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  1. Primal - good for your teeth - yay or nay?

    I've been fairly strictly primal for just over 2 years, and the only complaint (amidst all the good stuff) is that my teeth seem to have become worse over that period, as in more discolouration and...
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    Great progress, well done! +1 to the underwear...

    Great progress, well done! +1 to the underwear comment haha
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    +1 to it just kinda happened. You reach the...

    +1 to it just kinda happened. You reach the point where it's clear from your reflection in the mirror that you needn't worry about losing any more. As a rough guide for a heavily trained muscular...
  4. A 21-30 day fast.... are you for serious?? I...

    A 21-30 day fast.... are you for serious?? I accept your caveat about being under supervision, but I can't see anything sound (evolutionary or otherwise) about depriving yourself of nutrients for...
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    I'd suggest exercising some caution with the...

    I'd suggest exercising some caution with the deadlift if it's causing you pain, it's an awesome exercise when done properly, but it's a fast-track to injury if done the wrong way. You only need to...
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    I have nothing to add to the scientific side of...

    I have nothing to add to the scientific side of the debate, but had to give a +1 to this.... surely it's a modern form of insanity to check out one's guns in the mirror half a dozen times a day, or...
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    £100 or $90USD is cheap as compared to Australia,...

    £100 or $90USD is cheap as compared to Australia, I paid $240AUD for a pair!!
  8. Thread: Bench press

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    I usually train for only ~45mins, with heavy...

    I usually train for only ~45mins, with heavy weights (focusing around 5 reps per set, almost always to failure). So a little longer than 30mins but still pretty short/explosive. Combined with a...
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    Well done! Could you please provide some more...

    Well done!

    Could you please provide some more deets re: your routine? 'Oil pulling' etc are foreign concepts to me!
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    +1, can't imagine not enjoying massive feasts...

    +1, can't imagine not enjoying massive feasts after a serious workout.
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    They will almost certainly hit you up for more...

    They will almost certainly hit you up for more sessions once your 3 freebies are over, so be prepared to have that conversation.

    Also, you're 14, and you spend time (a) at the gym and with a...
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    Have a read of Top Ten Fasting Myths Debunked...

    Have a read of Top Ten Fasting Myths Debunked (Major Update Nov 4th) | Intermittent fasting diet for fat loss, muscle gain and health

    Myth #5 is "Maintain a steady supply of amino acids by eating...
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    +1, BCAAs straight-up taste like ass and are...

    +1, BCAAs straight-up taste like ass and are don't mix in with water very well, in my experience.
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    Pretty sure the duckface photos etc, and his...

    Pretty sure the duckface photos etc, and his attitude generally, are about taking the mickey out of himself/the stereotype. More a case of having a sense of humour than an overinflated ego.
  15. You're all wrong, it's "voilą" (note the 'ą') :)...

    You're all wrong, it's "voilą" (note the 'ą') :)

    btw, nice recipe, might give it a go this weekend.
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    Nice one Ellement, keep it up and the weight will...

    Nice one Ellement, keep it up and the weight will come down over time!

    Having said that it doesn't sound like you've got that much to lose anyway, so don't stress too much about the scale and...
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    How accurate is the testing device? If it's one...

    How accurate is the testing device? If it's one of those scales where you hold on while it sends signals through your body, I would take the results with a grain of salt. In fact anything short of...
  18. After 12 months of huge serves of bacon/eggs for...

    After 12 months of huge serves of bacon/eggs for breakfast, big t-bone steaks for lunch, and generally steak / chicken / lamb for dinner (with all fat included, no lean cuts), I'm pleased to report...
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    Sounds like you're on the way, don't worry too...

    Sounds like you're on the way, don't worry too much about an interim result, just get re-tested every 6 months or so and no doubt you will see improvements... all the best!

    Also, 30 pounds in 90...
  20. 332g of protein = ~1.2kg of chicken/bacon, that's...

    332g of protein = ~1.2kg of chicken/bacon, that's a helluva lot in 1 day. I suspect you're not using Fitday correctly. Perhaps go back and check, you should be aiming for around half the calories...
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    check out: The Leangains Guide | Intermittent...

    check out: The Leangains Guide | Intermittent fasting diet for fat loss, muscle gain and health

    this is the template for those who train early in the morning:

    "Early morning fasted training
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    +1, check out leangains.com, sounds like you fit...

    +1, check out leangains.com, sounds like you fit the profile (i.e. at a reasonable BF% but wanting to push lower) for some intermittent fasting. good luck.
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    well done randito, sounds like you're off to a...

    well done randito, sounds like you're off to a good start, and you have some supporters here who will be regularly checking in on your progress.... keep it up!
  24. Yes, your weight loss will almost certainly slow...

    Yes, your weight loss will almost certainly slow down as you approach your ideal body composition. I followed a similar progression (26yo male, starting at just under 200lbs), from ~18% down to ~14%...
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    It's not that difficult to eat 100+ grams of...

    It's not that difficult to eat 100+ grams of protein in one meal, a 300g steak and a few eggs will get you there! If you have to, supplement with a little whey protein to make up the difference. ...
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