image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nickfarnhill/ Gear: ASICS Men's GT-2000 4 Running Shoe – I have worn the same shoe for over 20 years. Every time I need a new pair of shoes I go to Sports basement or whatever shoe store. I try on at least 10 pairs of shoes from all...

Weight has held steady for the last month with an uptick of a pound over the last week.  This is to be expected with a couple of parties around Halloween.  The good news is that my consistent weight training is paying off and I continue...

I gave myself a break these two weeks from fasting.  Except for one pure fasting day where I ate nothing, I ate pretty much normally.  I went to a party and completely blew out calories and drank a lot of them as wine.  And my...

Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/thomasrousing/   I have been running for 37 years.  I have been doing it wrong. That didn’t matter until last year.  Last December I ran a trail race in Marin and afterward my knees hurt. Both knees now creak even when I walk down stairs.  Any amount...

Photo:  What I ate in France this summer.   Body Composition My body weight has held steady for the last three weeks.  Disappointing because my goal has been focused on reducing my body weight to take the stress from my knees.  This plateauing of body weight correlates to...

(picture from 5 years ago running half marathon at 220 lbs.)   Plateau at 200 lb. My weight has been oscillating around 200lbs. for two weeks.  In response, I had switched from eating 25% of calories on my down days to 0 calories.  This didn’t move the needle...

(picture from 2 years ago, loading truck at 220 lbs.)   Overview Week eight brought a breaking of the plateau around 200 lbs.  Looks like I am well on my way to normal BMI of 25 at 188 lbs. by the end of November.  I made a few...

(picture from two years ago at 220 lbs.)   The 10 Day Plateau - Then Success 10 days ago, I was so close to breaking 200 lbs. in body weight, something I haven’t done in over seven years. Then I got stuck in a plateau for 10 days. ...

Photo from June 2017.  Approximately 220 lbs. Almost at 200 lbs. Close to breaking the 200-lb. weight barrier.  I haven’t weighed less than 200 lbs. since 2010.  In the sixth week of my alternate day fasting I have lost almost 20 lbs. for an average of 3+...

Lost 10.4 lbs. over three weeks. This is a slower rate than the first two weeks.  I think I might be getting closer to my fat set point. A couple of other factors may be responsible. I discuss below. I added some more information to my weight...