With all the end of year Top 10 lists, I thought I’d assemble a Top 10 list for 2012 CriticalMAS posts. I’m going to use three metrics: page view, comments and those that I personally liked the best. Here goes.
This was the most popular post I wrote in 2012. Getting linked to by Marks Daily Apple helped.
I didn’t want to write this post, but because I am both an active blogger on nutrition and run a popular coffee website, I got several emails asking my opinion on Bulletproof Coffee. Although many Paleo bloggers loved the taste of putting unsalted butter in their coffee, I didn’t. I also used this post as a way to expose home coffee roasting to the those interested in nutrition.
This year I thought deeply about finding the best post-workout food for ectomorphs trying to gaining muscle. I decided ice cream might be that perfect food. This is the post that started that discussion.
This was the sequel post to I No Longer Give a Squat About the Squat, which got almost an equal number of page views.
I was inspired by the hill next to my apartment as a hack to pain free running for tall people.
#6 My 5 Part series on Exercise and Fat Loss
I think exercise is vastly over-rated as a tool for fat loss. Here are links to my 5 part series.
- Walking Didn’t Lean Me Out
- How Exercise Indirectly Kept me Fatter
- Fat Loss and the Case For Less Exercise
- Fat Loss and High Intensity Exercise
- Maximizing Fat Loss with Exercise
I threw out a question and got 47 comments. I am still working on a summary post. This will be a topic in 2013.
This was the most popular recipe for 2012.
An investor’s approach to understanding dietary failures.
#10 A Month Without Coffee (INeedCoffee)
I summarized my coffee free experiment and several posts into an article which I published on INeedCoffee.
The last post in a series of posts regarding the hormonal aspect to healthy relationships.