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Evolutionary Fitness Update

Haven't posted on this topic in a while, so I'll be you thought I gave it up, eh? Not so, though I still eat far too much crap, and as this interesting case study demonstrates, it's definitely a combination. Go take a look at this stunning example. He also links to a short writeup by the trainer, in Word format. I don't know about you, but when I see a couple of people take control and attain that kind of success, I'm just really happy for them. Apparently, the before photos are taken two months after they had begun weight training. The after photos were taken three months later, after simply switching to a "Paleo" diet, i.e., meat, fish, poultry, fruits and vegetables with no caloric limit set. Another way to look at it is: no grain-based products like bread and pasta, no junk food like chips and candy, and if you're going to eat fruit, eat actual fruit and not juice, which is too sugar concentrated. I'm still on track with the intense workouts twice per week and estimate that I've added about 20 lbs. of lean mass since I began last May. Still walking a bit over three...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2021, contains 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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