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    I recently discovered "Sweet Heart" jeans at Old...

    I recently discovered "Sweet Heart" jeans at Old Navy - small waist with big hips/thighs. After struggling to find something that fit me properly (thanks, squats and deadlifts), they've been a...
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    So I guess I'm also atypical... I eat between...

    So I guess I'm also atypical...

    I eat between 2500 and 4500 calories per day, depending. Today I'm clocking in at just over 4000 calories: 50% fat and about 25% each carbs/protein (it's squat day...
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    I plugged my food into a couple trackers...

    I plugged my food into a couple trackers (livestrong, paleotrack, fitday) and today's food comes out to 2800-3000 calories. Here's what I've eaten/plan on eating:

    Breakfast:
    5 eggs, cooked in...
  4. Thread: Sucky Deadlift

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    Another vote for the squat video.

    Another vote for the squat video.
  5. Thread: Sucky Deadlift

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    Agree with Neckhammer and Coach. Lower your hips...

    Agree with Neckhammer and Coach. Lower your hips down. Keep the bar closer to your body. Even in your initial set up at the bar, your back looks flexed and rounded forward - I kept waiting for you to...
  6. Thread: Thanksgiving

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    Our Thanksgiving is going to be a 4-day event,...

    Our Thanksgiving is going to be a 4-day event, and will also include our monthly LAN party. Over the course of four days, we're eating 2 turkeys, 2 geese, bracciole, primal-friendly meatloaf, baked...
  7. Thread: ladies.....

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    Powerlifting 3x/week, Yoga at least once per...

    Powerlifting 3x/week, Yoga at least once per week, cycling at least 3x per week. Broken down:

    Sunday: Barbell deadlifts plus other back exerciese (pull-ups, chin-ups, lat pulldown, row variations,...
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    With all the squash that's available right now,...

    With all the squash that's available right now, there's no way in hell I'll be in ketosis anytime soon. When I was doing considerably lower carb in the spring, there were definite symptoms. Like...
  9. From your post, I gather that your husband isn't...

    From your post, I gather that your husband isn't primal? If that's the case, that's probably the biggest hurdle in making sure your house is free of non-primal "food".

    I'll share my situation, for...
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    At the end of each week, my husband and I host...

    At the end of each week, my husband and I host all of our friends at our house in the evening. Part of this includes cooking for everyone. While we keep the meals grain-free, we don't use...
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    I will agree that there is definitely a line to...

    I will agree that there is definitely a line to be drawn when it comes to pricey cookware, though. Having a nice set of pots and pans is one thing, but shelling out major $$ for something that, in...
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    I married an Italian, so there's that (so glad he...

    I married an Italian, so there's that (so glad he and I eat the same way now - he used to make the most amazing garlic bread), but most of my male friends can cook something decent. It's kind of...
  13. I'd love to do a meet-up, but the next couple of...

    I'd love to do a meet-up, but the next couple of weeks are booked for me (recovering/cleaning up from our Star Trek party this weekend... /nerd, and hosting a LAN on the 28th).
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    5'9", 165lbs, just started lifting like this in...

    5'9", 165lbs, just started lifting like this in late March, and I'm in love!
    Deadlift: 200lbs
    Squat: 165lbs
    Bench: 110lbs (Been stuck at 110 for a while, and it's difficult to accept that as a...
  15. Thread: Man O Man...

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    Goes right along with the "Hard to find in...

    Goes right along with the "Hard to find in stores" con for lard.
  16. Thread: Gripe of the Day

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    GotD - Every week when I pick up my 6 year-old...

    GotD - Every week when I pick up my 6 year-old step-daughter from her mom's, we talk about what she had to eat that day. It is not uncommon for me to receive a list of "foods" like the one I heard...
  17. Thread: Yoga, anyone?

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    I love yoga. I moonlight as an instructor, but am...

    I love yoga. I moonlight as an instructor, but am dedicated to my own personal practice as well. I do powerlifting twice a week though, and while yoga can be very physically taxing, the weightlifting...
  18. Thread: Funny CW moments

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    I used to lurk in the weight loss/fitness threads...

    I used to lurk in the weight loss/fitness threads on the penny arcade forums, but after adopting a primal way of eating/living, it was really frustrating for me to continue to read them, so I haven't...
  19. Managed an assisted pull-up at 12lbs assistance...

    Managed an assisted pull-up at 12lbs assistance (been working on that one for a few weeks). Only managed to get halfway up with 8lbs, but I'll get there! I've found that the placement of my hands is...
  20. Thread: Funny CW moments

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    Okay, all this talk of Klingons has dragged me...

    Okay, all this talk of Klingons has dragged me away from merely lurking in this thread. My husband and I have hosted a Star Trek party in the past, and our next one is in a week! (mostly star trek...
  21. Count me in! Last year was push-ups (up to 35 in...

    Count me in! Last year was push-ups (up to 35 in 1 minute) and this year is pull-ups. Tested myself on the assist machine today and I'm down to 24lbs of weight assisting me. I've never been able to...
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