Meat Up with Richard
It is a year since Richard did his Carnivore Diet success story for me, so it is about time we caught up with him to see how he is doing.
Here is his carnivore diet success story from last year
1) How would you currently describe your current way of eating.
I’m currently doing carnivore.
I’m 63 years old,
I eat at 2.30 pm, (post-workout) after a 20 hour fast every day.
I’ll drink a couple of cups of black coffee sometimes blended with butter and then take all my supplements.
My main meal OMAD is eggs, ribeye, beef liver, bacon, butter, and salmon roe.
I never do cheat meals. I never deviate from this way of eating.
I supplement with:
Covid 19 Immune response protection – Vitamin D3, K2, Quercetin, NAC and Zinc
Electrolytes – Sodium, Potassium Citrate, Magnesium Theonate and Magnesium Citrate
Pre-workout – MACA, Cissus
Pre meals- NOW brand Digestive Enzymes and ACV
Lumbar lower back sciatica support – Anti-inflammatory anti stiffness Cayenne and Coconut infused Turmeric capsules with outstanding results.
2) What have you learned regarding nutrition over the last year.
Favouring animal fats over protein, reducing protein intake, 80/20 fat to protein zero carb – I also only eat once a day not twice.
Occasional 24-hour fasts no longer, I found longer fasts counter-productive as stressed my body.
Stay off YouTube for advice, you don’t have to eat 200 grams of butter or 2 pounds of beef a day!
Consume super digestive enzymes and ACV pre meals if you find the fat is giving you the ‘runs’.
Nobody looks out for you, but you.
Don’t rely blindly on friends and family in your nutrition journey for your best interests.
Go with your gut – most of the time your gut is right, if you feel like more of something then do it.
Don’t let yourself be intimidated by YouTubers on line and others from the carnivore community on social media.
Although perfection is a nice goal to have, it simply does not exist.
3) What health & Fitness improvements, and/or setbacks have you experienced in the last year.
I ruptured my L4/5 disc in April 2020, put me out for 2 months with terrible sciatica and numbness in the left shin.
Following 12 weeks of physio, I’m back to where I was but no more deadlifts or squats.
Improved core by stretching with a lot of planks which are really good for tightening and strengthening your core but for visibly popping abs, crunching and leg raises are more effective, but I don’t want to put too much strain on my L4/5 lower back.
4) What are your health and fitness goals in the year ahead.
More leanness around the midsection.
Maintain body mass and flexibility.
5) Anything else to add? and where can people follow your journey?
I don’t promote my journey on social media really, but I run a hotel ! And have a family of four.
An interesting interview with me
Ketogenic Endurance – I hoped you enjoyed this post.
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Carnivore Fit Expanded edition – my eBook and Paperback looking at why meat is good for you, why plants are bad, and how to exercise on zero carbs.
Low Content Books – Carnivore & Keto inspired Journals, Notebooks, Diaries, and Planners.