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    There are three schools of thought on endurance...

    There are three schools of thought on endurance fueling. First, is the traditional sugar burner model. You can still be Paleo and do this, but you'll need to take adequate fuel before and during...
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    I'm in the process of becoming fat adapted for...

    I'm in the process of becoming fat adapted for endurance cycling. I think a lot of your question boils down to your heartrate. Are you trying to win the race or just complete it. If you are just...
  3. Stay in the aerobic zone and you don't have to...

    Stay in the aerobic zone and you don't have to replenish glycogen. That's the point. Many of us are athletes and come from a background of GU/sugar during long workouts. You don't have to be...
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    I'm on Day 10 of less than 50g of carbs a day. ...

    I'm on Day 10 of less than 50g of carbs a day. I'm doing this to become a fat adpated endurance athlete. I want to give myself a couple of weeks before I do much exercise, but my plan it to go long...
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    This is exactly the type of information I've been...

    This is exactly the type of information I've been looking foor. I'm one week into my fat adaption process and will be doing endurance cycling. It's good to know that it is possible to do it without...
  6. Thread: Fat Adapted

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    Louisa655, Thanks for the insight. During the...

    Louisa655,

    Thanks for the insight. During the process of fat adaptation, what was your typical carb level on a daily basis? What did you eat during races?
  7. Thread: Fat Adapted

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    My desire to become a fat adapated endurance...

    My desire to become a fat adapated endurance athlete comes from reading "The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Peformance" by Steve Phinney and Jeff Volek. In terms of my low carbs now, it really...
  8. Thread: Fat Adapted

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    Fat Adapted

    Ok, so I'm on day 3 of my fat adaptation process. I'm almost zero carb and I'm going to be under 50 carbs/day for the next 3-4 weeks to jump start the process.

    My question is on exercise. I...
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    It's not Paleo/Primal, but UCAN Superstarch is a...

    It's not Paleo/Primal, but UCAN Superstarch is a relatively new producted that is promoted by low carb/fat adapted endurance athletes. It promotes the use of fat for fuel by not spiking insulin. ...
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    I went to Logan's Roadhouse on a business trip...

    I went to Logan's Roadhouse on a business trip last week. I ordered a steak salad with no cheese or croutons. I then ask for "oil and vingegar." When they brought it out, I thought it didn't taste...
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    You should really do your research before linking...

    You should really do your research before linking SPAM on this site. Paleo folks are into minimalist shoes. MTB shoes are about the exact opposite of that. Clueless.
  12. Thread: Sleep

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    Sleep

    I've never slept well. It's always taken me time to fall asleep and I usually wake up several times during the night. Two weeks Primal and I'm falling asleep easier and sleeping more soundly. I'm...
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    I'm single and never been married. I know going...

    I'm single and never been married. I know going forward that any significant relationship I have in the future will be with someone who values health and fitness. She doesn't necessarily have to...
  14. Thread: Eating Out

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    Eating Out

    I'm on Day 12 of my 30 day Primal journey. I've eaten perfectly according to plan during that time. I've only eaten out twice during those 12 days, but I never realized how much hidden sugar and...
  15. Thread: Mindset

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    Mindset

    I went Primal on 2/6/2012. I geared my diet towards weight loss with high protein and fat and little fruit or nuts. I'm certainly under 50 carbs a day. In the past 10 days, I've gone from 221 to...
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    The healthy food is a punishment mentality is...

    The healthy food is a punishment mentality is really where I'm coming from. I've tried just about every diet out there over the years. Body for Life by Bill Phillips is a prime example. It allowed...
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