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by 5 · 7 minutes ago

Hi There PaleoHacks After having a POLIQUIN BIOSIGNATURE MODULATION (http://www.charlespoliquin.com/AboutUs/Overview.aspx) test my trainer has recommended me to go PALEO alongside my training routine to reduce body fat and increase general... (more)

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Todd 0 · March 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM

I guess it could work. What also works is eating quality whole foods and incorporating a solid fitness routine. You don't need to "shock" your system to lose weight. I understand there are different "protocols" out there for triggering... (more)

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by 20 · 19 minutes ago

maybe it's a macho man thing... but I feel like I should buy some dumbells and just do normal workout routines from when I was in high school. A friend loaned us his P90X dvd's and we've been doing them for a short time. I know results can be... (more)

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Frank_Sabia_Jr 0 · January 09, 2012 at 4:35 AM

I did P90X with Paleo and LeanGains and saw great results. In the beginning I just used resistance bands because I was traveling alot for work. But then I was able to switch to using adjustable dumbbells and thats when I saw even better results.... (more)

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by 2245 · 26 minutes ago

I could really do with strengthening my core. I have lower back pain and also tend to hold all my stress in my pelvis so I could do with some relaxation ideas too. I can't make a gym and there is no Crossfit in my area and I'm lazy lol. I stand... (more)

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sinn10304 0 · October 30, 2011 at 11:12 PM

Front squat, overhead squat, and back squat. They're not just for lifters. They will actually make you stronger and better at life.

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by 4283 · 26 minutes ago

I'm thinking of getting a dog. I was wondering if it is possible to train your dog using gluten flour to sniff out gluten? Do you think there would be utility in this? Anyone try before?

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Lady_Arwen 0 · October 29, 2011 at 10:52 PM

Already done. Check it out! :) Don't know if particular breeds are more responsive or the details but it is interesting. http://www.usatoday.com/yourlife/pets/dogs/2011-01-11-pettalk11_ST_N.htm (more)

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by 1373 · 32 minutes ago

This is more of a general question about marathon training, but I'd like to hear from the paleo community about it: Can a very fit, but over-running-injury-prone person get away with 5-6 crosstraining sessions and one long run per week and train... (more)

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Masochist 0 · September 04, 2011 at 2:11 AM

Pre-attempting paleo, I was a chronic endurance runner for a decade, a high-weight 60+ miles a week guy with no strength training and a crappy diet. I don't mean typical endurance athlete diet that's horrifying-to-paleos, I mean Hohos and Taco... (more)

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by 9812 · 34 minutes ago

I really enjoy weightlifting but like to dabble in Crossfit for conditioning. I'm a member of a great globo gym; one of their trainers on staff has a level 1 Crossfit cert, and he and the owner are planning to start an affiliate at the gym. ... (more)

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Kie 0 · August 19, 2011 at 6:01 PM

I have been involved with Crossfit since late 07. Despite what coach Glassman says about quality taking care of itself, I have seen many instances of the contrary. Level I certification is a very easy test, a person with any level of basic... (more)

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by 78422 · 37 minutes ago

Hi all, I am wondering what I should call my personal training business. I am thinking along the lines of offering a paleocentric lifestyle coaching service to the public. I have been personal training for a while now and would like to... (more)

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soysucks 0 · July 26, 2011 at 5:57 PM

Im thinking of the same thing...I dont have any names yet..I actually think I paleo/primal influenced name might actually turn off some of teh exact people you might want to convert. To kind of ease the masses in, I am working on a boot camp type... (more)

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by 10 · 39 minutes ago

Hey guys I've looked at many other posts about sleeping, and I've tried a lot of suggestions ( magnesium, tea, gaba) with little success however I feel that my sleep gets worse if I have a day with very low carbs, So I was wondering is carbs help... (more)

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none 0 · June 30, 2011 at 4:30 PM

I am on the carb side of the fence here. I added back nighttime carbs and my sleep is much better for it. I think this strategy works for a few reasons: Carbs suppress the release of certain blood sugar raising hormones like cortisol and... (more)

