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    Jul 2013


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    Hey everyone! I am on day four of my new way of life! I am a 30 year old new first time father and have decided that I need to set a better example for my son. I used to be an athlete, although I've realized that that high school and college were a lot longer ago than I'd like to admit to myself. I've sadly put on about 100 pounds since I was 18. I weighed in at 266 last week when I went to the doctor and realized that the time for ignoring my ballooning weight was over.

    I started eating better and I already feel less bloated. I am getting slight dizzy spells and a little nausea, but from reading the forums it seems like that is normal and part of the "carb flu". I have signed up for a crossfit gym and start my intro/education part tomorrow. That is where I come up with my first question: should I still go if I'm adapting to my new diet? I figure ill be with a trainer, so that will help, but just wanted some advice.

    I really excited about this decision. I want to be able to keep up with my son. He's 6 months old and on the verge of crawling. I have a feeling I will need a bit of energy in the near future. Thanks for your help!


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    Join Date
    Aug 2011
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    Hi , Mark!
    Welcome! Also, congrats on fatherhood!

    Just talk to your crossfit trainers about being new to paleo and PB. Most crossfit trainers are very familiar with both ways of eating and can help you through the adjustment to it all. In fact, a lot of crossfit gyms recommend a paleo, or paleo based diet.

    But by all means, if you're excited about it, go! Lift heavy stuff and kick butt!

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