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by 0 · August 13, 2014 at 06:40 AM

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by 0 · March 06, 2014 at 05:41 AM

I am a female 5'8" and have at least another 20-30lbs to loose. I have started Paleo with a strict work out routine. I swim with the U.S. Master's Swim team 3 nights a week and do circuit training 5 mornings and 4 nights a week. I've been... (more)

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samc 0 · March 06, 2014 at 05:41 AM

Over the top physical exertion often interferes with weight loss. Take a break.

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by 0 · April 08, 2014 at 12:12 AM

Hello everyone! I'm new here and thought I'd jump right in and see if any other ladies have experienced this. About a year ago I "got serious" on my quest for health with an ill-advised 1400-1600/cal day, low fat, chronic cardio sort of... (more)

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StringBeany 0 · April 08, 2014 at 12:12 AM

Dude, yeah, eat up. I had it for two years of college - started January freshman year when I was kicking my ass back into shape for XC. Sophmore year walked on the cross country team at ~122lb. for 5'9". Just got it back this January (Junior... (more)

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by 5 · February 07, 2014 at 12:22 AM

So as previously stated in other posts, I have decided that I need to go into ketosis in order to lose weight. Basic stats: 246lbs 5'4 female paleo for 2 1/2 years, lost 80 initially, gained 20-30 in the... (more)

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by 0 · January 20, 2014 at 04:58 PM

I'm a 22 year old female and I'm considering fasting once a week.. i.e. not eating anything for the whole day, so I guess it would be a 36-hour fast. I'm not sure about IF, I just don't think I have enough self-control to not eat for 14-16 hours... (more)

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mbmac 0 · January 20, 2014 at 04:58 PM

i just read the yoga of eating by charles eisenstein. first book i've ever read that suggests eating what you want to eat, when you want eat, by listening to and trusting your body. he suggests that often what we eat is not what we want, but is... (more)

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by 0 · November 01, 2013 at 10:04 PM

I have recently started Paleo and have been quite happy with the results, but I am coming up to my period and I am absolutely exhausted! I used to be tired and sick before my period before, I am not sick now but I am wiped! What gives?

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BobK 0 · November 01, 2013 at 10:04 PM

Check out this woman's blog.. she went from obese & sick to "badass" via diet & exercise. I'm sure her blog will have something to help http://gokaleo.com/about-me/what-is-kaleo-2/ PS... exhausted often means not enough food... (more)

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by 0 · October 27, 2013 at 06:10 AM

I have been following a strict paleo diet for almost 2 months now and my "periods" have been coming every 2ish weeks! Before starting paleo my cycles were anywhere from 28-41 days, last 5-7 days, accompanied with very heavy bleeding, severe... (more)

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BobK 0 · October 27, 2013 at 05:36 AM

Not a lady...... But here are some suggestions. Give the cardio a rest, keep the walking, drop one strength training. That should relieve your struggle to get enough calories. If after dialing back on the exercise you still feel like you;re... (more)

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by 50 · October 17, 2013 at 08:03 PM

Thoughts and advise... I am training for a figure competition and want to keep my Paleo lifestyle. Will it be possiable for me to cut body fat the same as other competitors that will be eating a low fat and low calorie diet? I feel like I... (more)

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Supergirl 0 · October 17, 2013 at 07:42 PM

I used to compete in Fitness and Bodybuilding (light weight). My experience was that when I needed to go low calorie I HAD to eat much fat, otherwise nothing would happen. Also try not to stay on a low calorie diet for too long. That will... (more)

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by 0 · October 07, 2013 at 03:04 PM

Hi to everyone here. I have a few questions concerning paleo, cycling, and weightloss. A bit of backstory: Since incorporating primal into my life, I've obviously had to refine certain beliefs - y'know the type: saturated... (more)

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TintoBrass 0 · October 07, 2013 at 03:04 PM

@EnglishRose I'm not sure how much I weigh. However, when I was at my thinnest and competing at a high level, I was around 140 pounds. I have a large frame and carry quite a bit of muscle; I probably have more muscle than a lot of boys my... (more)

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by 524 · October 09, 2012 at 01:58 AM

I'm looking for some opinions from people (specifically women would be great) that have had success Paleo-wise with body recomposition/fat loss while preserving lean mass. I'm really new to this - I was actually eating pretty much high carb, low... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · October 08, 2012 at 04:52 PM

