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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

So, I was thinking of getting some new shoes for badminton. While I know about the traditional badminton shoes, I was wondering how minimalist footwear - like Vibrams - would do. The best Vibrams for this appear to be the KMD LS -... (more)

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Mitch_C 0 · February 21, 2013 at 3:28 AM

I do all my exercising and recreational sports in my Vibrams. They are low to the ground and I don't experience any "rolling" like I do in a workout shoe with a higher sole.

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

I've been eating paleo for about 3 weeks, keeping it pretty low carb and feeling fantastic including dropping about 5 kg in that time (11 lb), and keeping up with my regular routine of weights 2-3x per week, a run a couple of times per week and... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · March 01, 2013 at 9:30 PM

Best time is after an intense workout. My understanding is the muscles do a better job of grabbing the sugar from the blood and using it for growth after an intense workout. Ideally, this happens in the late afternoon / evening when your insulin... (more)

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by 1772 · about 6 hours ago

I am very active, playing club soccer 4-5 days a week, weight training 3 days a week, and swimming, running, or spinning 5 days a week. I walk most places too. So I'm basically on moving non-stop except for classes. Right now I'm eating 2 large... (more)

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Britt_2 0 · November 23, 2012 at 5:01 PM

When I workout in the afternoon, I eat most of my calories before noon. I do breakfast at 630am, a large snack at 930am and then lunch at 1130. I typically run around 3pm or in the morning before breakfast. I never have any problems with this... (more)

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by 430 · about 7 hours ago

14 year old girl here. Been trying to lose weight for about 1 year. Which I never thought that I'd have to do, because my activity level is so high. But, I;ve got grab-abble fat and it jingles when I run, and it's embarrassing. Lately I've been... (more)

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eht 0 · October 27, 2012 at 2:32 AM

Hey girl- I feel your pain. I went through a horrible phase like that too where I just BINGED like a crazy person on non paleo things after a whole day of eating right. I'm not too sure how I eventually got over it, but here are a few things I... (more)

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by 430 · September 29, 2014 at 3:43 AM

Ok, I've asked a question like this before, and I've read and took in all the answers (but I don't know how to vote best answer. Sorry for my naivety) I understand that some flab around the middle is biological and a part of growing up. I accept... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · September 26, 2012 at 8:36 PM

Personally, I'd up the meat, lower the grain and nuts, and work on meal spacing (3 squares that fill you up, no snacking, if you are hungry eat a full meal). Snacking between meals causes little insulin spikes, and if you haven't just worked... (more)

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by 430 · September 26, 2014 at 3:51 AM

Hey, I'm a 14 year old girl, 5.3" and 150 pounds. I'm not massively overweight, but I could lose a few pounds (from the dreaded belly area) When I was 13, I could eat whatever I liked and not gain a thing. I wasn't skinny, but I really wish I had... (more)

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Christine_Mecklenborg 0 · September 16, 2012 at 11:24 PM

Please please please don't worry about weight loss. You're too young and still growing. That said, you can still clean up your diet and grow into your "extra" weight. You're an athlete, so you're going to eat more carbs than most people. Have... (more)

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by 50 · about 7 hours ago

Im a Rugby player from Ireland (11 stone/70kg) who is new to the Paleo lifestyle , i got introduced to it for health reasons (Gluten sensitivity, digestive reasons and overall physical and mental wellbeing.) I train every day and like most ,want... (more)

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Matt_18 0 · August 22, 2012 at 10:31 AM

You don't have to avoid carbohydrates to follow a "Paleo" diet; many ancestral eaters advocate safe starches like sweet potatoes and rice (as you suggested) in unregulated quantities - especially considering you're an athlete who could definitely... (more)

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by 1031 · September 25, 2014 at 3:40 AM

My wife is an avid cyclist, both road and mountainbike. She has a very strong background of exercise over many years and now competes in MTB enduros of usually about 6 hours duration (solo or sometimes in pairs). She's been closely following a... (more)

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PoP_Pup 0 · July 29, 2012 at 12:34 PM

She might want to up her kcal and especially her carb intake with yams, sweet potatoes and maybe even white rise. Many endurance athletes also become glutamine deficient after strenuous race events and show symptoms of over-training. I found that... (more)

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by 557 · about 7 hours ago

I love running. I havent gone for a jog in over a year now and im itching to get back into it. That being said, i train for kettlebell sport and all of my fitness goals (besides pullup) relate to that. How many miles per run and how many times a... (more)

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Chris_33 0 · May 03, 2012 at 2:45 AM

When your feet start to bleed, you've gone too far.

