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Somewhere in the second half of last year, I fell off the fitness wagon, and gained back most of the weight I lost two year back. I've thought about eating better, always had good excuses as to why I wasn't, but for the past two weeks I've thrown all the excuses out, I'm tracking my calories through the "MyPlate" app, and doing my weight lifting program. I've been sticking to it semi strictly last week, and full on strict this week. Very low carbs. I find that's just what works for me. To break it down so far this week: Breakfast Coffee and Cream Two egg bites Total calories: 323 Lunch Unsalted Butter (for the pan) Two Duck Eggs with…

Using maple sap (aka maple water) as a sports drink isn't anything new. Here is an article back from 2014 proclaiming this: https://www.wellnesstoday.com/nutrition-recipes/maple-water-the-next-natural-energy-drink Ever since the coconut water craze, which I believe has come and gone, other products were looking to jump on the bandwagon. The Maple Industry was one and it also had the product. Maple sap has natural sugars, and perfectly suited as a recovery drink. I have the sap, I have the RO to get even sugar content... Why the Reverse Osmosis? I figure this is the best way to get to a consistent 3% sugar content and also because it will be filtered through the pre-filter giving me a cleaner product that I can jar. I'm…

It high time I get back into shape. I have a good workout program, but wanted to add along something to keep it interesting. Queue me remembering all of those Crossfit WODs (workout of the day). Great! I'll go to crossfit.com and see what today's WOD is and get greeted by this: Of course today is a rest day! So the day I decide to workout, I find out is a rest day. Am I good, or am I good!? Time to work on plan B

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