Most people do somewhere in the neighborhood of 20% of calories as protein. Of course, that's 20% of weight maintenance calories. I wouldn't go over 25%, unless you have a specific reason, such as being a work out junkie. That said, really what... (more)

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by 144 · March 07, 2014 at 11:19 PM

For some reason when I posted a couple of days ago about my muscles being too big after going paleo a few people commented that that was 'unlikely' and that they'd like a picture as to 'validate my claims'. I have no idea why a bunch of people... (more)

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Eve 0 · March 07, 2014 at 11:19 PM

muscles.jpgHey! Muscly girls rule and you look great! :D I also sometimes wonder if I'm too beefy but then I don't let it bother me too much, I am what I am and I'm healthy... Paleo diet plus poledancing and circus silks is all I do, I never... (more)

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by 0 · August 31, 2013 at 03:03 AM

Im loving this diet ive already lost 8 pounds. 136 down to 128. Im 5 foot 7 so this is an ideal weight for me with my body type I feel. My problem are seems to ONLY be my tummy and sides. Also areas like under my arm pits. I don't want what ass... (more)

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SkylerM 0 · August 31, 2013 at 03:03 AM

I would need pictures to make an accurate fair assessment ;) You will probably loose some bewbage but they can become more firm and perky. There are also a wide variety of exercises to do that will enhance your booty, so I wouldn't worry too much... (more)

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by 10 · August 28, 2013 at 07:10 PM

Hello all! So I've been trying to lose weight for about 3 years. So I'm 5'7, and about 160 pounds. Very curvy and muscular, (especially in the legs...think of a chubbier Beyonce lol) and I've found it very hard to lose fat, but very easy to gain... (more)

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Maria_8 0 · August 28, 2013 at 07:10 PM

I agree with Allison - maybe take a look at this: http://gokaleo.com/2013/08/17/what-to-expect-when-you-stop-dieting-part-3-what-the-heck-is-happening-to-me/ You definitely should be much closer to 1800 or even higher if you're 5'7" and active.... (more)

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by 144 · August 02, 2013 at 10:03 AM

I've been sitting at 24.2% body fat for a little while, goal is 23.5% (definitely realistic goal, that's not an issue) Wondering if women have had more success with a 16-18hr IF, or if they've benefited from a carb load? I'm normally in ketosis... (more)

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NewPaleon 0 · August 02, 2013 at 10:03 AM

I'm female, 40+, not super active, and I starting doing the 14-16 hour IF most days since March or so. I think it's working pretty well. I've dropped some fat, probably 1-2%, but I've never formally measured. I just go by my waistline. It works... (more)

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by 10 · July 26, 2013 at 04:13 AM

So this may have been the biggest binge I've had since going Paleo: my stomach for reference is SO FULL that I can't breathe. Nothing I ate was considered "SAD" but it was a lot nonetheless. I've been doing IF for the past week 16 hours fasted 8... (more)

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Riceball 0 · July 26, 2013 at 03:20 AM

IF seems to have mixed results for women, as they are more sensitive to this. I have tried IF, but it was a no-go. I'd go nuts on food. Try Eat, Stop, Eat. It works for me because the next day I can eat my three meals a day at conventional times.... (more)

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by 5 · July 03, 2013 at 08:57 PM

Help! I'm starting to bulk up unintentionally and am looking for any fitness tips. Here are my stats: 25 yr old female, 5'3", 115 lb. Started eating loosely Paleo a year and a half ago and strictly Paleo half a year ago. The Paleo diet worked... (more)

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Lily_4 0 · July 03, 2013 at 08:57 PM

I'm really surprised that you're getting bigger but not showing a weight increase! Here's why: I'm about your size (fatter at the moment but the majority of my life I'm a size 4). When I'm strength training -- and I mean traditional (failure in... (more)

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by 30 · August 06, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Hi there, I have been doing Leangains for roughly a month now by slowly implementing it. My questions are: I can't seem to find many female success stories? Are there any women out there with success on Leangains? If so how long did it take and... (more)

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Keerthy 0 · August 06, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Old post - http://www.leangains.com/2012/10/train-like-man-look-like-goddess.html I think it is Berkhan's girl-friend.

