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Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-16-2013, 03:11 AM
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Posted By sharkbait
i didn't do my time trial but for my last masters...

i didn't do my time trial but for my last masters session, i got to the pool early and did a hard 400m warm-up... what a difference it made to my session... i was able to really power and although i...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-14-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,903
Posted By sharkbait
My readings to date Date Blood Sugar Ketones...

My readings to date

Date Blood Sugar Ketones
24-Jan 3.7 0.4
29-Jan 5.4 1.1
01-Feb 5.7 0.6
03-Feb 5.2 0.4...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-14-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,933
Posted By sharkbait
hi, i found the link: Tim Noakes...

hi, i found the link: Tim Noakes (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ok3gWBb1l4M&feature=youtu.be)
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-12-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,332
Posted By sharkbait
would you mind sharing this tracker?

would you mind sharing this tracker?
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-09-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 46
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Posted By sharkbait
Well, i'm 6'3 and 270lbs but even at my goal...

Well, i'm 6'3 and 270lbs but even at my goal weight of 15%bfp, 3500 sounds like a lot of calories...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,260
Posted By sharkbait
The London 2012 winner was on ucan but i'm not...

The London 2012 winner was on ucan but i'm not sure if he was LC as well.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,984
Posted By sharkbait
Do you think that's might be due to your brain...

Do you think that's might be due to your brain using ketones? which would cause the levels to drop? I've never done a before and after test... the strips are too expensive... only test every 3rd day.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,984
Posted By sharkbait
well, i am learning :)

well, i am learning :)
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 46
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Views: 4,588
Posted By sharkbait
that's interesting... that means i need 4270...

that's interesting... that means i need 4270 calories... lol... i reckon you should work off your lean body mass which in my case would be 87.5kg. Adding my goal bfp of 15% means my ideal weight...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 46
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Views: 4,588
Posted By sharkbait
the concept is sound if you are on a low carb...

the concept is sound if you are on a low carb diet. it's only if your carbs are high or even moderate and causing your insulin to spike that it doesn't work. as your insulin prevents fat burning...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,332
Posted By sharkbait
sorry for copying and pasting from another post...

sorry for copying and pasting from another post of mine but i think it's relevant to this conversation...

think of it like this... you are training your body to burn fat, so if your weight was...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 46
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Views: 4,588
Posted By sharkbait
think of it like this... you are training your...

think of it like this... you are training your body to burn fat, so if your weight was stable you would need x amount of calories a day depending on your body size and activity (this would be at...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,984
Posted By sharkbait
hmmm, i would be interestd to see your afternoon...

hmmm, i would be interestd to see your afternoon readings, say 2 hours or more after lunch. The way I understand it is that ketones are produced by your body burning the fat cells. ie, you ketones...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,984
Posted By sharkbait
it can be quite frustrating... are you exercising...

it can be quite frustrating... are you exercising at all? That can help. I remember going from 0.4 to 1.1 and back to 0.4 in the space of a week which was quite confusing as i thought i was eating...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 46
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Views: 4,588
Posted By sharkbait
are you doing any training at all. When i went...

are you doing any training at all. When i went through my last 'stall' and checked my bfp and although my weight had remained fairly stable, my bfp had dropped and i had gained quite a bit of lean...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 02-08-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,933
Posted By sharkbait
so a little update... I've managed to get a blood...

so a little update... I've managed to get a blood monitor and keto strips. My ketone level was 1.7 today and my glucose 4.8. I have a ridiculous amount of energy when i'm swimming although I do...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-24-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 46
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Views: 4,588
Posted By sharkbait
1st, a warning... i'm quite new to low carb and...

1st, a warning... i'm quite new to low carb and ketosis so i might be talking rubbish and will not be offended if someone corrects me. That said, my understanding of this is that if your weight loss...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-24-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,933
Posted By sharkbait
true true... slightly off topic... does anyone...

true true... slightly off topic... does anyone know the best place to buy ketone test strips? I'm currently using freestyle optium strips but they are quite expensive in the UK, around £3 per strip....
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-24-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,933
Posted By sharkbait
definately needs some more research on my side. I...

definately needs some more research on my side. I was quoting from a video I had seen where he names a ftop female athlete that has been low carb from the 90's. I will try find the vid.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-23-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,933
Posted By sharkbait
Have a read of this blog by Peter Attia. He...

Have a read of this blog by Peter Attia. He believes that keto state has definite benefits for endurance athletes. I have seen a video by Prof Tim Noakes, a leading sports scientist, who has claimed...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-23-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,933
Posted By sharkbait
thanks for the replies... firstly, i would like...

thanks for the replies... firstly, i would like to emphasize that I'm doing a relay, not a full channel swim. There are 6 of us swimming in hourly legs until we finish. Therefore body fat isn't as...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-22-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,933
Posted By sharkbait
Ketosis and endurance... for dummies

Hi, I'm trying to get keto-adapted but although there are lots of 'scraps' on the web, there doesn't seem to be any definitive guide. What would you recommend? I'm a swimmer training for a English...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-18-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By sharkbait
thanks for all the tips!! semi-result... i got...

thanks for all the tips!! semi-result... i got her to eat about 2 table spoons of cauli mash... so it's a start...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-14-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By sharkbait
Veggie Help

I have finally convinced my wife to go low carb but the problem is she point blank refuses to eat veggies... in fact the only veggie she eats is potato... any tips to help me would be appreciated
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-14-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,822
Posted By sharkbait
make some south african biltong out of it... not...

make some south african biltong out of it... not as dry as jerky and tastes great... you also don't lose as much fat...
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