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by 10 · June 30, 2013 at 5:22 PM

Hey All, I'm pretty serious about my bodybuilding and have decided to switch over to paleo. It's been going awesome so far, body composition is changing rapdily. I'm getting much leaner, however haven't been putting on much muscle mass. I have... (more)

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Gio_1 0 · June 13, 2013 at 8:36 PM

"Supposedly Arnie used to bulk on no carb? Yeah arnie also took steroids and other anabolic substances to achieve that unnatural looking physique. Don't get too hung up on body image, it's not everything in life. Just lift weights for functional... (more)

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by 487 · April 14, 2013 at 11:15 PM

is deloading taking a week off after 10-12 weeks of lifting/interval training 6 days a week worth it in the long run? because everytime i take a week off i gain like 10-15 pounds.

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BodyFoodKitchen_com 0 · April 14, 2013 at 11:15 PM

i asked about hormone therapy because a man over 30 could not train 6 days a week on a caloric deficit. so at 19 your body is naturally producing all the testosterone and hgh you will need. but it will give you a whole lot more with adequate... (more)

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by 90 · April 14, 2013 at 1:08 AM

I am personally dealing with Ankylosing Spondylitis which is a type of arthritis and is an auto-immune disease. I am curious to know if there are people out there that have had success with their auto-immune diseases with a specific protocol and... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · April 14, 2013 at 1:08 AM

i followed the autoimmune protocol for about 2.5 months out of my 9 months of paleo. i figured out that i don't have a problem with nuts so i added those back in. besides that, i've gained 13 lbs which is huge for me. i have a very hard time... (more)

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by 5 · March 21, 2013 at 12:06 PM

HEy guys I am new to paleo but have read to many good things to not try it. I normally compete in long distance running, but due to a new opportunity I am refocusing my goals. A little background and what I want to achieve. I took a few months off... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · March 21, 2013 at 10:43 AM

I'm also and endurance runner and I must say, putting on serious muscle mass when doing endurance training is very hard to do, if not impossible. Endurance training seems to interfere with strength training (seems the body cannot get it's best... (more)

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by 25 · September 01, 2012 at 6:33 AM

Hi Guys, It seems like calorie restriction is well accepted to strengthen the immune system and to improve longevity. Does this mean that eating with a calorie surplus to add muscle mass is bad for you?... especially over the long term? After... (more)

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Manuel 0 · August 31, 2012 at 8:48 PM

I tryed to Gain Muscle Mass 3 years ago ... but I'm kind of lazzy when it comes to cooking ! ... And eating healthy was important. Laziness gave in and I stopped training... but 3 months ago I discovered a full equiped Shake that can be taken as a... (more)

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by 659 · July 17, 2012 at 1:15 PM

Was an fairly elite shotputter as a junior, at 125kg and eating whatever the hell I liked mind you. Now at 95kg and seriously contemplating a comeback as something to work towards physically while studying. Obviously I do not want to lose any of... (more)

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CD 0 · July 17, 2012 at 1:15 PM

You can definitely get huge eating paleo style. However, I'm not sure you can be lean and be an elite thrower. Force = Mass x Acceleration. You don't need me to tell you that a lot of your force is coming through your legs (assuming you mean... (more)

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by 2401 · November 16, 2012 at 4:35 AM

I've been on a mass gain training cycle lately. I've also been enjoing VLC and eating basically only meat and greens for three months; My hunger is satisfied. Mood is great. Energy for my weightlifting is non stop diesel fuel. It's great! The... (more)

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hemanvt 0 · March 28, 2012 at 3:04 PM

I used to compete in bodybuilding and even though I don't follow the 7-8 meals a day/low fat mantra, I still think that the growth hormone response you get from insulin is one of the most powerful muscle building tools you can use, IF used... (more)

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by 41 · July 07, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Probably a rare question around here, but how do you think one would reduce the size of a muscle without completely dropping weight workouts? I gain muscle quite easily and come from a bodybuilding type background and diet and want to reduce... (more)

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Ratiocinative 0 · December 29, 2011 at 5:42 PM

Do you look like this?: If so, then stop taking doses of steroids 100x the amount naturally present in your body. If not, then you don't need to worry about losing muscle. (more)

