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by 974 · December 03, 2013 at 9:32 PM

Just started teaching about 5-6 classes per week- 1 hour each . Can someone direct me to a site that can help with a diet?

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by 0 · November 16, 2013 at 12:34 AM

I'm an elite cyclist changing lifestyle during the off season. I've been primal for about 5 weeks. Poor cycling performance has lead me to performing some tests. Trial 1 - Cycling with 10% sugar in water bottles, - Outcome poor performance,... (more)

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paleot 0 · November 16, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Read up on Attia, he has some good info on bonk-proofing your runs. You might want to check out SuperStarch (modified corn starch), but it's not very paleo. Attia specifically salts his water on long runs, going through grams of the... (more)

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by 10 · April 11, 2011 at 3:41 AM

Cardio isn't strictly paleo, but I've got to get to work somehow. I cycle a bit, commuting (at speed) around 20 miles a day. I try to limit my carb intake, generally it's less than 30g (about 6-10% of my daily intake). The rest is split between... (more)

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Anonymous_Coward 0 · April 11, 2011 at 2:25 AM

What's all this "we need carbs for endurance" crap? That certainly doesn't pan out in MY experience.

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by 487 · January 23, 2013 at 1:42 AM

I have been cycling my calories for the past 2 weeks and i have been in a hypercaloric state. Last night i kind of binged with natural peanut butter and cottage cheese and my macros for the day were P:310 C:90 F:187 with roughly 3000-3100... (more)

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Mash 0 · January 22, 2013 at 4:22 PM

I think it really depends on the specifics of your recent activity. That being your body will partition according to its needs. I.e. If you haven't taxed your muscles, you probably won't be partitioning much protein for growth, nor carbohydrate... (more)

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by 30 · March 11, 2014 at 1:29 AM

Hello, I am searching for ways to hack and improve my general state, weightloss and how to provide enough energy for daily activities. At this very moment im feeling tired on the bike, exhausted and can't seem to find the power that i used... (more)

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greymouser 0 · January 17, 2013 at 6:24 PM

You cycle that much and I don't see you mentioning one dense carbohydrate source you consume. That is your problem. Comments: Stick with the coffee or not, but consider having a proper breakfast as you are expending a lot of calories... (more)

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by 11157 · December 31, 2012 at 7:18 PM

So I'm an injured (fat) cardio bunny. I've been running 10-20 miles a week for the last 20 months, including 3 half marathons. However, 3 weeks ago, I wrecked my shoulder and my consultant has strongly advised me that I won't be able to run for at... (more)

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KL_1 0 · December 31, 2012 at 6:24 PM

You might get some ideas from Crossfit Endurance's website, esp. if you have a Spin bike that tracks miles. I have people do a variety of drills from Tabata to longer intervals. You can do speed Tabata or crank it real heavy and hold for the 20... (more)

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by 96 · September 25, 2012 at 11:35 PM

If the anabolic window is much greater than previously thought (24 hours), then why does calorie cycling work?

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foreveryoung 0 · September 25, 2012 at 10:51 PM

The answer is because the post-exercise anabolic window is not constant, but diminishes with time. Additionally, there are diminishing returns to calorie consumption beyond a certain point. This is because 1) you can only digest and absorb so... (more)

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by 742 · July 23, 2012 at 2:13 AM

Hi, Everyone. Prior to becoming Paleo, before I found out that I am highly wheat and soy intolerant (as well as dairy), I used Hammar Nutrition's energy Gel packs - Chocolate flavor because I also have adverse reactions to citric acid. Anyway,... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · June 18, 2012 at 8:25 PM

Hi, I don't cycle much but I have been involved in multiple athletics most of my life. I like the following for energy- bananas, oranges (fruit in general), honey, and DEXTROSE post workout. Dextrose is pure glucose and rapidly absorbed. If... (more)

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by 211 · June 11, 2012 at 10:22 AM

I want to try carb cycling, but I'm unsure of what carbs to indulge in on high-carb days. Just paleo-approved ones, yes? Can it be a go-to-town-on-fruit day, or would that be mucking with insulin too much? I'm also unsure of how high to go,... (more)

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Tim_5 0 · May 28, 2012 at 6:21 AM

I pretty much stick to veggies and sweet potatoes on workout days, after workout. Higher protein, moderate fat, moderate carb on those days...on non workout days, low carb or very low carb, high protein and fat mainly on those days. The leaner... (more)

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by 437 · November 27, 2012 at 8:02 PM

Currently I am drinking just one cup of upgraded bulletproof coffee a day. Is there any benefit to cycling off on say Saturdays and Sundays? Currently I haven't had any since Friday morning (12:30am had to work late one night) I feel mostly fine... (more)

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KA24 0 · May 26, 2012 at 9:22 PM

Honestly, a daily dose of quality coffee (12-16 oz of UC) with the healthy fats (like in BPC) isn't a problem and is likely very beneficial. I don't see any benefits of not consuming it everyday unless it's becoming something that is an addiction... (more)

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by 80 · April 15, 2012 at 3:53 AM

This summer I am doing a group charity bicycle tour across the U.S., riding 49 days from Seattle to Washington D.C. It's a fantastic deal as our fundraising minimum includes sag support, gear-schleppage, 3 meals a day and snacks, and lodging at... (more)

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raney 0 · April 15, 2012 at 3:53 AM

Tanka bars, canned salmon, canned sardines, canned oysters, canned tuna, and beef jerky are all great for protein and fat. I like honey stinger protein bars for carbs, if you can tolerate whey and won't be too worn down by some fructose... (more)

