Archive for 'Diet'
Posted on 14. Apr, 2013 by theorytopractice.
“I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader By now I’m quite sure you’ve run across, in some form or fashion, Marlene Zuk’s work, Paleofantasy. Now, I can’t claim to have actually read the book, but I have read a few interviews [...]
Posted on 17. Feb, 2013 by theorytopractice.
“Obey the principles without being bound by them.” ~ Bruce Lee Michelle and I are currently shepparding a gentleman through the Physical Culture Immersion Experience; a gentleman who, over the past week, has experienced some of the most severe sugar withdrawals that I have ever witnessed. Utterly brutal. Insomnia, racing heart, the sweats, the non-stop cravings. And, of course, the [...]
Posted on 23. Dec, 2012 by theorytopractice.
“Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of his soul.” – Francis Bacon I so wish I could remember the above quote when I come across mainstream dietary advice like this. But alas… BTW, the entire series, of which the above linked article is but one part, is a pretty good mainstream take [...]
Posted on 11. Nov, 2012 by theorytopractice.
“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” – George S. Patton Michelle and I recently had a rather lengthy Skype conversation with Dallas Hartwig (he, together with wife Melissa, of Whole9 fame) related to the inter-workings of PFX13. I consider it one [...]
Posted on 27. Oct, 2012 by theorytopractice.
“It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humor.” – Charles Dickens So I did a little surfing of the force-velocity curve Friday afternoon with some heavy Oly bar deadlifts in a superset [...]
Posted on 27. Sep, 2012 by theorytopractice.
“He who receives an idea from me, receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine, receives light without darkening me.” – Thomas Jefferson Funny how the phrase “earn the right” can mean two totally different things to people of differing mindsets. Being an athlete who, himself had to “earn [...]
Posted on 13. Jul, 2012 by theorytopractice.
“The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution.” – Hannah Arendt In my work at Efficient Exercise, it’s my duty to provide the most health and fitness bang for the buck for my clients — in accordance, of course, with their goals. Now, like any other “worth his salt”, literary/liberal [...]
Posted on 19. Mar, 2012 by theorytopractice.
“Real luxury is time and opportunity to read for pleasure.” – Jane Brody Photo credit – Christopher Lozano photography — a high school friend whose heart is genuine, and whose talent is beyond description. Pictured, left-to-right: Mark Alexander (President, Efficient Exercise, ARXFit), Skyler Tanner, Robb Wolf, Michelle “child bride” Norris, your’s truly, Mark Sisson. Why [...]
Posted on 05. Mar, 2012 by theorytopractice.
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. John Steinbeck Photo credit My good friend Andrew Badenoch, of 77Zero.org can certainly attest to this notion. To be prepared is one thing; to think that you have ultimate control? Heh, this makes the Gods of chance and [...]
Posted on 13. Feb, 2012 by theorytopractice.
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe. – John Muir Bloodwork, Revisited – The following is a question sent in from Blair Wilson, of MedX Precision Fitness, in Toronto, ON. I’ve asked my good friend and bloodwork maestro, Holly L’Itallien, of Austin’s Merritt [...]