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Is Your ‘Parking Lot’ Paleo??

  So, recently (well actually it was back in October, it’s just taken me this long to actually write something…), I did some traveling that required a flight from DIA (the Denver airport) to Minneapolis-St.Paul to do a little seminar for Crossfit Twin Cities. This excursion required that I park Read more…

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The Truth about Carbs

Using Evolution And Exercise Physiology To Customize Your Carb Intake

Guest post by: Nate Miyaki   Let’s say I am a mixed martial artist going through a 12-week training camp to prepare for a fight. What would happen if all I did were Ron-Burgundy-style body sculpting exercises, but never did any sparring or conditioning drills? I’d have an awesome moustache 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 29

30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 29

Day 29 Challenge: Play the “what if” game. What if you forgot your lunch for work today?  What would be your fallback plan? Where would you go and what would you buy? How far are you away from a grocery store, restaurant with healthy options or a foil packet of Read more…

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Day 28

30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 28

  Day 28 Challenge: Add some SPICE to your life! Try cooking with a new herb or spice today. If salt and pepper are all you’re using – you are missing out. Fresh herbs are great and can be found in the produce section – basil, oregano, thyme, cilantro, sage, Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 27

Day 27 Challenge: Tonight, 1 hour before bed – turn off the TV, computer, tablet, phone and any other form of artificial light. Instead, relax by reading a real book with pages (yes, they still make these…), do a crossword puzzle, journal, talk to your family or just zone out. Read more…

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Day 26

30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 26

Day 26 Challenge: Eat what’s in season! Do some research and find out which fruits and vegetables are at their peak right now. This might mean you have to step away from that banana today… Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway:  Keto diets aren’t for everyone and neither is Intermittent Fasting – don’t Read more…

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Day 25

30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 25

Day 25 Challenge: Baby got Bac(teria). Eat something fermented today. Raw sauerkraut, dill pickles kimchi, cultured beets or other fermented/pickled (not SWEET tasting pickled) vegetables. You can find these in the refrigerated section of your grocery store. Shelf-stable and canned products don’t count – those bugs are DEAD! Amy’s Two-Second 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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