New Exercise Routine

 

Over last few months I have made more modifications to my training routine. They were inspired by two books. One is The Stubborn Fat Solution by Lyle McDonald. Another is One Minute Workout by Martin Gibala. Both are well researched and a fun read. At least in my terms of fun which is admittedly not necessarily everyone’s cup of tea. Or anyone’s for that matter.

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Resistance Training in Maintenance Mode

In the last part of The Time Machine Diet I described, among other things, my exercise routine that included HIIT cardio workout and resistance training regimen. Over the last couple months, I changed my resistance training routine, and this post is an update to that part of the Maintenance Mode.

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Exercise for Weight Loss – Needed or Not?

If you read my posts regularly (or any LCHF/keto/IF authors, advocates, and community boards for that matter), you know I don’t believe in CICO approach (CICO stands for Calories In Calories Out, as in “eat less and move more, and you will lose weight”). So intuitive, so common, so broadly believed – and dead wrong. If you still have doubts about that, raise your hand and I will gladly point out a few sources that help see why this approach doesn’t work. Or just look around – see many people who managed to implement that idea successfully despite many decades of it being promoted?

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Relaxation Technique for Good Rest

Would you like to learn a relaxation technique from a Special Forces officer? A guy who uses this method to get a good night’s sleep before an operation, to get some rest during a break in tense situations, or to calm down after a stressful time must know a thing or two about effective methods for relaxation. I have been lucky enough to learn from such an instructor and have been using his method for many years. If you’ve tried the traditional advice of imagining yourself at a beach or a lake while breathing deeply and still find it difficult to escape rushing thoughts or to calm down restless muscles, try this technique and see if it works better for you.

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The Best App for Walking

Have you ever found yourself trying many apps, each promising to do what you want them to, only to find that they do no such thing?

It can be frustrating. Luckily, it’s easy to install and uninstall them, but it gets old quickly when you do it time and time again.

Walking is an important part of our routine. We try to include 3 to 10 km (~ 2 to 6 miles) a day as a permanent part of our physical activity.

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Food as the Best Medicine

Pop quiz: which of the following do you agree with?

  1. You can lose weight while eating delicious foods
  2. You can improve your health by eating well
  3. To lose weight and stay healthy you must deprive yourself of tasty foods

If you agree with the first two statements, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s exchange ideas, findings, news, and recipes.

If you agree with the third statement, you’ve come to the right place. Give me a chance to change your mind about that notion.

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