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by 129 · about 16 hours ago

Train BJJ 5 times a week for 2-3 hours, very cardio intense stuff. Diet is good and I supplement with whey, BCAA's, fish oil, magnesium for overall health/recovery. Thoughts on if this is good for overall health longterm. It seems the paleo... (more)

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Pat_13 0 · May 02, 2013 at 11:26 AM

Depends on what your training and recovery looks like. Some foam rolling, epsom salt baths, and ice baths will definitely help you keep it up for longer. I wrestle 4 days a week and have found that if I don't eat enough, I start to feel like dog... (more)

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by 85 · September 28, 2014 at 3:56 AM

I've been doing high intensity lifting at home with free weights and i'm seeing great results. Was just seeing if anyone else does and has any ideas for me to add to my work out routine?

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Poop_Master_MC 0 · March 13, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Getting a pullup/chinup gimmick that mounts to the door frame is pretty easy they run around thirty bucks. Mine made a mark on the frame but hasn't damaged it.

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by 716 · about 16 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 0 · about 17 hours ago

I'd like to keep this very simple and high level for the other laypersons out there like myself... My understanding is that carbs are your main source of energy. So the more carbs I eat, theoretically the more energy I have (as a highly active... (more)

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grover 0 · September 13, 2011 at 4:25 PM

Carbs are good for high intensity workouts, it takes less O2 to burn carbs than fat, so they work well when O2 is going to be in short supply, such as during a very intense workout. But your body can only store about 2,000 calories worth of carbs... (more)

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by 305 · about 17 hours ago

Hi PH, I'm a new dad who hasn't been able to workout (2 mos.) since the birth of my first kid(baby girl, :) YAY!). I am out of the house from 6am to 6pm 4 days a week and by the time I do all the baby related chores, I barely have time to eat... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · July 20, 2011 at 10:26 PM

Hi TBS! Congratulations on your new bebe girl!! We kind of got into this on another thread and @baconbitch whipped out the winner of all travel/stay at home CF lists. Here you go: http://board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=38312 it's hands down... (more)