Jessica awakes to the gentle vibration of her wristband fitness monitor. She looks at the time—5:30 AM—as she throws her gym bag into the car, listening to her favorite calorie-and-step-counting podcast on the way. At the gym, she hits the treadmill for an hour while watching the morning talk shows. On the way to the […]
We (those who follow a paleo lifestyle) are viewed as fanatical because we go “against the grain” of conventional wisdom. We are going up against mental filters based on ingrained beliefs; and when something does not jive with a belief system, it is filtered out as irrelevant, misguided, or plain wrong—we call this cognitive dissonance. […]
Evan Brand explores sleep, stress, and love; three of the most overlooked aspects of life that are important for true human health.
Physical fitness is a valuable thing to possess, a gift we give ourselves through a willingness to learn, sacrifice and do the hard work. It’s also a gift many of us give as we teach, encourage and support those in need of guidance. The result can be quite beautiful—in fact, training could be considered an art. […]
One great feature of the Paleo and Real Food movements is that they empower and inspire people to flourish—to seek vibrant, positive, proactive health. Contrast this to much of modern medicine and nutrition, which often focus on combating disease and disorder, viz. on fighting obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and a gang of other ailments, once […]
You started Paleo, you joined a CrossFit gym, you lowered your carbs, just like they told you. But what about when one size fits all fails?
What are you training for? Many of us just want to look good naked. James Fitzgerald makes the case for movement as a spiritual practice.
Read the following questions and answer truthfully with a yes or no. 1. Do you walk with your head down in shame when buying non-organic fruits and vegetables at the grocery store? 2. Are you embarrassed when you buy meat that is not grass-fed? 3. When you can only find eggs from non-pastured chickens, do you […]
It’s a fact. People just love instant gratification. That’s one of the reasons that “comfort foods” and “lose a pound a day with this pill” diets are so popular. Unfortunately though, if you want permanent, positive results, it often involves long-term (read: forever) changes. What I hear from many clients is that they tried Paleo […]
Everyone should move and exercise, regardless of age. Marissa Pellegrino explains how fitness will instill swagger in your child.
New Year’s resolution time again…are you going to fall into old patterns again? Darryl Edwards explains how to make your “new year, new you” stick.