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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 most anything in life worth… Continue Reading

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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 your answers to these questions… Continue Reading

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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 emergency manager he provides logistical… Continue Reading

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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 rain storm, Robb has always… Continue Reading

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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 checklist for ‘stuff you need… Continue Reading

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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 lived is a milestone of… Continue Reading

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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 escape, my therapy, my release,… Continue Reading