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by 148 · 12 minutes ago

Tomorrow will make 2 weeks that I cut out everything except meat, veggies, and some berries. I am up at 4:30 a.m. for maybe 10 blue berries and two cups of coffee then it's off to the gym for cardio. When I get home I eat 8-12 whole boiled eggs... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · February 07, 2012 at 8:49 PM

Being an ex-wrestler myself I wish I had followed this formula for eating when I was in college. Ah well, better late than never. I don't see why you would crash at all. I'm not as active as I once was so about 5-6 eggs, a pound of fatty meat,... (more)

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by 1786 · 12 minutes ago

i am wondering if there is a metabolic situation in which the body will become more lean WITHOUT under-eating?

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Travis_Culp 0 · February 06, 2012 at 8:23 PM

Where exactly is the body's calorimeter that decides whether muscle repair and synthesis occurs? The activity itself is fueled by glycogen and the repair is fueled by fat. Provided that carbohydrate restriction (and subsequent cortisol elevation)... (more)

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by 201 · 12 minutes ago

For the past month and a half I've had soreness and clicking in the hip area. I haven't really changed my workout although come to think of it I did start learning to front squat around that time. With an unloaded bar though. This makes squatting... (more)

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Cory151_1 0 · February 03, 2012 at 8:26 PM

Have you tried a Mobility WOD http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBHzXF-mVjY

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by 10176 · 13 minutes ago

By going from a sedentary to a moderately active lifestyle I've noticed marked improvements in CV risk factors HDL (higher) and systolic blood pressure (lower). Some of this improvement would have been achieved solely by diet, as I also lost... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · January 27, 2012 at 6:52 PM

http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/273/15/1179.short http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/151/3/293.short High intensity exercise seems to correlate better to increased longevity due, I would imagine, to the maintenance of a healthy population of... (more)

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by 1186 · 13 minutes ago

Anyone have a good source for determining how many you will burn? I have read Ketosis, and it just lists a general 40grams for athletes before training, but that seems like saying everyone needs the same amount of calories or percent of protein.... (more)

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Bill1102inf 0 · January 26, 2012 at 6:07 AM

Its always going to be a mix of glycogen and fats burned during exercise and it depends on what type of exercise. For instance, walking burns primarily fat as long as you are strong enough to walk. Squatting your 5 rep max is mostly going to burn... (more)

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by 2544 · 13 minutes ago

It seems common knowledge that exercise increases gut permeability. Colostrum seems to help from studies. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/adis/smd/2009/00000039/00000012/art00005 Should those with leaky guts back off exercise? At least... (more)

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none 0 · January 23, 2012 at 10:11 PM

This is something I've been meaning to read up on. Apparently aspirin before running greatly INCREASES gut permeability. Believe it or not there is a faction of people who dose aspirin heavily around workouts. I would not do this personally. ... (more)

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by 952 · 14 minutes ago

I know this is quite a controversial topic with many health experts advising against morning exercise. But assuming a good health what would you recommend to a young man who already does heavy weightlifting ~2 a week + Ashtanga yoga ~1 a week as... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · January 18, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Being an "early riser" in more ways than one, means that the best morning workout for me involves not leaving the bed...

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by 18635 · 14 minutes ago

I know this has been asked at least twice here http://paleohacks.com/questions/656/body-by-science-hype-hack-paleo....and here....http://paleohacks.com/questions/64789/body-by-science-results, but would like to hear any updates by those who have... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · January 15, 2012 at 6:49 PM

I started out with HIT 12 years or so ago. So have almost all of my peers, as well as senior trainers and athletes. One of which (he's in his 70's) trained with AJ, and the other one (my old coach) trained with Mentzer in the late 70's-early... (more)

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by 255 · 14 minutes ago

I've been finding it incredibly hard to get motivated to exercise lately. do you have any tips or tricks that you use when you're feeling lazy but know you really should get in gear? lately my laziness has been winning out, but I always regret it... (more)

