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Mindconnection eNL, 2022-03-20


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Good News | Product Highlight | Brainpower | Finances | Security | Health/Fitness | Factoid | Thought 4 the Day

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1. Good News: Where the Intel is Good

The Covid Scam
  1. Not a single national government has behaved as if Covid were actually a health threat. By this, I mean they never addressed the leading causes of disease (seed oils and vegetable oils as "food", tobacco, "the other white powder") or even took common sense measures such as cancelling the Daylight Carnage Time clock changes. Simply cancelling DCT would have removed a major risk factor. They closed gyms, but not McDonald's or Burger Kings; this means they helped tilt the game toward giving Covid the advantage. And why did they not at least require health caution labels on drugs like processed sugar or on straight out disease-causing poisons like seed oils and vegetable oils? Low-hanging fruit! At the same time, they came out with mask mandates (knowing full well masks do not filter out Covid), business shutdowns, and a host of truly idiotic measures that would increase death and misery while doing absolutely nothing to slow down Covid.

    So clearly, they did not believe Covid was a public health menace. While that belief is correct, these same psychopaths have continued pushing the non-vaccines which are killing more otherwise healthy people than Covid did.
  2. In the People's Republic of Canada, truckers took a stand against harmful, useless requirements made per Quacktor Fauci's bizarre version of "science". The PRC government, led by Fidel Castro's bastard son, reacted as communist governments always do. But that has not stopped the truckers. It has, however, caused other citizens to join them. Read more about that, here:
  3. The Stup(id)-Preme Court rejected the New York school worker's case against the immunity reduction jab mandates that are illegal in enough ways to make your head spin. Since the jab does nothing to protect against Covid death or Covid transmission, it also has no scientific or public interest purpose. The SCOTUS could have ruled the mandates illegal on those grounds alone. One has to wonder on what legal or moral grounds the SCOTUS supports this insanity. Perhaps they, like many others, are too easily manipulated by Orwellian language abuse and they somehow actually believe the jab is actually a vaccine despite zero evidence to support that idea. Is it too late to get a couple of them to take a great deal I have to offer on a bridge in Brooklyn?
  4. United Airlines had previously required employees to submit themselves to the immunity reducing jab. So many employees (predictably) got sick from that, United has changed its policy and is now permitted the unjabbed to return to their jobs. Another factor in their decision is they are embroiled in a lawsuit over this jab mandate. We should all boycott United until they settle that suit. Personally, I am boycotting the whole passenger aviation system because of the mask requirement. When something so stupid and so pointless is forced on people, we need to stand against it at every opportunity. I hate to punish the airlines, but they could simply demand some kind of scientific rationale or mathematical proof that shows 70 is larger than 300 and therefore masking can stop a virus. Since providing that is impossible, the mandate cannot stand. Pretending your hands are tied in the matter? You deserve a boycott.
  5. Masking has now become a "virtue signaling" thing among libtards and other mindless morons. The mask reminds me of those "I'm with Stupid" tee shirts, except the "with" is not there.
  6. Libtards aren't the only people who can signal by wearing a mask. People with functioning brains can, too. Check this one out (thanks for the tip, Joseph):
  7. If you have 18 minutes to invest, watch this speech by Dr. Julie Ponesse:
  8. The state-run media accepted $1 billion to push false information about the immunity reduction jab. Guess where the funds came from? Read the full story here:
    Thanks to my freedom-fighting friend Joseph for providing this tidbit.
  9. Dr. Mercola speaks out on something readers of this eNewsletter learned from me months ago:
  10. 9 in 10 Covid deaths are in "vaccinated" people. Read the full story here:

