…Missouri only missies the top 10 by a fraction.

 

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Tabata Protocol for Skiing Endurance

January 16, 2013

I’m going skiing the second week of February and I’m feeling a little soft around the midsection and really out of shape. I’ve decided to use the Tabata Protocol adopted by the Japanese speed skating team to increase my anaerobic capacity and aerobic fitness. I wrote an article a while back that outlined everything you [...]

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I’m Fat Again

January 4, 2013

Time to dust off this site and my gym membership card and get back on it. I’ve ballooned to back up to 250 and feel disgusting.

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NYT: Brown Fat, Triggered by Cold or Exercise, May Yield a Key to Weight Control

January 25, 2012

I often revel in the I told you so moments. See my previous post, Cold Weather Weight Loss – 376% Increase in Fat Calories Burned, and then read the following New York Times article. Brown Fat, Triggered by Cold or Exercise, May Yield a Key to Weight Control By GINA KOLATA Published: January 24, 2012 In separate [...]

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Cold Weather Weight Loss – 376% Increase in Fat Calories Burned

January 3, 2012

I’ve known for a while now that exposure to cold climates increases metabolism. I found this journal article (http://jap.physiology.org/content/93/1/77.full.pdf) that proves my hypothesis. Here’s the summary: Effect of cold exposure on fuel utilization in humans: plasma glucose, muscle glycogen, and lipids Effect of cold exposure on fuel utilization in humans: plasma glucose, muscle glycogen, and [...]

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Another Long Ride

August 11, 2011

I went for a ride last night and cranked out almost 40 miles at 14.5 mph The elevation chart looks like a mountain stage from the Tour.

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Sugar is Toxic – Video

August 11, 2011

This hour and a half lecture will keep you from eating sugar. Watch it.

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