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Frank_Sabia_Jr 0 · January 13, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Good question and very good responses. Ill just let you in on what Ive done as the past 6 months I have totally transformed my life and finding motivation was the biggest obstacle for sure! create a vision board - I have a corkboard of printed... (more)

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by 230 · 14 minutes ago

Does anyone model their workout on EXACTLY what paleolithic people would have been doing? Here is an idea I have been kicking around and figured may be fun.... First, take a long walk. Then a sudden hard sprint. Then throw a spear or edged... (more)

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Cory151 0 · January 11, 2012 at 6:39 PM

I do obstacle courses about every other week (if you have access to them). I do a soft sand run with about 40lbs of weight for 3 total miles once a month or so. I sprint at least once a week and was wrestling once every 2 weeks.

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by 123 · 14 minutes ago

Hey, I love rock climbing, and recently I have been climbing (bouldering, actually) indoors 2-3 times a week, for about 2 hours each time. I've cancelled my gym subscription because going to the gym is just so much more boring than climbing (and... (more)

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AndyM 0 · January 07, 2012 at 11:46 AM

I'm sure there's a theoretically better and more complicated exercise regime, but the fact that you enjoy it, are motivated to improve at it etc. is more important. Plus it is great all body, intense burst, classically paleo activity. Of course... (more)

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by 3690 · 14 minutes ago

Does anyone have an idea of where to start lifting heavy things given my background, and is it possible to do it at home, or is a gym inevitable? My primary goal is to gain power in the muscles I already have...perhaps a tiny bit of mass, and lean... (more)

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Mash 0 · January 07, 2012 at 2:09 AM

Well it's 01:52am and I am up waiting for a server to finish its fsck. You sound VERY similar to me. I have never set foot in a gym in my life, I don't really like the concept. Though I do very much want to join a CrossFit box this year. What I... (more)

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by 495 · 15 minutes ago

I try to work out about 5 days a week (hour to hour & half), cross-training mostly (as it's winter). Each workout is somewhat different from the previous (to prevent boredom). I eat probably the 80% paleo (more or less), been roughly 6mos... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · December 26, 2011 at 4:35 PM

Sounds a lot like overtraining. 5x/week of 1-1.5 hr workouts is kind of a lot, depending on your intensity. You probably should see a pulmonary specialist regarding the shortness of breath, it could be exercised induced bronchospasm or some... (more)

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by 195 · 15 minutes ago

Hi everyone...I wanted to know if any of you have experienced bloating immediately after exercise? My husband has noticed that every time I get home from Crossfit, running, or any other exercise, that my stomach gets really bloated, then... (more)

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Knarf 0 · June 20, 2012 at 11:54 PM

I would say it's cortisol. Cortisol levels rise and then fall an hour or two after exercise. I've experienced the same thing. Hour or two of sitting around, and it goes away after.

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by 205 · 15 minutes ago

I've been Paleo now about 2 months. Most of meals are directly from paleo recipes, so the macronutrients. ratios should be correct. My problem is after an 60 minute walk I smell of ammonia. I started my journey at a whopping 430 pounds and have... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · December 20, 2011 at 2:15 AM

@Mike It is related to a fuel switch and the catabolic breakdown of proteins that comes when you first restrict your intake of carbs. Usually in acute weight loss people restrict carbs and become ketogenic but do not eat enough protein to offset... (more)

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by 39841 · 16 minutes ago

It seems that most everyone who starts out here is doing LCHF right out of the gates no matter what their background is, but I wonder if there needs to be a fork in the road that we encounter on Day 1 that, in Choose Your Own Adventure style,... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · December 16, 2011 at 4:50 AM

It sounds like you feel that the Paleo community misled you. You didn't feel well on a VLC diet, and it took a long time for you to realize what the problem was, because many Paleo dieters are also LC dieters. Since the revelation that you felt... (more)

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by 15003 · 16 minutes ago

In a post about triglycerides, VLDL and carbs, Ned Kock recently commented: The reality is that very little of the glucose/fructose from carbs gets past the liver in a health person. Muscle glycogen synthase activity is elevated days... (more)

