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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

Adult female here. I've been following the Paleo lifestyle for about 2 months. Prior to this I was on the good old-fashioned SAD. It was all wrong because I was eating way too much of something because I looked disproportionate in certain... (more)

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crosswords 0 · October 13, 2013 at 1:42 PM

This time, we got the following crossword puzzle clue : Not at all tight that also known as Not at all tight 5 letters. First, we gonna look for more hints to the Not at all tight crossword puzzle .Then we will collect all the require... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

Adult female here. I've been following the Paleo lifestyle for about 2 months. Prior to this I was on the good old-fashioned SAD. It was all wrong because I was eating way too much of something because I looked disproportionate in certain... (more)

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by 15 · about 14 hours ago

So since I started Paleo about a month ago. Ever since I switched diets, any time I start working out, whether cardio, weightlifting, zumba, pump, running, just anything really, I have this uncontrollable urge to just sob. I usually just push... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · August 05, 2013 at 1:32 AM

Hormones will definitely rebalance when you eat a nutrient-dense Primal diet. It will probably go away in a couple of months or less. In the meantime, if you are in a private place when working out, then go ahead and let the tears flow. Crying... (more)

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by 144 · about 14 hours ago

I've been sitting at 24.2% body fat for a little while, goal is 23.5% (definitely realistic goal, that's not an issue) Wondering if women have had more success with a 16-18hr IF, or if they've benefited from a carb load? I'm normally in ketosis... (more)

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James_3 0 · August 01, 2013 at 9:50 PM

Are you a heavy duty weight lifter? No? Then check out the Lean Gains site. I believe he recommends 14 hour IF for women. Carb loading is not going to do much for you (unless you've driven your metabolism to the ground already with too few... (more)

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by 5 · about 14 hours ago

I started CrossFit nearly one year ago, shortly after becoming fully Paleo. As a woman, my goal with CrossFit was - shocker - to lose weight. It wasn't really so much about the number on the scale, just the areas of unattractive body fat on my... (more)

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primalpat 0 · May 10, 2013 at 1:19 PM

You are half an inch shorter than me, and my weight. Sister, I'm sorry...but if anything, you need to eat more and worry less about your weight. You cannot change genetics.

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by 0 · about 14 hours ago

I weight train, cardio, good stretching, walk vigorisly to burn off calories and I still can't lose weight. In fact, I now have gained steadily over the past year doing this. Culd it be that all my fat is now strong muscles? Just too bulky, and... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · April 15, 2013 at 11:32 PM

You did not give your height or weight, which is important in order for people to help you. It could be that you are at your ideal weight or perhaps underweight hence can't lose from where you are. How are you determining your 1400 calories per... (more)

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by 10 · about 14 hours ago

I'm still new to Paleo, so please, bare with me. I know Paleo doesn't promote counting calories, or counting very much at all. And I know that one of the main keys of losing weight on Paleo is to limit your startchy carb intake, eat a lot of... (more)

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RK 0 · April 08, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Well, for starters you are really close to your "ideal weight," whatever that is. Once we girls get within 20 lb it gets a lot harder. If you are really committed to not cutting calories, you will have to be patient with the gradual changeover... (more)

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by 27 · about 14 hours ago

Is it really necessary to avoid fruits n nuts in order to lose fat/weight ?? Those nuts being unsalted, unroasted (raw essentially). If so, I'd be limited to non starch veggies, meats, eggs, fishes, and healthy fat, like olive oil, animal fat,... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · March 11, 2013 at 2:52 AM

You're exactly the type of person who should not be limiting carbohydrates at all. Eat the fruits, tubers and rice. At your age, just avoiding liquid calories, candy, chips etc. will be enough for your weight to normalize as you grow. Trying to... (more)

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by 1042 · about 15 hours ago

PaleoHacks, I am a 25 year old female that is new to Paleo. I will be starting a Crossfit Foundations course next week, and plan on regularly crossfitting from here on out. It should be noted that I have a 9 hour a day desk job. I also want to... (more)

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BadgerChris 0 · November 21, 2012 at 8:15 PM

The Perfect Health Diet's Supplement Recommendations page is a good place to start.