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by 70 · 41 minutes ago

Normally I eat a paleo/primal diet, but lately I've been so busy that my source of energy is becoming less food-like and more along the lines of protein powders/bars, multi-vitamin pills, omega 3 / cod liver oil, canned fish, health optimizer... (more)

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Rock_Paper_Shirley 0 · June 17, 2011 at 3:02 AM

I would look at your training schedule (or other free time, as in time not obligated to anyone but your own choices) and think about how many hours of that you could convert to kitchen time which you could use to make some do-ahead dishes, or at... (more)

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by 952 · 42 minutes ago

What type of paleo-diet version worked best for you? Increasing carbs (potatoes, etc)? Increasing fat? Adding organs, such as liver? Whey? Creatine? IF-ing leangains style or "eat-every-3-hours-don't-miss-a-breakfast"? What type of workout... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · June 02, 2011 at 11:13 PM

It's hard to go wrong with the 5/3/1. You've got your periodization built in. Over time, this will be your best bet. However, if you've got lots of time for rest and recovery, then try Madd Cow's version of Bill Starr's 5 X5 If you choose to do... (more)

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by 5768 · 43 minutes ago

I posted a couple days ago about training without goals, well I've decided to make a goal. I think I want to get better at BJJ and MMA, and compete down the road. However, I've never trained for this sport and a little lost on how to structure... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · May 27, 2012 at 2:41 PM

I would say as long as you're eating a clean diet, eating when hungry, eating to satiety, getting enough rest and recovery time, you should be fine. Making sure you get enough protein to repair your muscles is likely not a big concern if you're... (more)

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by 164 · about 1 hour ago

So I finished reading Mark Sisson's book last night and since he so kindly broke down ketosis I was think of playing around with more a ketogenic diet on my days where I either rest of do light cardio. Is this a good idea?? It seems to me as if it... (more)

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ChadHydro 0 · January 24, 2011 at 3:53 PM

This is very much like what I do with a LeanGains style approach. Rest days are usually lower carb higher fat (even ketogenic sometimes) and workout days are higher protein higher carb (yams/sweet potatoes) lower fat. This has worked very well for... (more)

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by 3885 · about 1 hour ago

I am 53 year old, 5'10" - went Paleo after reading Mark Sisson's "Primal Blueprint" in May 2010. Went from 210 lbs to 183 lbs in 5 months. Diet includes Dairy,(only home made yogurt and cheese) - NO grains and only butter, ghee, EVOO, used for... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · December 10, 2010 at 7:14 PM

I suggest the following: one day a week: SPRINTS for 10 minutes one day a week: STRENGTH training (use Mark Sisson's Five Essential Movements) squats (I like to add 25 lb hand weights to my squats) pushups pull-ups overhead press planks one... (more)

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by 260 · about 1 hour ago

I'm interested in participating in a 30 km cross-country run which will be held in a few months. I think that I'm in a good enough shape to do that with some training. Do you have any recommendations on how I should train and what kind of foods... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · August 12, 2010 at 7:21 PM

My answer to this question is here and here. I suggest training "primal." Do a few sprint days each week and one long run each week. You need rest in-between each of those days and so limit your HIITS and STRENGTH training. Make your long runs... (more)

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by 248 · about 1 hour ago

As a supplement to a paleo lifestyle, I also engage in Crossfit and I am sure that many of you do as well. A friend of mine has recently joined Crossfit and taken up a paleo lifestyle. I would love to know how to a) shut this guy up and b) provide... (more)

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JJ 0 · May 21, 2010 at 4:03 PM

I think his points are all right on. He doesn't strike me as a hater at all! In fact, it seems to me that he goes out of his way to provide a reasoned analysis of the flaws in the way CF is implemented in many affiliates. If you want haters, you... (more)

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by 90 · about 1 hour ago

Hi guys: Does anybody know of any ill effects of fasting after strength training? I'm doing a 24 hr fast after a P90X strength training workout; will the fast slow down muscle repair? Thanks, Chris D.