General health and medical

  1. Did you know there is a vaccine (of sorts) for colon cancer? This disease can be eradicated. But don't look for any government to help with that, because as we have seen during the Covid scam our governments want more of us to die and they aggressively work toward that goal. Here is how you prevent colon cancer: Eliminate from your diet hydrogenated oil (oncologists recognize this poison as not just a risk factor but as a cause of colon cancer) and eat eggplant (unbreaded, not fried) daily. Eggplant contains three different compounds that each attack colon cancer cells in a slightly different way; oncologists say eggplant is more powerful against colon cancer than any Big Pharma drug.
  2. We are now about a week past the Daylight Carnage Time clock change. If you participated in this population control measure, how did you feel? How do you feel now? Brain a little foggy? The sleep deprivation caused by this clock change lowers mental acuity well below the level of someone who failed a breathalyzer and came in just over the "legally drunk" limit. Now is the time to plan for all future clock changes, while you are feeling the bad effects of it and know it's a problem. You can incrementally change your habits (meals, bed time, etc.) one month prior or just skip it altogether. I leave my clocks on DCT all year around, since DCT is in play for all but those few months from early November to mid-March.
  3. The school nurse shortage is getting worse, as is the shortage of nurses generally. Direct blame for the acceleration of an already bad trend goes to Quacktor Fauci, Brainless Biden, the Centers for Disease Confusion, and the other psychopaths pushing the nonsensical "Covid measures" while requiring the immunity reduction jab for medical care workers. If you like having nurses in schools and hospitals, then complain about the aforementioned psychopaths and contribute funds to their political opponents (e.g., Republicans). If you think it is OK for someone to lie in a dirty bedpan for 11, then vote Democrat. Read more about the school nurse shortage here:
  4. Several recent studies have shown that a diet based on whole foods (rather than processed) greatly reduces hair loss. One reason is it's nutrient-dense, another is it doesn't stimulate the insulin over-response, and another is it's anti-inflammatory. This same diet shows up in EVERY study that shows ANY kind of health benefit, from cancer prevention to slowing the effects of aging. This diet, compared to the processed food diet, increases your intelligence, improves your sense of well-being, slashes your medical bills, makes you smell better, improves your skin, eliminates the possibility of getting adult onset diabetes, keeps you from becoming obese, helps you keep your bones strong, and [pick 10,000 other benefits from a much longer list]. The processed food diet has only one advantage. It's more convenient. But the time saved through convenience is lost through illness, underperformance, and premature death. In short, there is no reason to base your diet on processed foods. If you want to add to the profit that McDonald's enjoys by peddling rancid vegetable oils and addictive sugar, then go ahead. But if you care about the quality and length of your life, choose whole food.

Other News

  1. Sam Matier, a personal friend and powerful force against government corruption, recently passed away from heart failure. Sam enjoyed long, hill climbing walks with his dog Bella so it wasn't like he was nursing home material. But Sam had taken the jab, which is known to cause just this very thing (see the VAERS site or Steve Kirsch's Newsletter -- Another fallen hero. RIP.
  2. Almost half of the states (USA) have passed legislation protecting women's sports. All of the ones that have done this are free states. You can bet the socialist states will continue to subject female athletes to intrusion by males who have no honor. If you live in a state where women's sports are not protected, ask yourself if it's OK to just let dudes come in and take all the wins. If not, then write to the sports commission, your state senator and rep (not federal, state), and your county board. You could also try your city council, perhaps they will pass a local ordinance but that does not help in intra-city competitions. There was a time when we normals did not need to be bothered with all this activism. Now is not that time.
  3. The libtards have been unfairly and dishonestly attacking Justice Clarence Thomas since his 1991 nomination. After decades of failing to intimidate this man into betraying his country, they are now attacking his wife in hopes that cowardly behavior will at last subdue the greatest of the living Justices. If hell exists, there is a special place there for these people. Let us not forget that Barry Soetoro (aka Obama) publicly besmirched Thomas during one of his speeches when Soetoro was illegally our POTUS. Thomas, befitting the dignity of his office, has never retaliated.
  4. Alabama has removed the requirement for a permit to carry a pistol. This is a direct violation of the OSHA For Criminals Program so vehemently propagated by the socialists. Congratulations to Alabama, which is now a much safer place for law-abiding citizens.
  5. Congress has extended the EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan, made available to small businesses damaged by the idiotic shutdown to "flatten the curve") grace period (no payments required) from 18 months to 30 months. This allegedly to help businesses recover from Covid, but those of us with a mental age greater than 3 years old know it's because Brainless Biden has so devastated the economy.
  6. Most of the people who actually voted for Biden must be spinning in their graves (the same ones they voted from).
  7. For many months now, the Washington Examiner, which purports to be a conservative magazine, has supported the "Trump lost fair and square" lie. I had a subscription, but called and cancelled it. They asked is there is a problem with the magazine. I said, "Yes. In issue after issue, 3 or 4 articles falsely assert the lie that the 2020 election wasn't stolen despite mountains of evidence showing it was. It's like reading a left-wing publication. You need to contact Wendy Rogers and see. Every swing state that went to Biden had massive fraud and irregularities. Then there's common sense. Did a majority of voters actually object to the lowest unemployment in 50 years, the lowest gasoline prices in a long time, energy independence for the first time since the 1960s, and the fact the USA was the only nation to meet its carbon target? It seems like the answer is obvious when you see 30,000 people at a Trump rally every time he has one and then nobody shows up for a Biden rally. Because your magazine takes such an irrational position, I cannot trust the other content to be reality-based so it's not worth reading."
  8. Few Americans realize that Venezuela has more oil reserves than Russia or that it has (thanks to tectonics, mostly) an unusually high concentration of mineral resources (gold and other industrial metals). Like the United States, it was once a free country. Like the United States, it was taken over by socialists. The fall of Venezuela occurred before the fall of the USA, and so they are further along in the downward spiral that socialism brings. We are hanging on only because of the dispersion of power in our Constitution; we have 33 free states that act like a brake as we teeter on the cliff above the abyss. Checks and balances in the federal government have been almost entirely obliterated. But back to Venezuela. Its strategic importance is extremely high, owing to not just its mineral resources (including oil), but its proximity to the USA.

