Just had an athlete get pretty psyched about doing a 100 day Burpee Challenge. You know the one, one burpee day one, two on day two, three on day three, etc. I love you. All of you. Or my heart would not engage my mouth and my typing fingers with such efficiency. Well then……

This is a post from the outstanding CrossFit Coach and the owner of what I would like to think of as ‘our sister gym’, CrossFit Montgomery County. It speaks volumes and is much worth your time to read and contemplate a wee bit. One of the things that came to mind when I read this…

If you can’t convince them, confuse them.–Harry TrumanThe current media debate about the benefits or lack of harm of high fructose corn syrup HFCS in our diet misses the obvious. The average American increased their consumption of HFCS mostly from sugar sweetened drinks and processed food from zero to over 60 pounds per person per…

Outstanding read and the man who guides much of my thinking on what SHOULD be our ‘modern’ diet, Dr. Kurt Harris. If you dont read his blog, Archevore, you should. The “Paleolithic diet “ is a chimera, a myth. No more real than a Griffin. A beautiful thing that doesn’t really exist. “I coined the…

Please forgive the VERY pedestrian descriptions and tone here, we get nerdy with it some other time. The most profound, immediate issue is the relationship between grains and chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. Lectins and glutens are your first pubmed and google scholar search terms. The crux of the biscuit is that they are…

” Look, Chef, I’m just really not into fighting so hard to be strong. It hurts, it takes too much concentration and my workouts are getting me where I want to be: I’m down into my skinny jeans, I’m proud of how I look… isn’t that enough?” No. It’s not. Not even close… you have…

“REPENT!! EAT PALEO OR MEET THY FATE!!” … anyone that has crossed my path in the recent past has caught the hot end of the fork on my hopes that we can all eat the way nature intended, in a way that makes sense both on a physiological and economic level,  the way we might…

CROSSFITTERS SHOULD TRAIN TO LOOK GOOD!* “Vanity Factor” gets poo-poo’d all the time, the hell with that! It’s a ‘prime directive’ on a biological level! Ya gotta be HAWT! No kidding… We are meant to be fast and strong, that wonderful state of affairs is required to express the genes that keep us healthy and…

I love rationalizations and indecision as much as the next fellow, but puhlease  STOP EXCUSING AWAY YOUR DECISIONS WITH “I CAN’Ts”!!! Look, you really don’t have to hide it, I know more than a few of you panic and do a quick check of the nearest exit when The Paleo Evangelist in me gains purchase…

I believe leaves a doubt, herein lies what I know… I know that being an expert means ‘knowing more and more about less and less’ and that in that simplicity lies the joy of being part of such a complex community. The deep reaching and ever evolving  knowledge of the experts in our CrossFit family…

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