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by 2282 · May 05, 2014 at 11:10 PM

In the past, I have had no issue with exercising and feeling great for the whole day afterwards. I ended up taking almost 4 months off of 'strenuous' exercise (trying to cut out the chronic cardio) after I had a pretty scary hypo like attack and... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · May 05, 2014 at 05:00 PM

Personally, I wouldn't be unable to replete muscle glycogen on such a diet due to the low carbohydrate intake and would have the exact same symptoms. You might try adding in starch and seeing if there's a difference. It worked for me.

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by 45 · April 18, 2014 at 08:52 PM

I've been hitting the gym 5/days per week and I fell like I'm making a little bit of progress but working out on my own feels so disorganized. Does anyone have any suggestions for a program I can follow? For instance, the Couch-to-5k seems... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · April 18, 2014 at 08:52 PM

There are a lot of EMT's, first responders, fire fighters and police personnel at my Crossfit gym and I can definitely recommend it as a way to get strong and also to develop a community of people that are both trying to get/stay fit and in the... (more)

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by 0 · March 06, 2014 at 02:31 PM

I feel so silly asking this but when I was using the pull up machine yesterday it felt like tiny fibers in my arm were snapping while pulling myself up. It didn't hurt, just felt really weird. I'm a newbie to strength training (4 weeks now... (more)

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by 5 · December 23, 2013 at 01:52 PM

Ive been wondering about this for quite a long time, but always didnt know how to really describe this dilemma im feeling, and, well , dont know completely how to now, but ill give it a try, hope youll all underatand my question: Its like... (more)

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Andy_16 0 · November 18, 2013 at 09:15 PM

Sorry to fall into your trap here, but I am going to say combining them would be optimal, but probably much differently than you are thinking in your head about it. Also keep in mind that the 2 people you are talking about above most likely... (more)

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by 0 · October 22, 2013 at 03:32 AM

I've been doing yoga for about 2 weeks now and I don't think I've ever fallen in love with an exercise/workout more. I always look forward to doing yoga every morning and afternoon, yet I have an issue. I want to gain strength and gain some... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · October 22, 2013 at 02:01 AM

I don't think that yoga can "replace" lifting or strength training in the sense that it could build muscle and improve your metabolism and body composition. It might be very good for you, physically and otherwise, and contribute to better health... (more)

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by 88 · October 16, 2013 at 02:27 PM

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 09:19 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 88 · September 05, 2013 at 03:30 AM

Hey everyone, so I just tried taking some of the advice I've received, and after my workout on the rings this morning, had this for breakfast- 1 cup fresh strawberries/raspberries, 6 oz ground white meat turkey with spices, 250 grams sweet potato... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · September 05, 2013 at 03:30 AM

Given your goal of gaining muscle and weight, do not reduce your fat intake during your carb refeeds. If you are only eating 80g on low carb days, then it will take more than 200g on refeed days. My recommendation would be to eat in a way that... (more)

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by 88 · September 03, 2013 at 07:24 PM

Hey, so I recently picked up a copy of Gold Medal Bodies' "Rings 1" and "Rings 2" gymnastics courses, and I am looking to start very soon. I was working through a barbell strength training program, WS4SB 3, but the whole point of my doing this... (more)

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max_8 0 · August 25, 2013 at 03:27 AM

You really need to eat more. There's no way to get bigger and stronger without eating more. You clearly aren't eating enough. I recommend increasing your daily caloric intake to around 3000kcal/day. My 120lb 5'1 girlfriend eats 3000kcal/day for... (more)

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by 741 · August 01, 2013 at 04:32 PM

Just a simple question/poll. Do you prefer a bodyweight-exercise program, like MovNat, or a barbell-training program, like Starting Strength or Stronglifts? Or, do you mix both? What are your programs like?

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 30, 2013 at 02:42 PM

Both. As a trainer, I spend a lot of time on movement exercises such as the MovNat style, but I also incorporate at least one day of heavy lifting into every routine. For a typical client, I do two days per week of predominately bodyweight... (more)

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by 228 · July 28, 2013 at 05:11 PM

I am very active and take in about 3000 calories on training days, however, I am still paleo so I need to eat alot more dried fruit to get enough calories without feeling stuffed. I am a little worried about my fructose intake of about 70... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · July 28, 2013 at 05:11 PM

20 grams extra of fructose per day from whole fruit likely will not break the bank one way or another.

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by 88 · June 27, 2013 at 08:07 PM

Hey there everyone- So I've asked several questions since first coming to this site, and after a month or so, I'm into a new dilema- My last post concerned finding out my Testosterone level was frighteningly low, and asking for advice about it-... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · June 27, 2013 at 08:07 PM

Right, so, first things first: YOU NEED TO EAT MORE. Matt noted this as well, but honestly, if you eat good food, I promise you that no matter how much you eat, you will NOT gain a significant amount of body fat. You are a teenager looking at... (more)

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by 366 · February 17, 2013 at 04:10 PM

I have been working out with my body weight for a while now, but have not had any organized structure. I have concluded that I need to cut back on my training , and get a little structure to allow for better recovery and better gains. How does... (more)

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Whitelycan 0 · February 17, 2013 at 09:10 AM

I've been using the book of this: http://www.marklauren.com/ Its based on scientific research gained from years as a fitness instructor for US special forces so the guy seems to really know his stuff. So far I think its great. He gives you a... (more)

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by 607 · February 17, 2013 at 07:22 PM

I have been paleo for around 5 months and I believe it to be the only way to live now; I feel more healthy and have a better relationship with food: I feel more Grok! I have made progression into weight lifting as well as having gone from not... (more)

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RK 0 · February 17, 2013 at 07:22 PM

I was thinking of this same issue, in reference to Nate Miyaki's work on Intermittent Feasting: http://natemiyaki.com/i-feast/ I'd love to hear from those of you who have used carb refeeding, and how long before you start to see a decrease in... (more)

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by 252 · December 28, 2012 at 09:22 AM

Hey fellow PH'rs, Have a couple quick questions. To make a long story short, due to college finals and holidays and various family events, I have taken up the Body By Science workout protocol to increase strength/conditioning with minimal time... (more)

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chuck_8 0 · December 14, 2012 at 08:52 AM

Have u ever looked into Ori Hofmeklers work ???

