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Big Fat Super Athletes
Posted by: brome ()
Date: May 06, 2018 06:47PM

Humans mistakenly think lean and mean is the way of great athletes. But the reality of animals living naturally in the wilds is just the opposite - big and fat is how super feats of athleticism are preformed, and while on a total fast to boot.

The Red Knot doubles its weight and then flies 5000 miles non-stop, without food, water, or rest in 6 days :

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BarTailed Godwit

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A female shorebird was recently found to have flown 7,145 miles (11,500 kilometers) nonstop from Alaska to New Zealand—without taking a break for food or drink.

It's the longest nonstop bird migration ever measured, according to biologists who tracked the flight using satellite tags.

The bird, a wader called a bar-tailed godwit, completed the journey in nine days.

Since the Red Knot doubled its weight for 5000 miles the Bar Tailed Godwit must have tripled its weight for a flight of 7000 miles !!!!

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And it's not just birds - all wild animals perform incredible feats, while big fat and fasting - whales, fish, salmon, Emperor Penguin, insects, bears ..... they all enter a state of super fitness while big, fat and on a total fast. In contrast, most humans are unfit when fat and even less fit when trying to fast. Humans have drifted very far from their natural potential.

For many more amazing bird flights:

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The Common Swift Is the New Record Holder for Longest Uninterrupted Flight

Scientists have found that the birds can stay in the air for 10 months straight. That is a very long time. The bird world has its share of amazing migratory feats. Arctic Terns, for instance, are known for having the longest overall migration, with one bird racking up almost 60,000 miles on its round-trip journey between England and Antarctica. And as scientists recently discovered, Great Frigatebirds can sleep in 10-second bursts while remaining airborne for up to two months. But when it comes to uninterrupted flight, the Alpine Swift has held the record for the longest single flight of any avian species at 200 days.

No longer: Now there’s a new record holder, and this bird absolutely obliterated the Alpine's previous record. According to new research, Common Swifts can stay in the air for up to 10 months without stopping. Yes, 10 months. While scientists have long suspected that the bird might be capable of such a staggering achievement, they only recently had the tools to prove it.

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Re: Big Fat Super Athletes
Posted by: RawPracticalist ()
Date: May 07, 2018 06:50PM

>And it's not just birds - all wild animals perform incredible feats, while big fat and fasting - whales, fish, salmon, Emperor Penguin, insects, bears ..... they all enter a state of super fitness while big, fat and on a total fast. In contrast, most humans are unfit when fat and even less fit when trying to fast. Humans have drifted very far from their natural potential.

Why is it so.

The healthy health gurus are all very skinny from Gabriel Cousens to Brian Clement.

And the unhealthy SAD eaters are very fat.

The raw food eaters eat very little of the good raw fat.

And the SAD eater eat too much of the wrong cooked fat.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/07/2018 06:52PM by RawPracticalist.

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Re: Big Fat Super Athletes
Posted by: brome ()
Date: May 08, 2018 09:21PM

By thinking back 4 billion years to the very start of life on Earth one can discern some incredible things about nutrition and metabolism. From day one 4 billion years ago life has ceaselessly faced periods of plenty to eat followed by periods of scarcity or nothing at all to eat. And the survival of the fittest has always ruled - only those best able to deal with the challenges survived, the rest perished. During periods of plenty the organism needed to store the nutrition needed for later. During periods of scarcity the organism needed special metabolic systems to mobilize these stores to maintain optimal nourishment and fitness. Given time evolution always produces superbly elegant solutions. And this is what is seen in the superb feats of wild animals as discussed in post one.

My conclusion is that all natural living animals on Earth, from amoebas to whales, are not only very fit during times of scarcity or fasting but they are super fit (for as long as their fat and other stores last). And since the same natural challenge exists on all planets in the universe; I posit that all natural living animals everywhere in this universe and any parallel universes that may exist, also enter a state of super fitness when fasting.

So why do humans even exist? They are total failures at this most basic of evolution's challenges. The rule of evolution is that the unfit will perish. And most humans are totally unfit in this regard.

When humans were living as natural wild animals they would have been as fit as any other. But modern humans have put themselves outside of nature and a host of bad foods and bad diet have sent the needed metabolic systems into a state of chaos - diabetes and hyperglycemia are well known ones but I think there a bunch of other ones like protein metabolism also in chaos.

When natural living wild animals fast they don't consume anything. In particular they don't consume any protein. But yet they don't have any special amino acids storage cells beyond just muscle tissue. And they don't lose any muscle mass even during fasts that go over 6 months long. The conclusion is that protein is not needed in the diet except when more muscle needs to formed, if all systems are working properly. Most humans will enter protein starvation without continuous high protein in the diet because their protein metabolic systems are in chaos.

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Re: Big Fat Super Athletes
Posted by: RawPracticalist ()
Date: May 09, 2018 11:00PM

Good observations but there is a difference in goals.

For animals the development is more on the physical plane.

For human the development over the long run is more on the mental and spiritual.

So there has been tremendous gains in that area with science, technologies even religion and spirituality.

So being physically fit during periods of fasting is great but what purpose?


Stephen Hawking transcended the limitations of his body to gaze into the mysteries of the universe. The body was not even helping, it was an hindrance.

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