Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Modified Atkins Diet

The Modified Atkins Diet (MAD) was developed by accident as a child was prepared for the Ketogenic Diet to treat their epilepsy. The diet is easier to comply with than the traditional Ketogenic Diet, and has success rates for epilepsy that are nearly as good. 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Saucony Virrata Review

I've added a review of the Saucony Virrata, a nice,lightweight, well cushioned shoe that’s reasonably priced. It’s a little firmer than the Altra One2 or the Mizuno Cursoris and not such a good shape, but the price makes up for a lot. The Virrata 2 is virtually identical to the original version. After a while I managed to spot a couple of minor cosmetic changes, but that’s it.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The MCT (Medium Chain Triglyceride) Diet

The MCT diet is type of Ketogenic Diet that allows more carbs, but tends to cause digestive problems.   (I also added some details on an MCT shake that may help reduce the GI problems.)

Monday, October 20, 2014

Preview of The Science of Running Economy

I don't normally release my articles before they're complete, but I thought the conclusion I reached on how the cushioning of shoes changed running economy was interesting enough to give you a preview. (Note that this page will be a detailed analysis of the scientific research that's available, and I'll create a more friendly article with practical advice based on this research.)

Friday, October 17, 2014

Medium Chain Triglycerides and Epilepsy, Running and Weight Loss

MCT is widely misunderstood, which is not surprising given it has such strange properties. This article looks at MCT in detail, including its use in the Ketogenic Diet, exercise performance and possible benefits for Alzheimer's, plus the digestive problems it can cause. 

Monday, October 13, 2014

The Ketogenic Ratio

The Ketogenic Ratio seems simple (ratio of fat to carbs+protein), but there are quite a few subtle details, from the restriction on net carbs, to body fat burned and subtle details like rounding errors on food labels.