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Paleo Diet: Am I losing enough weight?

Hey folks! Just quick one here. I’ve received about 50 private messages, twitter pings and other reach-outs this morning with the general theme being: “Hey Robb, I think I’m stalled on my WEIGHT LOSS…should I go ketogenic? Cut out nuts? Join an Ashram?” Folks are forgetting or ignoring the protocol in the book. I do… Continue Reading

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Paleo Fueled Adventure

In early Spring 2012, I’ll be heading north from Washington State through British Columbia, NWT, and Yukon to the Arctic Ocean. From there I’ll be connecting the dots of a 7,000 mile loop through Alaska and back to the starting point. I’ll be paddling 7 rivers, and burning zero fuel for transportation. The methods of… Continue Reading

The Case for the Short Metcon

The ‘Metcon’ (short for metabolic conditioning) is a staple of CrossFit style training. Typically it is two to three exercises repeated for rounds. A classic example from CrossFit is one called “Cindy”, one round consisting of 5 pullups, 10 pushups, and 15 squats. This is repeated for 20 minutes and scored based on the number of rounds completed. A metcon… Continue Reading

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Paleo and Testosterone

To say that this paleo/ancestral life-way has saved and dramatically improved my life would be something between spot on and a complete understatement. I was really sick when I came on all this back in 1998 and for being almost 40 I feel like I’m doing pretty well. But I wonder at times if I’m… Continue Reading

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Make the Most of the ‘Off-season’

The last ‘big’ races/events are over for the season – triathlons, cycling, marathons, the Games – all done for another year.  It’s officially the ‘off-season’; the time for our bodies to rest, recover, and start preparing for the next go.  While the ‘off-season’ is commonly associated with athletes, it truly applies to all of us. … Continue Reading

Ancient but Deadly

I-CaveMan: After Party-Part 2

If you missed Part 1 here it is.  Deep Water The show covered the bulk of the dramas and challenges we faced but one piece that was important did get edited out. When we faced our water shortage, production suggested that we use a skin, get rocks hot and boil the creek water. I argued… Continue Reading

How are we going to feed THIS guy?!

I-CaveMan: After Party-Part 1

Holy Cats!! I received a ton of questions and support surrounding the recent Discovery Channel show, I-Cave Man. Thanks to everyone for both the questions and the support. The show was one of the most intense experiences of my life and I’m glad folks enjoyed the show and have questions. I had so many questions… Continue Reading