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March 03, 2011

7 High-Tech Tools for Better Primal Living

By Mark Sisson
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Superficial observers of the ever-growing Primal movement often assume us to be a bunch loin-clothed Luddites, but, generally speaking, we aren’t paleo-romaticists eschewing all things new. In fact, many of us are nerds, technophiles, and gadget freaks that embrace the digital age. Sure, instead of slumping in a chair with Cheeto dust ‘staches, we’re constructing makeshift standup workstations with lard-slicked lips, but computers are still a part of our lives. Today’s post is about highlighting the tools that enable better Primal living through technology. There are some good ones out there, some new, some old and largely unnoticed, but all deserve a good hard look.

The Foodee Project

The Foodee Project is the brainchild of CrossFit Southwest owner Matthew Lucas, who, after fielding recurring questions from clients interested in Primal eating but clueless about what to cook, decided to create a simple resource cataloguing the best Paleo and Primal recipes on the web. Rather than overwhelm folks with hundreds of bookmarked recipes like a fanatic (you know you’ve been there, and you know how it doesn’t always go over too well), Matthew figured he’d give them the tools to discover new recipes on their own. So he did. Foodee is the result.

Matthew’s Foodee blog is cool enough, drawing on the vast resources of the paleosphere to post a new recipe each day, but the best part of the operation is the flagship Foodee tool itself. It lets users search a single database comprising hundreds of Primal-friendly recipes from dozens of Primal/paleo blogs, and if you sign up for a free account, you can save recipes to lists, create itemized shopping lists using the automatic “Itemize” tool, and print, save, and email recipes and shopping lists. I’m really impressed with the site, especially the automatic itemization tool. After browsing all the features and getting acclimated to it, I spent two, maybe three minutes to produce a complete shopping list for a week’s worth of lunches and dinners broken down into sections, including “Dairy” (which includes eggs), “Meat Department,” “Produce,” “Oils/Sauces,” “Spices/Herbs”, and “Canned/Jarred Items.” I used the email button to send it to myself and all I had to do was open up my phone in the store and pull up the email. No copying, pasting, or scribbling required.

Matthew is very clear on giving the authors credit for their recipes; when you select a recipe summary for more info, you’re directed to the external blog post responsible for the recipe. That way, the folks creating the content – the bloggers – get linkbacks and more readers, while Foodee users get more ideas for Primal and paleo recipes.

The Foodee beta just went live last week, with even more features to come (and a few minor bugs still to iron out). Sign up for a free account and give it a shot.

PaleoGoGo

At last year’s PrimalCon, we tried to create an environment of inspiration. I figured that the more people saw that they weren’t alone in avoiding grains, legumes, sugar, vegetable oils, shoes, treadmills, and faulty Conventional Wisdom, the more they’d realize that going Primal isn’t a fringe lifestyle. Plus, when you’re surrounded by exuberant shirtless adults leaping, bounding, lifting, running, and stuffing their faces with grass-fed meat, it’s tough not to get inspired. One attendee, Kristin Jekielek, got inspired in an entirely unexpected way, though. While she expected to simply see a bunch of people from all walks of life living Primal, she didn’t expect that the vast majority of the attendees were self-employed entrepreneurs carving out a great life on their own terms. She was impressed and inspired to do the same.

So, less than one year later, having traveled out of state for work and felt totally helpless at the lack of Paleo/Primal options in chain restaurants, she’s created PaleoGoGo, an iPhone app designed to keep you “paleo-ish” in the wild. Its incredibly simple and effective:

1. Search for a restaurant. Over 300 of the nation’s (US only) top chain restaurants are cataloged thus far.
2. Pick a mealtime: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, or (depending on the restaurant) Snack.
3. Pick a paleo-ish meal. Each mealtime will have up to three meal options.
4. Eat relatively guilt free!

If you’re frequently on the road having to resort to questionable gas station jerky, or maybe you just want to support a fellow Primal entrepreneur, give PaleoGoGo a serious look. Oh, and you should probably have an iPhone (unless you REALLY want to support the cause). There’s also a Facebook page and an Android version coming in the first half of this year.

