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  1. I am a professionally trained indoor cycle...

    I am a professionally trained indoor cycle instructor. The max rpm I allow in my class during sprint (according to my training) is 110 rpms. If you want to really increase HR, add more gear and take...
  2. Thread: CW arguments

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    Just thought I would see about some insight from...

    Just thought I would see about some insight from those who have followed this path longer than I. And I love to argue! But from now on I will get my lazy self to the google. MagicMerl that was good...
  3. Thread: CW arguments

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    Wow such a supportive group. Thank you markbt....

    Wow such a supportive group. Thank you markbt. That was helpful.
  4. Thread: CW arguments

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    Thanks jakey that was really helpful. Don't...

    Thanks jakey that was really helpful. Don't respond to threads in which you do not wish to help but would rather passively agrressively attact the poster.
  5. Thread: CW arguments

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    CW arguments

    I was on a fitness related board on which we were discussing the issue of grain free and low carb. An RD responded that we absolutely need carbs. Reasoning: glucose is the only fuel red blood cells...
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    As a mid life woman carbs affect me much...

    As a mid life woman carbs affect me much differently than they did in my 20/30/40's. I really have to watch them or I get a big old fat tire around my middle!
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    saturated fat related to Alzhiemers?

    I just watched a segment on the CBS Morning Show regarding brain health. A Dr. (Sorry didn't catch his name) has written a book titled "Power Foods for the Brain." This doctor claims saturated fats...
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    I use both the scale and the measuring tape. As a...

    I use both the scale and the measuring tape. As a previous poster stated, it is much easier to keep track of things and lose 2 lbs than 10. But I don't get obsessed, I stick to weekly weigh ins and...
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    I was suffering from night sweats. Thought it was...

    I was suffering from night sweats. Thought it was due to low estrogen. I read an article which suggested it may be causedcfrom spicey food. I eliminated the cinnamon from my morning smoothie and they...
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    I am a personal trainer and do NOT advise...

    I am a personal trainer and do NOT advise deadlifts for those with osteoporosis. You need to find a certified trainer with experience working with older adults. Be careful many "trainers " have no...
  11. Thread: So tired.

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    Maybe 50 carbs is not enough for your active...

    Maybe 50 carbs is not enough for your active lifestyle. Is there a reason they are so low? Maybe try adding more carbs for a week and see if you feel better. If not, try the more fat thing.
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    No not peepers, peppers! Haven't resorted to...

    No not peepers, peppers! Haven't resorted to eating the eyeball of the critters!
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    Grapefruit, boiled egg, smoothie with spinach,...

    Grapefruit, boiled egg, smoothie with spinach, flaxseed, banana, honey, and plain almond milk. For lunch, salmon salad (salmon, olive oil, lemon, celery, and lemon pepper) with a veggie medley of...
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    I used to (pre-primal) take a whole wheat cracker...

    I used to (pre-primal) take a whole wheat cracker with peanut butter on it for a quick snack after my lunch shift waiting tables. Many people would ask what I was eating and I had great fun telling...
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    Best wishes on your journey Connie. I am curious...

    Best wishes on your journey Connie. I am curious as to why you are unable to take the first step? The hardest part of any journey is the 1st step. What is stopping you? This is the question you need...
  16. Thread: Sick People

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    I have been gluten free since January and mostly...

    I have been gluten free since January and mostly (80%) grain free since September. I have not had so much as a cold this entire year. Yes, I am knocking on wood! Probably a good thing since I no...
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    That looks wonderful. I wonder what the...

    That looks wonderful. I wonder what the ingredients would look like converted in to cups /tbsps ect?
  18. I run into this situation quite often in my...

    I run into this situation quite often in my personal training business. Many middle aged women perceive exercise as uncomfortable and a chore. So you need to move them to a place where it is...
  19. Thread: Chronic carido

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    I agree if you enjoy it and it makes you feel...

    I agree if you enjoy it and it makes you feel good, go for it! I am guessing there were some groks who had more energy than the average grok. We cannot pigeon hole them as exactly the same. I love to...
  20. Thread: Abs work plus

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    Try some standing core work. Diagonal knee pulls....

    Try some standing core work. Diagonal knee pulls. Boxer twists. Weighted sidebends. Core rotations. And planks, planks, and more planks. Crunches get a bad rap. They have their place on core...
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    Get a kid's play ball. Cut a slice in it, fill...

    Get a kid's play ball. Cut a slice in it, fill with sand, wrap with duck tape. Instant medicine ball. Paper plates on carpet make good gliding disks. Flannel pieces cut a bit larger then the foot...
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    As a personal trainer I hear this all the time. ...

    As a personal trainer I hear this all the time. First it is true abs are made in the kitchen. You need low body fat to see them. But maybe more importantly, genetics has a lot to do with the 6 pack...
  23. I am sorry but this sounds like snake oil to me.

    I am sorry but this sounds like snake oil to me.
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    I grew up on a farm. Grains are what we fed the...

    I grew up on a farm. Grains are what we fed the critters to fatten them up for market. Works on humans too!
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    They did a disservice to the general public. I do...

    They did a disservice to the general public. I do agree eating so called gluten-free processed products will be a passing fad such as the low fat craze. What is not a passing fad is eating whole...
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