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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Lately, I've been doing 2 meals a day, both high in fat.  I like to hit the gym or do some form of exercise in the mornings most days fasted, where I usually come home and eat afterwards in that recovery window. I came across a post where... (more)

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raydawg 0 · September 28, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Working out fasted is indeed your best bet.  You could also look at doing some CT as well.  Ideal would be to work out fasted while wearing an ice vest as this forces you to burn a lot of fuel quicker.   You could also skip the... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I've been eating Paleo for the past 2 months. Recently I've altered to a low-carb diet (50g) or less. On days that I don't work out, I feel great, am rarely hungry and mental clarity is superb. Whenver I workout, whether it be morning, afternoon... (more)

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paint94979 0 · September 19, 2014 at 2:58 AM

Eat a giant sweet potato bathed in butter... Seriously though eat some carbs!!! HF/LC can cause high levels of cortisol. Paleo is not low carb.

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by 10994 · about 13 hours ago

Where does the asymptote lie for diminishing returns on exercise duration under various levels of intensity?

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CD 0 · April 28, 2014 at 4:28 PM

As you know, I am big on utilizing heart rate zones. I think the are extremely effective, and essentially free measures. Certainly residual lactate acid would be a better direct measure, but certainly more difficult to measure. While I have... (more)

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by 27 · about 13 hours ago

135 pounds. Want to lose weight- around 25 lbs. I am a female, 18, at 65 inches. I will be working 8 hr job p/day, 5 days a week for 6 weeks out doing manual labor in the sun (on the beach). Willing to do more exercise- love to run. Can I... (more)

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Cassaundra 0 · June 14, 2013 at 10:04 AM

Eating healthy is the key to lose weight. Your work will cover the required exercise. If you still feel a morning brisk walk or running would help.

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by 1720 · about 13 hours ago

I've been Paleo for quite some months now. When I was over in Haiti, I didn't eat Paleo for a week. I got back, had the runs, and now I'm back eating Paleo. It's been about a month since I was in Haiti, and I've had brain fog for the last 2... (more)

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College 0 · March 10, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Ben, in my experience, brain fog is related to digestive health. I'll guess that you had some traveler's diarrhea in Haiti perhaps? Or at least some digestive disturbance, and maybe now you still are having issues. You say you "had the runs" as... (more)

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by 50 · about 13 hours ago

I'm not sure what to eat and drink pre and post football (soccer). Usually I play quite intense 1 hour indoor 5-7 a side matches but occasionally will have longer training sessions/matches. Any suggestions?

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Eva 0 · August 18, 2010 at 3:31 PM

Most people probably suggest a portion of potatoes or sweet potatoes mixed with fat and protein. Some athletes find they need a bit more carbs to promote fast glycogen creation before and/or after intense glycogen burning athletics. Others find... (more)

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by 15583 · about 13 hours ago

Inspired by this question about CrossFit, I'm wondering what people think about Body By Science, (in some ways, the polar opposite of CrossFit)? Broadly, BBS calls for a very intense, ultra-slow weights workout once a week, potentially lasting... (more)

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Paleo_Dave 0 · February 18, 2010 at 7:55 PM

I just finished Body By Science recently and highly recommend it. Even if you don't follow their training plan, it's worth it for the background information. It does a great job of explaining muscle fiber composition, cellular metabolism,... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I've just started eating Paleo (pescetarian version), in an effort to both lose weight and become healthy (after years of unhealthy eating including an eating disorder). I haven't had any issues so far concerning the diet, never count calories,... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · July 21, 2014 at 6:25 PM

That sounds great actually. Body weight exercises such as squats, push-ups, sit-ups, crunches, leg lifts, pull-ups, dips, planks, jump-rope and lunges are all great. Walking and sprinting are also very beneficial. My only advice would be to take... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Hello.I'm basically very, very out of shape. Aside from hearing from what I consider trustworthy Paleo-oriented sources that HIIT exercises often give the best results, I don't really know much about exercising in general. I weight 280 pounds,... (more)

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paleogirl2311 0 · June 24, 2014 at 2:38 AM

HI.I totally understand where you are coming from. If you are unable to do much yet, I would make that the first thing that drives you. If you can, right now, it is important to just get moving. So, maybe a goal will be walking to the end of... (more)

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by 18 · about 13 hours ago

What is it about exercise that makes it healthy?

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Girlgenius 0 · June 12, 2014 at 3:13 AM

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Ok, so by accident I started the paleo lifestyle about 2 months For the first month everything was fantastic. In the beginning I was only maybe 70/30 paleo. I lost almost 15pounds in 3 weeks. My energy rose thru the roof, my libido was in full... (more)

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CD 0 · April 16, 2014 at 1:41 PM

For more energy, eat more + sleep more + rest more. If you are doing a lot of glycogen depleting exercises, add more carbs to your diet. If you are working out 5 days a week and not allowing your body to recover, work out 4 days a week and... (more)

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by 5 · about 13 hours ago

My question is the same as the one that was asked over here http://paleohacks.com/questions/91012/how-to-increase-your-growth-hormone-naturally.html but how I can apply this for a 9 year old boy who is 2 inches below 5th... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · April 16, 2014 at 4:29 PM

Maybe he's just going to be short (nothing wrong with that!) Maybe he's simply developing later (nothing wrong with that either!)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I just put my eating data on cronometer.com and saw that I was 45% fat, 30% protein, 25% carb. I was fine with that and everything but then saw that I was eating only 1700 calories a day. That is like 900 cals under what is recommended for me... (more)