Chowstalker

Are you Paleo? Primal? Do you worship at the shrine of Weston A. Price (hey, I can think of a lot worse)? Or do you just like meat, seafood, or the occasional veggie, and lots of it, but are having trouble coming up with new ways to stuff it into your oral cavity? Then check out Chowstalker, a relatively new traditional/Primal/ancestral food recipe aggregator. Recipes are broken up by “Beef,” “Lamb,” “Game Meats,” “Pork,” “Seafood,” “Poultry,” “Offal,” “Eggs,” “Cheese/Dairy,” “Vegetables,” “Mushrooms,” “Coconut,” and “Other.” You can also divide recipes according to “Special Diet”; included are Whole30, Egg-Free, Dairy-Free, Nightshade-Free, Gluten-Free, and even Vegetarian.

If you want to submit a recipe to Chowstalker, it must be blog-based, it has to include good photos, and it cannot include grains, legumes, added sugars, hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated fats, or trans fats. It cannot be dessert. Also: no cupcakes allowed, even the non-grainiest, non-glutenist, almond meal-rific kind. As they say right there in plain language, “We don’t do cupcakes.” John Durant would be proud.

CRON-O-Meter

If you ever visit the Immortality Institute forums, you’ll probably see the word CRON-O-Meter mentioned. CRON-O-Meter is a free, open source, software based program designed to help you track calories, micronutrients (including vitamins and minerals), macronutrients (including specific amino acids, fatty acids, and carbohydrates) while plotting your intake against the current calorie restricted diet guidelines. So yes, it’s meant for folks obsessed with restricting calories for the purposes of life extension, meaning if you’re bulking up and consuming 4000 calories, mostly meat, the CRONometer might flash red and attempt to self destruct from all the methionine you’re eating, but pay no attention and worry not. I’m not big into counting calories or tracking nutrients, but if you are, CRON-O-Meter is a good way to do it. Eat half a pound of beef liver and see your retinol intake skyrocket a thousand percent!

It draws on the latest USDA databases for nutritional info, so while nutrient content of various foods is notoriously hard to pin down with razor sharp accuracy, you’re getting the best info widely available. CRON-O-Meter is still in beta (and has been for years), but it seems complete enough. Take a look for yourself and see what you think.

Low Carb iPhone App

Reader and developer Renee Backe has just released a new iPhone app that makes following popular low-carb blogs easier than ever. The Low Carb iPhone App (I like the no-nonsense name, personally) lets you track Dr. Eades, Jimmy Moore, MDA, Low-Carb Gal, plus a number of l0w-carb recipe sites. It makes for easy access to reading material while out and about, waiting at the doctor’s office, or stuck in line, and the app also provides valuable recipe ideas if you’re ever at the store without a clue as to what to make or buy.

Fumbling through web sites on my phone or flipping through blog readers gets annoying. Maybe I just need to improve my thumb mobility (I knew I shoulda included that in the series last year), or maybe I need to stop worrying about reading blogs when I’m out. Ha – like that’s ever gonna happen.

Safe Seafood iPhone App

Safe Seafood is a 99 cent iPhone app that provides safety ratings for commercial seafood. If you want to see whether that piece of farmed tilapia from Vietnam is safe to eat, type it in. If you want to see whether farmed mussels from New Zealand are worth eating, look it up. It’s an extremely handy tool that any iPhone-toting fish-eater should have at his or her disposal. The only downside is that Safe Seafood hasn’t been updated since 2008, but I imagine the ratings still hold up fairly well.

I was trying to decide between the Monterey Bay Aquariums “Seafood Watch” app and the Safe Seafood app. I went with the latter after reading how its creator, Tobin Fisher, incorporated the data from Seafood Watch when gathering content for Safe Seafood. Plus, the fact that Fisher gave positive “Green” ratings only to seafood that was low in contaminants and industrial toxins while Seafood Watch focused purely on the environmental sustainability of a particular seafood pushed Safe Seafood over the top.

You know what? Seafood Watch is free, so you’re not losing anything by giving it a shot, too.

Sleep Cycle iPhone App

This is a really cool one. Instead of butting in on your peaceful, deep sleep whenever it wants with a quacking duck, the “Imperial March” from The Empire Strikes Back, or a horrible bleating alarm, the Sleep Cycle iPhone app claims to analyze your sleep cycle throughout the night by tracking your movement patterns and wakes you up during your lightest sleep phase. See, when we sleep, we go through different phases, and each phase is accompanied by varying degrees of bodily movement. The Sleep Cycle app uses the iPhone’s accelerometer to track these movement phases so it “knows” the depth of your current cycle. You give the app a 30 minute wake-up window – like, say, between 6:30 and 7:00 AM – and by tracking your movement patterns it will wake you up within that time frame during the lightest phase of sleep.

