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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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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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