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by 1 · about 15 hours ago

Hi, my name is Kami, i am 18 years old, 5 foot and 115 pounds. for the last 4 years i've been "dieting"/ eating very healthy. i eat 1000-1200 calories a day. small meals, 2-3 oz of meat per meal, lots of vegetables and fruit, and healthy fats. i... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · September 14, 2012 at 3:33 AM

This probably isn't what you want to hear, but the fat on your thighs and lower belly is supposed to be there if you are female, considering your weight it is most certainly within the healthy range. If you work hard enough to get rid of it, you... (more)

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by 148 · about 15 hours ago

Meaning, one big meal every 24 hours. Even though I'm at a healthy weight (5'6'', 120-125 pounds, 18 years old), I tend to over-obsess about what I eat to the point where it's the main focal point in my life. This then tends to lead to breakdowns... (more)

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Caveman_Kyle 0 · August 10, 2012 at 8:02 PM

Fasting/Feeding windows are fine, but trying to scarf down a days worth of nutrients in a single sitting (I'm assuming you mean one meal ~1 hour of eating) is going to be tough. Especially if you already obsess over food. Plus there is some... (more)

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by 1528 · about 15 hours ago

The story of a female lifter, Olympic-bound: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/24/magazine/shes-350-pounds-and-olympics-bound.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all&emc=rss Note: she's all about the BBQ. I admire her devotion and discipline. (more)

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by 187 · about 15 hours ago

Hey! So, I am wondering how to improve my arm (mostly upper arms) definition. I follow a paleo diet, exercise, stay hydrated, sleep well, etc. But, my tricep area seems to be holding on to some fat. Do you have any suggestions as how to fix... (more)

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tdgor 0 · May 23, 2012 at 8:00 PM

You can't get smaller circumference and more definition in one part of your body only. You would have to lose fat overall to make your arms look both more buff and smaller. Is it more important for you to have smaller arms, or more well-defined... (more)

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by 187 · about 15 hours ago

I'm wondering how many grams of protein per day is healthy and recommended for a young, active female? Should I follow the .8-1.2 grams/kg of body weight ratio? Any advice is greatly appreciated!

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ben61820 0 · March 23, 2012 at 10:48 PM

For males involved in anything athletic I'd say 1 gram of protein per pound of bodyweight is enough for fueling recovery, assuming of course that all dietary calories are there. I'd say that even for those looking to add muscle mass that same... (more)

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by 187 · about 15 hours ago

What is the ideal fasting/eating window for females? And does it matter at what point in the day you have your eating window (morning to afternoon/afternoon to evening)? Also, can you do IF for a few days and then 1 day off and still get the... (more)

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Nance 0 · March 19, 2012 at 7:46 PM

The good news is that it's about your natural rhythms rather than a fixed protocol. In other words, in my opinion you can't do IF wrong. I happen to think random variation is the most natural pattern. I don't IF every day; I don't eat every... (more)

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by 0 · about 15 hours ago

Hello, everyone! I'm a 20 year old female, began eating paleo more than a week ago (though I've been eating fairly clean for a few years), and I am looking to lose body fat. I'm 5'3" and about 148 lbs with a good amount of muscle. I play softball... (more)

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Hoover 0 · February 16, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Hey Nora! I'm not a collegiate athlete, however I am 19, been eating Primal/Paleo for about 9 months now and still trying to work on dropping body fat, am an active Crossfitter, and work with the football team here at Auburn. I am very familiar... (more)

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by 505 · about 15 hours ago

I have been eating primal for about 6 months and have seen HUGE improvements in my overall health and digestive issues. I was feeling very malnourished and now I feel great! One area though that has not budged in the slightest is my PMS/PMDD. I... (more)

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Fiona 0 · November 16, 2011 at 11:27 PM

I was looking up PMS symptoms earlier today. I read that eostrogen can affect calcium/magnesium levels. Are you still using the progesterone? Perhaps this could be a factor? Zinc, magnesium & vitamin b6 have been implicated with PMS. I... (more)

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by 4632 · about 15 hours ago

