Categorized Under “ Athletic Performance”

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What You Need To Fill Your Belly & Fuel Your Brain

Okay folks, my latest blog posts have been a little heavy (and there are definitely more of them coming – brace yourself), so I’m going to lighten things up bit this time. It’s been a while since I’ve given you a list of recommended reading material and everyone likes snacks. Read more…

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Females, Carbohydrates, and Hormones

Oh, carbohydrates.  Just like politics and religion, discussion on this macronutrient is not dinner table material.  There are many strong opinions on just how many carbohydrates are “safe” to consume.  Some advocate “high” carb, others prescribe a “moderate” amount, others “low” or even “very low”. And to mystify things further, Read more…

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Consumed By Food…

There are these two guys. I LOVE THEM. They never ask me to bring them a beer or steal the remote control. They make me feel good and comfort me when I’m having a bad day. They are both totally cool with each other; in fact they’re even in business Read more…

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Carbohydrates: Let’s All Take a Breath

Guest post written by: Amy Berger   Dr. David Perlmutter’s appearance on episode 200 of the Paleo Solution podcast stirred up a bit of controversy. It was disconcerting to hear one of the premier clinicians in the field of neurology present a hardline stance concerning carbohydrate consumption. With many of Read more…

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Fight or Flight

Guest post by: Tyler Minton I woke up on the cold bathroom floor. I knew I hadn’t fallen asleep, but couldn’t remember exactly at what point I had pulled myself out of the tub filled with hot water and epsom salt. After taking a minute to climb to my feet, Read more…

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Is Your Inner Coach a Moron?

Written by: Sarah Strange   Sometimes we do really idiotic things to ourselves that we wouldn’t ever wish on anyone else. I think we do it unconsciously; feeling like it’s totally normal and reasonable until someone else points it out to us, or we look at it in a greater Read more…

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Eating in All Directions

Written by: Stephanie McCormack Maybe you’re a hard-charging athlete with dreams of standing atop a CrossFit podium or being tops in a local race. Maybe you’re a weekend warrior pounding the pavement between hours at your day job, hoping for some sort of athletic advantage or boost in your training. Read more…

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The Shelves Overfloweth With New Paleo Reading (and Cooking) Material…

Remember when the only paleo books on the market were “The Paleo Diet” and “The Paleo Solution”? It was a time before iPads and smart phones, back when we still had to read books with pages… Honestly, I’m not entirely sure how we survived… Well, lucky for us we are Read more…

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90/10, 80/20, 40/60… What’s Your Paleo Percentage?

Conversation overheard at the gym: Ripped dude with six-pack abs and biceps that would shut down any military gun show: “Yeah, you know, I’m not like 100% paleo. I’d say I’m probably about 90/10.” New guy with pony-keg abs, wearing Velcro tennis shoes: “Cool, so you can still have beer Read more…

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The Female Athlete Triad

As a dietitian, I’ve worked with a variety of individuals (ranging from those with eating disorders to  neurological conditions) improve their health through nutrition and other lifestyle modifications.  Often times when I meet with clients, the desired goal is weight loss, but when it comes to women that can come Read more…

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