keto

My First Student – How Arjun Went From Overwhelm to Confident Productivity with the Keto Diet

Over the course of the last year I’ve been mentoring my good friend Arjun through the ways of keto (among other things). He didn’t try to count calories. On the odd day when he did, I would encourage him to eat more to support his daily cognitive demand (school and extra circulars). Although he was […]

Beginners Guide to Extended Fasting

So you’ve tried many different dietary interventions but none of them seem to provide you with the sustained benefits that you require. As a result you’ve decided to try extended fasting. Fasting for over 2 days has many challenges. First of which is the social disapproval. Friends and family are very quick to judge something […]

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 […]

Eat Fat to Lose Fat – Carbohydrates Make You Fat

History of Dietary guidelines This article might anger a lot of people who give it a read. Society seems to hold emotional value to whatever it hears on the headlines or from governing bodies. We have been mislead about what to eat and what not to eat. We have been fed this idea about a balanced diet […]