Or so the story goes.

I’ve trained myself to wake up without an alarm clock, but I got a couple of the Worker Bees to give the app a shot. It’s got tons of great reviews, but I wanted to see if it actually worked. Their consensus? It works pretty darn well. It appears to wake you up when you’re prepared to wake up. You know how there are those mornings where you wake up on your own and everything feels right and you have energy and bounce out of bed? The Sleep Cycle app, while not magic or a definite sure thing, should give you a much better chance at getting an excellent wake up experience. I’d much rather entrust my morning wake-up to this intuitive, “smart” app than to an authoritarian, callous alarm clock. At only 99 cents, it seems like a good bet for a Primal eater trying to get better, more Primal sleep, too.

See? While we often focus on the downsides of modern living, the upsides are magnificent and, rather than contradicting or opposing our Primal lifestyles, they can be extremely conducive to species-appropriate living. After all, they’re just tools, and toolmaking is what we do best.

What are you favorite tools, sites, or apps? Let me know about any Primal-friendly high-tech tools I may have missed!

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Erin
Erin
5 years 6 months ago

I know this is probably the most Frequently-Asked Question about the sleep timer iPhone app, but does anyone know if it differentiates between your movements and your bed-partner’s movements? Because my bed partner tosses and turns all night.

Chris
Chris
5 years 6 months ago

It does not. My wife will routinely set it off getting back into bed after going to the baby. However, the closer you place the phone to the edge of the mattress, the less sensitive it will be to movement. I’ve managed to find a sweet spot that works pretty well most of the time.

Gary-A
Gary-A
5 years 6 months ago

For a more appropriate John Williams wake-up tone, might I suggest the Raiders of the Lost Ark theme? Always puts the pep in my step in the morning.

Leave “The Imperial March” for the commute to work 😛

Michal
Michal
5 years 6 months ago

No Android love?

emily
emily
5 years 6 months ago

seriously! that paleogogo seems awesome!

Flying Burrito
Flying Burrito
5 years 6 months ago

Yea, where’s the android app? Guess I got to go tinker on one…

Joe
Joe
5 years 6 months ago

Anyone else think a “groupon for primal” foods would be a great idea?

I am thinking grass fed beef, etc.

Jeff
Jeff
5 years 6 months ago

Mark’s Daily Apple is a good resource…

Beastman
Beastman
5 years 6 months ago

No love for us android users 🙁

I’ve used Calorific a bit as a tracker, though I really don’t track much anymore.

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.wsl.calorific

Also, Gentle Alarm has modes that follow sleep cycles.

Mary
Mary
5 years 6 months ago

I found one just like Sleep Cycle for Android called ElectricSleep. I had to play around with the light sleep trigger a bit but once I got it properly calibrated it worked like a charm.

Thor Falk
5 years 6 months ago

Your own fault – shouldnt have abandoned Steve….

Flying Burrito
Flying Burrito
5 years 6 months ago

Have a macbook pro with all the bells and whistles but had to go with android because AT&T rate plan and service abysmally inferior to T-Mobile. Unfortunately, with the imminent AT&T oligarchy purchase of T-Mobile, this may soon change.

Primalvore (Erin)
Primalvore (Erin)
5 years 6 months ago

Welll…..I was planning on coming out with this next week, but I guess now is a better time than ever…

I’m starting a Primal/Paleo Radio Show!

Details to come. I can’t wait to be on the air, sharing all of this great info, answering questions and speaking to some of you Apples! Get hyped!

Dana
Dana
5 years 6 months ago
I know you were being flippant, Mark, and I’m not mad at you or offended, but when I see misconceptions perpetuated I feel moved to correct them. It’s a curse. Here goes. You know, people scoff a lot about Luddites and equate them with a fear of machinery or modern technology but that comes from a lack of being informed about what the Luddites actually stood for. Luddites were not afraid of technology per se. They were afraid that specific machines being introduced in their time would take away their jobs. They were right. Personally I don’t see that inventing… Read more »
Gary-A
Gary-A
5 years 6 months ago
On keeping this a supportive and flame-war-free comment page. Here goes… Not really sure what your point was in this comment, aside from giving us a thorough and spirited definition of the term “Luddite.” You acknowledged the fact that Mark was being flippant (which I would really categorize as playfully ironic, if anything. But who’s splitting hairs?), yet launch into an impassioned speech on your societal views, which only tangentially applies to the contents of the article, if that. Hold on. Let me find someone who wants to follow me around and count my macronutrients, alert me to mercury poisoning… Read more »
Peter
Peter
5 years 6 months ago

Luddite has come to mean something independent of its specific origins. In this instance, the usage was appropriate.