    Theodore Roosevelt established a doctrine whereby the USA permits no powers from the other hemisphere to have control of nations or territories in this one. But now that we are a headless and failed state with a woke military and a broken Navy (which depends on untrained sailors to maintain outdates ships with obsolete parts), we stand no chance of preventing Russia or China from dominating this hemisphere. We have a socialist country on our northern border and thanks to Brainless Biden we don't have a southern border. The Ukraine invasion strikes me as a "toe in the water" test of how well the USA and its (few remaining) allies can respond. Not well at all, as we now know. So most likely, Taiwan will fall before the end of summer and Russia and China will cooperate under a single command to take Venezuela and then Panama.

    This is a very negative forecast, but that's how I read the cards we've been dealt. But there is another possibility. And it's that Putin is merely trying to wake us up so that we stand as a buffer to an increasingly more powerful China. That's kind of a chess thing, isn't it? Ever hear of any Russians being good at chess?  :)


An example of fighting stupidity

Here is an e-mail I sent to a stupidity purveyor:

Today I invited my significant other to the Nelson-Atkins to celebrate her birthday. We were excited about seeing this museum again, it has been too long since our last visit. When I went to the Nelson-Atkins site to reserve tickets, however, I saw something that caused us to choose a different locale.

I wear K95 masks when I need to, for example when doing drywall work in my home. A K95 blocks 95% of particles 300nm or larger. The largest Covid viruses are only 70nm. Look up these numbers, please. Covid goes right through a K95 mask, even if you wear three of them at a time.

Your mask requirement is totally NOT from the science. It even fails the standard of being from second grade math. For a museum of this stature to perpetuate the mask farce is simply wrong.

Yes, "Doctor" Fauci has been advocating masks. But he's also advocated many other pointless things, so giving him any credibility is delusional at best. If you understand that 70 is considerably smaller than 300, you will end this mask charade immediately. I trust you can do the math. Please take a moment to do it.

Thanks, Mark Lamendola

P.S. The museum could serve the community well by making a display showing why these masks are 100% non-effective against Covid. That would be the honorable thing to do.


Note that in this example, I did not go into the saliva cloud theory that the math-challenged used to defend masks. For this theory to have any validity, all cars would have windshield wipers on the inside. Yet no cars are ever built that way, and it's because we don't spew clouds of saliva. Perhaps they also think we don't notice that masks aren't dripping wet after being worn for an hour, either!


2. Product Highlight

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  • Does not require an Internet connection.


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Orcam MyEye

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  • Does not improve eyesight.
  • User must be able to hear, with or without a hearing device.
  • User must have full control over their hand movements.
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3. Brainpower tip


Spinach is very good for you, and eating it daily is not a bad idea. But if you decided to eat nothing but spinach, that would be a bad idea. You'd miss out on many nutrients that just are not found in spinach.

So it is with your mental diet. Reading is widely touted as the single best way to get smarter. I would find that position hard to argue against, and not just because I am an avid reader. But reading alone will not fully develop your potential intelligence. It will, in fact, leave you with deficiencies of intelligence if that is the only exercise your mind gets. Here are some ways to nourish your mind:

  • Be a maker. Working with your hands to build or repair things develops several areas of intelligence. It's also very enjoyable if you are good at it. If you're not good at it, get instruction and practice until you are (that will also improve your mind).

