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by 0 · October 22, 2013 at 3:32 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 2:01 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 85 · March 13, 2013 at 6:17 PM

I've been doing high intensity lifting at home with free weights and i'm seeing great results. Was just seeing if anyone else does and has any ideas for me to add to my work out routine?

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Poop_Master_MC 0 · March 13, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Getting a pullup/chinup gimmick that mounts to the door frame is pretty easy they run around thirty bucks. Mine made a mark on the frame but hasn't damaged it.

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by 53 · January 27, 2013 at 2:44 PM

From what I've heard, free weight training is recommended and weight machines are not thought to be effective. But I wanted to check in on that. I lifted on weight machines for years, and was strong (and regained strength quickly when I resumed... (more)

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flowers 0 · January 27, 2013 at 1:11 AM

I think that if you are trying to get the most out of your workout, free weights are the way to go. They work your entire body because they require coordination and stability. This is practical to everyday tasks, which is the essence of the paleo... (more)

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by 77348 · November 21, 2012 at 2:22 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 2:43 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 10 · September 10, 2012 at 2:21 PM

I have 100+ lbs to lose, and once I do through low-carb paleo and IF, I plan to focus more on my strength. I'm a female and my goal is to be healthy as well as fit. I don't have a specific weight or jean size in mind, I just want to be in an... (more)

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b_17 0 · September 10, 2012 at 2:21 PM

if you have 100# to lose, bodyweight may be much to heavy for you to make progress. push ups, and pull ups may be extremely difficult. The necessary muscles can be strengthened, while burning large amounts of fat using free weights. grok didn't... (more)

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by 20 · August 17, 2012 at 2:57 PM

How much cardio is actually too much? Also can it cause your metabolism to slow down? I do relatively intense inclines 5 days a week after weights (30mins), then 2 days 30mins HIIT.

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RazwellRazwell 0 · August 17, 2012 at 1:58 PM

WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY TOO MUCH.

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by 676 · July 23, 2012 at 1:47 AM

I am a hair over one month of eating Paleo. Overall I have been about 95/5 or 90/10. I am down 21 lbs from when I started and I feel better than I have in years. My body has leaned this way... head, neck, chest, stomach...and now legs while my... (more)

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Mark_26 0 · July 23, 2012 at 1:47 AM

If you intend to gain strength on any level, then barbell training is the most effective way to go. If you intend to train with barbells, then you need to buy Starting Strength, learn the proper technique, and run the program through linear... (more)

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by 15 · July 18, 2012 at 6:27 PM

I'm in my 7th week of paleo and doing well. I've lost 10+ pounds, lost inches on my waist and gained some inches on my chest and biceps. I work a physical job (in a warehouse w/heavy lifting) and I find I am incredibly hungry the day after I do... (more)

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Sleepyhouse22 0 · July 18, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Dogs eat poop when their body needs nutrients. Don't be a dog. Get your nutrients.

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by 15831 · May 31, 2012 at 1:32 PM

I know a lot of you aren't from the US. Undoubtedly you're still aware that a lot of americans are fat and sick. Your countries are unfortunately most likely on the way. How many of you think it'd be easier to improve the health of america by... (more)

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jonny_m 0 · May 31, 2012 at 1:32 PM

It is really needed to take care for our diet to be fit and healthy. Also we should keep track of our workout. Ultimately a good workout and a good diet make us healthy. gyms in south jersey

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by 3623 · March 04, 2012 at 8:24 PM

Thanks to urging from my young colleague at work who is into leangains, I signed up at the gym, and want to work on repairing what metabolism I may have left after (too long a story) obesity and a hormone train wreck. I'm 51, m, and went from... (more)

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Jake_6 0 · March 04, 2012 at 8:24 PM

Mark Rippetoe’s Starting Strength program If you are new to weight training, then this program, as simple as it is, is arguably the ideal method for the first several months of your training. It is very effective at gaining strength and muscle... (more)

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by 349 · February 02, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Does low carb lower testosterone levels? I have been on a VLC diet for about a week now and I feel amazing. I only eat one meal a day, around 8:00pm, and I have never felt this good in my life. By the way I am 21 years old (male). I am trying... (more)

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James_3 0 · February 01, 2012 at 11:07 PM

The stuff I've seen has been assumptive and questionable to me for our purposes (a Penn State study is referred to most often). ie. You take a diet, keep fats steady and play around with protein levels. Higher protein = lower testosterone. ... (more)

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by 626 · December 18, 2010 at 9:55 AM

what is a good fast digesting carb/protein combination to ingest after a tough resistance workout (i.e. 5x5 high weight, low reps workout). My typical post nutrition workout is something like: 1/2 rotisseries chicken with cabbage salad and... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · December 18, 2010 at 9:55 AM

I don't think fast digestion is particularly important. Much as waiting around with sore muscles for hours while waiting for food to cook can be extremely irritating, so long as you're eating some protein containing food after the workout it... (more)

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by 768 · February 17, 2011 at 10:46 PM

I never seem to get a clear answer on this issue. Any ideas?

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Jack_Kronk 0 · February 17, 2011 at 10:46 PM

this is very intersting. i have accidentally lost about 13 pounds since going paleo and lifting 3x week. overall, im pleased because i needed to lose that slight extra bit and i didnt realize it. now i think i am very prepared to put on muscle... (more)

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by 768 · October 18, 2010 at 3:48 AM

I've heard that we should always rest at least 48 hours between weight workouts of a muscle group. But I'm inclined to think that in the caveman days, strenuous hunting or fighting didn't always have such a rest period. Is it possible that 48... (more)

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Joe_1 0 · October 18, 2010 at 3:48 AM

My advice is don't do the same EXERCISE on back to back days but I generally will work the same muscle groups from time to time. My exercise plan is one lower body, one upper body pull and one upper body push. I may do the bench press one day... (more)