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)
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.
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)
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)
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)
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.
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)