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Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 04-08-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,532
Posted By CTIgrad
I'm here, kinda. Been busy getting yard work...

I'm here, kinda. Been busy getting yard work done since the rain has finally stopped up here. Been off and on diet for a week or two. Still holding within a pound or two of my low.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 04-01-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
By the way, isn't it a new quarter? New thread?

By the way, isn't it a new quarter? New thread?
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 04-01-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
There's a lot to be said about self happiness and...

There's a lot to be said about self happiness and well being, that inner voice if you will. It can really set you up for failure or success. I've been riding a high the last week or so post tri and...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-28-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
We have a saying within aviation, "there are old...

We have a saying within aviation, "there are old pilots, and bold pilots, but no old & bold pilots."

Just from reading that, about a million red flags went up for me. Id run not walk outta that...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-25-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Race times posted last night, calculated sprint...

Race times posted last night, calculated sprint time was 1:50:45. Basically they took my average speed on swim laps/bike/run and averaged it out to what a sprint distance would be. Pretty happy...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Bulk: good deal man, it'll be here before you...

Bulk: good deal man, it'll be here before you know it
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-24-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Been super busy being a nerd the last week or so,...

Been super busy being a nerd the last week or so, and haven't really made the time to post up or write anything. Anyway.... I made time to run my first triathlon yesterday morning. I'm still...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-17-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Goo job Huff on the loss for the week! Had...

Goo job Huff on the loss for the week!

Had my first race of the season this weekend. Full report is on the blog, but basically I kinda sandbagged the race as I was running it with the wife. I...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-17-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Well at least you'll see some poundage on the...

Well at least you'll see some poundage on the scale. LOL. Sorry man, feel better.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-11-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
3-01: 264.4 3-11: 260.2 Heading in the...

3-01: 264.4
3-11: 260.2

Heading in the right direction. Just cant seem to stay in the 250s.

You're right bulk, I will always be on the heavier side because of my muscle/skeletal structure,...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-10-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Checking in. I'll weigh in tomorrow, forgot to...

Checking in. I'll weigh in tomorrow, forgot to this morning. Going through a bit of an identity crisis with triathlon/crossfit etc. I wrote up a pretty long blog post about it. The gist is that...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-04-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Its interesting to me, that the more I read stuff...

Its interesting to me, that the more I read stuff in the Paleo/Primal/Crossfit vein, just about every person says no to cardio. Most are talking about running, but they all agree that for optimal...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-04-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Jan 6 - 269.8 Feb 1 - 259.6 Mar 4 - 262.2 ...

Jan 6 - 269.8
Feb 1 - 259.6
Mar 4 - 262.2

Still shedding some water weight I think from Hawaii. I dropped 4 pounds in the last 48 hours. Started zoning Paleo yesterday, holy cow its a ton of...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-28-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Some favorite paleo stuff of mine is: -Bacon...

Some favorite paleo stuff of mine is:

-Bacon
-Spinach Egg/Sausage Cups
-Asian Chicken Thighs
-Bacon Brussel Sprouts
-Kalua Pulled Pork
-Sweet Potatoe Fries
-Coconut Flour Rolls
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-25-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
@huff: I actually have a few planned out so far. ...

@huff: I actually have a few planned out so far. My first one was supposed to be a few weeks ago but due to my sprained burpee foot I had to bail. Next one on the books is the Rainman Indoor...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-25-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
I'm not awol, I swear. I was just in Hawaii for...

I'm not awol, I swear. I was just in Hawaii for 9 days, and well a computer was not readily available on the beach.

Anywho, I'm back at it, 3 days back on paleo, frist CF workout is in the books....
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-10-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Feb 1 - 259.6 Feb 10 - 259 -.6 ...

Feb 1 - 259.6
Feb 10 - 259

-.6

Nothing stellar to report in 9 days. Had a cheat pizza/beer meal to celebrate the end of the Paleo challenge. Still funny to me that even after all this time I...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-04-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
If you don't like going to the gym, maybe look at...

If you don't like going to the gym, maybe look at crossfit style work outs. The whole movement was founded out of guys garage and basements with minimal equipment. They are short high intensity...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-04-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Lol no! The whole city is going nuts right now....

Lol no! The whole city is going nuts right now. Huge parade tomorrow and basically the whole state is shutting down.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-04-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Hurt my foot last night doing burpees at...

Hurt my foot last night doing burpees at crossfit. Wound up at urgent care last night, verdict is a sprined lower foot. Ugh. Why do I always hurt myself when I'm finally clicking on on cylinders. At...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-01-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Happy February people. Jan 6 - 269.8 Feb 1...

Happy February people.

