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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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CrossFit FootBall- Tennessee Tech!

Just wanted to let folks know that the CFFB certs are up and running! If you have the chance, try to get out this event. If you coach football, participate in the strength & conditioning of football players or simply have a predilection towards strength, power and speed, you will Read more…

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Paleo vs. Zone: Does Food Quality Matter?

Update- I’ve been taken to task on what I wrote and I need to address that. I mention below a “50-60% adherence” number and really tore it apart. When Tony wrote that originally he qualified that as being an arbitrary number, not a claim of accuracy. I was pretty spun up Read more…

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MMMM Good Meals!

Hey Everyone, just wanted to let you know about an amazing service in the San Diego, CA area called MMMM Good Meals. Luckily, Dutch Lowy did a great interview with Michele Vieux, crossfit games competitor, CrossFit Invictus trainer and Big Cheese behind MMMM Good Meals.  If you live in the Read more…

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CrossFit Football Omelet!

  If your goal is some kind of mass gain and/or you are not overly concerned about Bikini season (think Greg Everett) you may need or want to do some BIG eating. Although liquid food is a good option in this regard, you CAN get in some serious cals by Read more…

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Dutch Lowy Training Seminar

We have been running a crossfit facility for close to 6 years now. We have learned a lot along the way on topics ranging from training to business to small group dynamics. Interestingly, I’d say less than 50% of what I’ve learned over the past 5 years came about in Read more…

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The Road Forager: San Francisco Airport!

Sorry about the lack of updates on The Road Forager. I have a WordPress app for my iPhone but it has dumped about 5 blog attempts into the either…just fracking gone, so I am resorting to the clunky process of downloading the photos, then doing a post. Hopefully subsequent updates Read more…

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