  • Engage in physical training. Your brain is a physical organ. Physical training, done on a regular schedule, supports a healthy brain in multiple ways (blood flow, for example).

  • Participate in a sport. I regularly practice martial arts and I climb almost every weekend (and sometimes during the week). There are at least seven or eight areas of intelligence developed by doing this.

  • Take up hunting, even if you decide to shoot with a camera instead of a firearm. Developing tracking skills and a keen power of observation will really sharpen your mind. Developing the ability to sit still in a blind also can improve your mind. My buddy Tom has taken this to the next level, having developed the ability to lie perfectly still in the open in a ghillie suit.

  • Commune with animals. Having a relationship with a cat or dog, where you really pay attention to them, develops your mind. If you can also make a pal with a wild animal you will take this to the next level. Care to help a robin by digging worms up for her to take to her babies?

  • Have intelligent conversations with knowledgeable individuals. You can learn from them and thus build your knowledgebase (that is one of the benefits of reading, too).

  • Work crossword puzzles.

  • Play Scrabble or another board game with friends.

  • Get an SAT prep book and work all the problems in it.

  • If your job is not mentally challenging, look into expanding your role so that it is. If you are working 8 to 12 hours a day and not getting mental stimulation from it you should either change the job or find a different one.

  • Volunteer to serve on a board in some organization that represents your interests, but for a limited term so you don't burn out. Church, bowling league, professional association, public library, home owner's association, PTA, whatever. Yes, it takes time. But it can be very rewarding and help you make new friends and contacts.

  • Watch instructional videos on YouTube. Pick a new interest and watch a dozen or so related videos.

Standard IQ tests measure only 7areas of intelligence, basically math and reading related, plus some logic. But there are many other areas of intelligence, and developing just a few of those will give you a healthier, more powerful, more decline-resistant brain.

For many people, the challenge isn't to go beyond spinach, it's to get any nutrition at all. If you supercharge your brain with a varied mental diet, you will be so far beyond them it's ridiculous. And that brings me to another point. Avoid libtards. They are stupidity generating autobots, and that stupidity could infect your mental system the way a computer virus infects a hard drive. Avoid them and their sources of stupidity, such as television "news" and CDC announcements.

4. Finance tip

While Joe Biden is clearly the dumbest POTUS we've have ever had, Americans who silently put up with his financial destruction are not behaving any smarter. Here are some ways you can speak out and help change the situation:

  • Boycott Facebook. Why: This company went to great lengths to help the socialists succeed in their coup. If you don't like the fact gasoline prices are twice what they were 18 months ago yet you still use Facebook, you need to figure out which is more important to you because you can't have both.
  • Boycott Twitter. Why: They are still censoring to support the socialist narrative and still censoring to support the death-increasing Covid scam mandates.
  • Cancel any subscriptions to any pro-socialism magazines, newsletters, newsfeeds, channels, etc., then write to them and tell them why you cancelled.
  • Write to your member of Congress with a specific beef. My MOC is a left-wing radical socialist, and I write to her anyhow. This seems futile, but it lets her know there are people who have at least two functioning brain cells (a fact that scares the bejesus out of socialists).
  • Send a note of support and appreciation to Senators Senema and Manchin. Do not suggest they are channeling Reagan or in any way "supporting Republicans". These two senators are very much Democrats and Senema is very much a liberal. It's just that they are not willing to engage in scorched earth, short-term thinking insanity such as nuking the filibuster. They aren't "standing with the Republicans" by doing this, they are standing with their principles by doing this
  • Contact your county election board and demand election integrity protection, even if you live in a free state.
  • Refuse to wear a face diaper, except in cases where your job requires you to fly and thus diaper up per FAA regulations. Face diapering is purely a "virtue signaling" practice, though there's nothing virtuous about it.
  • Make decisions based on free state status, where applicable. For example, my company will not accept purchase orders from any state agency in California, New York, New Jersey, New Mexico, etc.
  • Refuse to play Orwellian language games. For example, we do not have a democracy. We have a democratic republic. If you do not understand why this distinction is very major, set aside some time to learn about it (30 minutes should be more than ample).
  • Consider flying a Let's Go Brandon flag in your yard, wearing a Let's Go Brandon T-shirt, or even flying a big ***** Joe Biden banner on your pickup truck as several people in these parts are doing.
  • Contribute $50 to Marjorie Taylor Greene's campaign.
  • Contribute $50 to help Candace Owens stand against tyranny.
  • Contribute $50 to Wendy Rogers, who has spearheaded election reform nationally.
  • Subscribe to the Imprimus Newsletter.
  • Spread this eNewsletter! Forward it to friends, enemies, and family!
  • Think of other things you can do to show you are not happy with the lunacy and do not support the lunacy.

