Fasting / Conjugate Results

Fasting / Conjugate Results

For the past 8 weeks, I've been experimenting with intermittent fasting.  My goal was to cut body fat, while maintaining or possibly increasing muscle mass.  Well... the 8 week window for my experiment just closed, so now it's time to take a look at the results....

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Intermittent Fasting: Longevity

Intermittent Fasting: Longevity

Reading through the literature, it was interesting to discover that while most of the buzz surrounding intermittent fasting (IF) is a relatively new phenomena, the first documented study on the effects of IF on longevity was published in 1945.  In fact, this study...

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Build a Pull Up Bar: Design

Build a Pull Up Bar: Design

The design of the pull up bar is the most critical element.  You must account for structural concerns, usability and optimize for the space you have available.  It'd be nice to be able to provide a set of plans that will work for everyone, but unfortunately, that's...

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Intermittent Fasting – Halfway Point

Intermittent Fasting – Halfway Point

Four weeks into my intermittent fasting experiment and I'm very pleased thus far!  I don't have body composition data to share - that won't come for another month but, I'm looking leaner at the same weight and I am truly enjoying how I feel eating on this schedule....

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Why Choose Intermittent Fasting?

Why Choose Intermittent Fasting?

In earlier posts I both outlined the intermittent fasting protocol I'm following and documented my progress.  However, I realized I never made the case for adhering to a fasting protocol in the first place.  I've also been fielding numerous questions around the gym...

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Build a Pull Up Bar: Anchoring

Build a Pull Up Bar: Anchoring

Continuing the homemade pull up bar series... if you missed the overview, materials, design or tools posts, be sure to check those out.   Ok, today we're going to get into the nitty gritty - anchoring.  This is a very important topic, it's what keeps your...

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Intermittent Fasting – Week 1

Intermittent Fasting – Week 1

Ok, one week down on my intermittent fasting regimen.  I've been maintaing a journal, which I'm including below.  Not sure if I'll maintain it to this level of detail each week, we'll see.   The first week was tainted a bit by my illness, so I'm looking forward...

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Intermittent Fasting Experiment

Intermittent Fasting Experiment

This past Saturday we kicked off a two-month long Paleo / Body Composition challenge at 626.  While many of the members will be adhering to a Paleo diet - a choice I believe is well suited for most of them, I will be experimenting with intermittent fasting (the two...

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