28 Days, 14 Missions, 1 Ripped Physique

Another good read from Chris Shugart - 28 Days, 14 Missions, 1 Ripped Physique. Of particular note :
If you choose to buy a book of "healthy" recipes, keep these thoughts in mind:

1. If the cookbook is for low-fat or "light" cooking, beware of recipes with tons of sugar, sugar-like ingredients, and flour. Sugar and flour are indeed "fat free" but will of course make you fat and wreck your health.

2. If the cookbook is "low carb" beware of calorically dense recipes: lots of butter and other sources of dietary fat. Again, these are low-carb but not necessarily low calorie. Also, some of these books take it too far and can be "veggie-free" which isn't necessary on a low-carb plan.

Good stuff.

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Current diet.After reading the comments on my last post I realised that it's about time I posted a bit more information on my current (and planned) diet. Although I love cooking, I seem to have fallen into a simple (almost bland),...
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Does This Muscle Make Me Look Fat?.Max Misch (November 2004 - November 2007).One of the many problems with our society is that people are too spoiled. They want things immediately and with as little work as possible. This applies to people who whine about how they cannot gain weight, no matter how much they eat, but usually they eat like a mouse, nibbling at their food. Imagine if these same people were forced to live in a third-world country or in a combat zone.
Looking At : Dec 4, 2016.

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, Nuzzel and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.

Low Carb Round Table.

There's more to low-carb than the Atkins diet.

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