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Carnivore Jiujitero

Carnivore Jiujitero

This blog explores and details my journey through a carnivore lifestyle amid combat sports and striving to optimize human performance and mental health with a practical and statistically grounded flair.


Cold Showers and Recovery

13 May 2020 3 minute read 2 comments savagezen

In Part 1 I introduced my study and talked about the preliminary research I did on caffeine and performance. Moving on then, let’s see what the literature says about cold water immersion as well intermittent fasting. Research and Methods: Cold, Recov...

Caffeine and Performance

13 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments savagezen

Introduction: I specifically wanted to study the use of caffeine as a performance enhancing drug as well as the use of cold shower for recovery. I soon found that there were a lot of confounding variables and secondary and tertiary interactions that...

How to Age Gracefully

12 May 2020 1 minute read 2 comments savagezen

A few years ago, 2016, I saw a beautiful video with reflections and life advice from people of different ages. It’s whimsical, but powerful message inspired me to make a specific journal of my own. Starting in 2018, on my birthday every year, I leav...

Do Athletes Need Carbs?

6 May 2020 4 minute read 2 comments savagezen

I was having a discussion with a friend who wanted to “reduce his recovery time between sets (lifting).” His idea was that he would increase his muscle mass to increase the total available glycogen. Of course, I debated that glycogen can still be mad...

The (dis)Comfort Zone: Wanting it to Work

5 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments savagezen

We have a "comfort zone", a "discomfort zone", and an "oh shit zone" (thanks Tony Blauer). If we spend too much time in the "oh shit zone" we're going to die sooner rather than later. As intelligent and self-educated as many of us are, how often do w...

Eating Healthy is (not) Expensive?

30 Apr 2020 4 minute read 0 comments savagezen

"Eating healthy is expensive." That's the excuse for inaction towards one's dietary and metabolic health we hear all the time. It's especially oft claimed against a carnivore diet; "meat is expensive." What is really expensive though are junk habits...

Common Sense Nutrition

27 Apr 2020 2 minute read 0 comments savagezen

While on quarantine I've been diving deep into the weeks on a carnivore diet.  Though, as an aside, I'm very satisfied with my biomarkers and body composition (hypertension aside, but there's much to say about that in conjunction with heart rate as w...

Carnivore Diet: Caffeine and Sleep

26 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments savagezen

Caffeine: In this sub-test of 15 samples, I looked at how caffeine dosage (total mg / day) and last time of ingestion effected sleep quality (simple 1-5 scale). One note on the raw data (link below) is that the caffeine / sleep samples were taken on...

CBD and Recovery

24 Apr 2020 1 minute read 2 comments savagezen

The following is an archives self study from July / August 2019.  It is not specifically carnivore related, but fits the open science biohakcing tactics I support. Please refer to full study content on Google Sheets.  The following conclusions were...

Sodium and Recovery

23 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments savagezen

This is an archived self study I did in June / July of 2019.  Though, not specifically carnivore related, it is still relevant to the biohacking and open science I adamantly support. The following conclusions were drawn from the raw data (see Googl...