Categorized Under “ Fitness”

Andrew Bowers

Health as a By-Product

Guest post written by: Andrew Bowers   I was thirteen or fourteen, looking like Captain America (prior to the super-soldier serum). It was my first year of high-school and my first year of weights class. The work was hard, and the gains were slow; looking back I think that’s how Read more…

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The Truth about Carbs

Using Evolution And Exercise Physiology To Customize Your Carb Intake

Guest post by: Nate Miyaki   Let’s say I am a mixed martial artist going through a 12-week training camp to prepare for a fight. What would happen if all I did were Ron-Burgundy-style body sculpting exercises, but never did any sparring or conditioning drills? I’d have an awesome moustache Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – DAY 30!!!

Day 30 Challenge: Evaluate your situation and progress. Ask yourself – “How do I feel and where are my energy levels now compared to when I started making these changes?” or “Has my gym performance and/or how my clothes fit changed since I have been eating better?” If you like Read more…

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Go Down Swinging…

This post was written by Russ Blanck, a 56-year old police officer who adopted CrossFit and a Paleo lifestyle as a means to maximize his functional fitness.  CrossFit and Paleo have helped him achieve his goals.  He works and trains alongside officers 20 to 30 years younger than him.  As a certified Read more…

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The 6 Pillars of an Unbreakable Body

Guest post written by: Kate Galliett   If you’re not careful, you can get sucked into an abyss of information as you study the paleo diet, low-inflammation foods, primal living, carb-cycling, etc. There’s so many things to tinker with, but like a mighty oak tree standing tall in the harshest Read more…

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The LAST Blog Post You Ever Need To Read To Be Successful – (SERIOUSLY!)

Every day there’s a new blog post, podcast, book or expert telling you exactly what to eat (and/or not eat), when to eat, how to exercise (or not exercise), which supplements to take, how much you need to sleep… All you have to do is follow the protocol and you’ll Read more…

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Kate Galliett

How & Why To Make Your Feet Stronger

Guest post written by: Kate Galliet   Low-inflammation diet? Check. Plenty of good sleep? Check. A good probiotic & digestive enzyme source? Check. And so on down the checklist of ‘stuff you learned from sites like this one to help you gain health & reduce disease-risk.’ We have a similar Read more…

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My training at 42 (ish)

I’ve been tinkering with this post for a long time, apologies for the tardiness. I thought I was busy. Then we had a daughter. And I really thought I was busy. Then we got pregnant and had another daughter, and I’m no longer busy, I just never stop! Each year Read more…

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“Exercising” the Demons

I didn’t have to think about life, work, responsibilities or really anything except exactly what I was. Sometimes I absolutely hated the action – like DREADED it – but when was done it felt SO good. I was at peace and worthy of being able to relax. It was my Read more…

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Strength and Conditioning in the Aging Athlete

Guest post written by: Judah Boulet   One day you wake up and you realize your body feels different. Maybe it’s that you cannot do some of the things you used to do anymore, or maybe your body is screaming much louder than it did before while doing the same Read more…

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