Another thing to consider if you are using Facebook is this. If you "need" it to keep up with your friends, then they really aren't your friends in the first place. They are just people on Facebook. You don't need it or them in your life. If those are the only "friends" you have, then fix that by getting out and doing something where you can make friends. I love climbing, and have made many friends in that sport (three of them are actually in my will, that's how close some of these friendships can become). Climbing may not be for you, but there are many other group activities available in your area. Or start your own. I have a neighbor who started a Canasta club; they all meet at her place once a month.

No apologies

Be unapologetic when speaking the truth. For too long, there's been a gross asymmetry here. Socialists spew vitriol at people who don't agree with their absurdities and sometimes viciously attack non-enablers. Normal, decent people have lost their jobs due to socialist pressure on their employers for the "crime" of politely stating something the socialist ideology is against. It does not do us any good to soft-pedal truth. I think the socialists take it as a sign of weakness when we do. So state it without apology. That doesn't mean to imitate the socialists and be uncivil, we are better than that.

Here's an example of what I mean. I walked into a store and a face-diapered individual mumbled something and handed me a flyer. I asked, "Is that a K95 mask?" It wasn't, but the face-diapered person nodded yes. I said, "I want you to look this up when you get home. A K-95 filters down to zero point 300 microns. The Covid virus is only zero point 70 microns, so it goes right through that mask. Remember, 300 and 70. The mask is pointless." Short and to the point, and then I walked away.

I do not apologize for stating the truth. I do not pretend it is my opinion, which invites them to assert their own ignorance-based belief in response. I am educating them, no discussion is necessary. Here are the facts, look them up please and thanks for hearing what I have to say.

I do not care that someone might be "offended" that I ask them to verify what I am about to tell them and then share the truth with them. I do care that their head up the butt acceptance of blatant lies robs them of their humanity, self-determination, and freedom--and that they live in fear because of whackjobs like Quacktor Fauci and disorganizations like the CDC.

Because I am their liberator and not their attacker, I state the truth with cheer rather than acrimony. And I leave them with that gift to cogitate on later and arrive at their own conclusions (something they haven't done before, apparently).

5. Security tip

It's a bit disconcerting that people can walk into banks wearing masks, while at the same time signs on the door prohibit law-abiding citizens from bringing firearms inside. I say "a bit" rather than "very", because I am really not the guy you want to mess with even if you do have a gun. I've disabled an armed attacker on more than one occasion, including an armed intruder who surprised me in my home after I got out of the shower (I didn't hear the perp enter, because I was in the shower). But I'm not typical.

Here is how to protect yourself in the "gun free" zones that banks are, in this age when criminals can wear masks and stroll right into a bank without appearing to be out of place.

  1. Always dress appropriately for going to the bank. Leather shoes are a must.
  2. Survey the lot before you park. Is there a car sitting near the door with the engine running? That's a bad sign. You should probably wait until that car has gone. Alternatively, you could call the police and report what you see. Anyone stupid enough to do that if they aren't robbing the bank deserves to be hassled.
  3. Back into your parking space, so that you can pull out easily. This will prevent you from running over someone, unless that someone steps in front of you to rob you because they figure you will see them and stop. If the latter case is true, stomp on the gas.
  4. Take some weapon with you. An ink pen can do in a pinch, but a folding knife is even better. If you have a stainless steel water bottle, bring that; it can be an amazing weapon if you know how to use it (it can easily break the bones in the back of someone's hand).
  5. Look through the window and door glass as you approach. Pause before opening the door, and listen.
  6. Open the door, and pause again. Yes, I do this every time.
  7. Scan the room as you enter.
  8. Not because of Covid, but for tactical reasons, keep distance between you and everybody else. A nervous robber will shoot the closest person. If that's not you, then you can take out the robber if you decide to do so.
  9. Stand tall and own the space you occupy. This, along with your leather shoes, might signal "cop" to a prospective robber. It will intimidate them, in any case. I believe I actually prevented a bank robbery (pre-Covid) this way. The suspicious-looking man and I locked eyes, then he left. When I got to the counter, the teller later told me the guy creeped her out from the moment he walked in the door. I said, "Because he hung back as if waiting for everyone to leave instead of getting in line?" She said, "No, he was wearing a bulky coat, I couldn't see his hands, and it is almost 80 degrees outside"
  10. Conduct your business with a minimum of chit chat. The teller has to focus to correctly conduct the transaction, but also should be trained to observe the lobby so do not distract.
  11. Scan the room as you leave, and scan ahead of you as you go out the door.

