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by 1608 · about 21 hours ago

Is true that getting some exercise before bed (or in the middle of the night because I can't sleep) will only make it harder for me to sleep? I've heard this before, but it makes no sense to me. Would certain types of exercise be better closer... (more)

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Sunny_Beaches 0 · May 01, 2012 at 6:11 AM

If you're really craving for some physical activity, I think a light walk wouldn't do that much harm. Or what about yoga or something calming like that? I think anything too intense will just get your heart rate and temperature up, making... (more)

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by 268 · about 21 hours ago

I eat to much on Saturdays. It's really just a fact. Usually I'm away from the house the entire day hanging out with people who have zero limitation on what they eat or drink. There is no refrigeration where we go. They buy eat dogs and fried... (more)

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BJ_1 0 · May 03, 2012 at 5:59 PM

From a behavioral perspective, you should identify the 'triggers' first. What triggers your hunger on Saturdays...social settings, specific people, specific places, etc. It might be as simple as "each time I get together with Jack, he likes to... (more)

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by 45 · about 21 hours ago

Why is low-intensity exercise (walking, jogging, cycling) fueled by fat but higher intensity exercise is fueled by carbohydrates/glycogen/glucose? Everything says that less fat is burned during high intensity activity but is that an absolute or... (more)

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DrRao 0 · April 25, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Oxygen usage is what causes the switch. Once you cross the anaerobic threshold (out of breath, maybe 80% of maximum heart rate for most people), your body doesn't have the same saturation of oxygen (hence the reason you're out of breath trying to... (more)

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by 1418 · about 21 hours ago

Do any of you do eye exercises to improve your vision, or just to relieve computer/tv strain (or other activites that cause strain such as reading, knitting, needlework etc.)? If you do, describe some of the things you do and how it has helped. I... (more)

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jared_2 0 · April 25, 2012 at 9:03 PM

I roll my eyes every time I see the term "artery-clogging saturated fat" Seriously, though...a patient (who works in an ophthalmology clinic) once told me about the 20/20/20 rule. Every twenty minutes, find an object 20 feet away, and stare at... (more)

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by 5135 · about 21 hours ago

I've done a search and don't see a question about this specific debate I have with myself sometimes I usually wake up around 5:30 in the morning to go to the gym. I like this schedule and I go to bed around 9-9:30 in order to get a good sleep... (more)

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CoachCanadan 0 · April 24, 2012 at 3:40 AM

I'm going to go with sleep here. Training only works if you recover properly. Exercise is a stress on your body. Sleep is necessary. Without it, there's no recovery, AND you're adding another stressor to the equation. I'm a CF trainer, and I... (more)

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by 1376 · about 21 hours ago

Does anyone have any tips for tightening up the loose skin that hangs about looking flabby after weightloss? Did the skin on your upper arms, inner thighs, and stomach get smaller? What exercises, nutrients or topical agents helped your skin snap... (more)

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Jackie_4 0 · April 15, 2012 at 5:17 AM

I went from about 180 to 120 in the course of 4 months last year (5'4.5", female, 29 at the time) and my skin would catch up, in a very funny and delayed fashion, some areas taking a bit longer to pull back up, like my butt and thighs, but... (more)

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by 158 · about 21 hours ago

I always eat 100 to 200 grams, and lean meats and eat one to two apples immediately after training. Does anyone use other models, and achieves good results? That is, better to physical activity, lose fat and keep, or gain muscle mass. (more)

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Hector 0 · April 09, 2012 at 8:42 AM

What i do is drink a coconut milk shake with one or two eggs plus some cocoa (100% pure) and agave or stevia. It's a bomb! cheers!

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by 401 · about 22 hours ago

I've searched pretty extensively in and outside of the paleo/primal community, but it seems that there is no consistency whatsoever on what one should eat before/after exercise. Carbs before, fats before, protein before, never fats after, always... (more)

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Todd 0 · April 04, 2012 at 6:16 PM

There is no consistency because context always applies. You say you are trying to gain muscle as well at not lose fat, so this one seems fairly straight forward. If you want to gain muscle, protein before and or after is always a solid bet. ... (more)

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by 789 · about 22 hours ago

Before going paleo, I used a supplement called "Oxy Elite" before I worked out - it helped to increase my energy level and overall motivation not to wanna quit half-way through. I discontinued using it since changing my diet and committing to 3-4... (more)

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Milla 0 · April 11, 2012 at 5:18 PM

Hi Paleono, I personally am sceptical of such supplements as to their effectiveness in weight loss (since OxyElite markets itself as a weight loss supplement), but its principal ingredient is caffeine (100mg); it also contains Yohimbine (Indian... (more)

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by 55 · about 22 hours ago

Hi, guys. I've been doing P90X before I went paleo, though I never really finished the program. I plan to start again with it (P90X), but following a Paleo diet, this time. I understand P90X plans the diet in 3 stages, a different one every... (more)

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Craig_Almaguer 0 · March 25, 2012 at 7:28 PM

