Cold Exposure, Seasons, and Metabolic Rate: We Are Homeotherms, After All.

  (Note: This is an old-ass post that I'm just trying to finish so that I have some form of communication with the outside world due to my internet restriction. I hope you find some value in it) Though the "heyday" for cold exposure, under the super-silly name of "cold thermogenesis," has passed us, there's … Continue reading Cold Exposure, Seasons, and Metabolic Rate: We Are Homeotherms, After All.

Exercise Vs. Physical Activity: The Sequel

"Never before has a man written so much about so little...*EXPLOSION*." As a follow-up to my blog post that garnered loads of views, I wanted to touch on a couple more points regarding exercise and physical activity. This isn't a ladder building up to some grand point per se, rather some thoughts: Physical activity and … Continue reading Exercise Vs. Physical Activity: The Sequel

Reader Response to “On Fasting, Longevity, and Lean Mass”

Craig had some great questions that the answers for may benefit readers: Interesting post. Some thoughts…. I tried intermittent fasting of the 16:8 variety, for about 3 months. I had lots of fat to lose. I did drop maybe 3-4 lbs initially, and then nothing. Perhaps it works for some people as a weight loss … Continue reading Reader Response to “On Fasting, Longevity, and Lean Mass”

On Fasting, Longevity, and Lean Mass

As the evidence for intermittent fasting ("time restricted feeding") continues to become more and more robust, the discussion is shifting from "Is the purported effect real?" to "Who are the populations who can best put this to use?". Some of the early adopters (recently, not historically) were certain athletes tired of counting every morsel of … Continue reading On Fasting, Longevity, and Lean Mass