If the "unthinkable" happens and the bank is robbed while you are inside (much more likely these days because of Fauci's anti-science mask rule), stay calm. It's only the bank's money and they will get it back. Let this robbery pass. Really, a person has to be stupid to rob a bank. But Joe Biden is stupid and he's President. Go figure.

If it's only one robber and you really want to take him out, move while he's distracted at the counter. Don't move directly at him, he'll spot you in his peripheral vision. Move behind him and then directly at him. Remember, this guy's heart is pumping and his anxiety is high. You need to control that weapon, so step alongside him, reach forward, and grab his hand across the fingers. Squeeze as hard as you can while twisting. The cracking sound you hear will be his trigger finger breaking. He will struggle and try to pull away, kick one of his legs and push him down. Don't let go of his crippled hand, keep squeezing, the pain will help you control him. Then use your free hand to punch him in the neck until he passes out. This should take only 3 or 4 punches for a person of average ability. If you are a particularly good puncher, once is enough. When I say punch, I mean a hard punch not a pushing movement. Once he's out, kick the pistol away from him and then go stand on it until the police arrive. Picking it up will get your prints on it while also making you an instant target when the cavalry arrives.

For multiple robbers, you cannot take them all out without somebody other than them getting hurt. You simply cannot control that many weapons at once. And, thanks to the "gun free" nature of banks there are no armed citizens in there to assist you or to protect everyone. This is why it is important to scan on your way in. If you see more than one suspicious-looking person, don't enter.

What about calling the cops on your smart phone so they can save everybody? First, they are already on their way. Don't be distracted by your phone. I never carry mine into a bank, of all places. Second, there's a reason we say, "When seconds count, the cops are only minutes away." You have to protect yourself. With masked faces no longer signaling trouble, that job has become more difficult. Situational awareness is your first line of defense. Scan an area before entering it. If you see danger, you can always call the cops and wait a few minutes for them to arrive and deal with it.

Just to be clear, I am not saying the police are inept or cowardly, and I'm not making any doughnut jokes or other disparaging remarks. It's just basic physics. They cannot be everywhere at once. If you're lucky, there's an officer nearby who can respond.

Sometimes, the police are already there. As in the case of a gun shop, where a moron walked past two police cars parked in front of the store and then entered and tried to rob the place. You can't count on this kind of thing, so be vigilant and be prepared.


6. Health tip/Fitness tips


Lose weight, be strong, burn fat, gain muscle

Lose weight, be strong, burn fat, gain muscle

The photos tell you something important about my credibility.

Statistics on 60th birthday, when these photos were taken:

  • Height: 6'0"

  • Wingspan: 6'1"

  • Weight: 148lbs

  • Bodyfat: Unknown, but well below what the Tanita scale says is 5%.

  • Waist: 29

  • Chest: 48

  • Arms: 15

  • Quads: 20

  • Max bench press: Unknown, but I do three sets of 12 reps with 150 lbs to warm up on chest day

  • Cholesterol: In normal range, on low side

  • Last illness: 1971

  • Last workout missed: Spring of 1977

  • Training days per week: 6

  • Type of training: Split routine, heavy on supersets

  • Meals per day: 7 on training days, 6 on rest day

  • Percent of diet that is processed food: 0

  • Amount of meat, wheat, corn, or soy eaten annually: 0

  • Number of eggs eaten per day: Between 8 and 10

See my climbing videos here:

Low carb diets were popularized in the 1970s, paving the way for dietary disasters such as the Atkins diet. People lost both lean weight and muscle on these diets, so weighed less and looked slimmer. The diets appeared to work as advertised. But they didn't. They had adverse health effects.

Carbs are not bad. In fact, you need them to have energy for the kinds of workouts that stimulate the adaptive response. The problem is junk carbs, such as corn syrup, corn solids, wheat, beer, and various processed sugars. Eliminate these, and you will probably stop accumulating body fat.