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cliff_1 0 · December 15, 2011 at 11:10 PM

The whole glycogen deal is vastly misunderstood by just about everyone in the paleo community from what I read. They are still stuck on the assumption that fructose has to be processed by the liver before it can be used or that once the liver is... (more)

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by 109 · 16 minutes ago

Recently I've been running around a pre-determined track in the countryside that feels the right for me - I'm adequately tired and feel satisfied after I've finished the run. It takes approx 18-20 minutes to complete it. There are 2 sections in... (more)

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AndyM 0 · December 07, 2011 at 1:43 PM

There's a distinction to be made between what is possible, what maximises your performance, and what is best for long-term health. Also, all exercise is relative. Few would argue that there's any problem with walking a lot every day, but for... (more)

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by 227 · 16 minutes ago

Hi all, I've been exercising for 3 months (as opposed to being a couch potato for the past 38 years!). On average, I do 45 to 60mn on the treadmill, 4 times/week. I started walking. Then increased the incline. Now I do intervals (running/power... (more)

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AndyM 0 · December 06, 2011 at 11:23 AM

I wouldn't assume it's about the carbs - it depends what intensity you're using, are you lacking energy or simply sore? I would first look more closely at what else will have changed with the diet, the micronutrients, salt/rehydration in... (more)

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by 1078 · 16 minutes ago

My impression, perhaps misguided, is that (paleo) hunter-gatherers walked a lot, might have chased an animal hunting every day (but would not generally get completely tired), and perhaps played some sports. Once in a while they might have fought... (more)

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Dorado_Galore 0 · December 01, 2011 at 4:30 PM

It's damn near certain our HG ancestors didn't end the day with thoughts of going on a 10 mile run, whether for "fun" or "training." Nor is there reason to think they lifted and carried anything for the purpose of "getting stronger." I use the... (more)

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by 1688 · 17 minutes ago

I'm 5'9", 122 lbs and my body fat is 24%. I want to get it down to 20%. I don't want to/need to lose weight. How do convert fat to muscle with the minimum amount of time per day, without having to join a gym or invest in equipment? I've started... (more)

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Heidi_1 0 · November 22, 2011 at 12:53 AM

I would add some push-ups, planks and squats, 2 X 3 times a week. Also, pull-ups or chin-ups --maybe at a neighboring park if you don't have a bar at home. I'm assuming from your stats that you are a woman who might not have much strength, so... (more)

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by 1059 · 17 minutes ago

In Dr. Lustig's famous Sugar the Bitter Truth presentation he mentioned that when they gave obese kids insulin spuppressing drugs the kids started losing weight and exercising spontaneously. Another overwieght blogger mentioned spontaneous... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · November 20, 2011 at 4:06 PM

Yes, I think I have. To qualify this, I'll say that when I was very much younger, I was also very active -- soccer, field hockey, rugby, lacrosse, swimming, volleyball, track and field (mostly field)... I was constantly doing -something- active.... (more)

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by 1720 · 18 minutes ago

Is it mainly through diet, exercise, stress free living, not being anxious, etc...? What are some foods to help with blood pressure? Is there a quick way of lowering it if one ate something to spike the high blood pressure?

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · November 13, 2011 at 4:28 AM

Eating a clean diet, improving digestion, reducing stress, increasing sleep, supplementing fish oils and GABA...that's a good start down the right road.

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by 39841 · 18 minutes ago

Effects of exercise and lack of exercise on glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity Improvement in Glucose Tolerance After 1 Wk of Exercise in Patients With Mild NIDDM Effects of Exercise on Glucose Tolerance and Insulin Resistance [Changes... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · November 11, 2011 at 11:27 PM

Hmm. I find this question ironic. You seem to be searching for a reason that carbohydrates might not cause metabolic syndrome, even though carbohydrate restriction generally reverses it. And yet your argument is of the same form: Doing X... (more)

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by 691 · 19 minutes ago

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21908948

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JoeBranca_at_paleoplusone_com 0 · November 01, 2011 at 8:26 PM

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