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by 2407 · about 4 hours ago

How long does it last? Is this whats known as the glycogen window? How does caffeine affect it?

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jakeA 0 · October 05, 2012 at 12:13 PM

While I can't give you a correct or full answer to your question, I suggest you check out www.dangerouslyharcore.com and either get the book or read what Keifer has written. Also check out this article that describes it more in laymans terms:... (more)

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by 47 · about 4 hours ago

Can diet and exercise affect the number or efficiency of mitochondria?

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paleohacks 0 · September 16, 2012 at 10:38 PM

The total number of mitochondria in a cell is a function of mitochondrial fission, fusion and mitophagy (mitochondrial autophagy). Mitochondria are found predominantly in slow twitch muscle fibres, the ones associated with endurance (anaerobic,... (more)

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by 2407 · about 4 hours ago

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/19433800/ As we know, exercise increases insulin sensitivity. This study says vitamin C and antioxidants negate that effect. Apparently it shuts down the benefits of autophagy... (more)

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miked_2 0 · November 06, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Yeah, this is pretty well known in the exercise community. Antioxidents blunt the hormetic stressor that exercise provides so you actually don't get the benefits from the exercise. Even ibuprofin PWO will limit the benefit you get from the... (more)

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by 1448 · about 4 hours ago

There are a lot of questions here on what to eat on a long road trip, but I am wondering if there is a way to stay productive and do some small exercises while on the road. We will be leaving friday to drive across the country with 2 small... (more)

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Varelse 0 · September 09, 2012 at 7:37 PM

Kegels. That is all.

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by 5 · about 4 hours ago

Really confused about what to do. I love to bike and run but it seems to hurt more than help. I suspect that I have low morning cortisol (I feel like a zombie until about 4 and have felt this way for a year now). Ive been going to the doctors... (more)

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caban 0 · August 26, 2012 at 6:06 PM

To answer your question in the comments: It probably means that you have weak nervous system at the moment. And the reason for that I would guess is too much stress on your body ( physical, psychic or both ). Since you also can't sleep properly,... (more)

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by 1786 · about 4 hours ago

hola, unconditioned newbie here. 32 yr old male, 6 feet 185 lbs. recently joined a circus arts training center (because its actually the least expensive training i could find) BUT i am encountering a few hiccups. 1) i am 32, not 18. i do not have... (more)

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Darren_1 0 · August 24, 2012 at 10:52 PM

Hi. Welcome to the circus. I hope I can help with your question. I'm of a similar height (6ft 4in @ 195lbs) & also do circus (ariel straps & acro balance/hand 2 hand). Firstly, if you are looking to specialise in an art form/discipline... (more)

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by 126 · about 4 hours ago

Log time guys. Hope your well? I was wondering what is everyone favourite or most effective pre workout meal before they train? I usually stick to chicken breast and fruit. But just looking at what everyone else has? Thanks Neal I do 2 sessions a... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · August 14, 2012 at 10:12 PM

I like to train fasted.

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by 5381 · about 4 hours ago

Okay, so I am following a low carb paleo diet. And I recently had some heart rate issues, that turned out to in fact be hyperthyroid in nature. So far as that is concerned, I am waiting six weeks with reduced iodine in my diet (was high, lots... (more)

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Thomy 0 · August 08, 2012 at 9:10 AM

Consider cutting down on coconut oil, the MCTs are very pro-thyroid and maybe the underlying cause of your palpitations. EDIT: Okay you already knew that, anyway was worth a try :) But here's another idea: In some cases of hashimoto's there's... (more)

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by 1031 · about 4 hours ago

My wife is an avid cyclist, both road and mountainbike. She has a very strong background of exercise over many years and now competes in MTB enduros of usually about 6 hours duration (solo or sometimes in pairs). She's been closely following a... (more)

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PoP_Pup 0 · July 29, 2012 at 12:34 PM

She might want to up her kcal and especially her carb intake with yams, sweet potatoes and maybe even white rise. Many endurance athletes also become glutamine deficient after strenuous race events and show symptoms of over-training. I found that... (more)

