For the new year, I have quit smoking, improved my sleep schedule, renewed my efforts to work out (rowing is my exercise of choice), and gone stricter paleo. My body is a bit confused at times as to what is going on, but I am doing my best. Since... (more)
I exercise in the morning before work (5 or 5:30 a.m.) but am finding that I have a ton of energy at night, so much so that I'm not tired for my 9:00 bedtime. I used to go for walks in the evenings, but with it now being cold and dark so early,... (more)
If you are looking for just a workout and not rowing-specific, pick up a Schwinn AirDyne. Cheaper than a concept2 erg and it's called "Satan's Trycicle" for a reason.
Background: 20 year old athletic female, I've been primal since July 2011. Paleo usually and as of right now following 100% as I can while being at college. I'm a competitive rower (crew) in college. I joined a year ago, took the first season to... (more)
Is it possible that you are not eating enough on the low end of your range? You're obviously fit and muscular and training at a high level. 1500 cals per day is what a somewhat sedentary woman might eat in order to lose weight. You are far from... (more)
I'm hesitant to even TRY asking this here because of the amount of self proclaimed experts and anecdotal "proof" people espouse... so please, keep it factual, and cite your sources if you can. I'm new to sports. I've been a healthy eater forever,... (more)