Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Tom Kirchner (ouzel) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest/Sierra
About Me Leave no tracks.
CitySeattle
StateWA
CountryUSA

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Tom Kirchner

Showing 81 - 90 of 6298 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...630
 

Post

Forum » Thread

Re: Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Any refs for that? Is the difference enough to matter?" McArdle "Diet Induced Thermogenesis" Somewhere around 25% of protein energy content is lost to the thermic effect.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 25, 8:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Not nutrition savvy
"I'm not all intuitive... I read Terry Tom's excellent Martial Arts Nutrition (I'm a fan, not much of a practitioner) and use her general nutrition principles. They fit well with t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 25, 8:29pm

Re: Another factor
" I believe the "energy training" has to be the explanation for being able to do these distances so irregularly." Almost certainly. You are certainly very well trained for e...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 25, 8:27pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Not nutrition savvy
Bingo! I was going to be a smarta$$ and suggest you're making a good argument for conversion to the metric system, but the data is all that really matters. ;0)) Glad you followed up.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 25, 8:13pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"Thanks for the clarifications on the 5%, Tom. I'm still not certain I'm reading this right, so you'll forgive my double-checking on this - you mean 5% or somewhat higher as a *min...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 25, 8:11pm

Re: Re: Not nutrition savvy
"and there are potential nutritional benefits both to adding some protein and some fat." +1 With the caveat that protein metabolism produces urea, and there is a point where it will st...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 25, 7:25pm

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"* In general there is unavoidable muscle catabolism, but it is small (5%or so of used calories, max). Protein restoration from a suitable recovery drink and post exercise meal will restore th...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 25, 5:38pm

Re: Re: Electrolyte needs and real food
"I admit to a bit of a logical leap here, but my take on the situation is as follows:" I don't think it's a leap at all, Bob. From what I have learned, or think I've learn...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 25, 8:20am

Re: Not nutrition savvy
"So when I read the statement below my general trail food practice seems to be in the correct direction. Or am I not understanding something?" It makes eminent sense to me, Richard, to...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Electrolyte needs and real food
November 25, 8:03am

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

All Reader Reviews by Tom Kirchner

Showing 1 - 6 of 6 | Page: 1
 

Review

Category

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