I am 29 year old female, 5'4.5", 126.4 lbs and about 27% body fat. I gained a little excess after my wedding (normal weight is 118 but still about 25% body fat) must have been a food honeymoon! I have a small frame so that is how I can still... (more)

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Billerson 0 · October 21, 2011 at 3:46 PM

My girlfriend was a similar weight to yours before we started with paleo (maybe just a bit heavier). In the first 30 days she dropped somewhere around 15 pounds, which really was a considerable amount for someone who is ~5'4". Just a note,... (more)

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by 2954 · about 15 hours ago

I didn't get to camp growing up, so I don't have hands-on experience ;-) Nowadays you can buy gadgets to help you pee standing up, but I'm interested in knowing how human females are meant to pee. I can't think of any way that doesn't look super... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · October 14, 2011 at 11:49 PM

I'm not a female nor a HG for that matter but I have been to a Jimmy Buffet concert...I would say replicate that thing the girls do with side by side cars alternate doors open (for the cozy privacy so no-one can see the super goofeyness needed to... (more)

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by 1510 · about 16 hours ago

I'm getting the distinct impression that the weight loss results on a paleo diet are much more consistent for men than they are for women. For the other paleo ladies out there, what has been your experience? If merely restricting your diet to... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · January 31, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Weight is such a pain to track, which is why I've stopped :) I think I'm around 150 lbs, around 5"4, but I feel 100% better than when I was in my "normal" BMI at 125 lbs. At 125 lbs, I stopped getting my period and starting losing my hair (it was... (more)

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by 22913 · about 16 hours ago

32 year old female 5'3" 99lbs, no muscle tone. Full strict paleo pulled the fat off her but she struggles with 10lb weights, she fragile and pale. I got her to start adding Vitamin D to her diet, but feel she needs some resistance training What... (more)

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JJ 0 · September 02, 2010 at 2:33 PM

I've got a small number of clients, mostly women over the age of 40. Some are pretty deconditioned when they start with me. Here's what I've learned through trial and error (mostly error). Come up with a conservative workout plan that you think... (more)

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by 1648 · about 16 hours ago

So I've been hearing a lot about the Vibram Five Fingers shoes & the like, and am intrigued. I would like to try this. But when I look around, the shoes for women, while fine if I was out running trails or hanging out, isn't something that I... (more)

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Louisa 0 · April 01, 2010 at 7:27 AM

Some women's shoes with the thinnest soles I have seen, that aren't a barefoot speciality shoe (and are perhaps the least expensive choice when buying) are the chinese Mary Janes, shoes which I wore a lot when I was a student. You can pick them up... (more)

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by 56616 · about 16 hours ago

I'm curious to know, as I just wrote a post about it. My own periods are now lighter, shorter, and less annoying in general. Mine is now about two days of light bleeding instead of 5 crampy bloody miserable days of hell. I chalk it up to a better... (more)

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Krista 0 · March 04, 2011 at 4:04 AM

To the ladies who have Mirena & eat Paleo...you may want to look further in depth into the synthetic material & hormone contained in the iuc. I had it for 18 mos & found that it can have devastating effects to your health. My opinion... (more)

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by 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:20 AM

Just some background info first off: I'm 15, female, 5"4, fluctuate around 109 - 110lbs or so, just started crossfitting 6x a week about 2 months ago (training for competition, I know this may seem like a bit too much but bear with me - also I... (more)

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TruthinessInc 0 · March 07, 2014 at 4:46 AM

"just started crossfitting 6x a week about 2 months ago" When do you heal? "sleep has been pretty crappy at around 5-8 hours" You should take a break. Honestly...the two things that build muscle for me...what I do in the kitchen and... (more)

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by 5802 · October 23, 2014 at 4:04 AM

I am a female trying to lose fat/build muscle (5'5", 160lb). I crossfit 2-3 times a week, and walk every night. I have experimented with different macros across the board, but have seen no recent change in my body comp. My next step is to... (more)

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Dawkland 0 · March 27, 2013 at 9:20 PM

I must respectfully disagree with PaleoRocks. Slow jogging (or any form of slow sustained cardio) is not the answer to fat loss. I want to provide you with a couple ideas that may be able to help. I'm using some myself right now to... (more)

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