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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

I'm deployed, and I often play sports after crossfit. I Don't have the ability to eat a full meal because it will slow me down on the field. Anyone eat tanka bites after working out for protien? I don't like the idea of a protein shake, I'm... (more)

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rebeccamarie 0 · October 15, 2014 at 12:26 AM

try simply natural nutrition protein mousse

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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

I've always been told its necessary to have a nice big ol protein shake after my workouts. I usually had gold standard whey. During Whole Life Challenge, whey and soy were not allowed. Now that the challenge is done, I've reintroduced protein... (more)

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Rosenhazavel 0 · March 29, 2014 at 5:55 AM

One of the study of Medicine and Science in sports and Science found that one scoop of whey protein prior to work out helps in burning over more calories in 24 hours. Also recent research suggest that ingesting proteins and amino acids before... (more)

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by 598 · about 20 hours ago

So I get most of my major exercise lately walking/running home from work in the evenings. Not every day of course. It's about 2.5 miles with hills and I run about 1/4 to 1/3 of the. I also like to have a couple glasses of wine or some liquor... (more)

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Mscott1 0 · November 14, 2013 at 9:37 PM

Interesting read: http://suppversity.blogspot.com/2013/03/ultimate-post-workout-testosterone.html (more)

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by 88 · about 20 hours ago

Hey, so I'm wondering, what should you have in a post workout meal if you follow Nate Miyaki's or John Kiefer's nutritional protocols of eating the majority of carbs at night, ASSUMING you train fasted in the early morning? I'm just curious... (more)

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Mash 0 · October 01, 2013 at 9:19 AM

Fill your boots: http://bit.ly/12ayQWu Whether back-loading actually makes that great a difference is debatable I think though that consuming carbs post-workout is probably doing more of the overall work. I would think though that... (more)

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by 251 · about 20 hours ago

What are the pros and cons of BCAAs? I have adrenal fatigue and the only thing that helps after workouts to keep me going through the week used to be protein drinks, but I've stopped those and there are not really any good paleo protein mixes with... (more)

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raydawg 0 · July 10, 2013 at 5:07 PM

If you're consuming whole proteins from animal sources, you are getting BCAAs. They are just 4 of the spectrum of Amino Acids. If you eat meat, or have a whey protein shake, you're already getting BCAAs. So for example, you could just find clean... (more)

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by 2944 · about 20 hours ago

Sometimes my hands get cold suddenly in the period after eating a reasonably large meal. This is in a post-exercise period. Would this phenomenon be insulin related? Have you had similar or different experience? Answers on a postcard s'il vous... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · July 16, 2013 at 3:51 PM

So, as always, there are a LOT of possible explanations out there, but two that seem more pertinent: -Hypothyroidism. Cold hands and feet after a meal are common complaints from people with underactive thyroids. Have you spoken with your doctor... (more)

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by 251 · about 20 hours ago

I have been having a small snack before a workout (nuts or some sort of fruit), which is usually right after work (4-4:30pm), and then I'll have dinner about an hour or two after I work out at the gym (6:30-7:30). Some nights I've waiting until... (more)

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CD 0 · June 20, 2013 at 7:38 PM

The studies I have read show minimal to no change in the number of calories burned based on meal timing. Working out fasted is designed to enabled faster mobilization of body fat, not to burn more calories. Personally I get bloated if I... (more)

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by 88 · about 20 hours ago

Hey, So after finding most of the information I've been looking for, I just wanted to get some feedback on my nutrition- 6 am- workout on empty stomach Then once I've finished my workout - 30 grams of carbs( coconut water/sweet potato) and 10... (more)

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by 88 · about 20 hours ago

In regards to post workout carbohydrate intake, I have some questions about the timing and also the amounts I am currently carb-cycling, doing 2 high carb days a week, the rest I keep carbs under 100 grams, even on days I workout. I workout... (more)

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Mash 0 · May 15, 2013 at 8:57 AM

In my mind honestly the amount you are eating 200g would not matter consumed all together or split up especially because it's post-workout. Because your workouts are glycogen depleting. Because you were potentially lower in glycogen from low... (more)