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CD 0 · April 01, 2014 at 1:20 PM

People are not the same. The BMR needs of everyone who is 5'9" an 175 lbs will be wildly different. The BMR that they present is an average. Best way to identify your caloric load is to eat when hungry and see whether you gain/loose weight. (more)

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I know my way around the gym, but I have tried so many things the past few years with no results! For awhile I was running 3-4 times a week, at least 3 miles each time with one longer run. Then the other days were Bodypump or a spin class or... (more)

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Marty_Rheaume 0 · April 19, 2014 at 9:59 AM

add some sprints

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by 2318 · about 13 hours ago

I'm a 26 yo female. Up until this august I was extremely active (probably over doing it) and now I can't seem to do any type of extended activity without feeling wiped out. I took off a few months (just took it easy) and tried to focus on... (more)

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Linds 0 · February 06, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Costochondritis

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by 144 · about 13 hours ago

I've been eating paleo for over a year. I lost a couple of kilos and seem to have plateaued at 59kgs even though I could visibly do with losing a few more. I would never go back to eating a SAD diet because my psoriasis and also some visible... (more)

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rachelliott 0 · January 07, 2014 at 9:08 PM

EAT THE FRUIT. Seriously, carbs are not the devil. Also yams.

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by 915 · about 13 hours ago

Hi guys, has any of you any expert opinion or just good knowledge on this matter please. I'm all for kids exercising & think it's more important than ever these days with our sedentary lifestyles. I'm not a crossfitter myself &... (more)

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paint94979 0 · January 04, 2014 at 5:35 AM

Don't let your kids do crossfit please

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by 215 · about 13 hours ago

I have recently started my off season training for football and I seam to have a decent program, but I'm concerned about wether it's anaerobic to the extent that I'd like it to be. Right now I'm doing full body workouts every other day,... (more)

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CD 0 · November 15, 2013 at 1:40 PM

If BobK's demographics are right, than I agree with him 100%. At 13 years old, you should not be focusing on heavy weight lifting. You should be focusing on natural movements. I know you want to be a beast on the field, but the best football... (more)

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by 915 · about 13 hours ago

I have been run down recently due to a change in my working hours which means i have to get up stupidly early Monday-Friday. As a result i've developed shingles at the very top inside thigh. I tried to get more sleep where i could & laid... (more)

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paleot 0 · October 23, 2013 at 7:57 PM

I've been down this road. For me, heavy exercise while fighting a viral infection ended me up in the hospital. I'd recommend against it and get in to see your doctor. You might need antivirals. (Although, I had some success with just lots... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Obviously I'm running this through my ignorant, modern-Western paradigm of beauty, but it's something I noticed a while ago. Gay men are generally in better shape than their heterosexual counterparts of the same age. Is it because men are... (more)

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glib 0 · October 24, 2013 at 7:00 PM

I think this is trolling at its finest.

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I have been on the Paleo diet since March 2013. I have been great except for one caveat, I am underweight and can't seem to gain at all. And also I am Vitamin D deficient. I saw a nutritionist and she told me I should not be exercising, but she... (more)

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BobK 0 · October 24, 2013 at 4:37 AM

Best activities to gain weight? Sitting on the couch, watching TV and eating. ;) Choose any: Cheetos, potato chips, chocolate covered almonds with dried cherries, ice cream, french fries, gucamole & chips and yoplait. j/k I'm not... (more)

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by 598 · about 13 hours ago

Not much feedback last time I asked so I'll simplify things. Let's say you don't need to lose weight and are only slightly interested in gaining muscle mass, but are a little obsessed with avoiding the diseases of aging and mental... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · September 27, 2013 at 1:39 PM

Honestly, if you want the best exercise routine to keep you from getting those diseases, you need to find the one that doesn't feel like exercise. I think it's important to separate the ideas of exercise and play; they both involve physical... (more)

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by 598 · about 13 hours ago

TLDR: I want to live a long time and stay in good physical and mental shape. How much exercise do I need, and what kinds are best? I'm not trying to lose weight. Let's not dwell on muscle mass right now either. I'm 28 years old, 6'2 and under... (more)

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samc 0 · September 23, 2013 at 6:15 PM

I enjoy doing the Tabata routine. Easier for you to google than for me to explain, takes 8 minutes a few times a week. I also do 15 minutes weight lifting every other day. That's it accept for some walking the dog. More than enough to whip me... (more)

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by 40 · about 13 hours ago

Three months into paleo and my weight loss has been plateauing for the last 3ish weeks. Just wondering if there are certain exercises that will speed up weight loss, such as sprints? What about cardio? Let me know about your experiences! Thanks! (more)

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Paul_27 0 · September 18, 2013 at 5:01 PM

All out sprints few times a week, other than that, calorie restriction

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by 421 · about 13 hours ago

Hi y'all! I am a freshman at university in Georgia, where to be frank, it is too hot to exercise outside. As a college student, my windows of free time are pretty limited, as well, so it is no longer possible for me to actively be active every... (more)

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LateralFractal 0 · September 03, 2013 at 9:41 PM

Try these. 5 minutes every other day: Tabata Sprints. Check minimum health requirements. Once a week is an good starting point. Indoor options include step exercise, static exercise bike, skipping rope, on-the-spot running If Tabata or similar... (more)

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