Perfect Health Diet – a quick review

There can only be oneWorking on my book (actually one of the Guides, the one on Low Carb Diets; it will be part of the book eventually), I just finished the Perfect Health Diet written by a husband-and-wife-team, the Jaminet’s. My recommendation in a nutshell: buy the book, read it diagonally, and use liberally what you learn from it (blogger disclosure: this is what I did, including the buy-the-book part)

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LeanGains / Intermittent Fasting (“IF”) – 12 days in

Another IF experience post. A recap, I started the whole thing Monday a week ago, and I had written an early post on this experience here.

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LeanGains / Intermittent Fasting (“IF”) – First thoughts

Here my first experience with the LeanGains style intermittent fasting (“IF”) protocol that I have been following since Monday.

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LeanGains / Intermittent Fasting (“IF”)

Alright, being in France I have been putting on some weight lately – not too much, but the trend is worrying. I did lose quite a lot of weight by counting calories, and I don’t mind doing it again. However, I have obviously learnt a lot on the way, and it seems to me that there are easier ways.

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Arrhythmia, heart palpitations, ketosis, and low-carb diet – an update

My post “Arrhythmia, heart palpitations, ketosis, and low-carb diet” has been consistently popular since I published it back in April. It of course helps that it is generally around the top of my top posts, and people who explore the blog tend to go there first. More interestingly however I get a steady traffic from Google to this page, with keywords such as “low-carb+palpitations” or “ketosis+arrhytmia” so clearly this is an issue for a number of people.

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Arrhythmia, heart palpitations, ketosis, and low-carb diet


I have recently tried a period of very low-carb diet, and I had some pretty unpleasant side effects in the form of palpitations bordering on an arrhythmia of the heart, and I finally got around collecting my thoughts on this. Continue reading

Spot fat reduction, hormones, and training strategy


Alright, I did some more research and I have some preliminary results. Continue reading