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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: 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

Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Just in case you haven't found these - Caloric Deficit, n+1 Caloric Deficit, n+2" Thanks, Greg. You just expanded the conversation exponentially. Lots of good info over ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 22, 5:20pm

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"As I understand what you wrote, you count on approximately: * 450+ calories from maltodextrin & whey while hiking * 1350+ calories from body fat while hiking * 800 calories from breakf...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 22, 5:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Tom, did I read correctly that you're not adding any significant extra potassium, just sea salt, calcium and magnesium? Not too surprising, since you're probably getting plenty of pot...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 22, 5:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Would be interested in knowing what Tom considers "high protein"?" My own criterion comes from what I have read along the way, plus talking with a few docs. The standard I ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 22, 4:59pm

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