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Everyone Knows What’s Best for a Fat Person

By Matt Stone Girl: I need to lose?40 pounds?in the next 3 months. Anybody have any ideas? Random Internet?Guy: Exercise fasted. You’ll thank me later. I’saw a conversation on Facebook recently that went almost exactly like’that. At the post office, I overheard a postal worker telling a guy that eating more fruits and vegetables and exercising every day was a surefire ticket...

Low-Intensity Exercise Part III – Lactic Acid and Growth Hormone

There isn’t a whole lot?more that I wanted’to say about low-intensity exercise other than for some indivuals, particularly those very sensitive to stress, may fare better keeping intensity level very low. But I did want to get a few words in about lactic acid and growth hormone, as there is?a huge blind?infatuation?with growth hormone these days. Growth hormone is far from being...

Intermittent Feasting, Vegas Style

By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer This past week, I had the chance to make a trip out to Las Vegas, and what better place than the buffet capital of the world to document my ongoing experiment in intermittent fasting/feasting. As some of you know, I’ve been working with Chief, learning his methods of health and body recomposition for the last several months. ?While I...

Thyroid and Nosebleeds, Heavy Periods, Bleeding Gums, Bruising, Anemia, and Low Platelet Count/ITP

Wow! If that ain’t the most Ray Peat title ever! Beat that old man! Okay, I don’t expect this post to really appeal to a broad audience. I mean, that’s the most uncatchy title of all-time. Well, other than the fact that I listed enough health problems that virtually everyone will have had some problem with one of those at some point. Maybe that will lure in a few readers. This...

Epic Lunches

I’ll be the first to admit ? I’m enjoying Chief-style eating. By Chief, I of course am referring to sporadic 180 commenter Chief ? the One and Only. Chief has advocated since his first appearance here that one feast per day is all a person really needs, and that this practice is congruent with many traditional cultures (not that I really care about traditional cultures’ eating...