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3-DAY REFRESH: GET YOUR BODY BACK ON THE FAST TRACK TO WEIGHT LOSS AND HEALTHY EATING HABITS

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PRIMAL/PALEO P90X
PRIMAL/PALEO P90X
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6/4/12 9:36 AM
I've been eating primal/paleo for 5-6 months.
I tell the folks I coach with fitness & nutrition that they have to find a way of eating that is sustainable for them. A lifestyle change, not a temporary diet in an effort to loose weight for a pre determined amount of time. Be that vegetarian, paleo, primal, flexitarian, vegan, gluten free, whatever. no doctor in the world can convince me that the popular overly processed processed packaged food can compete with whole foods. lean proteins, vegetables, fruit, healthy fats, & spices. I use this rule of thumb when it comes to nutrition-if I feel good after eating something (energy, digestion, clear of mind) then it makes it on my shopping list. If it makes me feel crappy-well you can guess. As my mentor has said-eating clean means not everything that you put in your mouth will be a "mouth explosion of flavor" some things that are the best for you taste like dirt. But if you change your mindset to a more reasonable one- I say "eat to live, don't live to eat."
My nutrition game plan is the same one I use with exercise. When I started and committed to P90X, my strategy was: if I do everything Tony Horton tells me too, or says he does himself. I can't help but get in shape. The closer I come to mimic Tony's level of exercise the closer I come to his level of shape & overall fitness. So when it came to nutrition, I found a buddy who was primal & had nutrition dialed in. I thought too myself, counting calories & low fat is not working. But my buddy has got a method, just mimic his meals. So the closer I got to his primal meals, which I enjoy, the lower my bf% drops. I don't want anyone to think eating Primal during P90X was a sacrifice. Quite the opposite actually. I had seen and herd about primal meal for quite some time. But it all sunk in when much later during the round of X2 when i herd Tony preaching almost the exact same thing. I watch all the Team Beachbody chats with TH. He said in one of them, nutrition for him had to be blindingly simple for him to stick to it. Lean protein, vegetables, fruit, healthy fats & some but very low whole grains. Tony said he was done with mediocrity and was cutting the sugar and starch to get his nutrition on an elite level with his fitness.
message me if your looking for help or wondering if it is right or possible for you.
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RE: PRIMAL/PALEO P90X
11/24/12 3:54 AM as a reply to coachXdave.
Hey Dave, I'm wanting to send you a message, but I can't figure out how on this message board. Send me a message and I can just reply to you from my inbox.

I'm wanting to start paleo for a few weeks before starting p90x, but I'm not sure about how to manage it since I'm very new to paleo. I've seen the lists of approved foods and foods to avoid, but I'm not sure exactly how to ratio it out and when I should be eating (meals per day).

I'm also conflicted on how to incorporate this paleo plan into the meal plan (serving size plan) for p90x.

I've just subscribed to Mark Sisson's daily apple and 7 day paleo introduction. I'm also probably going to buy his book.

Please help me with advice and to find the resources that I need.

My goals are weight loss. 5'9'' 200 lbs. I want to get to atleast 165-170.
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RE: PRIMAL/PALEO P90X
11/24/12 4:47 AM as a reply to coachXdave.
Same Dave looking to start paleo...wanna drop body fat..im in good shape just wanna fine tune my diet...cant figure out how to message ya tho hehe
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