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by 814 · April 30, 2013 at 6:21 PM

I've read that you start to lose muscle mass as you age. I have been eating 90 to 95% paleo for several months now and have lost weight and have improved overall health. I am running approx. 12 miles a week at a 7-8 min. per mile pace, 60... (more)

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Mr_Singh 0 · April 30, 2013 at 6:21 PM

A late post, but to the OP and others in a similar position 1) You will not gain lean muscle mass easily with that routine, throw in deadlifts or squats and concentrate mainly on those (I prefer deadlifts as it covers more body parts leading to a... (more)

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by 48 · November 21, 2011 at 6:50 PM

I'm an ectomorph/hardgainer etc. trying to gain some mass/muscle. In other words, I'm 31 years old, fairly strict Paleo since the last 2 years (except for optimizing my omega 3 profile), 5'9" and 143 lb. I'm almost back to my 145 lb pre-Paleo... (more)

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Payam 0 · November 21, 2011 at 6:06 PM

The advice to eat more to gain weight is based on the assumption that you need to be in a caloric surplus to gain mass. For the most part this is true, although it is possible to gain weight without being in a surplus as long as your meal timing... (more)

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by 10 · October 26, 2011 at 7:31 PM

I started at 205lbs and decided I was sick of being incredibly lethargic after meals. I was sick of the hypertension. I was sick of the fluctuating blood sugar levels. I was sick of that fluffy feeling after wheat (you know what I mean, right?... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · October 26, 2011 at 7:31 PM

Lots of folks swear by milk for putting on mass. Do you yourself have problems with it? Don't worry if it's kosher-paleo or not. Use it if it helps you with your goals.

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by 120 · September 11, 2011 at 11:44 PM

So I understand that overeating leads to high cortisol, BUT when eating for a mass gain it's imperative to overeat... I'm going through a mass gain, and I've been eating close to 3300 calories daily, everything is going well strength wise, but I... (more)

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dzone 0 · September 11, 2011 at 11:19 PM

I have always been skinny and tried overeating to gain weight. Even after going Paleo, I still would eat in efforts to get bigger. What I'm realizing about myself is that it's probably not eating that is going to get that look I want. I'm 23,... (more)

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by 4240 · July 02, 2011 at 12:33 PM

I'm a 30 years old male 5'7" and currently 135 lbs with about 10% or less body fat, mostly over my abs. I was 195 lbs two years ago (pure fat.) I'm curious if I tried to gain lean mass, how big could I reasonably get eating strict paleo, without... (more)

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cliff_1 0 · July 02, 2011 at 12:15 PM

The real question is how big do you want to get and what are you currently doing to get there?

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by 438 · March 06, 2013 at 8:35 PM

6 months in and i have lost 40 plus pounds but I find that I seem stalled in terms of adding muscle mass. I fear that I may have even lost some muscle mass due to a reduction in strength I am noticign since being on the diet. Any thoughts on... (more)

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vince5sand3s 0 · March 06, 2013 at 8:35 PM

I took a look at miked's food chart thing. it makes me want to start eating chocolate... but why no raw milk?? i like it better than heavy cream but to each his own.

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by 161 · January 13, 2011 at 11:58 PM

anyone go to any of the gyms in MASSACHUSETTS or Rhode Island? Interested in hitting an ocassion class and wondering if anyone had any recommendations.

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being 0 · January 13, 2011 at 11:58 PM

im north of boston, on came ann. cape ann crossfit is in gloucester and i think tends to be a bit "testosteron-y", from what i hear if that makes any sense. i hear good things about north shore crossfit in topsfield. they have another gym in... (more)

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by 768 · January 07, 2011 at 1:24 AM

I have been weight training trying to put on mass. I'm about 5'10" and 155. I'm pretty strict with eating paleo, and I eat when I feel like eating and don't when I am not hungry. Yet, my daily intake is about 2000 calories, which is about 500-600... (more)

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Jeremy_1 0 · January 07, 2011 at 1:24 AM

I'll chime in on this one as well... Set specific, measurable goals. Track your progress: journal, blog, whatever works for you. Share your results! Assess progress, tweak as needed, restart the process. Some parting platitudes - keep it... (more)