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by 88 · about 20 hours ago

Hey, so my workouts are fairly highly glycogen dependant, and after trying a high fat low carb diet for a while, I've gained nothing but depressed adrenals, worse performance, and worse body composition.(Probably due to increased stress I would... (more)

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Rebecca_L 0 · May 14, 2013 at 11:49 PM

When you say low carb, do you mean low starchy carb? 200g isn't what I would classify as low carb. You also seem to be confusing the game of fat adaption and ketosis.... Regards PWO I can't find the link regarding what I am about to post but... (more)

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by 100 · about 20 hours ago

I have been paleo for about 5 months now. I absolutely love it!!!! I feel great and I am losing weight. I am 5'9" and currently weigh 218 lbs (down from 245 lbs). I am hoping to still drop some more weight, hopefully 18 more pounds. I... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 09, 2013 at 12:02 PM

Coconut water is mostly okay. It's very, very low in sugar compared to any drink that isn't water. Just make sure you seek out 100% pure coconut water, and not "coconut water drinks" that they are selling these days. Honestly, at 40-50 calories... (more)

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by 88 · about 20 hours ago

I know the subject of post workout has been basically run into the ground, but please bear with me- So, for someone performing longer (1 hr or a little over) glycotic strength workouts 3x a week, what would you suggest for post workout nutrition?... (more)

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Mash 0 · May 08, 2013 at 5:16 PM

Read: How Many Carbohydrates Do You Need? Clearly the above represents a pretty drastic range of carbohydrate requirements, depending on the specifics. For a typical male with 160 pounds of lean body mass, daily carbohydrate intake could range... (more)

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by 88 · about 20 hours ago

Hey, so I have a quick question, how should one carb cycle while trying to lean out, and how does post-workout nutrition play into this? I do HIIT cardio(usually plyometrics) 1-2 times a week, and do very high volume body weight/lifting workouts... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · May 05, 2013 at 5:49 PM

carb restriction relies heavily on intervals between exercise. If you are doing heavy work every day, your body will likely not be able to convert to glucose fast enough to keep up. Personally, 3 days a week, with rest or light work in between... (more)

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by 88 · about 20 hours ago

Hello everyone So I recently tried to lean bulk, and totally failed for a variety of reasons. However, In the 5 weeks that I was doing this, I've gained some muscle, but have gotten a bit of the flab back on my belly, and before bulking I was... (more)

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Pat_13 0 · May 08, 2013 at 2:28 AM

To sum up what I'm about to write: LIFT and EAT MORE CARBS. OK where to start. I'll go point by point. I HIGHLY suggest you get on a strength based resistance training program. Those beachbody programs are great for raw beginners, but pretty much... (more)

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by 88 · about 20 hours ago

Hey there, so I am currently working out 6 days a week, once or twice HIIT, and the rest are lift days. I'm also trying to bulk up right now, but do it as leanly as possible.. My question is, on days that I consume more carbohydrate, in the... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · April 19, 2013 at 1:40 AM

Massively carb loading after a workout is unnecessary. Some carbs? Meh, maybe as long as its with some protein. If you go to bodybuilding.com's forums you'll see in the stickies that meal timing plays a minimal amount in actual muscle growth. I'd... (more)

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by 88 · about 20 hours ago

Hey there, I'm 17 years old, and I'm trying to bulk as leanly as possible. I really started eating primally about 3 weeks ago, limiting my carbs and eating alot more fat, from things like coconut products( A TON) fattier meat, (only grass... (more)

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greymouser 0 · April 10, 2013 at 5:53 PM

I checked out "Body Beast", and it looks pretty good - especially for beginning bodybuilders. About a decade ago, I used the original Power 90 from BeachBody and had a lot of success, so they have a special spot in my heart. ;-) Do they teach you... (more)

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by 115 · about 20 hours ago

From the general public (of bodybuiders) it is a sin not to eat a lot post-workout. Preferably you drink a super high-carb high-protein shake. Usually after a work-out I don't long for that at all, and thus I don't think it would be very healthy... (more)

