On Calories and Weight Loss

Calories: the bane of every dieter. Except, we see how well that’s working for us in the modern U.S. What are calories, and how important are they? Well, here are my thoughts, and I’d love feedback from anyone with something to add. Calories, technically speaking, are simply a measurement of energy. A ‘calorie’ is the […]

Paleo 2.0

So, I came across this several-years-old article this morning. It is by one Dr. Kurt Harris, one of the leading Paleo gurus (although often at odds with the Paleo community in general). Unfortunately, none of the links for “further reading” work, and I cannot find any of his material (including his entire blog) on the […]

Training and Nutrition Regimen

Exercise: I have a lot of physically-oriented goals this year, since I finally find myself in a good place to start moving forward again. My training (I don’t ‘work out’; I train for specific goals) regimen will largely based on past successes. Sunday: Rest Day (Church) Monday: Daily Seven, Treadmill Tuesday: Daily Seven, Powerlifting A/B […]

Today’s Entree

I have my initial fitness assessment after work today, with my new trainer. Or ‘a’ trainer, at any rate, at the new so-called gym I have joined (the price is right, and the equipment is… adequate. Barely. For now.). Afterwards, I shall head down to my local organic butcher to pick up a beef heart […]