Popcorn (a hard kernel, low sugar corn that is not at all like sweet corn from an endocrine effect viewpoint) has long been a staple item among bodybuilders, primarily because we can pop it in coconut oil and/or organic butter and have a crunchy way to get some good fats along with fiber. Douse it in hot sauce, and you get a thermogenic effect. Yet some people won't eat popcorn "because of the carbs". This is nonsense, because a typical serving of popcorn (4 to 5 cups) is only 30 grams of carbs and about 120 calories. Remember the grapefruit diet? A medium grapefruit has about 26 grams of carbs and some people lost over 100 lbs on that diet! Which means if you clocked in at 300lbs and went on a "popcorn diet" you would probably lose 100 lbs within a year. That's because you'd be replacing unhealthy processed food with healthy fats and fiber.

Don't focus on restricting your carbs. Focus on eating nutrient-dense foods. Here are some nutrient-dense foods that carbophobes would have a problem with:

  • Fruit. In a typical day, I eat 4 to 5 pieces of fruit. Fruit is loaded with nutrients and anticancer compounds, plus it provides you with fiber and water. A fruit-free diet is a bad diet.
  • Rice. Another bodybuilder staple, whole-grain rice is loaded with B vitamins, fiber, and other nutrients.
  • Root vegetables. Lee Haney won the Mr. Olympia eight times. He is a huge fan of sweet potatoes. I was eating them all the way up to, and on the day of, the photoshoot for the photos you see above. Root vegetables are starchy, yes. But they do not make you fat. The same goes for beets, which I eat daily (both root and greens). Dr. Rick Cohen, whom I have mentioned previously, is a big proponent of beets. If you do not like eating beets, then try Cohen's Beet Powder.
  • Beans. I consider these a protein, but most bodybuilders classify them as a carb. Beans (legumes) are loaded with magnesium, zinc, and many other nutrients. I have beans every day.

Someone who is making the mistake of being on the Paleo diet doesn't eat beans, rice, or root vegetables because they have this irrational idea that only food you can hunt or gather is safe to eat. That belief has no basis in anything other than the fact that people who lived "in paleo times" (and whose life spans were about 28 years) did not have these foods available. As I say, irrational. A nice way of saying idiotic.

Beware of sugary supplements! I have seen people on the Keto diet (another stupid diet that destroys the health of those who stay on it) suck down a Red Bull, apparently not realizing it's 50% refined sugar. Then there are "preworkout supplements" which typically are loaded with sugar but nothing that improves your workout, "postworkout supplements" which often contain huge amounts of sugar, various capsules where the capsule itself is a sugar gelatin, and "protein" bars which are loaded with multiple kinds of sugar. Even basic supplements such as L-Glutamine, which has now become very expensive, are often "cut" with that other white powder (Cell Tech makes such a product, shame on them).

Consuming anything sugary before or after your workout guarantees you will not get the adaptive response that you just worked out to get, because you will get an insulin response and insulin depresses testosterone. But you could eat a whole basket of apples or scarf down a large sweet potato with zero effect on your testosterone because those whole foods do not trigger an insulin response. Neither does oil-popped popcorn.

Most bodybuilders fret about their "macros", carefully weighing so many "carbs", so many "proteins", and so many "fats" to get the "ideal" proportions. This is all nonsense. For one thing, no whole food is purely a carb, protein, or fat. For another, nobody has any evidence showing that any particular ratio is ideal for any particular person or even for an "average" person or even for a "world class athlete". This whole macro thing is a gimmick to sell the illusion of expertise. But it can work for many people, because they are so far out of whack. Someone who eats almost entirely out of boxes and cans is eating mostly wheat, corn, processed sugar, and rancid fats. When this person has to switch to whole foods to be able to count macros, suddenly the fat drops off and the muscle goes on. But it's due to the replacement of highly processed foods with whole foods, not due to fussing over ratios of macro nutrients.

If you've been thinking about "managing your micros", ditch that idea and make a point of eating a variety of whole foods.


At, you'll find plenty of informative, authoritative articles on maintaining a lean, strong physique. It has nothing to do with long workouts or impossible to maintain diets. In fact:
  • The best workouts are short and intense.
  • A good diet contains far more flavors and satisfaction than the typical American diet.

7. Factoid

Behavior observation indicates Joe Biden's IQ is in the moron range (51 to 70). But it is hard to penetrate the veil on that, because he has a cadre of helpers and he's got that earpiece. It is possible his IQ is in the idiot range (0 to 25).

8. Thought for the Day

The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.


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