As you know I am not a Paleo fanatic, but I am happy when something I like anyway just happens to be Paleo and tasty at the same time. I also know that if you read books by Tim Ferriss, Rich Roll, and Loren Cordain, they advocate eating some of the same things every day … More Eating the Same Paleo Lunch Every Day…With Constant Variation?
I came across this blog post recently on the IF Life blog. First of all, I am not an intermittent faster by any means. But I would probably classify myself as a boring eater for many of my mid-week meals, especially for lunch. The Trader Joe’s 5-minute shopping approach described in this post perfectly describes … More The Advantages of Being a Boring Eater
I recently saw a great article in Competitor Running about flipping your mental switch from planning your training cycle to planning your recovery cycle. I confess – guilty as charged, as are, I suspect, many people in competitive sports. When you see the total training hours per year for world-class rowers starting to exceed 1000, … More Competitive people often forget how to recover….
Over the holidays I read The Four Hour Body by Tim Ferriss and The Paleo Diet for Athletes by Loren Cordain. Here’s some impressions, some common themes, and some inconsistencies. I’ve been slowly trying to navigate the various philosophies and nutritional advice that in some way intersect with the CrossFit movement, and these two books … More Perspectives on The Four Hour Body and The Paleo Diet for Athletes
So I started reading The Four Hour Body by Tim Ferriss, largely because I was interested in Brian MacKenzie’s participation in it. The verdict is still out – he is an iconoclast for sure, he may be a complete nutter, or he may be on to something (or a combination of the three). I’m keeping … More Started reading “The Four Hour Body” by Tim Ferriss