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    +1 for adamm's idea. Talk to them and give them...

    +1 for adamm's idea. Talk to them and give them the science. Ask them to correct your form, not your level of effort.
  2. Awesome! Nice wheels! I'm totally in love with...

    Awesome! Nice wheels! I'm totally in love with my new bike too. Good luck with your training.

    BTW regarding sprints - I've read the advice to do some sprint drills (I don't know them but found...
  3. Thread: Throat hurts.

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    if it doesn't improve soon, go to the doctor.

    if it doesn't improve soon, go to the doctor.
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    love almond butter on slices of apple. very good....

    love almond butter on slices of apple. very good. I like a handful of nuts and a little dried fruit, too.

    Here we can get gluten-free bread from the freezer section; it's not primal by any...
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    The spam posts here are starting to drive me nuts.

    The spam posts here are starting to drive me nuts.
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    a few KMs on the bike (no flat this time! yay!)...

    a few KMs on the bike (no flat this time! yay!) followed by 20 minutes flexing out in the sunshine. Did a few bicep curls with the free weights, and that was about it.
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    Interesting and thought-provoking thread. The...

    Interesting and thought-provoking thread. The PUFA one is huge - if you eat ANYTHING in a box - even supposedly healthy - say, sweet potato chips - it's made with seed oil.

    But I think on balance...
  8. I don't count calories. I especially don't see...

    I don't count calories. I especially don't see the point in counting calories in a once-a-week treat. I'd prefer to ensure it has some sort of nutritional value, and I like to include plenty of fats...
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    actually now that I'm over the initial "WTF?"...

    actually now that I'm over the initial "WTF?" it's probably quite reasonable for a lot of people... doing it repeatedly is, as you've pointed out, good for core strength as well as balance... in...
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    not with eyes closed... just standing on one...

    not with eyes closed... just standing on one foot, knee high.
  11. Thread: Coconut Syrup

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    if it's this stuff, I ain't gonna touch it. Aside...

    if it's this stuff, I ain't gonna touch it. Aside from anything else, sodium benzoate = poison.

    Nature's Flavors : Low-Carb Coconut Syrup - Safe for Diabetics, Kosher, Gluten Free, Vegan
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    you only use it in tiny quantities. It has a...

    you only use it in tiny quantities. It has a strong flavor. I use it sometimes in asian style dishes, but just for flavor, not actually for cooking with. Do you don't use it the way you would (or...
  13. depends what your aims are though, no?

    depends what your aims are though, no?
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    Balancing on one foot

    That's the exercise recommended in our newspaper this week for those in their fifties. Because balance is key to mobility. That's FIFTIES people, not sixties or seventies. Fifties.

    Jeebus in my...
  15. exactly. CORRELATION DOES NOT EQUAL...

    exactly.

    CORRELATION DOES NOT EQUAL CAUSATION.

    It might indicate cause if half of an appropriate sample of the population is put on a gluten-free diet from birth. Some fraternal twins would be...
  16. omg seriously? The bran is where the lectin is,...

    omg seriously? The bran is where the lectin is, the bran is the worst. It scrapes through your gut, damaging the lining, depositing toxins, adding bulk but doing nothing for your actual risk of bowel...
  17. I make a cereal mix with shredded dessicated...

    I make a cereal mix with shredded dessicated coconut, chopped assorted nuts, a little dried fruit, banana chips, and a bit of gluten-free rice and oat muesli (is that what you folks call granola?)...
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    Thanks heaps for that post, Knifegill. I think I...

    Thanks heaps for that post, Knifegill. I think I need to pay more attention to the basics.
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    The CX is unisex, I think it is actually a...

    The CX is unisex, I think it is actually a shorter wheelbase than a road bike for better maneuverability. I've got long legs and not the longest torso but also long arms I think so... I don't know......
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    Just ignore the troll. Avoid beans if you're...

    Just ignore the troll. Avoid beans if you're being strict. I'll eat a few with something else, and lentil soup, but generally avoid them. They are certainly not paleo. I eat potatoes, but peeled -...
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    Goldstar, my general theory - no specific...

    Goldstar, my general theory - no specific studies to support it, but it's emerged out of personal experience and a bit of research-browsing - is that the CW, basically screws with our hormone...
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    awesome, thanks for the link! I'd missed them...

    awesome, thanks for the link! I'd missed them last time posting from my tiny netbook.

    It looks like brilliant fun... I'm going to have to deal with getting my baby dirty (gets dusted off after...
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    Yarr. Eating out primal is a b*tch. I can't get...

    Yarr. Eating out primal is a b*tch. I can't get over how hard it is, so often you have to order off-menu, or vary it, or else waste it. (I often have a MacDonalds burger and don't eat the bun). Next...
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    yeah, maybe more primal than paleo, but hey......

    yeah, maybe more primal than paleo, but hey... around here there are all sorts of variations on the theme. I think cashews are legumes... lectins maybe? Or is it the alphatoxins like in peanuts?
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    Just updating to add that I now have my awesome...

    Just updating to add that I now have my awesome new Merida Cyclocross bike and it is BRILLIANT. OMG so, so fast! So easy to ride! I love it to pieces. I'm grumpy thisafternoon because I haven't been...
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