Category: Fitness & Nutrition

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Lipid Panel Results – Carnivore vs Paleo vs Carbs

I’ve been doing more reading on nutrition recently. I stopped researching a year ago because I had been intensively studying diet and nutrition for over a decade, and I had reached a point where the facts were well-known and supported and I was no longer interested in educating or arguing...

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Not Paleo Yet? Your Diet Needs to Change as You Age

You’ll find links and annotations for a podcast, a video talk, and a PDF file. I encourage you to view all if you care about health, aging, diet, or evolution. Dr. Michael Rose changed the face of evolutionary biology and aging research over the last 25 years. He’s an evolutionary biologist with...

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Testing Aerobic Power and Overall Fitness – The Level Method

CrossFit has four ways to define fitness (and many fitness pros don’t even have a definition…do you?). CrossFit references 4 standards to define fitness: Performing well in Cardiovascular/Respiratory Endurance, Stamina, Strength, Flexibility, Power, Speed, Coordination, Agility, Balance, Accuracy (Basic Physical Skills) Being able to perform any of an infinitely random...

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Handstand Practice Routine – Oh Yes You Can

I’m getting serious about handstands. They have been a goal for me since I turned 50. In the intervening four years, I have been strength training and working on core and back strength a lot. Over 50 and added muscle and now adding skills. We’re told to expect to lose...

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Why My Kids CrossFit and You Should Too

Today, I’m thinking about my kids’ fitness. They’re gamers and readers and academically gifted. Neither is into sports or healthy eating. I got them interested in CrossFit this summer watching the CrossFit Games and talking to them about my experiences at my box. My teens (14, 15) have been with...

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Glassman Educates the Doctors After Suing…Everybody

There are so many things to love about CrossFit. The WODs, of course. The camaraderie. The memes. But today I love most of all the lawsuits. Greg Glassman, founder of CrossFit, is at war with…everybody. He’s gone after Reebok for business impropriety. He went after the National Strength and Conditioning...