I have been following a lifestyle inspired by our hunter-gatherer ancestors for close to 10 months now. I feel great and have no plans of turning back.
This 30-day challenge is a great opportunity to rededicate myself and solidify those lifestyle changes for the long haul and smooth out any current unwanted deviations.
-Reemphasize lifting heavy things (5lbs of added muscle as a bonus)
-Increase vegetable intake, decrease fruit and alcohol intake* (overall mindfulness of dietary composition)
-Find a new career path that will cater to this new lifestyle and interest in human evolution, nutrition, and fitness
Good luck everyone.
*Jared Diamond's, Third Chimpanzee has an interesting discussion on drug use/abuse for anyone interested.
We'll call today Day 0. Tomorrow I'll record food and exercise notes.
Rest Day, Walking and moving a giant walnut table
1- 5eggs w/goat cheese, protein shake
2- 3Chipotle barbacoa hard shell tacos, side of guacamole
3- Protein bar
4- Thai Red Curry w/beef (no rice), protein shake
No big changes today. Tomorrow I plan on getting a gym membership so I can lift some heavier weights for a while. Along with that I'll go shopping and stock up on some vegetables to meet the "more veggies, less fruit" goal. Eventually I will work into the career phase goal.
Walking and some house work involving cinder blocks
1- Chunk of cheese
2- Terrible fake meat at Whole Foods (on accident!), Kale salad (first time eating Kale), Zucchini salad
3- Trail Mix (mostly almonds and cashews), Some Jerky
4- Fish Tacos with guacamole, 1 mohito (no sugar)
Got a gym membership today, so I can lift some heavy weights. Don't plan on spending too much time there, but I want to get in some substantial lifting in the next month or two. Also, not fully satisfied with the dietary intake today, but I did do a better job at getting more vegetables. Tomorrow will be even better. And I get to move some furniture!