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Epic Bars and the Savory Institute!

Hey everyone! I wanted to let y’all know about a fantastic holiday gift option Offered by Epic Bar   (Please check out that link, fantastic info about the SI) which will benefit the Savory Institute. Here is the short, sweet deal: ALL PROCEEDS derived from the sale of the various gift Read more…

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Day 30

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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Day 23

30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 24

Day 24 Challenge: Make today ‘snack free’. If you’re eating well at each of your meals – adequate protein, fat and non-starchy vegetables – your body should be well fueled to carry you through to the next meal. And contrary to popular belief – eating 6 times a day does Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 23

Day 23 Challenge: Enjoy a treat today. Choose one food that you REALLY want. Make sure your portion size is reasonable (2 slices of pizza – not the whole pizza; 1 donut – not a dozen donuts, etc.) Sit down and ENJOY every single bite of it. If at any Read more…

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Day 22

30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 22

  Day 22 Challenge: Try a NEW vegetable today. Think beyond kale, broccoli and carrots. Explore the produce department and bring home something new. There are SO MANY choices and varieties – purple or orange cauliflower, okra, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, turnips, broccoli rabe, rainbow chard, eggplant, spaghetti squash… Amy’s Two-Second Read more…

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Day 20

30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 20

Day 20 Challenge: Expand your post workout carb horizon. Sweet potatoes are great – but they shouldn’t be your ONLY option. Try parsnips, butternut or acorn squash, plantains, white potatoes (if you don’t have an autoimmune disease), or even some white rice – really, it’s OKAY! Two-Second Take Away:  Did Read more…

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Are You Recovering or Resting

Written By: Kevin Cann Charlie Francis is one of my favorite strength and conditioning coaches to have ever walked the planet. He was well ahead of his time in understanding that an athlete’s success does not only come from workouts, but from everything going on in their lives. He knew Read more…

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Day 14

30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 14

Challenge: Start strategizing for that upcoming holiday feast. Think about ways you can make dishes that are healthy replacements for the standard fare. Ask your paleo friends what they’re doing – share ideas and come up with a plan together. This is also a good time to reactivate your support Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 13

Day 13 Challenge: NO CAFFEINE!! Instead of taking a coffee break – take a break from coffee. You will live. I promise. Two-Second Take Away: Bulletproof coffee is not a magic fat loss tool or the way to health. Butter, MCT oil or coconut oil + coffee isn’t going to Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 11

Day 11 Challenge: Try a new protein or cut of meat. If you always eat beef and chicken – try something from the sea. If you’ve never had lamb, bison or halibut – give it shot. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: Fat isn’t bad – the devil is in the dose. Too Read more…

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