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    So after reading up on improving my VO2 max it...

    So after reading up on improving my VO2 max it appears that doing intervals are the fastest way to achieve some improvement. Yesterday I set up my rower to do 1:1 intervals and did 7 reps. I...
  2. Where do you find your motivation / inspiration?

    I find having a strong motivator is key for me to stay with the course in my efforts to adhere to a primal way of eating and exercising. I tend to look for success stories but find that bad examples...
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    Ok, a pretty good week. On diet, I managed to...

    Ok, a pretty good week. On diet, I managed to continue with the 5:2 fasting and that is working well. In aiming for 80:20 compliance with Primal eating I was probably more like 70:30 this week...
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    Plod on, plod on, plod on

    The title is a little pedestrian (pun intended), but consistency is what I need.

    I’m starting this journal with some mixed feelings. After hanging out here for some time I tend to see two types...
  5. Thanks for the link Rushie, very interesting. ...

    Thanks for the link Rushie, very interesting. That article contends that calorie counts are typically too high on food labels since they don't account for the calories lost during the digestion...
  6. Calorie Myths and Accuracy of Food Nutrition Labels

    In regards to Mark’s post from last week, “9 More Calorie Myths We Should All Stop Believing”, the myth Mark talks about in “Conscious regulation of one’s energy intake and expenditure is possible”,...
  7. This originally ran on the BBC last year I...

    This originally ran on the BBC last year I believe. There are a number of threads discussing it if you do a search.

    I only caught it last week or so and was really intrigued by the 5:2 approach...
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    Thanks for all the responses. For me the biggest...

    Thanks for all the responses. For me the biggest turnoff is usually the smell. My wife really loves Halibut and Salmon, I guess I need to start letting her cook it indoors and get used to it. The...
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    Omega-3 blood levels among older adults

    Man I hate fish, but I may have to figure out how to get over that. This study by Harvard School of Public Health and University of Washington indicates that the biggest improvements were found in...
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    I've had one at work for about a year now and...

    I've had one at work for about a year now and find I spend about equal time sitting and standing.

    In regards to the vericose veins concern, I actually think you are less likely to develop...
  11. I've had a C2 (Model D with PM3) for a number of...

    I've had a C2 (Model D with PM3) for a number of years. I really like the ability to rerow a previous workout, basically race against yourself. I have workouts going back to 2007 so I can see how I...
  12. I wasted my money on 21 Day Total Tranformation

    I feel ripped off!

    I'm enjoying a snow day here in Albuquerque by watching the idiot box and I see this ad come on for the Slim Away. You wear this thing around your waist and it instantly...
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    I have an Olympic bench and rubber coated steel...

    I have an Olympic bench and rubber coated steel weight plates. I went to the local ranch store and bought these rubber stall mats that are usually placed in barns to keep your horses and cows from...
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    I'd have to say I lean libertarian when it comes...

    I'd have to say I lean libertarian when it comes to government, conservative in terms of how I live my life (married to one woman, earn my keep, pay my taxes, etc.) One of my favorite quotes:

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    A couple of my favorites -- This first one...

    A couple of my favorites -- This first one reminds me that we live so isolated from our environment, and to enjoy those times when I get caught in a rainstorm on my motorcycle, or to just decide to...
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    Sadly, I have to confess to sharing this...

    Sadly, I have to confess to sharing this sentiment. My wife does like to watch to see what Allison is wearing, but I like to use it as an opportunity to show my kids what they don't want to become,...
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    Thanks for the link Misabi. I actually watched...

    Thanks for the link Misabi. I actually watched the whole show. Pretty interesting, although I had a hard time understanding some of the dialog because of the accent (j/k--interesting that show...
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    I understand that BMI is not body weight...

    I understand that BMI is not body weight percentage, but it is advertised as a proxy for body fat and is used as an indicator of healthy vs. obese weight ranges.

    At any rate, the range for a...
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    Just got back from the lab at the university. I...

    Just got back from the lab at the university. I did the hydrostatic body composition analysis. Since this was my first test they did a residual volume measurement to calculate the amount of air in...
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    Well, that's kind of the question I was asking. ...

    Well, that's kind of the question I was asking. We'll see on Friday whether I'm delusional or not when I have my hydrostatic body comp results.
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    BMI and Body Fat%

    Does anyone know of any comparisons of the standard BMI charts to real world results? In other words, is there any hard data that helps to differentiate between body types for instance?

    At my...
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    I'm liking the recipe feature, nice work! As...

    I'm liking the recipe feature, nice work!

    As for other features, on the summary page it would be nice if you could add another button next to the delete X to display a review of the nutritional...
  23. Thread: Boobies

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    My wife has recently lost close to 30 pounds and...

    My wife has recently lost close to 30 pounds and seems to think she will want to lift and enhance at some point. I'm okay either way, (they work for my purposes if you know what I mean. )

    If it...
  24. Interesting. I notice since going primal that I...

    Interesting. I notice since going primal that I don't really have cravings but do miss the "mechanics of eating" for lack of a better term. In other words, I don't really want to eat a bowl of...
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