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Prof. Loren Cordain: Live! At Pikes Peak CrossFit!!

If you are in the Central US on Sunday, September 19th you MUST check out Prof. Loren Cordain’s talk at Pike’s Peak Crossfit. Paleo Shenanigans will run from 12:00-4:00pm and will cover: 1) The Origins and Evolution of the Western Diet: Health Implications for the 21st Century 2) Implementing the Paleo Diet with Contemporary Foods.… Continue Reading

Handling Shift Work

A HUGE thank you to Ehayes for this comment. It was too good not to share as it touches on the demands of shift work, heightened need for dialed nutrition, and a real need to be flexible with training. Ego driven, non-adaptive training will get anyone overtrained or injured, but the process happens much more quickly in the shift… Continue Reading

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Kids, Paleo and Nutrient Density

I really do need to Sexify my blog titles like Dr. Harris does! Ok, This needs to be a quiky but I’ve been deluged with this question of late and I want a singular place to address it. The question? “Will my kids “miss anything” nutritionally with a Paleo diet?” Great question and this really gets right at the… Continue Reading

Weightlifting,Powerlifting, Gymnastics and GPP!

I think most folks know about this already, but if not, you will be as stoked as I am!  Here are the presenters and what they will cover: Dan John – “Philosophy of Training and Coaching” Greg Everett – “Observation & Correction: Technical Coaching for Weightlifting” Matt Foreman – “Dividing the Barbell Disciplines: Combining Power… Continue Reading


If it works for a SEAL…

Good word from DR. Harris at Panu. I don’t want to just copy and paste that piece here but I do want to throw in some observations. Dr. Harris’ Brother in Law, Jason (who is a SEAL): 1-Started doing CF and saw dramatic improvements in his work related performance. Not too surprising, swapping out flutter… Continue Reading


We received communication last night from CF Legal that our affiliate license was to be terminated today. Greg Everett (Catalyst Athletics) received the same notice. Continue Reading

Spring Leaning: CF Seattle.

Dozens of gyms instituted various flavors of “Paleo Challenges” as a consequence of information folks gathered from the nutrition seminars I provided for CrossFit. People left the seminar armed with a solid knowledge of food quality, how to proportion that quality food for special populations and most importantly, how to trouble shoot folks who were… Continue Reading

Historical Revisionism: CrossFit Style

Well, I’d hoped this CrossFit situation would simmer down but HQ is between a rock and a hard place. People are demanding some kind of action regarding Dave Castro but HQ is, as ever, completely unwilling to admit any type of fault. So they are finally offering some commentary on why I was let go… Continue Reading