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Glenn 0 · April 13, 2010 at 5:05 PM

I always find that trying to answer questions like based on re-enactment theories is just too speculative. From the point of view of biochemistry, it's quite difficult for the muscles to repair and rebuild themselves if they are deprived of... (more)

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by 952 · about 24 hours ago

Have you found any recommendations personally helpful and started using any of them regularly? I am talking about less common things, not so much about ideas that are already widely adopted in Paleo community.

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by 0 · about 24 hours ago

Just wondering how much you guys typically eat (more specifically those who weight train). I am a 16 year old female, 5ft 5.5in. My weight has been fluctuating lately (I try to not weight myself though) and I think I'm around 115lbs. It is... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · March 24, 2014 at 2:04 AM

this doesn't sound like that much food. how is this more than your whole family eats?? are they cats??haha your breakfast+ lunch + snack is one meal for me.

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by 5 · about 24 hours ago

I'll try to make this a quick question I am 5'6 194lbs+/- male. According to many calorie calculators I should be eating 2200-2500 Cal per day to maintain my weight. I am currently eating between 1500-1800 Cal per day which is well below. I... (more)

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Jayme 0 · October 05, 2013 at 6:39 AM

Make sure you're eating ENOUGH calories. It sounds like you're eating too far below your TDEE, which is preventing loss.

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by 0 · about 24 hours ago

Hey people, I am doing Hill sprints in the morning and I am confused about my pre workout nutrition. I want to do it fasted and just have some coffee, vitamin c and BCAA before my workout but im not sure if the combination is going to help me with... (more)

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GruffaloUnchained 0 · August 17, 2013 at 5:49 PM

Does anyone remember how good four heaped scoops of JACK3D was lol. Holy shit!

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by 88 · October 31, 2014 at 4:05 AM

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 0 · October 31, 2014 at 4:04 AM

Hey guys I am a 25 year old female (woman? girl?). I quit smoking nearly a year ago and picked up some healthier habits. Among these are exercising 5 time a week, watching what I eat etc. Few months back I gave up on my guilty pleasure of diet... (more)

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greymouser 0 · April 15, 2013 at 3:35 PM

You are likely not reacting well to a specific food (or family of foods) that you recently introduced into your diet, and are bloated and are retaining water. This may not be a full-on allergy, but you may be sensitive to some foods. Can you let... (more)

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by 504 · October 31, 2014 at 4:04 AM

i usually do a deload week or a week off every 10 weeks or so, this cycle's training split was the 20 rep squat program along with various track/sprint workouts. And usually when i stop my weight shoots up by 10 or so pounds, i do eat a surplus of... (more)

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BodyFoodKitchen_com 0 · April 13, 2013 at 1:23 AM

Drastic weight gain like that is water retention. When you go without carbs (carboHYDRATE) your body sheds water weight, and after an extended amount of time, like 10 weeks, going off the diet makes you retain water like crazy. Since you are... (more)

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by 504 · October 31, 2014 at 4:03 AM

some people consider it the closest thing to anabolic steroids

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VB 0 · March 31, 2013 at 2:36 PM

No, it is not the closest thing to anabolic steroids. most moomiyo that is sold in health stores is poor quality. To get the good stuff you have to go to some ancient cave and spend a good week there, looking for 1,000,000 year old bird poop. you... (more)

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by 504 · October 31, 2014 at 4:03 AM

im doing the 20 rep metabolic conditioning squat program which consist of 2/20 squats with 285 along with either BB thrusters to failure or bent over barbell rows for 2/20 with 185 after that i do a circuit which consist of weighted pullups,dips,... (more)

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aegix 0 · March 28, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Without wading through a metric ton of exercise phys papers, I guess I'll give you what I've personally found to be the case (20+ years lifting, added approx 100-lbs of BW). The very best stuff I've found to have worked was multi-joint exercises... (more)

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