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    While I know the fat percentage scales are pretty...

    While I know the fat percentage scales are pretty much bunk, mine has been consistent, so I figure the calculations have some consistent basis, even if the real percentages are garbage.

    When I...
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    Jogged about 1.6 miles and walked another .6...

    Jogged about 1.6 miles and walked another .6 miles. Working up to a 5k in a couple weeks, even though I don't think I'll be able to do the entire distance at a "running" pace. My goal is not to be...
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    I don't know what it's like in Spain, but in the...

    I don't know what it's like in Spain, but in the US, most schools have after-school conditioning programs for athletes. You don't have to be part of organized sport to take part, but the coaches will...
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    Slack line looks like fun. I happened on a few...

    Slack line looks like fun. I happened on a few people doing it and took photos for the paper I work for. Kind of wish I had tried it at their invitation, but I was running to get enough photos for...
  5. I've never found breakfast did anything except...

    I've never found breakfast did anything except make me hungrier for lunch. Now, if I am actually working hard in the morning, it helps, but with the intense physical effort required of an office...
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    My grandmother lived to be 97 and every morning...

    My grandmother lived to be 97 and every morning was bacon and fried eggs.
    For some, unknown reason, she was always thin and fit. :)
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    I started the same way last year. It's pretty...

    I started the same way last year. It's pretty normal if you haven't been working out.

    I had to start with wall pushes and work from there. Even after a year, I'm still working my way into good...
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    Some of the other Sara recipes aren't that bad....

    Some of the other Sara recipes aren't that bad. Not Primal, but not all that terrible. The chicken breasts stuffed with cheese and sun-dried tomatoes aren't entirely awful, although the pork roast...
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    Congratulations. 50lbs is an impressive weight...

    Congratulations. 50lbs is an impressive weight loss.

    Keep at it and always stay positive.
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    Posted a new Facebook profile picture last night....

    Posted a new Facebook profile picture last night. Just taken with my cellphone camera but in good light. A former co-worker replied, "How is it that you look younger than you did when I worked with...
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    Going the low-carb, primal route took me...

    Going the low-carb, primal route took me completely off Pepcid.

    From my experience, excess acid is entirely traceable to breads and other similar starches. Regular sugars are also related, but I...
  12. When I did my bigger weight loss, It was about...

    When I did my bigger weight loss, It was about one pound per week. At the time, I was doing a pretty severe low carb diet.

    Now that I'm primal, I'm losing about the same per week, but have gotten...
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    Wore a pair of 32 waist jeans and realized they...

    Wore a pair of 32 waist jeans and realized they were actually a bit loose.

    Nice on the day I finally got up the nerve to donate the last of my XL shirts. I do keep one pair of "fat pants" for the...
  14. One of the biggest advantages of low carb and...

    One of the biggest advantages of low carb and paleo eating for me has always been the end of acid reflux. I'm always amazed how a day where I eat processed sugars and breads will lead to a night...
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    Maybe it's more of a midwest thing, but at the...

    Maybe it's more of a midwest thing, but at the same time I started going Primal, two other people I know started similar plans independently. One of them, the husband of a co-worker has lost 60 lbs....
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    No matter what the calculations are, it's very...

    No matter what the calculations are, it's very unlikely that you are consistently losing weight and gaining fat. If you lost about 1 lb per week (.5 kg per week), it's very unlikely you are actually...
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    Body fat calculation machines are often wrong if...

    Body fat calculation machines are often wrong if you aren't average weight/height. They do a quick galvanic measurement that only does some basic water measurements.

    I have one and my weight and...
  18. If you're getting a lot of exercise, especially...

    If you're getting a lot of exercise, especially weight work, don't look at the scale. Gauge your success visually or through measurements. It is possible to lose fat and gain muscle with no net...
  19. I've been thinking about this sort of thing since...

    I've been thinking about this sort of thing since I began to build fitness and lose weight a few months ago.

    Over the years, I tried the train to failure and wait a few days to recover approach,...
  20. Thread: Las Vegas

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    Apart from the beer I drink when I'm there, I...

    Apart from the beer I drink when I'm there, I don't have too much problem staying quasi-primal.

    I usually hit a buffet for late breakfast and get an omelet, bacon and other protein and fat, along...
  21. Here's my simple bachelor-friendly chuck roast....

    Here's my simple bachelor-friendly chuck roast. Gets me a great dinner and several other meals.

    1 chuck roast about 3 lbs
    1 sweet potato
    1 medium onion about fist sized
    3 large carrots (or...
  22. Thread: Belly Fat

    by WIChuck
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    From experience, you will lose weight from the...

    From experience, you will lose weight from the outside in. The first thing to go are fat fingers and toes. I've finally gotten within 15lbs of my goal weight, and it's almost all around my belly.
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  23. Don't mess with workout supplements... You don't...

    Don't mess with workout supplements... You don't know what's in them...

    Ten Menomonie football players suspended over energy drink - Leader-Telegram: Daily Updates
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    I don't understand why kids shouldn't like...

    I don't understand why kids shouldn't like interesting foods. Obviously, many kids don't...

    As a small child, I loved the sharpest cheddars and odd things like liver sausage.

    Over time, I was...
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    There was an effect during the transition to low...

    There was an effect during the transition to low carb, but it didn't last.

    Now, 10-12 weeks in, everything is back to normal.

    ...and with a significant weight loss and muscle gain, I've...
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