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Tom_10 0 · April 07, 2013 at 4:43 AM

The question is, why would you want to. In very broad strokes, the fed state is anabolic, the fasting state is catabolic (or at least, not as anabolic). You want to make the most of your workout by coinciding the maximum neurological and hormonal... (more)

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by 90 · about 20 hours ago

Hi there, I am currently eating upwards of 400 grams of yams post-workout, and I am starting to get bored of eating them all the time, even though they taste so great it would be nice to have some more variety of heavier carbs for post-workout.... (more)

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matuyama 0 · March 31, 2013 at 8:29 AM

try cassava, taro, parsnips, plantains, or in larger amounts basically any other root vegetable

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by 80 · about 20 hours ago

My girlfriend is about to start "Insanity" and asked me to create a post inquiring as to the PaleoHacks community favorites for Pre and Post workout meals. Preferably simple and quick. THANKS EVERYONE!

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Andrew_13 0 · March 30, 2013 at 11:41 PM

I think pre-workout meals are a terrible idea. I usually try not to eat anything at least 3 hours pre-workout. Post workout...lots of white potatoes, jasmine rice, chicken gizzards, and chicken...kind of bland and low fat but it pays off in the... (more)

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by 10 · about 20 hours ago

I've been at this Paleo thing for about 3 months, now. Since I live in the city, work and go to school, I've never felt the need to go to the gym but I recently started adding in a workout routine. I feel great, except I am pushing the limits of... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · March 20, 2013 at 9:18 PM

Well, all my meals contain protein, ample fat, a starchy carb and a fibrous (green) veg. I'm full after meals and not hungry between them.

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by 20 · about 20 hours ago

Where Should I start to begin a Paleo lifestyle I have read a little about it and tomorrow being ash Wednesday I would like to have a clean start I need to lose around 80 lbs I am a 49 year old Hispanic from San antonioa Tx and if any out from sa... (more)

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fredmull 0 · February 13, 2013 at 3:51 AM

I basically just google searched and followed the links I found. Reading this site can be helpfull, and confusing. There are some basic tennents of the eating system. No grains, no legumes, no sugar. Some dairy if you can digest it. Generally... (more)

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by 10 · about 20 hours ago

I'm trying to gain muscle mass by doing IF. I'm trying to reach a goal of 275 grams of carbs per day on work out days. However, I'm having trouble figuring out how to eat that many carbs in one day while staying on the Paleo diet. I generally... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · January 27, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Hello White Potatoes, especially for putting on mass, white potatoes are going to be your new best friend :)).

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by 5 · about 20 hours ago

Hi all. I do weights sessions 3 times a week, doing the 5x5 stronglifts routine. I eat 3 meals a day, which goes roughly like this - low carb/mod protein/high fat. My post workout meal is usually either my lunch or dinner. Is this ok or should I... (more)

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PrimalGains 0 · December 04, 2012 at 1:29 PM

I presume your "main" goal at the moment is weight loss? How are you getting on with your current setup? I would stick with 3 daily meals for now, then when you approach your target weight and wish to add some muscle, look at adding an extra meal... (more)

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by 1876 · about 20 hours ago

I have committed myself to a Tough Mudder at the end of the Summer of 2013 as a motivational goal for training and a fitness level and weight loss. I have been getting up every morning at 3:30 am and either doing a medicine ball work out or... (more)

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PrimalGains 0 · November 28, 2012 at 11:55 AM

Some great ideas for egg-less breakfasts here and here. Sweet potato hash would be a good option for post workout, along with squash, fruit and other root vegetables (carrots, parsnips, yams etc) for additional carbs. (more)

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by 25 · about 20 hours ago

Hi everyone, I am new here- have been eating paleo for several months now but somehow missed this awesome site. So, I am hoping to get some advice and looking forward to participating in the community. I'm currently eating low carb strict paleo.... (more)

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August 0 · October 15, 2012 at 7:23 PM

You don't have to eat right after a workout. There is even some suggestion that holding off is helpful for most people (most people not being athletes). After working out, growth hormone begins to rise. It takes about an hour for it to peak,... (more)

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