Ketogenic diet basics

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Keto Diet: The Ketogenic diet is a way of eating that is high in dietary fat, low in carbohydrates, and moderate in protein. This way of eating encourages a state known as ketosis, where our body becomes more efficient at using fat (rather than glucose) for fuel. **Collab post with Laurie Christine King** Keto Variations: Classic Keto (often used for …

Insulin-resistant PCOS

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Insulin-Resistant (Ovarian Androgen) PCOS According to leading women’s health expert, Lara Briden, “Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, is actually several different conditions all given the same name. There are 5 different types: insulin-resistant, post-pill, inflammatory, and adrenal androgen, and hidden cause.” Despite the name, ovarian cysts are not required for diagnosis, and PCOS is being considered for a name change …

Optimizing performance via nutrition

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How to optimize performance via nutrition Cliff notes👇🏼 Eat enough calories. Under-eating is a sure fire way to NOT maximize performance adaptations Carbohydrate intake should range from 3-10 g/ kg body weight/ day depending on fuel demands of sport, training block goals, and training history. Avatar examples: 60 kilo female (132 pounds) should have AT LEAST 180g carbs/ day. 85 …

Monitoring blood glucose levels

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Why You Might Consider Tracking Your Blood Glucose Collab post with LCK <333 One commonly overlooked function of health (and one worth keeping tabs on) is blood sugar levels and fasting blood glucose. Not new news that unmanaged blood sugar levels can hedge us towards health conditions such as Diabetes. But unmanaged levels can also hedge us towards conditions such …

Process- and outcome- oriented goals

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My sister and I have been doing accessory gymnastics work 3-4 times/ week because we both love getting better at body weight movements. One of the guys at the gym asked us a question yesterday that really got me thinking… he asked, “how long until you’ll be able to do a muscle up?” My answer was “I’m not sure and …

Fucking up is part of the process

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There is something to be said for learning from the experience of others– but there is also something to be said for learning from your own experiences- even if those experiences happen to be full of crashing and burning. Present day, I recognize that my habits- over the majority of my life- were not the best for my health. I …

Does meal timing matter??

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ARTICLE SUMMARY Metabolic impacts of altering meal frequency and timing- does when we eat matter? (Link to full article at end) This one a doozy guys– with 140 cited references. Papers like this are super cool though because instead of reading 140 papers- I only need to read one to gain a feel of the overall trends of the research. …