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Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Tom, I'm not sure I understand what you mean by this statement. Can you clarify? Sources helpful if it's easy for you to put your finger on them." Bill-I first ran across it i...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 24, 9:29pm

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Here is a discussion that sounds pretty reasonable to me" Excellent article, Bob! It looks like their findings correlate with Hammer's on protein/carb ingestion during exercise, ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 23, 8:58pm

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Tom suggested that might be about 10%. Whether or not he is exactly correct, I believe that is in the ballpark. It is also leaner than most of us are." I was erring on the side of cau...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 23, 8:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"If you want to optimize for no protein catabolism, you need moderately high protein and high calories, with not too much from fat. If you want to optimize the weight of your pack, you need...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 23, 8:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Typically, I can go for about two weeks with 3000 cal/day intake. During that time, I'm losing about 1/2 pound/day when I'm doing 20-25 mile days. Most of that's fat (by various c...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 23, 8:15pm

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Any idea how the percent protein utilized for energy varies, such as with exercise intensity? I'm still trying to understand the apparent discrepancy between the protein they provide in t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 23, 8:01pm

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"It sounds to me as if their formula has absolutely no margin for error at best. Is there some reason not to make the drink with a bit more protein?" Speaking strictly for myself, I as...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 23, 7:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"I'm familiar with the chart, but it's only a small part of the story." To be sure, which is why I did some further reading before embarking on an experiment of one, with me as...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 22, 7:34pm

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"One thing on my mind is muscle sparing when deliberately operating at a caloric deficit. I have been reading some of the old BPL threads and came across one that addressed that. The general o...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 22, 7:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"IMO, the evidence is not at all clear how much carbohydrate or protein is required in order burn fat. It may be less than most people would guess. If anyone knows of good studies that address...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 22, 5:30pm

All Reader Reviews by Tom Kirchner

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Gossamer Gear ThinLight insulation pad 1/8" approx. 2 oz.
Having used both of the above mentioned combinations(only with a Mens' Prolite 3), I heartily concur with their rating(s). It would be hard to find a piece of insulation/protection/padding that g...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
October 27, 5:20pm

ULA Circuit
Pro's: 1) Light; 2) Durable for the weight(like Kevin, I've done some off-trail/bushwhacking(Wanda Lake to Martha Lake via Davis Lakes/N. Goddard Creek) with only minor abrasion on the waist...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 29, 6:16pm

RailRiders Adventure Shirt
Scott, Check out travelcountry.com for the eco-mesh shirt. They have free shipping whereas Railriders charges a pretty hefty fee. I've been using this shirt for years and consider it the best S...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
April 06, 5:27pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro-Lite 4
Hi David, What you are experiencing with your Prolite-4 is a common phenomenon in my experience with the Prolite-3. It is, however, easy to mitigate. Just position the valve next to your shoulder o...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 04, 5:17pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
I've used the Prolite-3 almost since it came out with good success. It compresses well, is very light FOR ITS SIZE(what would a TorsoLite weigh if it was 20"x48"??), and insulates just ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 15, 6:02pm

REI Peak UL
I've been using the Peak UL carbon fiber poles(womens' non antishock 3 section model-11.2 oz/pr) ever since they came on the market and have been ecstatic about their performance. Like some other pos...

In Trekking Poles
November 04, 5:58pm