Posts By Squatchy

The Importance Of Hormone Opitimization: A Review

This is a guest review post written by Chad Cilli: In an era riddled with bad diet advice, bogus supplements, and fitness gimmicks promising miraculous results with no effort, Mike Mahler is a breath of fresh air.  I first became familiar with his work a few years ago when I Read more…

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Breathing, Anterior Pelvic Tilt, and Voodoo Witchcraft

Who is This Guy? My name is Jim Laird, and I am a Strength and Conditioning Coach and the founder and co-owner of J&M Strength and Conditioning in Lexington, KY.  To give you a brief history about me, I am an elite-level powerlifter who has competed in the 242 class.   Read more…

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Medically Confirmed! My Rheumatoid Arthritis is in Remission!

Written by: Tiffany Francis   “Look Doctor, I know I shouldn’t quit taking medications without consulting you, but it’s been kind of difficult to remember to take my Rheumatoid Arthritis meds, when I’m no longer having any Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms…” *********       Prior to beginning the Paleo lifestyle Read more…

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We Want Paleo!

The people behind Paleoplan.com are excited to unveil We Want Paleo. “It’s a website where people can submit their names and zip codes – like a petition – with which we’re hoping to identify some key locations that have a lot of Paleo followers. Once we’ve identified some locations, we’ll start reaching out Read more…

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Answers To Your Paleo Diet Burning Budget Questions

So we asked you guys what sort of food budget related questions you had, and you gave us some good ones. I’ve picked a few questions that seem to come up more often for people. Here we go! 1. “What about conventionally raised meats, is it okay to buy meat Read more…

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Sick to Strong – My Story About Paleo

Written by: Matthew Coast Like most Americans, I grew up with very little nutritional education coming from my parents. In that way, I almost feel more fortunate than most. I didn’t get indoctrinated into unhealthy programming like some people get. About two and a half years ago, my brother called me Read more…

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Diet, Stress, and Your Neurotransmitters

Written by: Kevin Cann Stress and obesity have a strong link in our society.  In order to combat the obesity epidemic effectively we need to recognize the connection and handle the underlying stressors.  A group of hormones that are released when we are stressed are called glucocorticoids.  These glucocorticoids remain Read more…

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Battling Rheumatoid Arthritis With a Paleo Diet

Written by: Meagan Holden Let’s start at the beginning. Sorry folks…this may take a few minutes! In spring of 2007 I was diagnosed with Bursitis in my shoulders. Bursitis is an inflammation of the bursae sac. We have bursae sacs in joints like our knees, shoulders, hips…it allows for smooth Read more…

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How Inflammation Affects Our Hypothalamus and Hunger Response

Written By: Kevin Cann             Our lifestyles are much different than those of our Paleolithic ancestors.  Our ancestors had to worry about predators, food shortages, and droughts.  They had plenty of down time to relax and unwind and had to be active to forage for food.  Currently, none of this Read more…

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Putting Hidradenitis Suppurativa Into Remission

I have had a condition called Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) for over 20 years. Never heard of it? I’m not surprised. It’s the Leprosy of the 21st century. HS sufferers will inadvertently break out in boils and cysts in delicate areas of their bodies – armpits, groin, buttocks, upper thighs – Read more…

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