Skinny Fat Questions
I'm curious what did the trick for YOU ladies (or male friend who have helped a lady-friend through this problem). I've been eating Paleo over a year, strength training 3x a week since October, then started carb backloading for New Years,... (more)
Hey! I was lifting weights for awhile and saw no change, then I started lifting heavy weights and really pushing myself. Doing max weights. It really helped transform my body comp. Hope this helps a little, Hannah
Start by saying I've been lurking on the forums and following stuff as well as the primal/paleo figureheads for years now. Ready to come semi out of the shadows and get all personal about my health as I've hit a wall. Follow a very strict... (more)
Definitely do try the ghee/butter replacement. I'd recommend following a paleo autoimmune protocol if you're having a lot of problems with it. There's a lot of good books out there on paleo autoimmune protocols if you're not familiar with it.... (more)
Is there any other way to change body composition? have any of you achieved this? Thank you! UPDATE: I'm so sorry if I didn't make this clear. What I meant is: It's not that training is out of the answer. It's that I'm just... (more)
Body weight is fine and I would say do to failure. Let each muscle group rest a day before you train it again. Good luck, and let us know what the results are!
Hey guys! It's my first post and I've always appreciated this site and thought it was helpful and decided that I should join. Yet I have a predicament. I'm sorry for the long intro your about to read..: I currently do yoga almost everyday;... (more)
I???ve been doing a maintenance phase, at least I guess that???s what you could call it, I lost 80 pounds, and have been at this current weight for a couple of months learning how to maintain and experimenting with certain dairy and rice limits to... (more)
Hey folks, specs: 132 lbs 5,7 feet 19 year old male Back in my SAD (Standard danish diet, really) days i had a pretty low bodyfat percentage, mostly due to an anorexic diet. I lost this as my endocrine system finally conquered my resolve and i... (more)
So, I've realised I'm 'skinny-fat'. I saw this post on Stumptuous.com here - scroll down to see the picture. I look a lot like that. I'm 5ft 7in and 138lbs, but with v. little muscle definition and I'm weak as all hell. Up until a year ago I... (more)
I noticed the other day that I automatically hold my stomach in because years of drinking before paleo has left meskinny fat and with a bit of a bulge on the belly I just noticed that the part that I hold it in is just where there is... (more)
This condition annoys me alot.My skin is too oily,bloated stomach,belly fat.I exercise a lot but i don't see any improvements.Maybe i have to go zero carb or do leangains?
To depart the awful land of skinny-fat, I recommend you focus on building some quality muscle. The most effective--though certainly not the only!--way of doing that includes a few key pieces: (1) Lift hard and heavy but not (very) often. A... (more)
What can be done, in addition to weight training, to prevent muscle atrophy? Weight training is 1st on the list, but feel free to share specific protocols & research related to that. I lose muscle very easily, see below for recent evidence... (more)
I deal with possible muscle atrophy a lot, and risk of muscle loss. Though I've never tracked it carefully, here's what I know anecdotally. One, staying active is key. This has sometimes meant doing simple bodyweight exercises when I'm otherwise... (more)
I'm 5'9", 122 lbs and my body fat is 24%. I want to get it down to 20%. I don't want to/need to lose weight. How do convert fat to muscle with the minimum amount of time per day, without having to join a gym or invest in equipment? I've started... (more)
From photographs it seems that most of them are ectomorphs and mesomorphs. Did the endomorph body type come along with agriculture? How much does diet come into play? I know that this isnt a hard science but a kenyan runner will never be a... (more)
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So, in brief, I am 32 5'6" 136# and according to an omron handheld bf test I am at about 11%. I have just finished the whole30 and I was strict, and mostly low to very low carb. I walked about 35-40 miles per week over the month (in fact I just... (more)
So I've lost the weight (30lbs), now I'm dealing with the 'skinny fat' issue--like a bowl full o' jello! I am longer and leaner and I do have a good muscular base to start from (I can easily bulk up so the lack of exercise has been good for... (more)
Awesome Kelly!!! I totally understand wanting to keep going. Burpees, Sit Ups, Push Ups, Air Squats, Jump Rope - work on double-unders (oooo!) - are great and you don't need equipment or a trainer :) Marks Daily Apple will post some good workouts... (more)
I'm trying an experiment of consuming MORE calories to build muscle and burn fat. I've been trying for some months to get lean while doing heavy weight lifting and eating 1,800 calories per day. It's not been working. While my strength is good I'm... (more)
So I'm in horrid shape... I'm 5'6, female, 138... and my saltler scale says I have a 23% body fat (LIES)... I did a vague tape measure test, (neck 13, waist 28, hips 38) and it said I was 25.something... ANYWAYS.... I can't run because I lack the... (more)
I've never had an issue making dietary changes, but exercise is another matter. I hate the gym. Most of the time I don't feel well (stomach issues) which makes it even more challenging to want to go. But I know I have to get over this hurdle if... (more)
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