I agree with gismcieri and Crystal. Just eat Paleo...you'll notice you don't have to "kill" yourself and your time with workouts. I do P90X on and off throughout the month to mix up my workouts, but I've slowly migrated toward the Mark Sisson... (more)

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by 163 · about 22 hours ago

Usually my strength training plan is to work one muscle group a day (either upper, lower, or core), 4 times a week. (around 15lbs weights, 20-30 reps. For less than 30 minutes each day). I'd like to strength train only 2 times a week. I was... (more)

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PrimalDanny 0 · March 23, 2012 at 9:16 PM

Get this. You can even train all your muscles on the same day and at the same time! Ok, maybe not exactly all, but few fitness programs these days would advocate isolating muscle groups. Work out, get your whole body involved and engaged, then... (more)

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by 144 · about 22 hours ago

Hi, I'm a 21 year old female, 5'2", feeling chubby (although also strong) at 130 lbs. I've been eating mostly Paleo for about 6 months. However, I have a history of binge eating and general anxiety towards food; dealing with that is a major life... (more)

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November 0 · March 19, 2012 at 7:22 AM

Here's an article I like on 'Why Friends Don't Let Friends Do Cardio' http://everydaypaleo.com/2011/09/02/friends-dont-let-friends-do-cardio/ He's got links in there to other stuff. It's a good intro explanation. Sorry to hear about your knees,... (more)

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by 103 · about 22 hours ago

Any thoughts on the bbc program horizon about exercise, HIT and fat intake??

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Dom_Thorpe 0 · March 09, 2012 at 4:32 PM

Interesting. I'm a Personal Trainer and since this show I've had several people tell me that doing 3 minutes exercise per week is better than doing 3 hours of exercise per week. Obviously the show is based on actual research and what they say is... (more)

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by 2934 · about 22 hours ago

I've followed most of the paleo principals for a while, and recently went full paleo (cut dairy and rice/oatmeal) with great results. I'm around 10% body fat now, and I am wondering if there is anything more I can be doing to get below that. I've... (more)

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e_istre91 0 · March 07, 2012 at 1:41 PM

Getting below 10%, I would definitely recommend against cutting carbs significantly. (I may even suggest increasing them.) Cutting nuts would help, hard to tell how much calories we get from those tiny things. If you want a guarantee that you'll... (more)

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by 3651 · about 22 hours ago

Thanks to urging from my young colleague at work who is into leangains, I signed up at the gym, and want to work on repairing what metabolism I may have left after (too long a story) obesity and a hormone train wreck. I'm 51, m, and went from... (more)

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Anonymous_Chump 0 · March 04, 2012 at 2:23 AM

I'm a lifelong exerciser type. I would imagine that it wouldn't be easy to get into a routine at 51 years of age. I applaud you for your results so far and your efforts and goals to continue on your path. You might want to simply focus on... (more)

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by 6082 · about 22 hours ago

I'm curious as to what most people think is a good description of strenuous exercise, if somebody asked for a qualifying statement. ie. strenuous entails "exercising to exhaustion or extreme fatigue"

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · March 01, 2012 at 4:59 PM

stren??u??ous???per ju??ba ???[stren-yoo-uhs] [jooo-buhh] adjective characterized by vigorous exertion, as action, efforts, life, etc.: woah, that was really a strenuous morning of lifting.. demanding or requiring vigorous exertion; laborious:... (more)

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by 5 · about 22 hours ago

I've started Paleo for Athletes 3 days ago. I felt really lousy on the 2nd day and went out for a 25 mile ride anyway. I felt weak and wobbly but still rode an exceptable time. I felt much better today but didn't ride as it's my rest day. This... (more)

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miked_2 0 · February 20, 2012 at 5:21 PM

You definitely need to give yourself some time get fat-adapted. My first two-three weeks of paelo were really crappy. I had no energy in workouts (I should have taken those weeks off, but I didn't know then). Even simple warm-ups got me crazy... (more)

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by 419 · about 22 hours ago

Hi Everyone, i am recovering from a pretty severe exercise addition and anorexia. i have found paleo and restored a healthy weight. however, i am still struggling with sitting still. i get antsy and feel a constant need to exercise. part of my... (more)

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tatty 0 · February 20, 2012 at 10:21 AM

My heart goes out to you savory - you sound like exactly like myself a few years back. I too have struggled with anorexia and exercise addiction. In particular sitting was my unique brand of struggle (and I why I harbor a personal hatred of the... (more)

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by 201 · about 22 hours 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 1304 · about 22 hours ago

I recently sprained my ankle fairly badly just about a month in to eating and living more Paleo. I had especially been enjoying hitting the gym more often and I'm worried about losing gains. Assuming that when Grok twisted his ankle his... (more)

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Gary_1 0 · January 30, 2012 at 6:08 PM

More chocolate.... I am ready to collect any time you like. (I am assuming you are a "she" Sam with a request for chocolate like that - but I may just be making naughty sexist assumptions...) Seriously though, I recently saw an article on the... (more)

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by 1186 · about 22 hours 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 · about 22 hours 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 · about 22 hours 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 · about 22 hours 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 123 · about 22 hours 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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