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by 365 · about 4 hours ago

Hi there folks. The name's Cricket, and I'm new to the Paleo community, started in roughly April this year while I was over in Los Angeles, and like most people I'm aiming to lose weight and become healthier in the process. SO, I'm pretty much... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 24, 2012 at 2:55 AM

Exercise amounts looks intense but manageable. As long as you have the energy for it, keep it up. Calories looks too low for your bodyweight and activity level. I am not a fan of a consistent eating window, but I also am not a fan of 5-6 meals... (more)

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by 319 · about 4 hours ago

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appeal_to_nature

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Christopher_Gagnon 0 · July 21, 2012 at 1:09 AM

On what grounds are people voting to close this thread? How does it violate any paleohacks rules?

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by 7292 · about 4 hours ago

Does anyone else use a Garmin Forerunner with Firstbeat heartrate Technology to measure calorie expenditure? Or any other HRM to measure their workouts? If so what kind of numbers are you showing for HIIT training, Crossfit, etc?

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CD 0 · July 15, 2012 at 11:58 PM

I have a 305. I sent into a firstbeat place in DC, and they told me the 305 wasn't capable of "sophisticated calorie configuration" I used to use my garmin heart rate monitor a lot -- I used to do a lot of cardio -- to ensure my tempo runs were... (more)

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by 144 · about 4 hours ago

I have eaten paleo for a month and lost 12lb, and more importantly feel great with so much more energy! However this week I have started exercising (classes and walking) but have lost no more. I eat around 1200 cals a day and don't feel I can... (more)

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LenaHyena 0 · July 12, 2012 at 1:27 PM

Firstly, that's a rather severe calorie restriction, and it can stall weight-loss. Trying eating closer to 1500. Secondly, the scale is not your friend. You can't trust the numbers because of the way body compositions change with diet and... (more)

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by 487 · about 4 hours ago

Hello there! Just turned 20 and I'm back home this summer from college. I'm slowly (with a lot of road bumps), integrating Paleo into my lifestyle. This is something I want to do my health, not just for weight loss. So I'm also trying to find a... (more)

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Gerg 0 · July 02, 2012 at 3:36 PM

I think your job as a waitress would cover most of your needs, assuming you were busy and not sitting around, it's a lot of movement and carrying stuff around. I'd probably still try and lift heavy weights once or twice a week if possible.

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by 5 · about 4 hours ago

Hi all! I've been GFCF for about two months, Paleo for the last four weeks (though I just started eating free range/grass fed meat, and occasionally sneak some peanut butter) and am very happy with how I feel (got off anxiety/ssri for the first... (more)

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Kelleil 0 · June 29, 2012 at 4:28 PM

First it might be helpful to get a diet app and a scale so you can see exactly what you are consuming. I recommend mynetdiary.com. They come in a web version, ipad, and android and I use all three many many times a day. Now my calories will vary... (more)

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by 253 · about 4 hours ago

Me- After growing up borderline obese as a kid (235lbs in 7th grade), I trained myself into a pretty athletic 23 yr old male, working 4days a week at crossfit and doing ~20 miles per week running. I have experimented with Intermittent fasting... (more)

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Sam_Knox 0 · June 26, 2012 at 8:33 PM

Lots of low-carbers have found success by adding salt. Failing to supplement sodium is one of the most common mistakes on a low-carb diet.