Kelda
5 years 6 months ago

Not sure about placing a cell phone next to my head, or near my body all night long! My phone stays in the kitchen overnight; now if they could bring out an app for it to get breakfast ready for me then I’d be interested!

Edward
Edward
5 years 6 months ago

You could put it in airplane mode so you don’t have all the micro/radio waves penetrating your skull all night.

Matthew Duhamel
Matthew Duhamel
5 years 6 months ago

Being primal frees me from the clutches of the closed system of the UDSA guidelines.

Being Android frees me from the clutches of the closed system of the Apple Store.

Why, on a site devoted to individual freedom are we posting apps for a system that is about anything but?

Jenny
Jenny
5 years 6 months ago

… uh, perhaps because they’re topically relevant?

Michal
Michal
5 years 6 months ago

I agree and am very surprised that a website supporting the freedom of a small farmer would freely discard any digital freedoms and the freedoms of a small developer. Though that’s neither here nor there.

More on topic though,
There’s a “Smart alarm clock” app for android that tries to wake you up at the right time.

Derrick
5 years 6 months ago

I’m not a techy or app developer but I’m pretty sure any app developer can make something for the iphone. Also, how come android people have such distain for apple products? I never understood it.

Flying Burrito
Flying Burrito
5 years 6 months ago

I happen to like both Apple’s OS and Android very much. I used to be an Apple fixit guy and LOVE Apple products but Android is pretty awesome too.

DB
DB
4 years 6 months ago
Derrick, Not really. It’s actually somewhat complicated to get an app in the apple store. First, you HAVE to use a Mac to do your development. Second, you have to purchase a developer license ($99/yr). And third, Apple has to review and approve your app once it’s done. I don’t have a disdain for Apple, heck we have an iPad, my wife has an iPhone, and we own stock. But I’m not willing to buy a new computer and pay a subscription fee just so that I can contribute something to their store. On the flipside, to write an Android… Read more »
Thor Falk
5 years 6 months ago

simple reason I suppose: there is nothing much worth mentioning on the Android side… but I may stand corrected if someone points them out to me

Flying Burrito
Flying Burrito
5 years 6 months ago

Agreed…the Android 2.2 operating system is good but widgets and apps are far and few between…

SassaFrass88
5 years 6 months ago

Personally, I really liked the “Sleep Cycle” app. I bought it about a year ago and used it for a week. Very enlightening. For sleeping with a phone ‘next to your head’, the app suggests that you put the phone on “Airplane Mode” and voila, no harmful radio waves. Problem solved.

MattCairns
MattCairns
5 years 6 months ago

A cellphones transmitter actually does not produce any ionizing radiation and has no effect on the body. In fact you get more radiated from eating a banana then using a cellphone. Just food for thought.

Bodhi
5 years 6 months ago

Lard slicked lip!!!! I can’t stop laughing!

Fitz
5 years 6 months ago

DailyMile is another great online tool for tracking running, weights, and cycling. The best thing is that there is an awesome community behind it that supports you the whole way.

bix
bix
5 years 6 months ago

where is the Android love???!

there’s an excellent sleep tracker for Android too, its called Sleep Bot. RunKeeper is good for letting your GPS keep track of your slow moving (or like i like to call them… death marches)

Chris
Chris
5 years 6 months ago

Great post! Very cool that entrepreneurialism has been sparked!

musajen
musajen
5 years 6 months ago

I can’t wait to try out Foodee. Genius! Thanks for sharing these resources! Finding more and more reasons to take the plunge into iPhone land…

Jenny
5 years 6 months ago

You’ve mentioned it in the blog before, I think, but since this is a tech tools post… There’s the “f.lux” software (click my name for the link.) It automagically dims your computer screen in the evening so the light is less likely to interfere with your sleepiness.

Uncephalized
Uncephalized
5 years 6 months ago

Doesn’t dim exactly, but rather changes the color temperature to the red end of the spectrum, avoiding the dreaded circadian-busting blue light.

Works great too. I’ve had much less insomnia after installing it.

