Categorized Under “ Fitness”

Fish Oil

Ahhh…fish oil. A whole industry built around supplying us with something that should be a natural part of our food supply. Prior to the 1970’s meat and dairy in the United states was still grass fed so we received ample amounts of the main constituents of fish oil, EPA and Read more…

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What is the Paleo Diet?

It’s funny, but in all the time that I’ve written on this paleo diet topic I’ve never really defined (in my terms) what I think constitutes a “paleo diet.” I laid out some general guidelines in the book and FAQ of course, but I’ve never done that for the blog. Read more…

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“I was a vegetarian for most of my life…” – A Life Changing Revelation.

  This is an odd statement to use in this particular situation, but here goes: I was a vegetarian for most of my life, and it actually didn’t completely ruin me. Yep…I started abstaining from meat when I was about four years old, oddly enough, for moral reasons. The rest of my Read more…

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Paleo Athletes Uncovered: Olympic Hopeful Ursula Grobler

Can an endurance athlete be successful eating a paleo diet?  I hear this question all of the time and I was actually the one asking it a few years ago.  Does it work?  Yep.  How do I know?  I tried it and actually won a marathon eating paleo.  My experience Read more…

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Lean, Mean, Desk Jockey?

I spend a lot of time thinking about health achieved through lifestyle. I also spend a lot of time at work. Bring the two together, and you guessed it, I spend a lot of time thinking about how the work environment is a big piece of the lifestyle pie. There Read more…

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Expedition Impossible: The Modern Gypsies!

I’ll admit it. I kinda dig reality shows. Well some of them. Anything with “Jersey” in it I prefer to wait for The Soup highlights to catch all the bronzed-boobs, nip-slips and cat-fights. But adventure shows, I am “in.” Now, what if we had an adventure show that had a Read more…

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MovNat: Explore Your True Nature

It’s kinda funny…I’ve archived plenty of blog posts but I’ve never done it when I knew I’d not see the blog for 2-3 weeks. It’s kinda like writing material for your funeral or maybe I need to take more time away from social media more often. Wacky! Well, now that summer is settling in Read more…

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Wylde On Health!

Hey there! Just wanted to share the links to our recent TV appearance on Wylde on Health. A huge thank you to Dr. Bryce Wylde for having me back on the show and thank you to Greg Carver of Strength Box for allowing us to film a segment in his Read more…

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My Training at 39

I receive quite a few emails asking what I’m up to with training and nutrition. Now seems like as good a time as any to do a little update on that. Birthdays are always a good point for reflection…see what’s working, what’s not and what trajectory you are on. (Note-I Read more…

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Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches

Hey Y’all! I get a number of emails related to training and the lions share of those involve the Olympic lifts. I cannot think of a better resource for the lifts than Greg Everett’s book Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches. If you tinker with the lifts Read more…

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