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by 0 · June 13, 2013 at 09:00 PM

I'm confused and frustrated, and I don't really know where to begin. Here's a little quick history on me: I'm a 28 year old female, 5'3", currently stuck at 145 lbs. I've always been naturally very muscular (& tend to weigh more than those... (more)

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maryDeeeeeee 0 · June 13, 2013 at 09:00 PM

So many of the questions here on weight stall also have crossfit /(glycogen depleting exercises) in the equation. In short i think youre overdoing it. Being a busy mom + 4 x crossfits a week is prolly just too much. +1's to alot of the advice... (more)

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by 251 · March 10, 2014 at 02:00 PM

Would Luna bars be considered relatively Paleo-friendly? They're basically taking the nutrients that women need and putting them into these delicious little gluten-free bars and seem to really help me get through the day when I need a little... (more)

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Chelsea__1 0 · May 30, 2013 at 03:46 PM

Welcome to Paleo Hacks:) The paleo diet, no matter how many variations people put on it, is basically a whole foods template. Nothing from a bar, package or box. Basically pastured raised meats and poultry, wild fish and seafood, grass-fed beef... (more)

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by 0 · June 12, 2013 at 04:27 PM

Hello I feel so good on the paleo diet, however, I've put on about 40lbs! I've been going for about 18 months, and done 4x whole 30s which don't seem to make much difference, except that I feel really good! I should say that I'm 64 years old, have... (more)

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NewPaleon 0 · May 29, 2013 at 04:10 PM

I agree with Mark. Even on Paleo, I have to stay low carb ish, no sweet potatoes and only 1 cup of starch (plantain, white potato, white rice) per day or I gain weight. Check out The Perfect Health Diet (tons of free info on the website). I walk... (more)

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by 0 · May 24, 2013 at 10:22 PM

I am trying to get my body-fat percentage to around 16%. My body-fat is at 20% right now (135 lbs, 5'4") and here's my active schedule and eating plan: Crossfit 3x a week Yoga (vinyasa) 2x a week give or take. I might take a gentle yoga class... (more)

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Hannah__1 0 · May 24, 2013 at 10:22 PM

I'm 21, 5'4", and 120lbs. I am currently maintaining this weight and using the Bulletproof coffee protocol. I had a problem with snacking too much before I started this but it has gotten much easier. I avoid all fruits and occasionally eat nuts... (more)

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by 1394 · July 08, 2013 at 09:25 AM

Hello! I have been looking into this whole "potato diet" thing, and even though it is pretty much a fad, I want to try it out, just to see how it goes! With that, I have been doing more research, and I seem to find a trend that the most success... (more)

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bluekitty 0 · May 24, 2013 at 07:29 AM

i bet there are no success stories for such a BS. you are on a paleo forum and asking for a diet full of potatoes? are you going to kill yourself girl?

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by 230 · May 26, 2013 at 01:43 PM

hi there! so i stopped taking the birhtcontroll-pill about half a yer ago. it was due to my ibs-d to see if it gets better without. it didn't. but i decided to just leave it away, i lost a little weight (but you can't see it unfortunately). but... (more)

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hardeepsura 0 · May 26, 2013 at 01:43 PM

try upping these particular factors in your diet as i have cleared my acne up by 90%. Vitamin A(Retinol) - start at around 150g-200g WEEKLY of liver (calf liver is the tastiest in my opinion). It has made one of BIGGEST differences to my... (more)

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by 259 · August 24, 2013 at 10:22 AM

There are a few posts related to this topic but not a whole lot of info: http://bit.ly/129WhRc http://bit.ly/108cma1 I thought it was worth re-visiting. Paleo has cleared up most problems for me (gut issues, skin issues, PMS, joint pain, other... (more)

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RK 0 · May 07, 2013 at 03:29 PM

I have a serious metal allergy like this. I can only wear my wedding ring on special occasions - after about 2 hours my finger is red and swollen (and the ring is actually too big for me). Earrings are a big no-no - if I wear them even for an... (more)

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by 80 · April 29, 2013 at 01:20 PM

I was hoping you guys could share some collective knowledge regarding women and IF. My wife and I have started the program. We're about a month in, with mixed to little results. Our goal is a cut. She does 2-3 crossfit style workouts per week,... (more)