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Diet Finess Life

Friday Fitness: Alphabet has gone Feral.

About two weeks ago I predicted that Google would datamine health data from fitness trackers. for the purposes of tracking steps, most watches have internal systems that do this. Alternatively, just note the time you leave and get back: most aerobic fitness should be by time not distance. Yeah, right. I predict that the data […]

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Finess Life

Friday Fitness Rest.

This week has been about walking. Kea has done more than I have — for me this week has been far too much about work, and not enough about rest. Rest is biblical: rest is essential. At present we are in a baseline period — working on getting fitter, losing weight, and letting our injuries […]

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Analogue Finess Hardware

The wearables panic (Monday Technical).

Over the weekend, the news broke. Google is taking over fitbit. I used to have a fitbit, but It did not pair reliably with my (Android clone) phone It annoyed me too much The heart rate was not reliable Kea cannot handle the metal in the back and the straps So I switched to a […]

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Finess Life

Friday Fitness Fulminations.

This week has been challenging. We both managed to get sick: we fell out of ketosis and felt far worse. My mobiility is decreasing, and I know I won’t be able to get back to the gym until early next year due to the need (for both of us) to let things heal. Last year […]

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Finess Life

Friday Fitness Fulminations.

Let’s start off the links with someone new. From Maggie’s Farm. Because I think this is only half right. As an aside, I think the crossfit definition from Glassman is only half right as well. I know that few of our fitness buff readers follow the Maggie’s excellent fitness protocol, but that’s fine. Whatever makes […]

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Finess Life

Friday fitness.

There is a big debate about fitness counters and step counters. if you are frugal, there is one in your cellphone… but they are in all smart watches. There have been questions as to fi they work, and this paper suggests that for the average person (primarily in the USA) they do increase physical activity. […]

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Diet Finess Life

Friday Fitness

This week is the monthly travel week. It is the hardest week to keep on track with a low inflammatory diet, as most food does not work for either of us for various reasons. I have relative food intoleances, Kea has worse ones. I have to eat low carbohydrates: it is less about glucose as […]

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Finess

Friday fitness fulminations.

We are still coping with the consequences of travel. The weekly weighs are on Friday — and last week we were away, so we can’t report on that. What I can say safely is that I got a virus, ended up in bed for half a day and took the next day off, and now […]

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Analogue Diet Finess Life

Fitness is a process.

When I was young I was a member of a harrier club. I managed to be a “B” grade member of the team. The “A” grade had three sub four minute milers in it, and I was never that quick. I did not care at all what I ate — it was fuel, I was […]