imaginaryjim asked: Hi I am interested in drinking protein shakes, I was just wondering if you could give some tips on which brands, how much, and just general advice. Thanks.
First fast down...thoughts...
Fasted today, here are some notes: *Total time = 18 hours I’ve read start small. 18 hours was totally doable without any adverse effect or extreme hunger. Broke the fast with a salad and some italian flatbread: Spinach and romaine mix apple slices sliced parmesan pistachios lemon vinaigrette flatbread - olive oil, kosher salt, and grated parmesan Been hungry, feeling that...
When a person trains once, nothing happens. When a person forces himself to do a...– Emil Zatopek
How the "300" actors got there →
If you want to know the real story, this link comes from Mark Twight, long-time trainer, and owner of Gym Jones (SLC, UT). http://gymjones.com/knowledge/article/3/ One excerpt of note: “Some were disappointed to learn that hard work is magic, while others marveled - as did we some days - that the actors would work so hard.” And this was the final test: “300” 25x...
Postworkout recovery meal - gluten free
The Recipe: Gluten-Free Chicken Chili
12 oz. of boneless chicken breasts and thighs
1 Tbsp. cooking oil
1 4-oz. can of diced green chili peppers
1-1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
1 large onion, chopped
1 large bell pepper, chopped
2-1/2 cups or chicken broth
4 cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
2 16-oz. cans of pinto beans, rinsed and drained Directions
Cook the chicken in a skillet until it’s light brown. Place the cooked chicken in a large pot. Stir in the beans, undrained chile peppers, bell pepper, onion, chicken broth, garlic, cayenne pepper, cumin seeds into mixture in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat for 7 to 8 hours.
Opinion piece on the Red meat scare by Jonny... →
I’ve purchased about every book Jonny Bowden has ever produced. Needless to say I like his style and his content. This is classic Bowden. Good stuff.
We do this because heavy things won’t lift themselves.
I’ll let the racket do the talking.– John McEnroe
infinitely-curious: If you’re not jumping out of bed every morning, just absolutely stoked on life - you need to re-evaluate your shit.
The Best New Superfoods | Women's Health Magazine →
Women’s Health on some “new” old super foods…old because they’re not really new…just maybe new to a lot of people. #chia #kefir #jicama #broccolisprouts and so on. All great stuff. GET THEM IN YOUR DIET. Plenty of ways.
It’s commonly accepted in the psychology community that there are three kinds of happiness: - emotional happiness; I feel happy - judgmental happiness; I’m happy for you - moral happiness; I’m happy because I did the right thing Knowing these categories actually makes me think differently about my own happiness.
Within every truth is also it’s opposite.– Siddartha, Herman Hesse
10 benefits of green tea →
Everyday Health gives 10 reasons to add green tea to your diet. Good content.
On goals...insight from Dan John
On goal setting: insight from Dan John - world class strength coach and author Never Let Go On the big goals, mission, values, etc, most people get it right. But on the smaller goals especially, two things we often miss are elegance and mastery.
Goals, goals, goals
To borrow an expression from Forever Stoked, this is a “long ass” goals entry. Tip: I didn’t make this up. Set process goals instead of outcome goals. Of course the process has to be closely correlated to, and if possible cause, the desired outcome. Example: Training goal for March: 18 sessions Completed 10 as of today. Need 8 more. On track for 19, maybe 20. ...
Recipe for Best Energy Bar Ever | Nutrition |... →
Always willing to give new things a try.
Do yoga and Red Bull go together?
Yoga today. Some good, flow from tree pose. Of course shavasana is the best part…not the same unless it’s earned. No Red Bull BTW.