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Ironwoman Berns Tan Personal Best by 1 hour plus with a Primed Lifestyle

One of my idols is Berns Tan. A wonderfully talented lady who smashed her Ironman personal best by more than 1 hour after adopting the Primed for your Life/Wheat Belly/LCHF lifestyle.

So, how did Berns go from a 13:17:58 Ironman Malaysia on September 27th 2014 to a 12:15:15 Ironman Taiwan on April 12th less than 7 months later?

Berns adopted the Primed Lifestyle which is very similar to the Wheat Belly Lifestyle of Dr. William Davis where grains, sugar, processed foods and vegetable oils are eliminated in favor of more nutritious, real foods that do not spike your blood sugars nor cause inflammation.

It is all about optimally fueling your mind and body.

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Questions and Answers with Ironwoman Berns Tan

What were the main reasons for you smashing one hour off your Ironman personal best?

★ I was able to shed off 3-4lbs of body weight even when I was eating my favorite food – meat. However, like you said, not too much meat but less cheap carbs (like bread, pasta, rice, noodles, white potatoes) and more quality fats like olive and coconut oil.

How was your energy during Ironman Taiwan?

★ Sustained energy all throughout the race. I only needed a quarter of the amount of energy gel (Home-made Primed of course) that I took on my previous full Ironman in Malaysia. I even walked 5km to my hotel after the race 😉

How was your recovery?
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Wheat baby! The Painful Condition of Accidentally Eating Grains/Gluten Once Off It

The Primed Lifestyle is about eating real, nutritious food to optimally feed your body and brain. GMO, highly processed foods should not be part of a healthy lifestyle as they cause inflammation, spike blood sugars and insulin (those promoting early aging) and are addictive appetite stimulating “poison” that humans and many animals (such as your dog) are poorly adapted to digesting.

Wheat Baby pain

Once you give up grains/wheat you CANNOT go back because once the “poison” is out of your system your body will react badly if this “poison” is reintroduced. This is surely proof positive that these grains are “poison” to your system.

Wheat Baby

My wonderfully slim and fit Primed client’s wife accidentally had gluten in some Thai food and her normally tight and terrific tummy became 3 months “pregnant” with a “wheat baby”.

I personally got intense stomach cramps when I had just a tablespoon of cous cous. Never again.

Wheat Belly's Wheat Baby

From the wonderful facebook page of Dr. William Davis called Wheat Belly (named after his NY Times best seller):

Stacey couldn’t resist and wanted to see what would happen when she re-exposed herself to wheat/grains after being free of them. Look what happened! See featured image above.

“I’ve been 100% grain-free for about a month and I did something stupid and tested the before and after results. I’m appalled and amazed at how bloated a little wheat made me. These pictures were taken 15 mins apart!
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160km Ultra Marathon on Olive Oil & Nuts – Well Done Primed Low Carb Champion Rose

Primed for your Life is what Rose Betonio is. Not only did she win her 160km ultra marathon on olive oil and nuts (no processed carbs at all) but Rose was fully recovered by the following day (except for sore lips) when her competitors were still sore and limping.

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The reason Primed/Paleo/LCHF/Wheat Belly Lifestyle is on everyone’s lips at the moment is because so many people want to be healthier and are realizing that there is no magic pill, no healing potion and not even running ultra marathons will get you healthy. Sometimes doing too much exercise makes things worse.

However, in the case of running machine Rose Betonio she found a good food formula to augment her love of running.

Rose’s new Primed Lifestyle allows Rose to run fast, recover faster and still be a healthy, dynamic and energetic person with a killer smile!

Rose Benito

The Primed for your Life Lifestyle is basically a delicious recipe of paleo real food principles, Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint, Lower Carb with Higher Healthy Fat/LCHF together with the Wheat Belly Lifestyle where individuals discover what real food ingredients work best for them whilst avoiding modern toxins like grains, sugar and veg oil.
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