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Paleo: It's almost like it works!

A Note From Coach Rut!

I just wanted to share a nice success story from one of Coach Michael Rutherford’s Athletes. A common counter argument about eating paleo is that people “Can’t get enough carbs” to fuel elite level activity. I’m going to do an extensive deconstruction of that notion in a few days. The Read more…

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CrossFit Nutrition Certification: Toronto Day 1!

CrossFit Nutrition Cert: Toronto, Ontario CA!!!

I LOVE Toronto! I had the good fortune of spending almost 2 weeks there back in 2004 and I love the city. Great food, beautiful architecture and great people. We did back-to-bak days for the Crossfit Nutrition Certification this past weekend and it was fantastic! Both days ran over due Read more…

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CrossFit 305 Paleo Challenge!

Just received a super cool email about CrossFit 305’s Paleo Challenge. It’s almost like CrossFit + Paleo works!

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Paleo Brands Seminar!

The launch of the inaugural Paleo Brands seminar went down this past weekend in San Diego, CA! O-lifting Studdette, Kelly Frankson was one of several hundred attendees of the event and had this write-up. I don’t have much to add with regards to the content of the day, I think Read more…

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Laura DeMarco: The Whole Enchilada!

Most of you know Laura DeMarco from her remarkable achievements at the Dirty South Qualifiers and the CrossFit Games. I first met Laura at the CrossFit Nutrition Cert in Atlanta and all I can say is she is impressive in every way. Smart, direct of thought and an absolute ass-kicker Read more…

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The Zone and Athletic Performance

Amidst yesterdays comments the question was asked “Where is the science for the Zone or paleo with regards to improving athletic performance?” as both a scientist and coach I would have normally told this person to go pound sand as my gym is full of people who are performing FAR Read more…

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Barry Sears IS Paleo!!

I receive a lot of email from folks asking a variety of questions. Two questions tend to about send me over the brink: “How many blocks should I eat?” and “should I eat Paleo or Zone?” Both questions are troubling for several reasons but it’s actually the later question that Read more…

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Max Effort Black Box: It's How We Roll.

For those of you who follow the CrossFit scene pretty closely you might have noticed CrossFit NorCal placed 3rd in the Affiliate cup competition of the CrossFit Games. I’m both impressed by our athletes achievements and proud of their hard work and sacrifice. Now, it’s time to say thank you Read more…

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Post Workout Nutrition: High or Low Carb?

My previous post seems to have stirred some interest and a fair amount of confusion. Should one use carbs post workout or not? If so how much, and when? Like a great number of situations, how we manage our post workout nutrition depends on where we are and where we Read more…

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The Road Forager: Boston!

Boston has some pretty damn good food. Not too surprising I guess considering the size and complexity of the town but I was impressed. When I staggered off the plane and hit the hotel I was starving. I had the breakfast at Max’s The Greek in the San Francisco Airport Read more…

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