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by 1626 · about 4 hours ago

So I know this lady. I just learned that her hands shake after working out. It does not matter what she does either. Yoga, cardio, weights... anything. Do you have any idea what may be causing this? I thought about a possible sensitivity to... (more)

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anhurset 0 · June 23, 2012 at 1:10 PM

Oh give me a break! There is nowhere near enough information in the original post to jump to any conclusions in regards to "this lady". To give any advice on this topic without further facts (i.e. diet, intensity of work out, etc) is highly... (more)

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by 716 · about 4 hours ago

I remember reading a while back that only aerobic exercise significantly increased BDNF--one of the main elements implicated in improving cognitive health due to exercise. Recently I've been seeing that it is more intensity dependent. ANyone come... (more)

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orust 0 · June 13, 2012 at 8:55 PM

There was a study last year that showed sprinters have higher BDNF than sedentary people, and international sprinters have higher BDNF than domestic sprinters. Make of that what you will, but I think they do more sprinting and/or strength training... (more)

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by 300 · about 4 hours ago

This is a 2 part question. The first part of the question is in the title: Is getting and staying in Ketosis for a period of time intended to simply help one shed "fat weight" or can it also help one shift body composition towards lean... (more)

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Quincy_Brown 0 · June 08, 2012 at 11:02 PM

What you are talking about is fasting. There are different kinds, and to reach a true Ketosis state you really have to go at least 72 hours without food, which is the limit you would do outside the care of a doctor, as some can using fasting for... (more)

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by 6229 · about 4 hours ago

Here's an interesting article on exercise and memory. Even more interesting is that those with a BDNF (brain derived neurotrophic factor) blunting response - genetically found in 30% of those with European heritage - after exercise didn't improve... (more)

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karlub 0 · June 04, 2012 at 1:00 PM

FWIW, and it might not be worth much, the only consistent effect I have noticed in this regard has to do with state-dependent memory. That is, when sitting for your exam, do your best to put yourself in a physical state that matches the state in... (more)

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by 1489 · about 4 hours ago

Say you get home from work late, because well, it happens. You could either have dinner and go to bed and get your solid 8+ hours, or if you feel you have the energy you could make it to the gym before it closes at 10pm to do a session and get... (more)

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tdgor 0 · May 30, 2012 at 11:17 PM

"Recent chronic partial sleep deprivation experiments, which more closely replicate sleep loss in society, demonstrate that profound neurocognitive deficits accumulate over time in the face of subjective adaptation to the sensation of sleepiness."... (more)

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by 231 · about 4 hours ago

This is a question for everyone (female AND male) who has a history of disordered eating (starvation, binges, obsessive calorie counting, etc). What steps (besides going paleo, of course) have you taken to resolve the issue? For me, it's been a... (more)

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EDubs 0 · May 30, 2012 at 12:50 AM

There have been a lot of factors in my recovery, but the most significant are: 1) No calorie counting, whatsoever! I'm convinced that calorie counting actually led to my eating disorder in the first place. Even though I was not overweight, I... (more)

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by 11581 · about 4 hours ago

Do very active people deal better with heat? Or...is it easier to be active if you tolerate hot weather better? Or is it one of those cyclic things? Question related to this article/graphic: How bodies beat the heat. (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · May 29, 2012 at 2:11 PM

I moved to Santa Fe 10 months ago and it seems to have taken me this long to adapt to the heat/dryness. I have learned to drink more before being active & that's helped a lot. Contrasting this with my experience living in South Carolina, on... (more)

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by 600 · about 4 hours ago

Hey guys, I'm just wondering what is the best position to be in for the perfect sit up? (apart from lying on the floor) Is it best to have something under your back (I used to use a half ball thingy at the gym) or would it be better to use one... (more)

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Scriv 0 · May 28, 2012 at 2:27 AM

There's alot of other things that will help you decrease bodyfat overall. Situps and abdominal work don't actually reduce fat from your stomach (Spot Reduction doesn't really exist), they only strengthen and develop your core which isn't to be... (more)

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by 195 · about 4 hours ago

I've been doing low carb for about 3 weeks now and my body is only just adapting (still mildly fatigued but far better than before)... I'm 5'6 138 and in pretty poor shape... Looking to lose fat and gain muscle I'm starting with a trainer... (more)

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borofergie 0 · May 27, 2012 at 10:01 PM

Depends who you talk to, and what type of exercise you are doing. Lyle MacDonald suggests something called the "Targetted Ketogenic Diet" where you eat a small amount of carbohydrate before you work out. The intention of this is to aid your... (more)

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