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by 321 · September 10, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Sorry for the flippant title. :-) Sort of. Despite whatever Paleo advice or guidance exists out there, I did go and complete a mountain/nasty/brutal 100-mile ultra race on Saturday. Now I'm recovering but wondering what Paleo friendly foods and... (more)

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Vern 0 · September 10, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Yeah, Bone broth. Homemade Jello. Get collagen back into your system. This will help rebuild damage to not only muscle, but other tissues. Fat. mmmmbutter. Your body tapped into stores I'm sure it didn't even know it had. Time to replenish... (more)

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by 318 · September 19, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Hello all, I am looking for a protein bar that is ideal for refuelling after long distance endurance events; it needs to be rich in branch chain amino acids and moderate to high GI carbohydrates. Paleo friendly would be a plus but isn't... (more)

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JoeyChang 0 · September 19, 2012 at 10:19 PM

I mentioned above why I think PaleoLife's Paleo Bars are the best dairy-free Paleo bar, and now I'm hosting a giveaway of 3 boxes ($39 each) on my blog. Enter the contest here Disclaimer: I have no financial interest in or affiliation with... (more)

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by 15 · January 12, 2012 at 4:51 AM

I'm a marathon a month girl....I have 3 more states to complete marathons in 50 states! I gained a ton of weight marathoning, eating too many carbs, no fat...Another runner told me about this diet because my feet hurt from too much weight...It is... (more)

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gismcieri 0 · January 12, 2012 at 4:51 AM

All of them are good but Loren Cordain "The Paleo Diet" wrote the "The Paleo Diet for athletes also. Mark Sisson at marksdailyapple (the primal blueprint) just did a series of posts on eating for marathoners. He was a world class marathoner and... (more)

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by 15 · January 17, 2013 at 4:08 PM

I'm a marathon a month girl....I have 3 more states to complete marathons in 50 states! I gained a ton of weight marathoning, eating too many carbs, no fat...Another runner told me about this diet because my feet hurt from too much weight...It is... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · January 17, 2013 at 1:58 PM

The Whole 30 is pretty great book. Thorough, informative, and fun & easy to read. It does promote a specific approach (food isolation) but the book is very useful whether you take up the challenge or not. Not saying it's the best, but it's... (more)

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by 73 · May 29, 2012 at 1:42 AM

Hi I'm new-paleo, training for an utramarathon, which I know is distinctly non-paleo, and I wondered what you would advise in terms of fuelling training, race nutrition, and eating to combat the deliterous effects of doing something so... (more)

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JimV 0 · November 14, 2011 at 7:08 PM

Research shows that sprint interval training can increase endurance capacity, so it can benefit your ultramarathon performance while minimizing inflammation, oxidative stress, and cardiovascular damage. I'd use more SIT than long, steady efforts... (more)

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by 1111 · September 05, 2013 at 1:22 AM

The saying "Challenge Accepted" is one of the most fun phrases to say. However, I've managed to say it once without quite knowing what I saying yes to. I said "Challenge Accepted" to the 100 miles Canadian Ski Marathon. The longest one in the... (more)

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miked_2 0 · June 02, 2012 at 1:43 AM

Rather than worrying about conditioning or any of that stuff, what you need to do is learn how to be really efficient at skiing. I suck at skiing and I get schooled by people in much worse shape than me. Efficiency is the key with skiing. Once... (more)

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by 221 · August 21, 2013 at 5:23 PM

I will be running my first race since going Paleo this saturday. It is a 50 mile trail run and I am looking for alternatives to pasta for carb loading the day before the race. I figure sweet potatoes would be good, but wouldn't make for much a... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · October 12, 2011 at 1:59 AM

White rice should be pretty easy on the stomach (it's part of the BRAT recs for dealing with stomach upsets). Why not try some tomorrow and see how you do? If you tolerate it (which I suspect you will), then you should have some confidence on... (more)