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by 4240 · December 08, 2012 at 08:28 PM

If I can three rep close to my one rep does that mean I'm slow twitch dominant or fast twitch dominant? Based on the answer to Q1 how should I adapt my training (More reps less weight or Less reps more weight, etc)? Other factors to consider? ... (more)

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by 789 · November 12, 2012 at 07:53 PM

For awhile I have been consistent with my cycle, almost clockwork. These past couple months I have been paleo-lazy, guiding off the road here and there. A week ago I buckled down and enforced a "stricter" expectation on my diet and also took up... (more)

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by 10 · October 19, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Does anybody know how to find a Personal Trainer in the Chicagoland area who is familiar with the principles behind the Ancestral Health Movement? Specifically, I'm looking for somebody who understands very well the interplay between exercise,... (more)

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by 173 · November 03, 2012 at 06:15 AM

I'm currently running 6-7x/week and lifting 3x/week. I'm fifteen, female and eat around 3000 calories a day (Paleo + white rice). Each session at the gym lasts about an hour and looks something like this: Plank 2 minutes Bench Dips 3x12 35kg... (more)

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mabakin 0 · November 03, 2012 at 06:15 AM

Check my video out, it'll help you out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbGdl3h73vM&feature=plcp

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by 10 · October 17, 2012 at 07:48 PM

I am a frequent weightliftAnd crossfitters more weightlifting tho and just went paleo. I feel like I have lost some muscle mass and strength and am starting to look flat. Think this might be do to low glycogen stores definitely don't feel like I... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · October 17, 2012 at 06:58 PM

The fructose part of fruit goes about 80% to your liver and the rest to the other parts of your body. The glucose part goes all around your body. So roughly only 40% of the carbs in fruit would be going to your liver.

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by 77322 · November 21, 2012 at 02:22 AM

Anyone else here listen to Iron Radio? If so what are your views on their advice? Anything you agree with specifically or disagree with specifically? I've been really enjoying listening and the advice seems reasonable and practical. EDIT -... (more)

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Acumen_Athletics 0 · October 23, 2012 at 02:43 AM

Not familiar with iron radio but I do enjoy Super human radio. I'll DL a few iron radio podcast. Looks interesting. Thanks for link.

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by 77322 · November 03, 2012 at 06:10 AM

So for those who lift weights on this site- What rep/set ranges have you found to be most effective for you for gaining strength, how about size? 5x5? 3x10? Fast? Slow? Super-slow...do you do 1 set to failure? I know the conventional... (more)

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mabakin 0 · November 03, 2012 at 06:10 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbGdl3h73vM&feature=plcp check this out

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by 4240 · September 23, 2012 at 12:08 AM

I know the common conception in the paleo community for a long time has been that one really should get their food from whole sources and avoid processing of any kind. This conception continues when it comes to protein drinks. It has been said... (more)

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Bill1102inf 0 · September 14, 2012 at 10:39 AM

Insulin spikes only cause fat gain when fat is consumed and then stored. Insulin is not some magic fat generating hormone, fat MUST be present. The conversion of carbohydrate to fat DOES NOT OCCUR in any meaningful amount in the human body. SUGAR... (more)

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by 1776 · August 29, 2012 at 10:57 PM

i've been reading conflicting reports about if it'd actually healthy to take foods or supplements that reduce inflammation in the 4 hour window after exercise, due to it blunting the benefits of said exercise. some say that taking even 1g of... (more)

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primallykosher 0 · August 29, 2012 at 06:50 PM

I have chrohns and find I fare better with just weight lifting and some low intensity cardio like walking.

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by 1776 · August 28, 2012 at 05:02 PM

greetings & salutations this variation-on-a-theme is brought to you by the letters I and F so i can do a 16:8 daily fasting window just fine, i can even do 18-20 fasted. my question regards types and durations of training and... (more)

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PhysiqueRescue 0 · August 28, 2012 at 05:02 PM

This is something I've been experimenting with lately so I'll give you some of my observations. Some personal background: Follow the 16:8 approach (for approximately 8 weeks) Strict paleo diet 24 hour fast every 1-2 weeks. Coffee(usually... (more)

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by 487 · August 27, 2012 at 12:49 AM

i recently bought a 20 pound weight vest and i was wondering if weighted pullups, pushups and 4+mile runs will increase muscle endurance, such as if you do 15 deadhang pullups with your own bodyweight, but you can only do, say 12 with the vest,... (more)

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CDone 0 · August 26, 2012 at 04:29 PM

Short Answer is: yes. Long answer is: depends. (see it has more letters) Running with a weight vest will provide you with extra resistance, and it may make you stronger running without the weight. Runners typically see a drop of two seconds... (more)