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by 10994 · about 23 hours ago

There is an easy-read version at the bottom. Part 1 is summarized below and the full text can be found here. I basically say that insulin resistance is bad. I show 30-ish epidemiological studies correlating insulin resistance with: Hair... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · December 17, 2012 at 8:17 PM

I would agree that improving body composition is the ultimate hack. Hands down I agree. I'm almost 23 years old now, but when I was 12-15 years, I was extremely depressed, had terrible self esteem, body dismorphia, and severe anorexia. In my third... (more)

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by 438 · about 23 hours ago

I am a 27-year-old, 5'4" female who has had a weight gain of about 10 pounds in the last 6 months, going from about 121 to 132 lbs. My question is, how much of this could be related to gains in muscle mass (vs. just fat increase)? My weight gain... (more)

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borofergie 0 · November 07, 2012 at 11:48 AM

I don't think what the scales say really matters. They aren't an accurate measure of fat. More important measures are: The tape measure How your clothes fit How fantastic you look naked The fact that you are fit, energetic, happy and... (more)

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by 504 · about 23 hours ago

can you gain more muscle mass doing say 135 pound dead lift 50 times for multple repetitions, or sets of 30 chest flys? or squating 135 50 times, etc

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Starfox92 0 · June 20, 2012 at 3:21 AM

I guess enough you could, but you should try to get more weight to see what it will do. Personally, for me, I use to do higher reps. Then I did heavier weights and went from about 10-15 reps down to 6-8 reps and I saw muscle gains quickly. Just a... (more)

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by 50 · about 23 hours ago

I am 135lbs 5'8 wanting to gain weight and muscle I used the IF Calculator http://www.1percentedge.com/ifcalc/ to see how much calories i need. i was wondering if these calculations are good for what i am trying to do Rest Days:2444... (more)

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ROB_3 0 · June 10, 2012 at 11:31 PM

In my opinion that isn't enough. I have been eating 3500 for a while now and I am still not gaining, I am actually losing as a matter of fact. I have no idea if my activity levels are that high or if I have some underlying medical condition, but... (more)

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by 120 · about 23 hours ago

So I was pretty shocked today when my scale arrived. I've been struggling with the last 5-10 pounds. I started Paleo at 145, dropped very quickly to 130, then settled back up to 135. The weight gain was distressing but I tried not to allow myself... (more)

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killer_Nibs 0 · June 08, 2012 at 10:06 AM

dont read anything into bioelectric scales. it is mostly based off calculations from the inputs you program into it, such as activity level, athlete etc. i can make mine say all kinds of different things about my body fat and muscle mass by... (more)

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by 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:30 AM

I am on an autoimmune paleo diet as it provides exceptional relief for my chronic "allergies" and other ailments. However, I feel as though fat is just melting off my body. I can even see a sixpack forming for the first time in my life.On the one... (more)

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BobK 0 · September 28, 2014 at 10:29 PM

How about some data to work with?Age, weight, waist, bodyfat guess.... now and when you started AIP General questions w/o supporting details yield general / non-spedfic questions. How long on AIP? cheers   (more)

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by 11478 · October 21, 2014 at 3:10 AM

Numerous animal studies have shown that restricting calories promotes a longer lifespan. But chronic caloric restriction lowers your muscle mass, and increased muscle mass is also tied to longevity (discussed in a previous thread). So if I want to... (more)

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Adam_Crafter 0 · January 22, 2011 at 11:25 PM

http://www.pnas.org/content/100/10/6216.abstract was the major paper that broke the news that Intermittent fasting dissociates beneficial effects of dietary restriction on glucose metabolism and neuronal resistance to injury from calorie... (more)

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by 190 · October 19, 2014 at 3:34 AM

I began the Paleo diet/lifestyle about a month ago and am MORE than pleased with the results thus far. I am 5'5" female and weigh about 250 pounds. I would like to ultimately lose about 100 pounds, although because I am a rather muscular person... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · February 07, 2012 at 7:06 PM

I feel like I'm going out on a limb here with my pictures, being that my body is not where I want it to be, but it is healing itself, and it is getting better... This was me, pre-paleo and almost 430lbs, size 64 waist, sedentary with a job as a... (more)

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