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  1. inconsistent gains (Body by Science) - what am I doing wrong?

    I've been doing Body by Science since July after not doing any kind of weight lifting for about 2 years. Previously I had done Strong Lifts 5x5. My goals are to build muscle and get stronger. BBS...
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    I agree - I should have clarified, I would prefer...

    I agree - I should have clarified, I would prefer to lose 5 pounds of body fat. I'm definitely building some muscle through BBS, but I do have a bit of flab around my waist.
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    cardio worth doing to lose last few pounds?

    I realize that cardio is an inefficient way to burn fat, but do you think it would be worth doing to lose a few more pounds? I am 5'9" and 168 pounds right now. Would like to lose about 5 more...
  4. Iron, Food Enrichment and the Theory of Everything

    Iron, Food Enrichment and The Theory of Everything | Free The Animal

    Very interesting article. The hypothesis is that iron fortification in flour and food in general is causing obesity and...
  5. feel better with less sleep - is this normal?

    Over the past several months, I've realized that I literally cannot sleep for longer the 6-6.5 consecutive hours. I could have gotten only 3 hours of sleep the night before and had a really busy...
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    Try looking into the steak and eggs diet - I know...

    Try looking into the steak and eggs diet - I know there a few long threads on this forum where people kept track of their results. From what I've read, it will lean you out. I'm thinking of trying...
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    I wouldn't worry about it. Use it as much as you...

    I wouldn't worry about it. Use it as much as you want.
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    Haven't been drinking alcohol in the past month. ...

    Haven't been drinking alcohol in the past month. Pretty paleo is paleo around 80% of time. I do eat dairy and potatoes pretty regularly. Only drink water, flavored seltzer, and milk.
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    removing belly fat?

    I know that you can't target the belly when losing weight and that you need to just lose weight in general, but is there a point when you know you should be seeing results? I'm in my mid-20s and...
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    Cool. What do you eat on your fast days? I'm...

    Cool. What do you eat on your fast days? I'm thinking of trying this.
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    5:2 fast diet - anyone try it?

    Welcome to 5:2 intermittent fasting The Fast Diet
    Is Intermittent Hunger The Most Profound Paleo Shortcut Ever? | Free The Animal

    5 days of eating what you want, 2 days (non-consecutive) of...
  12. Give it a week or two and the headaches should go...

    Give it a week or two and the headaches should go away. In the meantime, maybe cut down your workouts and generally just avoid stress if you're not feeling right. Your body will eventually get used...
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    If you're on a tight budget, then I would say...

    If you're on a tight budget, then I would say that you are doing well. Just do you best to avoid processed food, grains, and sugar and you should see results.
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    Upload it to photobucket or something

    Upload it to photobucket or something
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    can't keep a consistent sleep schedule

    I'm currently in grad school and am working about 25 hours a week. I have plenty of time to get things done. My latest class ends at 9:30pm and my earliest commitment in the morning is 10:30am. ...
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    At a minimum I would give it a month.

    At a minimum I would give it a month.
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    What's wrong with Lustig?

    What's wrong with Lustig?
  18. I don't think its necessarily "low carb" that...

    I don't think its necessarily "low carb" that reduces acne; I think its all about eliminating specific types of carbs. For me personally, grains definitely cause my skin to break out. But I am...
  19. If I had trouble clicking your link (here is...

    If I had trouble clicking your link (here is working one I hope: Fat Head The ‘Diet’ Meal in 1976), but that's very cool. In a similar vein, check out this timeline of heart disease: Illustrated...
  20. are there real benefits in lifting weights slowly?

    As described here: Setting Yourself Up to Win: A Body By Science Approach | Mark's Daily Apple (and advocated by Dr Joseph Mercola too)
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    I used to drink probably the equivalent of 4 cans...

    I used to drink probably the equivalent of 4 cans a day. Would have soda with just about every meal (except breakfast, but I was rarely eating breakfast back then).

    Haven't had a soda in about...
  22. My meals basically consist of a piece of meat...

    My meals basically consist of a piece of meat (chicken, beef, steak, bacon, sausage) and some veggies on the side (broccoli, onions, peppers, cauliflower). I have one egg a day. I do eat dairy -...
  23. haven't had a great night's sleep in a long time

    Been paleo for almost a year a now. I've experienced a lot of benefits but one thing that hasn't improved is my sleep. Going back to high school (I'm in my early 20s), I've had pretty bad sleep...
  24. Thread: Acne

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    I used to get moderate acne but completely...

    I used to get moderate acne but completely cutting out grains eliminated it almost entirely. I also avoid starchy foods like potatoes and sugar (though I do eat chocolate). I still eat dairy. I...
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    It depends on what your goals are. Personally I...

    It depends on what your goals are. Personally I avoid potatoes (sweet and normal) because they cause my skin to break out.
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