Dawn
Dawn
5 years 6 months ago

Thanks for the link – love the way f.lux is looking right now!! Much easier on my eyes, esp. in the evening.

simodalcais
simodalcais
5 years 6 months ago

awesome …thanks !

Anne
5 years 6 months ago

Jenny, thanks for the f.lux recommendation. I moved to the Middle East from Boston 5 days ago and have been suffering from terrible jet lag staying up to 3 or 4AM. Now when I take my computer to bed, the soothing coloring of the screen makes me want to go to sleep. zzzzzzzzzz

Anika
5 years 6 months ago

I just started using CRON-o-meter and I love it. Its about a thousand times better than fitday, other free nutrition software, and even the stupid software I bought for my nutrition class.

Tara
5 years 6 months ago

LOVE the foodee project, just signed up and it’s so awesome! Can’t wait for them to add more recipes.

I Love Primal
5 years 6 months ago

I-Phone? Yuck.

Karla Ward
Karla Ward
5 years 6 months ago

Just your opinion…….love mine!

Carla
5 years 6 months ago

Indeed! Speak for yourself, I loooove my I-phone and there is no love lost for the blackberry either.

Yaish
Yaish
5 years 6 months ago

Just to be clear, I’d totally wear a loincloth if I could get away with it. Kilts are about as close as I figure I can come. Beside, a loincloth leaves me nowhere to stow my Droid.

Jenny
Jenny
5 years 6 months ago

I nominate this for comment of the week! 😀

winencandy
winencandy
5 years 6 months ago

+1

StephenAegis
5 years 6 months ago

Kilt 😉

StephenAegis
5 years 6 months ago

Meant to say Kilt with Sporran. Stores the wallet and phone… Plus barechested in a kilt with vibrams, turns heads.

Herbwifemama
5 years 6 months ago

Indeed… 🙂

Thor Falk
5 years 6 months ago

well I could think of a place to stow it but I dont want to start a flamewar here. no offense intended, just couldnt resist given the (admittedly slightly off topic) Android vs iPhone discussion…

Janine
Janine
5 years 6 months ago

Would also love to find out about some iPad apps too! Just checked out Foodee and Chowstalker and they looked pretty awesome!

Maggie
5 years 6 months ago

Great post! I’ve used Sleep Cycle (not every single night, but a lot of the time) for the last year or so, and I love it. It works great for me.

Neil Kelly
5 years 6 months ago

There’s a free iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad app that I created called Primal Feed that aggregates several paleo blogs (including this one) and provides a full search capability.

Primal Toad
5 years 6 months ago

Love all of these technology tools. I have heard of paleo go go before. The sleep one sounds pretty damn sweet. When I get my iPhone 5 this year I will without a doubt be getting some of these apps. Thanks Mark!

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Jay Chung
Jay Chung
5 years 6 months ago

If you go to the itunes store, you’ll see several reviews showing the sleep app isn’t worth it. If you put it on a dresser, it’ll give you a sleep pattern even though there is no turning. It makes things up. All placebo.

RN
RN
5 years 6 months ago

Jenny…thanks for the f.lux link….love love love the color of the screen now.

FlyKev
FlyKev
5 years 6 months ago

The Foodee Project looks great, thanks Mark!

DThalman
DThalman
5 years 6 months ago

my favorite electronic tech devices are my gps and camera…wandering around the woods in my loin cloth (or patagonia sport top) with the electronic gadgetry in my camelback (droid too even if I’m often out of range)

Frank
Frank
5 years 6 months ago

My preferred way of waking up is by my dog…every morning like clock work he wakes me up with face licks at 730am…good boy Sherman!!

SnookHaus
SnookHaus
5 years 6 months ago

I am a WebOS guy, but for you I-people, there is another sleep app that uses a wristband to monitor your sleeping patterns.

It is called WakeMate. http://www.wakemate.com/

Rocco
Rocco
5 years 6 months ago
Ugh, I-Phones. I love being a techno-cynic, so i will just say that they are the most worthless pieces of crap ever to come out of our deep-seated, sick obsession with cheaply made, expensively sold techno junk. Stephen Fry says,’It is a rare thing of beauty’….Oh really? I didn’t know a rare thing of beauty could be found in the pockets of millions of gullible, sheepish consumers! Wow! then of course the same sheep will go any buy the latest version of the thing, just so they aren’t ‘missing out on anything’. The next time anyone starts talking about their… Read more »
The Mancini
5 years 6 months ago

