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Carnivore diet. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Rock Climbing. Boxing. Dog Training. Mental Health. Philosophy. Instagram: @savagezen | Twitter: @carnivorebjj | Telegram: @savagezen

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Got Milk? The Pros and Cons of Dairy

5 Jul 2020 4 minute read comments savagezen

  Within the Paleo / Keto / Carnivore circles, there’s a bit of controversy about dairy. It is an animal product (carnivore), but not a paleolithic (pre-domesticated cattle) product. Yet, many forms of dairy are very popular on ketogenic diets due t...

Strength Training for Athletes: A Simplified Guide

2 Jul 2020 1 minute read comments savagezen

In this screenshare I talk about simplifying strength training for athletes. My current methods are largely based around the work of Dan John. Below are several references that i keep in my strength / conditioning log. Keep it simple. Consistency tr...

Measuring Progress in BJJ

28 Jun 2020 2 minute read comments savagezen

How do you measure progress in BJJ (or any martial art for that matter)? It can be quite a nebulous task to say the least. Obviously there are belt rankings, but there can be (and often it's required by international committees) years between belt p...

Carnivore 75 Hard: Challenge Weeks 5 - 7

23 Jun 2020 5 minute read comments savagezen

This review has several weeks combined because I was trying to get to the bottom of one of Robb Wolf’s favorite topics – poop! I’ll start with a discussion and leave the original notes to myself intact below. So, what did I learn in the past three w...

Do Athletes Need Drugs?

21 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments savagezen

Notes and References: Recovery Matrix / Economy, Climbstrong Newsletter, June 2018 Adaptation periods for changes in physical stress (and corresponding increase in blood volume) can range from 2 - 6 weeks (r, r, r) However, this can vary depending...

What is Metabolic Health?

21 May 2020 5 minute read comments savagezen

America is in a metabolic crisis as only 12% are “metabolically healthy” (r), but what does that mean? Here I’ll compare my biometrics to the proposed standards of metabolic health. First, let’s point out the obvious. Metabolic un-health, or metaboli...

Carnivore Diet: Recovery and Performance, Part 3

14 May 2020 1 minute read comments savagezen

Previously I’ve looked at correlations regarding performance and recovery. In this last section I will check for covariance of potentially confounded relationships as well as recap previous posts in this series. ANOVA Results: Var 1 Var 2 Var 3 p IGF...

Carnivore Diet: Recovery and Performance, Part 2

14 May 2020 1 minute read comments savagezen

I specifically wanted to look at caffeine / performance and cold / recovery so, before we move on let’s see what those relationships looked like: Var 1 Var 2 p r Cold.Time RHR 0.4925 +0.13 Cold.Time AWQ 0.277 +0.20 Caff.Dose Kb.Load 0.8278...

Carnivore Diet: Recovery and Performance, Part 1

14 May 2020 3 minute read comments savagezen

Finally, the data are in! As a reminder, you can see the raw data on GitHub. Let’s jump right into it and see what kind of correlations we find: This is a plot of correlations with significance (p) < 0.05. However, that’s only 95% confidence and 5%...

Blood Sugar, Ketones, and Electrolytes

13 May 2020 3 minute read comments savagezen

First we looked at caffeine and performance, then cold showers and recovery. There were some other things that came to my attention throughout the trial period that I wanted to look deeper at. These included the relationship between Fat:Protein ratio...