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  1. I managed to finish it in 2.5hours! Not...

    I managed to finish it in 2.5hours! Not impressive but I'm satisfied, considering its my first.
    Thanks for the advice!! :)
  2. My half marathon flag off is tomorrow morning at...

    My half marathon flag off is tomorrow morning at 5am! Any advice on what I should eat today to fuel up? :)
  3. Relaygirl - thanks for the reply! This is my...

    Relaygirl - thanks for the reply!

    This is my first half actually! I take part in sprint canoeing, and besides 3 water trainings a week, I lift heavy 2-3 times and run (short ones) 1-2 times. I'm...
  4. Hi all! I have an upcoming half marathon on 1...

    Hi all!

    I have an upcoming half marathon on 1 September, and would like to get some advice for the race.

    I'm 17, female, 125lb, 1.6m, been primal since jan 2013. I'm already fat adapted, I...
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    17, been primal since the beginning of this year!...

    17, been primal since the beginning of this year! Trying quite hard to convert my family but they're not budging :(
  6. Haha yeah I am! :) hmm maybe I'm jumping the gun...

    Haha yeah I am! :) hmm maybe I'm jumping the gun a little..... But nevertheless, I'm always curious and interested to learn about new methods/tactics from the primal community here! It's a really...
  7. Wow. Means you're fat adapted? How do you manage...

    Wow. Means you're fat adapted? How do you manage to lift weights, sprint etc without carbs at all? Or are the berries sufficient.....?
  8. Hmm okay.... I get what you're trying to say. I...

    Hmm okay.... I get what you're trying to say. I think I'll continue with VLC and try to get Keto adapted for another week or so, if I'm still not feeling 100% then I'll reevaluate and see what I can...
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    I'm also interested in the PDF, if anyone still...

    I'm also interested in the PDF, if anyone still has it? I would appreciate it very much if someone can give me the link! :) because I'm running a half marathon on 1 sept, and I've been on less than...
  10. It's much less severe when I eat them post...

    It's much less severe when I eat them post workout, I'm not exactly sure why, maybe it's because they're replenishing my muscle stores and not flowing around in my blood stream.

    I feel it about 1...
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    When I found the MDA website end last year, it...

    When I found the MDA website end last year, it was like a godsend. I had been trying to lose fat before that following the infamous low fat, whole grains diet, but I was starving the whole time and...
  12. I will only eat carbs before I lift, or do high...

    I will only eat carbs before I lift, or do high intensity sprints. Otherwise I don't touch them at all. But aren't we supposed to be able to handle some amount of carbs in our system, no matter what?...
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    The distance runs are only for a month or 2,...

    The distance runs are only for a month or 2, because it's kinda like a tradition for the team to participate in a one-off half marathon once a year. The mid distance high intensity runs are supposed...
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    Oh and to add on, my sport emphasizes a lot on...

    Oh and to add on, my sport emphasizes a lot on strength/power to weight ratio, so it is highly ideal for me to get to a low body fat level (still at healthy levels of course) as it would help improve...
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    Vb66- I'm a canoe-sprint athlete. During normal...

    Vb66- I'm a canoe-sprint athlete. During normal water trainings we do moderate to high intensity sprints (paddling) of either 200m, 500m and 1000m, ranging from 5-10 sets. I know I require carbs for...
  16. Hey there, I think I'm kind of facing similar...

    Hey there, I think I'm kind of facing similar problems as you! Like when I eat mainly fat and protein with minimals carbs (mainly from veg, not even fruit) I feel perfectly fine and high in energy,...
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    Okay, I'll keep that In mind. Thanks!! ...

    Okay, I'll keep that In mind. Thanks!!

    Usually on off days ill probably eat less than 50g of carbs, when I lift/train/do sprints I average around 50-100g per day. I kinda found my balance there....
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    So you're saying I just have to focus on gaining...

    So you're saying I just have to focus on gaining muscle slowly and limit fat gain as much as possible, then maybe fast a little here and there to keep the fat off and stay lean? Also, is it possible...
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    When I was on a high carb, low fat CW diet and...

    When I was on a high carb, low fat CW diet and trying to lose weight, I was hungry all the time and the weight stayed. I was working out (running, lifting weights) every day, and after some period of...
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    Wow just 2 workouts a week? Now that's something...

    Wow just 2 workouts a week? Now that's something new. What are the lifts and rep/sets you do for each workout? I'm assuming they're really intense so that you can get the most out of each workout?
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    Totally agree with you on fasting! It has helped...

    Totally agree with you on fasting! It has helped me control my appetite and get leaner without much effort. It also reduced the need for me to eat copious amounts of protein to build muscle, as my...
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    Hmm okay, thanks for the advice :) haha eating...

    Hmm okay, thanks for the advice :) haha eating disorders definitely aren't gonna happen to me! I've been paleo for 6-7 months, loading up on fat, protein and veg and carbs around training when...
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    I don't exactly have a lot of excess body fat to...

    I don't exactly have a lot of excess body fat to lose, I'm about 20% BF (18 years old female btw), but definitely would help if I could lose some. I think I'm quite fat adapted (I don't take ketone...
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    Ripped: that's great news! I think I'll try...

    Ripped: that's great news! I think I'll try fasting for longer periods of time, since its the off-season now. My current 'record' is only 24h (pathetic, I know), I'll see if I can get it up to 2 or...
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    Are you fat adapted? If so, it would have been...

    Are you fat adapted? If so, it would have been much easier for you to lose that amount of fat, while a non fat adapted person would go through a terrible period of low energy, lethargy etc before...
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