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    lol i have yet another question for the primals..i'm also interrested in IF..how can u combine IF with the primal lifestyle??? it seems like a dumb question but i'm asking it anyway.

    is there anybody out there who does this to acheve greater benefits??

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    All you have to do is skip a meal or two.
    You lousy kids! Get off my savannah!

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    • #3
      It has worked very well for me. I eat one meal a day or sometimes I "graze" half the day eating what would amount to one meal. I have dropped weight like crazy with no energy lost. I do my hour or so of walking a day. When I do eat, it is meat, veggies, occasionally almonds, boiled eggs, pretty much all primal.

      So in short, IF and when you do eat, keep it basic and primal.

      And it was not a dumb question
      Randal
      AKA: Texas Grok

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      • #4
        *looks around for Daemonized*
        The Primal Journey of Mr and Mrs Fist
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        • #5
          Yes. Very common here.

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          • #6
            this is exactly my plan that is in effect for around 10 days or so. no energy problems, actually no negative effects whatsoever, only benefits. as for the weight loss, i believe it's about 3-4 pounds right now, but i drink a lot of water so i can't be sure.

            anyway, IF seems to be extremely beneficial and easy to do.

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            • #7
              I have been doing it almost every day for the past year with no issues. I go 16 hours fasting and 8 hours eating with a 24 hour fast thrown in about every other week most times on accident. I have continued to lose inches while maintaining my weight. If I was a little more disciplined in my diet I would be able to shed more pounds but as it is I haven't been this size or weight since I was 15.
              Check out my primal blog: http://primalroar.posterous.com/

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              • #8
                I ate voraciously when I started Primal - a big skillet of food in teh morning, bunch of protein at lunch, and a big dinner. The last week or so I've just not been hungry. Very easy to skip breakfast and then just eat a little for lunch. I guess I'm just adjusting to it. Like someone said elsewhere: learning the difference between mouth hungry and stomach hungry.
                carl's cave

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                • #9
                  I am a very big fan of the leangains approach to daily IF. I would recommend checking out leangains.com and theleansaloon.com.
                  http://www.facebook.com/daemonized

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Daemonized View Post
                    I am a very big fan of the leangains approach to daily IF. I would recommend checking out leangains.com and theleansaloon.com.
                    exactly the two blogs that convinced me!

                    i've also read "Eat Stop Eat", which i definitely recommend, but you can find almost everything on those two excellent blogs!

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