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by 53 · November 04, 2012 at 7:21 AM

On Lean Gains/Carb Cycling, if I eat low carb prior to my weight lifting session then I up my carbs , let's say 3 medium potatoes. Will it prevent gluconeogenesis ? Will my muscles use amino acids for fuel ? EDIT: If I have my biggest meal post... (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 29, 2012 at 2:25 PM

"If I have my biggest meal post workout (as required) this won't happen right?" That's definitely the idea. CW tells us to "eat some protein after your workout!", where really there's a fairly large 3-5 hour window where having your largest meal... (more)

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by 20 · July 08, 2012 at 7:27 PM

I've been doing Starting Strength regularly (sometimes just 2x per week) for 5.5 months. I've seen huge gains and am extremely happy with the program. My question is whether I should move on to a new/more advanced program, add in my own assortment... (more)

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Klaud 0 · July 08, 2012 at 7:27 PM

Don't go the crossfit route unless it is a really good CF gym. I recommend add in hill springs or regular sprints as a HIIT 2x a week and you should see some cardio improvements.

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by 5848 · November 07, 2011 at 4:54 PM

I am just starting to up my training on the bike and I need some help with nutrition. I am planning on doing some bigger event rides next year, one 60k and one 100k. I am fine with the training part of it, but the more I read about how to eat... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · November 07, 2011 at 4:54 PM

If you want to lose fat, you should definitely not eat any carbohydrates before the low intensity rides. If it becomes a problem, then the intensity wasn't low enough. You'd want your glycogen stores topped off before the intervals though.

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by 10170 · September 08, 2011 at 12:14 AM

I think variation (of course withing a paleo/evolutionary framework) is somewhat important. Intermittent fasting, carb-cycling, variation in exercise, frequent change of wives (the latter is a joke!), ... Assuming that our ancestors did not have... (more)

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · September 07, 2011 at 10:40 PM

Protein fasting (also known as protein cycling) is practiced by some as a proposed way of stimulating protein turnover. As long as an "animal fast" also includes protein containing animal products (eggs, dairy, etc.) then I say go for it. In the... (more)

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by 10 · July 01, 2011 at 3:58 AM

I am a Paleo eater of 4+ months and love it! I am currently training for a 2 day double-century bike ride (200miles in 2 days). I only ride on the weekends and do crossfit style workouts during the week. I am really trying to stay Paleo even on... (more)

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michael_jorgensen 0 · June 17, 2011 at 1:49 AM

Coconut water, if you want to stay strickly paleo.(its expensive but supper tasty, and has a ton of eltrolites) also rasins are good b/c of high glycimic load and are basic, so they combat the drop in low PH that happens with intense exercise. not... (more)

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by 3142 · October 22, 2012 at 2:05 PM

I am in Ketosis (checked with Ketostix). For the past two and a half weeks, I haven't really been sleeping. I probably REM cycle a whopping 5 hours every night, sometimes 4, and occasionally 6-7. When I wake up I still feel a bit tired, but I'm... (more)

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Ty_2 0 · October 22, 2012 at 2:05 PM

I've experienced the same thing especially after eating high sugar fruits [grapes] at night for dessert. I usually don't fight it and just get up and read. No TV..it just stimulates your brain. But a carb fest [read bowl of bran flakes with... (more)

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by 91 · February 24, 2011 at 7:23 AM

I am a keen cyclist and after adopting the Paleo diet changed my training routine dramatically. I now partake in a 45 minute ride aiming to keep HR between 60 - 75% MHR and a single sprint session. I also do a HIT session once a week as well.... (more)

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Nutrition 0 · February 24, 2011 at 7:23 AM

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by 762 · January 28, 2011 at 6:26 PM

Hi All, What are people's experiences with carb cycling either with athletic performance or general level of function? On one hand 'switching things up to prevent habituation' and hormesis argument sound good. On the other hand, 'avoid poisonous... (more)

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sherpamelissa 0 · January 28, 2011 at 6:06 PM

I've done carb cycling along with calorie cycling and have seen nothing but benefits. I lost weight and gained strength at the same time. I also really think switching things keeps your body working harder and doesn't let you get into a rut. It... (more)

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by 4039 · March 23, 2012 at 4:50 AM

Just wondering- I've done LOTS of commuting by bicycle, and I am beginning to think it's the same as chronic cardio, as least as far as my body is concerned. After going paleo, I really embraced stochastic exercise, but it seems like an everyday... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · January 01, 2011 at 12:31 PM

Presumably, the important thing is whether your particular commute entails any of the downsides of chronic cardio, not merely whether it technically falls into the category of 'chronic cardio' set up by some paleo luminaries. So the questions we... (more)

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by 626 · December 22, 2010 at 7:28 PM

does anyone use protein cycling? i've heard it* has longevity/cell repair benefits (similar to caloric restriction but way less hassle and you don't look like a skeleton) and is used by some weight lifters to actually increase the effectiveness... (more)

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Todd 0 · December 22, 2010 at 5:42 PM

I just read about protein cycling a couple weeks ago. Tried it on Monday (which is normally a fast day or heavily caloric restricted one) and I felt great all day. I probably had 800 calories in the form of pasture butter, heavy cream, and some... (more)

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by 158 · October 31, 2010 at 10:23 PM

A friend of mine recently broke his clavicle when he fell off his bicycle, and I almost got hit by a car today while I was riding through a green light. So it got me thinking. Anybody have hard data on bicycling injury rates? Or know about the... (more)