I love this comment! There’s something deep and disturbing and oddly beautiful I can’t put my finger on. 🙂

But I do love my Android too… :]

The Mancini
5 years 6 months ago
Cool article Mark! Always a pleasure to read about your fascinations. I find that the best old school tech tools are the following: Good ol’ wall clock – Use the exact same time (or earlier if feels like) to go to sleep – works like a charm Light switch (!) – turn the lights down low an hour or so before going to sleep so that the brain notices the lights are low and it’s time for Sleepville. New school tech: Canon EOS-550D – just ordered this one and will be using that as an excuse to take more walkabouts… Read more »
Pebbles67
Pebbles67
5 years 6 months ago

What about the Body Bugg/Go Wear Fit. You wear it on your upper arm. It measures many things including amount and quality of sleep, exercise intensity, calories burned and pedometer. It also has a food and weight log if you like to keep track. Mine has recently been showing me that on Primal my metabolism is increasing and my sleep is better.

simodalcais
simodalcais
5 years 6 months ago

Thanks for the heads up on ‘f.lux’ Jenny , noticed an effect as soon as I installed it ! Off to bed soon , then up in the morning to tear up and down the beach in my new pair of Vibrams ( now there’s some useful technology for ya! )

Healthy Hideout
5 years 6 months ago

Wow – The app that helps you wake up at the right time is definitely worth a punt. Does anybody know how much it is? I’ll check the app store later.

I know exactly what you’re saying when you sometimes wake up feeling great, whilst you feel a little worse for wear on other days even though you’ve had the same amount of sleep. I can relate!

What techniques did you utilize to train yourself to wake up at certain times?

Candice
5 years 6 months ago

WOW! I’m going to try out the sleep cycle! Awesome.

Brian Kozmo
5 years 6 months ago
I’m one of those few “paleo-romanticists eschewing all things new”. I agree that some technologies are magnificent, but only in the sense that they *improve* the conditions of some people being forced to live a modern life. At its core, though, a modern life causes more harm than good, and none of these technologies would be necessary if our life-style were different. An iPhone app can wake one up at time that’s more natural to our bio-rhythm, and is a great help to making one’s modern life better or more comfortable, but life in the modern world will always remain… Read more »
charlie
charlie
5 years 6 months ago

Sleep cycle is especially useful when traveling. Yes, you are supposed to calibrate it. But you often get away not.

Someone else on the bed….well, again not perfect but works about 75% of the time.

I do wish they had a setting to automatically set the alarm for SUNRISE.

QOTSA
QOTSA
5 years 6 months ago

Love sleep-cycle, love my iphone, love Marks’ Daily Apple. Love being Primal, love being 21st century.

Ryan
5 years 6 months ago

Sleep cycle looks great. Thanks for putting this list together. Lots of new apps to give a try.

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5 years 6 months ago
Everyone should checkout LongeCity (the Immortality Institute Forums) at http://www.longecity.org/forum/ They are incredibly smart bunch, and investigating all sorts of ways to optimise our health. What is incredible is many adopted a Paleo diet many years ago, without having come across it formally. They just used good scientific reasoning, combined with evolutionary history, and most importantly precise measuring of their health using the commonly known biomarkers (insulin, glucose, cholesterol, crp, inflammation, etc) to fine tune their diet over years of experimentation and discussion. Lastly, the Immortality Institute are big on supplements, which can seem unPrimal, but we must remember Mark… Read more »
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Onge
Onge
5 years 6 months ago

I love my iphone and the app sounds good, seen it before. but I don’t fancy having electricity right by my head all night.

oliverh
5 years 6 months ago

the sleep cycle app, I can’t recommend it, until it’s changed so you can lock the screen whilst continuing to function. I have put costa rican songbirds as my alarm sound on my iphone, this works perfectly, lowly waking me up, not abruptly.

Sean
Sean
5 years 6 months ago

Here’s an Android app I wrote called Tabata Sprinter, which helps you keep track of time during Tabata sprints (high-intensity interval training).

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.vikinghammer.tabata

It has adjustable sprint/rest interval times and number of sprints.

And it stores a record of your sprints to the internet (only if you ask it to), so you can check and see how often you’ve been doing your exercises.

I hope someone finds it useful.

Thor Falk
5 years 6 months ago

“boxing timer” on the iPhone / iPad 🙂

Drama
Drama
5 years 6 months ago

Very cool post. The Foodee Project is wonderful!

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