doing something slightly drastic and silly, to see if it’s the magic bullet that accomplishes the right combination of my five major goals: better metabolic conditioning, increased strength, increased muscle mass, fat loss, asthma control. Coming back … Continue reading

Return of the Hack

My experiment with increasing my carb intake has been somewhat of a success. Still a work in progress, but it’s already seen some ups and downs. A bit of background: I’ve been unwittingly eating a low-carb diet, about 60g a day, and usually under 30g on non-workout days. Combined with heavy lifting 3 days a … Continue reading

Potatorama

Let’s take the following assumptions about be to be true: 1. I work out more than the average person. 2. I sleep less than I should. 3. I worry a hell of a lot more than I should. 4. For the amount of exercise I do and the steadfastness of my diet, I’m not seeing the … Continue reading