Hey all, I've signed up for the September Lake Tahoe Tough Mudder event, and just started seriously training for it, meaning not doing random "play" workouts that I usually do. I'm fishing for some training recommendations. I ran 3.2 miles... (more)
I'm actually working on an article about "Adventure Race" training (tough mudder, spartan race, etc.) so this topic has been on my mind. (Note: A few weeks ago I did a 6.5 mile mud run with about two dozen significant obstacles and was able to... (more)
What are valid criticisms of the paleo diet? Scientific, economic, ethical... the gamut. And by paleo I mean the umbrella term that includes Weston A Price, Primal, Perfect Health Diet, GAPS etc etc.
Hi, I know some of you have been urging me to go back to the doctor and I have. This is quite a long post sorry. I'm looking for general thoughts on antidepressants and my situation, thanks Ok so I've been struggling with depression and anxiety... (more)
Im looking into creating a Paleo Primal meetup group in 90038 (LA Near hollywood), but it costs money to start the group... I've put out some feelers on Mark Sisson forums to see if people would join before i front the money. If we can get 5-7... (more)
So my mom and I are heading out on a road trip for a couple weeks and we both want to keep paleo and still enjoy ourselves! First I was hoping y'all could give me some good roadtrip snack ideas. I'm thinking Larabars and veggie chips, but we don't... (more)
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/06/02/154166626/the-paleo-diet-moves-from-the-gym-to-the-doctors-office?sc=17&f=1001 There's the article in all its glory. And of course, the diet is immediately swatted down. Neolithic gods forbid doctors... (more)
Hi!! i need a vacation!! i am looking for some city recommendations for a long weekend vacation . . . im looking for somewhere where it would be fairly easy to stay "paleo" - id also love to do some biking, check out farmers markets, and do some... (more)
Examples: alcohol - yes we probably came across fermenting fruit at times. Probably not like a glass of wine on a daily basis. coffee - likely that our ancestors took drug containing beans, roasted and then brewed them (in non existent... (more)
Am I understanding this correctly? All paleo foods are a subset of all primal foods, and all primal foods are a subset of all WAPF foods? If yes, where does white rice fit? And, I guess all 3 of these are examples of ancestral diets? (more)
Can you lose weight if you eat late at night? I always eat good portions during the day but then I have a relatively good sized dinner and then kind of a second dinner around 9:30 b/c I'm so hungry. Will I lose weight, and how can I stop... (more)
How much coconut oil should one be ingesting a day? I try to get a few teaspoons in, but the more I read I wonder if that is enough. I love coconut oil, and use it for baking, skincare, but wonder if there is a threshold where too much may in... (more)
I've just noticed Denise Minger's diet (which she states is just her personal take for her) http://rawfoodsos.com/2010/01/20/my-current-diet/ and I'm interested if anyone here eats or ate like this with mostly raw mixed fruit/veg/meat/fish/eggs.... (more)
I cook everything except fruits and my daily carrot salad. The less energy my digestion requires the more can be spend on other things and I believe people decline mentally when eating (almost) everything raw. But that's just me.
Morning, Hackers! I'm a CrossFitter and caveman, and when I started on that path, my top two goals were to 1) lose fat and 2) become stronger. However, in the lats few months, it has seemed like these goals have been somewhat incompatible. I'm... (more)
I was wondering if consuming bath salts was paleo or not. You guys may have heard the recent man who was high on "bath salts" which drove him to eat a homeless man's face off. While I know the homeless man's face was most likely paleo (skin,... (more)
Ever since man first decided it was a good idea to drink fermented bee puke and got all loopy from it, humans have enjoyed eating, drinking, and licking things to get them effed up. Verdict: Paleo.
Please share your thoughts on this label "Paleo" and suggest a name for your lifestyle. I personally don't like this term because: We have no idea what people actually ate in the Paleolithic period. We only have speculations mainly based on... (more)
I have always had imperfect skin. I have outrageously oily, uneven skin, and scattered blemishes all the time. Enter PALEO... My blemishes are gone, my skin tone has evened out, I have no pimples, and cannot stop touching my face. I spent all... (more)
Your skin is the biggest organ in your body. If your body is healthy, it stands to reason that your skin would be too.
I know this topic isn't very " paleo " related but I feel as if this site is filled with very intelligent individuals who I would love to hear an opinion from. In Miami Florida a man was found EATING another man's face. A police officer tried to... (more)
Bad LSD.Both men were on drugs and burning from the inside out.They were found completely naked.As a South Florida resident,It makes me sick that this us even considered news.This is NOT the first case of this in the Miami area
I'm new to Paleo, only a touch over a week. I loved it at first but now I feel like I'm falling apart. I am breaking out like a teenager which suprises me since I'm not eating any greasy foods. I noticed yesterday I felt really bloated and gross... (more)
I couldn't bear to eat another egg or piece of salmon, so I ate some instant ramen, and I immediately noticed my sinuses clearing, my hair getting curlier, my nails getting sharper and my sex drive increasing. Who knew instant ramen was paleo? (more)
Hi all, I'm pretty sure I am simply not eating enough but wanted to run my situation by those of you in the know. I'm 34, 5'9'' and at around 320lbs right now. I've been on Paleo for 12 days now and have lost 15 lbs now so I am plenty happy about... (more)
I know a lot of you aren't from the US. Undoubtedly you're still aware that a lot of americans are fat and sick. Your countries are unfortunately most likely on the way. How many of you think it'd be easier to improve the health of america by... (more)
I'm sorry but I beg to differ this is something that my husband, Keith Norris of Theory to Practice blog www.ancestralmomentum.com speaks on, at conferences all over the country, quite a bit. The difference between health & performance. Pro... (more)