Experiment

6 Days Without Food – What I Did Wrong, How To Do It Properly

When it comes to extreme short term dietary measures, I’m pretty crazy. Ever since I had completed my last long term fast (5 days), I’ve been meaning to try it again. My aim has been to pull off long term fasts around twice a year. 2016 was quickly coming to an end and I didn’t […]

Cyclical Ketogenic Diet Results

Over the past 2 weeks, I have experimented with a cyclical ketogenic diet. This diet had a few small twists to it. More information on this experiment can be found here. I was actually hoping to squeeze out 3 weeks of this before christmas but that idea ended up falling apart in week 3 since […]

A Cyclical Ketogenic Diet With a Twist

Now that I’ve given the targeted ketogenic diet a try, it’s time to move into the cyclical ketogenic diet. The cyclical ketogenic diet involves periods of 5-6 days in ketosis, followed by 1-2 days of carb refeeding. My Diet and Training Design Since my main focus right now is to recomp (lose fat, gain muscle), […]

Targeted Ketogenic Experiment Results

Experiment Design This experiment was my attempt to maintain higher ketone levels through a timed delivery of high glycemic carbs pre-workout. In my past keto mass gaining experiment, I struggled to maintain high ketone levels. I attribute this problem to two things: Elevated cortisol from over-training High calorie diet (regardless of low carbs and protein) […]

The Ketosis Craze Continues

Over the past few months I have been obsessing over ketosis. The obsession comes about from many different places. Firstly, in reading about the physiological processes that ketosis encompasses, I have been persuaded that it may be the most effective fat loss diet available. Secondly, I feel better than I’ve ever felt in most aspects […]