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Forum: Exercises 05-10-2007, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,190
Posted By Marc Moffett
I am recovering from ACL surgery last summer, so...

I am recovering from ACL surgery last summer, so am in a similar boat with a weaker left leg. One thing that I have noticed is that I have to be careful doing the WODs, especially on strength days,...
Forum: Nutrition 05-09-2007, 07:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,076
Posted By Marc Moffett
Jibreel, A pretty strong case can be made that...

Jibreel,

A pretty strong case can be made that free-range, grass-fed meat products are considerably less hard on the land than mono-culture ag. To see this intuitively, just note that this...
Forum: Nutrition 04-29-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,076
Posted By Marc Moffett
Nikki, I don't have much to add, but wanted to...

Nikki, I don't have much to add, but wanted to point out that a reasonable response to the presence of anti-nutrients is dietary variety. Anti-nutrients have a cumulative, chronic effect. Eating the...
Forum: Nutrition 03-21-2007, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 29,375
Posted By Marc Moffett
coconut oil (either refined or unrefined) is a...

coconut oil (either refined or unrefined) is a good paleo sub for butter.
Forum: Fitness 01-30-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,668
Posted By Marc Moffett
Interesting, Steve. Thanks. I have noticed...

Interesting, Steve. Thanks.

I have noticed that I exhibit very irregular sleep patterns. I go to bed early (8:00 or 9:00) and either wake up for a few hours during the night, or get up very early...
Forum: Fitness 01-30-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,668
Posted By Marc Moffett
Steve, Do you have any reason for thinking that...

Steve, Do you have any reason for thinking that sleep patterns in HG cultures mimic day/night patterns? It seems like I recall reading somewhere that HG cultures tend to stay up around the campfire...
Forum: Injuries 11-26-2006, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,724
Posted By Marc Moffett
Chris, I am no expert but here is my personal...

Chris, I am no expert but here is my personal experience.

I went for about 20 years without an ACL. I led a very active lifestyle and didn't have any serious problems. However, I would routinely...
Forum: Nutrition 07-29-2006, 04:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,177
Posted By Marc Moffett
Ah, ... now I see your take. There is no...

Ah, ... now I see your take.

There is no scientific question that hominids have been eating meat for millions of years, and eating substantial amounts of meat for 100s of thousands of years. This...
Forum: Nutrition 07-28-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,177
Posted By Marc Moffett
Ron, I butcher my own meat--at least when the...

Ron, I butcher my own meat--at least when the hunting "gods" have seen fit. Field dressing an elk is a load of work: dirty, smelly, hot (or bitter cold, depending on the whens are wheres) and not...
Forum: Nutrition 07-28-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,177
Posted By Marc Moffett
Scott, ah, right... that is probably it.

Scott, ah, right... that is probably it.
Forum: Nutrition 07-28-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,177
Posted By Marc Moffett
Ron, regarding the Inuit and bone loss. Isn't the...

Ron, regarding the Inuit and bone loss. Isn't the natural first hypothesis low vitamin D production due to low levels of sun light? Maybe they do get adequate D from their diet, but still the...
Forum: Nutrition 07-28-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,177
Posted By Marc Moffett
Personally, I think it is a mistake for those of...

Personally, I think it is a mistake for those of us who advocate a paleo-type diet to invoke the Inuit--except as an extreme example of how an all animal diet doesn't have acute problems given...
Forum: Nutrition 07-25-2006, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,408
Posted By Marc Moffett
David, I take supplements as well: fish oil,...

David, I take supplements as well: fish oil, mixed tocopheral vitamin E, and selenium. But I no longer take them every day. I take them most days in varying amounts in as random a pattern as I can...
Forum: Nutrition 07-25-2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,408
Posted By Marc Moffett
I no longer think of diet (or exercise) in terms ...

I no longer think of diet (or exercise) in terms of cheating or not cheating. I buy "paleo" foods to put in the fridge. But if "nonpaleo" foods are put in front of me, I hardly ever balk at eating...
Forum: Nutrition 07-21-2006, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,209
Posted By Marc Moffett
Frank, I would think twice before jumping on this...

Frank, I would think twice before jumping on this particular bandwagon. Unless you are eating grass fed beef and unless you are consuming the majority of the animal (including organs and marrow) your...
Forum: Injuries 07-18-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,492
Posted By Marc Moffett
Greg, I am as enthusiastic as anyone about...

Greg, I am as enthusiastic as anyone about evolutionary theory informing diet and exercise routines. However, one small bit of warning about this perspective. As Stephen J. Gould and Richard Lewontin...
Forum: Nutrition 07-16-2006, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,339
Posted By Marc Moffett
Scott, there is a book called "How to Grow More...

Scott, there is a book called "How to Grow More Vegetables" by Jeavons (I forget the publisher). It is an excellent book for the small to medium garden grower who wants to maximize yeild.
Forum: Nutrition 07-13-2006, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,503
Posted By Marc Moffett
Greg, my opinion is that you can worry too much...

Greg, my opinion is that you can worry too much about carbs/fructose. With Tony, I try to choose small fruits with high surface to volume ratios. But I don't worry about it too much. Fruits are just...
Forum: Nutrition 07-12-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,542
Posted By Marc Moffett
Michael, The antioxidants in tea, well, oxidize...

Michael, The antioxidants in tea, well, oxidize in water. How much oxidation occurs depends on temperature and time. If I remember correctly, brewing hot but not boiling produces the least amount of...
Forum: Nutrition 07-11-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,339
Posted By Marc Moffett
Josh, I think that there are some advantages to...

Josh, I think that there are some advantages to cultivating your own food and hunting your own meat. They are not, specifically, nutritional--though good, nutritious clean food is a side affect. The...
Forum: Nutrition 07-11-2006, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,015
Posted By Marc Moffett
why not try: eggs, shredded crab meat, shredded...

why not try: eggs, shredded crab meat, shredded shrimp meat, avocado, cucumber, mushrooms (enoki,maybe?), hearts of palm, or some combination of these?

If you are going to deviate from...
Forum: Nutrition 07-10-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,313
Posted By Marc Moffett
I grind the cooca nibs with my coffee, mocha java...

I grind the cooca nibs with my coffee, mocha java au natural.
Forum: Injuries 07-10-2006, 06:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,401
Posted By Marc Moffett
Its been four and a half weeks since surgery. I...

Its been four and a half weeks since surgery. I still have a bit of swelling and stiffness in the knee, which is keeping me from getting full ROM and my hamstring is FRIED, but overall the recovery...
Forum: Nutrition 07-05-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,672
Posted By Marc Moffett
stephen, I was curious about this as well. If I...

stephen, I was curious about this as well. If I remeber correctly the pure salmon oil has a different EPA:DHA ratio. Fish oil is generally a mix of salmon, anchovy, sardines, ... . If I am not...
Forum: Nutrition 07-05-2006, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,313
Posted By Marc Moffett
I keep a bag of the Ghirardelli 60% cocoa squares...

I keep a bag of the Ghirardelli 60% cocoa squares around for a special treat. Lindt also makes some that are 70% cocoa. (Neither make has any transfats.) I am sure that you can get better, but these...
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