Categorized Under “ Paleo/Low Carb”

Heard of T. Colin Campbell?

I received the following question in the comments section: Hey Robb, Have you ever looked at the work of T Colin Campbell at Cornell? He wrote a book called the China Study about how eating meat is bad for you. I don’t want to ask you to do extra work, Read more…

Continue Reading →
logo-header

CrossFit Balboa

Happy turkey Day folks! Just wanted to throw a great resource to you, Crossfit Balboa. They have some kick-ass paleo resources…check it out!

Continue Reading →

NorCal Nutrition

I know there are a few affiliate owners and trainers who read this blog so I wanted to let y’all know about a pretty lengthy post I did for our CrossFit NorCal Blog. Our clients ask many, many nutrition related questions and it’s always an uphill battle to make the Read more…

Continue Reading →

Paleo vs. Type 1 Diabetes

I received the following email today, pretty cool stuff: Robb, I emailed you about a month or so ago.  I just want to give you an update on my situation:  I’ve lost about 15-20lbs.  I’ve taken no insulin for 5 weeks and I’m type 1 Diabetic!.  Because of my strict Read more…

Continue Reading →

Exercise: Effective for Fat Gain

I received the following question which is pretty interesting. Check it out: Rob, I would like to start with saying thank you for all of your time and commitment to the crossfit community. I am very frustrated with the zone right now. I am 6?2? 230# with about 19-20% BF. Read more…

Continue Reading →

Miltons Paleo Rebuttal

I had a great question that involves Katherine Miltons rebuttal to much of Cordain’s work. Here is the question and my response:   Robb, I’d love to talk to you about elite level athletes diets (olympian diets), and their high reliance on carbs and not so healthy food, sometime.. but Read more…

Continue Reading →

The Zone: Too Many Carbs?

I received this message from Bian of Potomac CrossFit. Many, many people find the carb levels of the base zone to be too many carbs too often. This may be heresy in some circles, but it’s the facts. In Mastering the Zone Sears presents a flow chart for dealing with Read more…

Continue Reading →

Zone Problems

Nicole Carroll forwarded a great question to me. Here is the question and my subsequent response: Hi Nicole, I attended the CrossFit Charlotte Level 1 Certification and I have to say you all were absolutely brilliant. I have attended many certifications in my career and CrossFit was by far the Read more…

Continue Reading →

The Paleo Diet vs. Multiple Sclerosis

A key feature that is continuously overlooked by mainstream medicine, especially the clueless vegan docs, is the complete lack of cancer, diabetes, heart disease and autoimmune disease in hunter gatherer cultures. The immediate argument is “hunter gatherers did not live very long…” Oy vey! They need to read the common Read more…

Continue Reading →

Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

First time you have heard of this? Me too. One of our clients rolled in and explained she can have only very limited sun exposure without suffering some serious blisters…that apparently can extend all the way to the BONE! You can geek out on the topic by checking out thus Read more…

Continue Reading →