Cold, Wet, Hungry, and Running For Your Life

So, did any of you come up with some tweaks after yesterday's read? I've receive one email with some good ideas.

That was really a good refresher for me, but I'm not going to tell you what I did yet. The reason is that I still have 9 hours to go on my 30-hr fast, a workout early this afternoon, followed by a "secret" technique, and I'm already down 5 full pounds from where I was when I began the fast.

I want to see where I end up. Then I'll post.

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  1. amie on April 24, 2009 at 11:32

    Wow…very interested to see what your technique was. =)

  2. golooraam on April 24, 2009 at 11:59

    technique! technique! technique!

    (please tell as soon as you are ready)

  3. Jeff on April 24, 2009 at 17:48

    I am curious. Out with it!

  4. minneapolis J on April 24, 2009 at 17:54

    you are pretty much in a ketotic state, utilizing fat burning mechanisms. am i correct or did i misunderstand? Are you 175 lbs now? If you are wow!

  5. Ryon Day on April 24, 2009 at 11:35

    Did you restrict carbohydrates from your final meal before the fast?

  6. Richard Nikoley on April 24, 2009 at 11:42

    Yep. In fact, both pre-fast meals (breakfast & lunch) had very minimal carbs. I'll post photos of both.

  7. Ryon Day on April 24, 2009 at 11:54

    This is what I have been doing and I have had similar results. I tend to eat a bit of a higher carb breakfast though.

  8. Ryon Day on April 24, 2009 at 11:59

    In addition, this week I have actually been using Martin's Leangains methodology, though I am not placing any particular emphasis on structuring meal composition. The 16/8 is interesting. though I'm not especially attached to it (or any writ-in-stone methodology).

  9. Katelyn on April 24, 2009 at 12:47

    Go Zero Carb and you will have so much energy, get very lean but keep muscle well. See

  10. Richard Nikoley on April 24, 2009 at 19:28

    I might delay to tomorror morning. Just broke monster fast with monster dinner. Feeling too good but to just kick back a bit.


    Richard Nikoley

  11. Richard Nikoley on April 24, 2009 at 19:33

    I've been 183-187 for months. I'm trying to shake it up.

    Richard Nikoley

  12. John Campbell on April 25, 2009 at 16:21

    The suspense is killing me… I need a shakeup myself having stalled – its not the weight so much as stubborn belly fat. Oh well first in last out as they say…

  13. Richard Nikoley on April 25, 2009 at 19:21

    I've wanted to blog it all day. Wife had other plans. :)

    Probably tomorrow at this point.

    Richard Nikoley

  14. Sue on April 26, 2009 at 06:16

    Looking forward to your post!

  15. Richard Nikoley on April 26, 2009 at 09:06

    I'm trying to get to it, but am also trying to run down a few things having to do with it. Plus, I've a wedding to go to this afternoon…


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