Physical Activity Questions
I'm a 13 year old,male, and I'm 5'5, 120 pounds and 12.5% body fat. I walk to and from school everyday which is about 20 mins total for each day from Monday to Friday, I have two, two hour football practices a week(they're kind of mild aside from... (more)
I tried to post this earlier - don't know why it didn't show up. I have stage 3 AF of the low cortisol kind. Almost everything I can find on AF is geared for people with high cortisol. Are the activity requirements different for someone with more... (more)
http://www.foodinsight.org/Resources/Detail.aspx?topic=2012_Food_Health_Survey_Consumer_Attitudes_toward_Food_Safety_Nutrition_and_Health Are we doing enough? There are a lot of interesting facts. My favorite is that 94% of Americans have given... (more)
I do strength and conditioning training twice a week, circus training once per week (2 hours of handstands, lifting people and lots of primal-like movement), and sprints once per week. On top of that I walk everywhere and my job requires that I be... (more)
Why would you fast if you're hungry all the time? You're obviously extremely active, so don't be afraid to go mod-high carb. People who have leaned out tend to benefit from reintroducing carbs.
It seems that most everyone who starts out here is doing LCHF right out of the gates no matter what their background is, but I wonder if there needs to be a fork in the road that we encounter on Day 1 that, in Choose Your Own Adventure style,... (more)
For the past 5 months I've been an intern on a sustainable farm. My job allowed me to be extremely active and get tons of fresh air and sunlight. Now my internship is over, and I will be entering the conventional world filled with computer... (more)
Without going to the gym? Doing things the manual way seems to make most conventionals recoil in horror, but it just seems easier to me to be moving around while I'm also getting some domestic work done (cause that's where I work). -I hang up... (more)
Confession time. I have spent the last two months sitting on my bottom for 8 hours at work and than 4 hours of lecture and than coming home to sleep before doing it all again. No activity at all really. I am closing in on the end (Aug 5th) and... (more)
Prolonged sitting is said to be unhealthy. What should we do about it? The most obvious recommendations would be getting up every X minutes and doing exercises, or working on a standing desk. Yet prolonged standing isn't exactly healthy either,... (more)
Hey guys! So, I've been thinking about implementing IF into my routine. I'm thinking something like a 16 to 24 hour fast every 7 to 10 days...just to give my gut a break. However, I am very active. I ride my bike to work, engage in lots of play,... (more)
I'm new to paleo, so I'm quite confused on the issue. I've stopped my sports for a bit to let my body get used to paleo and I need to shed some weight, and I couldn't ride my bike/run before without carbs. When I've finally lost the weight I want... (more)
I find that a lot people tend to focus on dietary choices over physical ones when it comes to the paleo lifestyle. I've even seen recommendations to cut back or stop exercising all together. The more I read though the more I begin to wonder that... (more)
Two years ago I turned my lifestyle in the primal/paleo direction. One year ago I decided to start road cycling. Some observations about discovering a new hobby while being primal/paleo: 1. It's incredible fun 2. I'm making rapid progress (speed,... (more)
Hey Everyone, I've been frustrated recently because I haven't been seeing the weight loss I would have expected considering my lifestyle. I am female, age 22, 5'9", and 177 lbs. I just graduated from college and moved to a farm to work as an... (more)
I believe I've experienced some pretty substantial benefits from barefoot running/minimal shoes; improved posture, seemingly cured "flat feet", and no more discomfort in hip joints. I think that natural movement has enormous therapeutic... (more)
What activity/sport/exercise makes you feel the best? What do you use it for: strength, endurance, flexibility, stress reduction, competition, work ability, pain management, rehabilitation, hobby, fun factor, etc? Do you relate it to a Paleo... (more)
I am about to embark on my 3rd year of treeplanting and have relied on MANY sandwiches and treats to sustain my energy levels throughout the day. I am wanting to keep my nutrition in check this time around and am wondering what you might recommend... (more)
I asked a question about genetically primed overeaters (here). People seem to agree that on a paleo diet there seems to be a set point mechanism, protecting us from obesity and ill health. Now, part two of the quote from Art De Vany ("We are lazy... (more)
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?
Paleo and Body Type Theory?