So. I've heard a lot about crossfit on here and other places, and I'm seriously considering signing up for a class. Frankly, I'm nervous: I'm really out of shape and have never done the "gym" thing (though I know crossfit is pretty different from... (more)
Inspired by this question about CrossFit, I'm wondering what people think about Body By Science, (in some ways, the polar opposite of CrossFit)? Broadly, BBS calls for a very intense, ultra-slow weights workout once a week, potentially lasting... (more)
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Over the past several months of going paleo and going to the gym lifting weight, sit ups and burpees. I've lost about 10 kg going from 69 to 59. I did have a pot belly and still do. I'll eat taro and sweet potatoes for starch especially before... (more)
Hi! I would appreciate some opinions on my regimen. I am on an acne-friendly paleo version and am seeing results, so the diet is clearing up my face. I am also losing tons of weight and am concerned if I can maintain this lifestyle, because I feel... (more)
Hi, I've been on Paleo for 30 days now, and have lost 16lb weight. I'm sticking to it completely, with no "treats" or anything. But when I go to the gym my fitness is worse than it was before. If I try to do the same cardio I was doing... (more)
are you getting enough carbs?
I am overweight and trying to get into shape, I followed bodybuilding advice with lacklustre dedication and just got fat. I have been researching paleo and I want to do it but I want to do a simple eating plan based on a 6 in the morning... (more)
Does anyone else find this about their body while on paleo: If I work out 1-2 days in a row, my body instantly firms up. I'm a 20 year old woman with a strong sports background and I'm curious if anyone else's muscles respond this quickly?
yes. I was working out powerlifting 5x5, then started training for fbi fit test....then started paleo. No exercise and I lost fat and firmed quickly. My muscles seem to recover and build quickly...but structurally I'm "hard". I think high carbs... (more)
I ask because I can sleep 4.5 hours (3 REM cycles I'm guessing) and wake up and be fine(no obvious loss of energy/mental acuity), though I have to force myself out of bed(but don't we all?). On the other hand I can sleep 8 hours and easily go... (more)
Hello! I am needing some help. I have been on / off paleo for about a year -- I really want this to be the way I eat full time. However, I would like to better understand portions, amount of food to eat in a day in order to achieve maximum... (more)
Hi, first of all sorry for my english. I'm 18 years old and I have type 1 diabetes. I discovered paleo lifestyle through Dr. Richard K. Bernstein's approach to low carb diet, and I have been doing a low carb diet for several years with great... (more)
I have started eating healthy trying to follow the paleo menus as much as I can, salads, using olive oil, vinegar and sea salt, NO sugar, NO dairy products, coconut milk and lots fruits and water. I've been doing it for 2 weeks, I'd like to do... (more)
Try to make convenient meals that can be cooked in bulk and reused; this makes sticking to the plan much easier, and when you're buying things in large quantity it usually helps with the cost as well.
Hey everyone, long time no see! Thought I'd come back around and see how much of the old gang is still here, and see what the new crew has to say: So I've heard recommendations of .7-.8grams of protein per pound of bodyweight is ideal for... (more)
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)
Hi All, I just took my first stab at the Body By Science Big 5 which includes a Compound Row, Chest Press, Lat Pulldown, Overhead Raise and Leg Press done one set to failure with a cadence of between 5-15 seconds up and down. I started off with a... (more)
has anyone tried Orange Theory Fitness? just got a coupon to try for a month for free... any opinions would be appreciated! thanks!
What are some of the worst advice you have received about lifestyle/diet or fitness? I was recently told by my bf mother that if I increased my dumbbell weights I will get bulky like a man. She also that overweight people can have healthy. (even... (more)
Once paleo, and not losing the weight I wanted, I got told again and again to eat more fat. I ended up on a 10% carbs, 30% protein, 60% fat paleo diet, lost my period for over a year, no energy, always cold, always hungry, dull skin etc, couldn't... (more)
Wondering if there are any women on here who have gotten into very good shape (fitness model shape... not fitness competition shape- just the regular fitness models you see in mainstream women's magazines, like Shape or whatever), and have tips or... (more)
While adapting a full on paleo lifestyle (sleep,food,training,etc) I admit I like to drink alcohol. Craft beer being my guilty pleasure. Usually 5-7 beers a week and a glass of red wine or margarita here and there. I'm a active BJJ competitor and... (more)
I think I've almost got it, but I just got the okay from the doc to get back into heavy lifting (YAY). Prior to my thyroidectomy, I did LC for autoimmune reasons and to help control my seizure disorder. Now I am giving VLC a shot and getting... (more)
I have been working out religiously for a year. When I started, I could do one push-up, maybe two. At some point I tried to see how many I could do and I managed 10, pretty quickly and with good form (this was probably about 6 months ago). I lift... (more)
Ive recently dropped all carbs(SAD) from my diet except fruits/vegetables ( I still consume about 200+ [grams? calories?] carbs from fruits/vegetables alone ). I have never been a big bread kinda person anyway, but occasionally after a long run I... (more)
I'm giving great consideration to doing this I'm starting to get back in the gym but as many know you need to have a good handle on your diet first so I would greatly appreciate any tips on the subject or anything I should know.
Things you should know: It works. It isn't really all that hard. Most other people will think you are crazy. If you can embrace (and even enjoy) 3, then it's a lot easier.
O.k., I've been watching the board now for about a week, and I'm really happy to have found a community I can relate to. I've been paleo for about 5 months. For the last 18 months I've been on a journey to lose weight and I just passed 100lbs off.... (more)