What Gets Measured Gets Managed
Fitness Over 50 Archives - David Scott's Blog
by David Scott
9M ago
As I speed through middle-age, I’ve landed on a handful of health markers that let me know what kind of trajectory I’m on. In this article I’ll list what I track and why. My markers may not be your markers because my goals may be different than your goals. I call these “Dave’s KPI’s”, and I keep them on a spreadsheet on my phone. They’re all fairly low-tech, though several of them will need a piece of equipment to measure, but the overall cost of the equipment is negligible. What I Measure Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) How often: Monday-Friday Equipment used: Keto Mojo Gk+ Blood/Ketone Meter ..read more
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My Summer of Biohacking
Fitness Over 50 Archives - David Scott's Blog
by David Scott
1y ago
How Fasting, Time Restricted Eating, and Carnivore Helped me Lose 20 Pounds on Accident First of all, did I miss any buzzwords? I’m always testing my body. I use different workout methodologies about every 8 weeks. I add and remove things from my diet regularly to see how they affect how I feel, think, or look. This summer, however, I was on a bit of a quest to fix a problem. If you’ve read many posts here, you know that I’ve had some stomach issues for the past year. This may be TMI, but symptoms were bloating, incredible gas, irritable bowl, frequent – and often surprising – bowl movements ..read more
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HIIT and Run
Fitness Over 50 Archives - David Scott's Blog
by David Scott
1y ago
My Weekly HIIT Workout Supplies 4 Sport Cones A 50×100 open space Workout Description I love this little workout. It takes 20 minutes, works your tail off, and takes a minimum of setup and supplies. Find a flat, open, space like a soccer, rugby, or football field (or just an open field at your local neighborhood park). Mark the field at each corner with a sports cone. Your field should be 50 meters wide by 100 meters long. The TLDR is that you’ll set a timer for 20 minutes, then jog the 100 meter length, and  sprint the 50 meter width.  When the timer expires, you’re done. Get Cre ..read more
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Workout Recovery
Fitness Over 50 Archives - David Scott's Blog
by David Scott
1y ago
TLDR Your workout routine should take into account recovery time. This is especially true as you age (since it takes more time to recover). Scroll to “Training for recovery” to see my current workout routine for maximizing recovery. The Importance of Recovery Some guys, myself included, go balls to the wall in their workouts. We go all out during the workout, and we try to cram in as many gains as possible during the week. When I was in college I was at the gym twice each day, six days a week (only because the gym was closed on Sunday). I made incredible gains during that time. The problem wi ..read more
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The New Midlife Crisis?
Fitness Over 50 Archives - David Scott's Blog
by David Scott
1y ago
This morning I stumbled on this article by Paul Flannery titled “Extreme Athleticism Is the New Midlife Crisis” (https://medium.com/s/greatescape/extreme-athleticism-is-the-new-midlife-crisis-d87199a18bed). I love a good midlife crisis, and I agreed with most of what the article had to say. It was a shame that the title had a negative sound to it. Rather than a midlife “crisis”, extreme athleticism here is described as a way to protect us from the ravages of old age. When I turned 46 I decided to play rugby for the first time. My kids had played for years, and at 46, although I wasn’t “in shap ..read more
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