Exercise

Posts of the exercises I do as part of my two prong approach to successfully self managing my diabetes.


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Brad, knowing how much I hate to lose, in an attempt to console me adds, "I guess your age is catching up to you finally." What the hell??? Brad meant well when he said this, but to me ... it was like sticking a hot stake into my eye!

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Blood sugars are THE single most important health number for diabetics, IF you eat like me... mainly fatty meats, leafy green vegetables, eggs, coconut oil and butter...

Day in a Diabetic Thriving Life




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EVERYTHING we do is an experiment. Everything. YOU are the results of all that you have done up to this point. I urge you to pay attention to your experiment and try to improve your blood sugars, your health and your fitness. You will be glad you did. :)

Another Experiment – Exercise And Diabetes




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We are all experiments! Which reminds me of this quote by Eric Savage of MythBusters. "Remember kids, the only difference between screwing around and science... is writing it down." At least in the eyes of Eric Savage, through the years I've done a lot of science. I guess that makes me a ... scientist ... :)

Science, Personal Experiment: Intense X


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After my Diabetes Diagnosis ... I started doing what I could do comfortably, and tried to do a little more each day. When I first began doing push ups ... I could only do 7 in a row.

100 Push ups A Day Challenge



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Achieving this goal … pretty much sums up who I am. I am certainly not the strongest guy around, far from it. But when I set a goal… I do not QUIT! ... practically everyone who is reading this post could achieve EVERYTHING that I have achieved. You simply need to do what I did... start.

1058 Push Ups   Recently updated !


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Every single test of potato starch that I've done has been successful. I am about to gear back up for more tests too... so stay tuned. I've been asking this question a lot lately ... having seen my results, if you are not using potato starch... why not?

Intense Exercise, Blood Sugar and Resistant Starch



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Diabetes & Exercise, what you need to know. Exercise is an important tool in your diabetes toolkit, you should know how to use it.

Diabetes & Exercise


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Yeah… I know, the title was meant to be intriguing. The title is accurate … I am primal and I did lose some blood. :) I love to ‘push the envelope’ … I love to do things that most can not do or that people do not expect ‘diabetics’ to […]

Primal Blood was spilled… quit… HELL NO!



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Hey! Do you know who this is? Her face and story has been widely reported and published in major leading newspapers. This is Karen Gale. :) This is an updated story … two years after the original post.  See… if I can do it….and if SHE can do it… YOU […]

Story Update: Type 2… and much more.


My Feet ... the morning after my 5.6 mile barefoot run on pavement.
As part of the update I wanted to let you know, I have  three very important dates in my ‘primal life‘. 2/15/2009  – Diabetes Diagnosis, in the hospital after an ambulance ride 2/18/2009 – Day of Hospital Discharge 8/1/2009 – The day I went ‘fully primal’ after reading Mark Sisson’s […]

Steve Update 2-21-2012




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I’ve been up to quite a bit of “primal fun” over the last couple of weeks … and I wanted to share it with you. I do some pretty crazy stuff at times… Why do I do it? 1) To test conventional wisdom. So much that we have been taught […]

Primal Phun …as a diabetic



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The picture to the right was taken yesterday fasted and right before my workout.  It’s about 11:00 Am and other than Heavy Cream and Coconut Oil I had not eaten since the prior day. I love fasted workouts, I seem to do my best in a ‘fasted state’. By the […]

My Primal Update, with Vids and Pics 10/15/11


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I am THRIVING not just surviving… I sincerely hope you are too. If you are not thriving…  you should EAT like this “Meal Plan” and exercise like this, “Primal Exercise” … do it for 7 DAYS and check your results… I guarantee you will feel better and be healthier… or […]

Primal Thriving with Diabetes on LABOR DAY! WOO HOO!



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No matter what you do … no matter how weak or out of shape you are… Do what you can do comfortably and do a little more each day. Here are videos (CLICK HERE) from Mark Sisson that has something for everyone from beginner to advanced.  These are his core […]

No Matter What You Do … Intensify!!!


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Two days ago I discovered that the high school had left me a couple of toys to play with … I had never noticed these before… I was ELATED!  both are in the picture above! NO! Not my wife Tammy!! … the toys are (1) the sled and (2) the […]

Primal X and Mini-update on lowER fat experiment.