Jan 6 - 269.8
Feb 1 - 259.6

Not bad for the month. I'll be super happy if I can keep that up in the coming months. Probably not as we're ending super strict paleo in...
Forum: Paleolithic & Neanderthin 01-30-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,403
Posted By CTIgrad
Two or three cups (18oz) a day are standard for...

Two or three cups (18oz) a day are standard for me. It took me a few weeks to get used to black coffee. Now 8 weeks in, I'm actually learning to find different flavors in coffee that I never...
Forum: Paleolithic & Neanderthin 01-30-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,736
Posted By CTIgrad
Eat the whole egg. The white is pure protein,...

Eat the whole egg. The white is pure protein, while all the nutritional value (minerals/vitamins/aminos) reside in the yolk.

For quick breakfasts I make spinach egg cups. In a blender I add 8-10...
Forum: Paleolithic & Neanderthin 01-30-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,109
Posted By CTIgrad
I personally dont worry about the sugar content...

I personally dont worry about the sugar content of the food item. Rather I look at the ingredients and look for things like; sugar, high fructose corn syrup, cane juice, honey, or anything else that...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-30-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Dunno if this is going into a grey area or not,...

Dunno if this is going into a grey area or not, but since they aren't selling anything I"ll risk it.

Here is what got me started on Paleo. Its a quick and dirty guide to it that makes it pretty...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-30-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Paleo if you're following it strictly has no...

Paleo if you're following it strictly has no legumes. So beans are out (as well as peanuts). There's a couple of interesting podcasts out there about weight training and fat loss/health. Take a...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-30-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
I dont miss the upper midwest at all. I'll take...

I dont miss the upper midwest at all. I'll take my soggy northwest rain anyday. LOL
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-27-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
We're just sticking to clean paleo foods, while...

We're just sticking to clean paleo foods, while trying to get to an even split between carb/fat/protein and about 2000cal a day. I just picked that number out of thin air, but it seems to be...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-27-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Jan 6 - 269.8 Jan 13 - 268.8 Jan 20 - 264.4 ...

Jan 6 - 269.8
Jan 13 - 268.8
Jan 20 - 264.4
Jan 27 - 262.6

Was up at 4am today to get in stage three of the tour of sufferlandria. Have crossfit this afternoon too. The knees are definitely...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-26-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
With paleo soda is a no no period. My last one...

With paleo soda is a no no period. My last one was Christmas Day and I haven't looked back. I've turned to sparkling water and kombucha.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-26-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Sorry I haven't checked in a few weeks. Been...

Sorry I haven't checked in a few weeks. Been super busy. So paleo is awesome, loving the diet. I'm not (usually) hungry and when I am I grab some clean lunch meat to fill me up. Since the beginning...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-09-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
After six weeks of paleo/crossfit the scale is...

After six weeks of paleo/crossfit the scale is officially moving. Two days in a row now I've seen losses, whereas before I was always either the same or slightly up from the previous day.

I also...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-07-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 6,467
Posted By CTIgrad
Wow look what a new year does to this place. ...

Wow look what a new year does to this place. Posts coming out of our ears. I wrote a pretty long indepth year end review on my blog last week so I wont rehash it all over again. In summation, the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-22-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,450
Posted By CTIgrad
Recently I've started grilling up some chicken...

Recently I've started grilling up some chicken breasts and cubing them. Then I add in a 1/4 cup of alfreado sauce. Also I'll take a plain chicken breast and dip in home made 1000 island (3 parts...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-21-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,713
Posted By CTIgrad
I'm a pizza junkie. In college I used to deliver...

I'm a pizza junkie. In college I used to deliver for Papa Johns and probably had several pizzas to myself on a given work night. I'm pretty sure I could survive on beer, pizza, and red velvet cake....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-21-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By CTIgrad
I wrote about this in my blog a few weeks ago. A...

I wrote about this in my blog a few weeks ago. A study was just published (in July) about the effects of artificial sweeteners and people on diets. Some interesting stuff.

Study: Diet soda may...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-15-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,894
Posted By CTIgrad
Carls Jr or Five Guys for sure. Both places can...

Carls Jr or Five Guys for sure. Both places can be ordered in a lettuce wrap, and both use real meat.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-15-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,511
Posted By CTIgrad
I do miss me some clam chowder and sourdough...

I do miss me some clam chowder and sourdough bread bowls. I may have to investigate this further...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-03-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By CTIgrad
The only depression I suffer from post-pasta is...

The only depression I suffer from post-pasta is the empty bowl no more pasta depression. That can usually be cured by some sourdough bread however.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-03-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,695
Posted By CTIgrad
1) swear at myself for delaying my weight loss...

1) swear at myself for delaying my weight loss yet another day
2) make a cup of coffee
3) head to the gym/pool/bike trail and get some miles in

The longer I think about being off plan the more...
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