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by 33 · about 7 hours ago

http://stacktv.stack.com/Nutrition/The-Right-Food-to-Eat/Fat-in-a-Sports-Diet.html is saturated fats in proffesional sport or for amateur sport bad? just watched this video. i think its more for proffesional athletes rather amateurs or hobby... (more)

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Otto 0 · April 06, 2012 at 1:02 PM

No, it isn't bad for amateur or professional athletes. The woman just displays Conventional Wisdom that is not backed up by science.

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by 659 · about 7 hours ago

I basically eat a ketogenic paleo diet with around 50g trace carbs, veggies etc. With my training volume I have decided that it's not very wise of me to be running on that amount of carbs training twice a day. Endurance based for my job. Basically... (more)

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peter_5 0 · April 05, 2012 at 10:14 AM

This is not really an answer and I don't mean this in anyway as giving you shit, but attempting 18km runs and keto make it seem like you don't have your goals and your methods in alignment. If you want to fuel yourself for endurance exercise you... (more)

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by 55 · September 29, 2014 at 3:27 AM

Hi. For some weeks I've been following the guidelines about this. Sporting after waking up, and not eating carbs after (sometimes don't eating anything at all even for some hours). Something I wanted to ask is why the sport-after-waking-up thing,... (more)

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PrimalDanny 0 · February 20, 2012 at 1:10 PM

Exercising first thing in the morning is for several reasons. It means you have an empty stomach, so you're not wasting oxygen trying to digest food at the same time. It means your cortisol is naturally higher so you can handle the stress better... (more)

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by 525 · about 7 hours ago

Okay so I've been practicing my boxing a lot recently and I really want to defeat my mate in our schools annual exhibition. i may have to deviate from the primal lifestyle in order to succeed in this. anyone got any useful tips for boxing... (more)

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Mark_V 0 · April 15, 2011 at 7:21 PM

Yes, check out http://www.rossboxing.com/ Ross Enamait is a boxing trainer and conditioning coach. If you want to get in shape for boxing listen to Ross, he is one of the best!

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by 40 · about 7 hours ago

Is the recommendation to consume a bunch of animal fat the night before? I'm relatively new to Paleo (6wks). Bring a bunch of nuts & seeds with you?

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luckybastard 0 · February 26, 2011 at 2:00 AM

loading up on white potatoes, sweet potatoes or some other glucose=rich tuber

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by 91 · about 7 hours ago

I am a keen cyclist and after adopting the Paleo diet changed my training routine dramatically. I now partake in a 45 minute ride aiming to keep HR between 60 - 75% MHR and a single sprint session. I also do a HIT session once a week as well.... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · February 24, 2011 at 1:14 AM

how long have you been eating paleo? I am also a cyclist who has eaten this way for about 2 years. After having metabolic testing done I found out that I am able to burn all fat up until a heart rate of around 165, and then still use mostly (more... (more)

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by 3509 · September 28, 2014 at 3:07 AM

I wonder which of the sports that people plays are closer to the spirit and movement of paleolithic people. I think that all team sports mean group coordination and support and among them I believe that football, soccer and basketball are more... (more)

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Riveted 0 · February 02, 2011 at 10:50 AM

Of all the sports I've played seriously, rugby is by far the paleo-ist. Picture the ball as a small animal, and you have two tribes fighting to the death over dinner. OK...kicking "dinner" through uprights after capturing it is a little odd, but... (more)

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by 823 · about 7 hours ago

I noticed Patrick Cameron is competing in the powerlifting meet at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus during the first weekend of March. I'll be there myself competing in the masters weightlifting. Anyone else going and if so, should we get... (more)

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witawital 0 · September 25, 2011 at 4:17 AM

I'll be there in 2012

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by 226 · about 7 hours ago

I must confess I used to be a sport supplements consumer, but after I became "paleo" (almost two years ago) I left them all, and... Surprise!! My entire sport performance has not decreased but even improved. Now I've been thinking... Herbal... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · January 14, 2011 at 10:18 AM

My understanding, having read up quite a bit on Trib, is its beneficial for men underproducing testosterone, but near worthless for men producing average amounts. as for herbs in general, surely they have been collected by ancestors and used,... (more)

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by 25 · about 7 hours ago

Hi Guys, I've recently started playing weekly football (not american) where most players are wearing football boots with studs on the bottom. I only run barefoot or in Vibrams these days and really would rather not have to move to a elevated... (more)

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Carl_Stawicki 0 · January 11, 2011 at 3:39 PM

I wonder if you can take a hefty piece of cowhide and fashion your own uppers that slip over the VFFs. Maybe add some loops that slip over your toes to hold them in place.

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by 25 · September 28, 2014 at 3:03 AM

Do you have bad experiences with yoga?

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Azat 0 · February 10, 2012 at 5:25 AM

If you referring to Yoga as Asana practice which is common mis interpretation in the West then Asana practice is not for everybody. Here are some horror... (more)