True story. The body is designed to burn fat. Unfortunately, a variety of people (including the USDA and their misguided Food Pyramid) have encouraged us to become sugar burners. Mark Sisson refers to fat burning as your default “factory setting”. Let’s talk about how to take advantage of that factory setting and learn how to… [Continue Reading]
I’ve personally watched at least 40 people make dramatic body transformations by changing their nutrition to a Paleo style plan and by incorporating one or more of the Beachbody programs that we Coach people through. I recommend this nutritional approach (it’s not a diet) because it works. It’s important to understand what eating Paleo is… [Continue Reading]
I’ve recently started reading Mark Sisson’s 21 Day Total Body Transformation (“21 Day”) and I thought I’d share my thoughts and my experiences since I started adopting the Primal/Paleo lifestyle in early 2010. I also thought I’d discuss specific issues/concepts throughout the book and, again, share my experience. I first heard about Mark and The… [Continue Reading]
Just an idea on how to whip up something very simple and very healthy. As a disclaimer, the Primal Blueprint is a lot more complex than I describe it here, but eating an appropriate level of carbs is the foundation of my nutrition plan. I adjust the amount according to what I’m doing.
I know, I know…BBQ…what is that doing here on a fitness and nutrition site? The truth is that cooking over an open flame is a very healthy way to cook. It’s a heckuva lot better than frying food. Aside from the method you use, the food you cook is also important. Here is one of… [Continue Reading]
A school fundraiser. Candy? No. Cookies? No. Magazines? No. IT IS FOOD! Not just food but locally grown organic veggies that are unbelievably delicious. What a brilliant idea.
We are fresh off the Beachbody Success Club Cruise, which was truly amazing. We got to see Nassau, St. Thomas and St. Maarten, workout with Shaun T., see a lot of old friends, make some new ones, and rub elbows with the Corporate Big Wigs. In general, it was a blast. St. Maarten was particularly… [Continue Reading]
Straight out of the Primal Blueprint Cookbook. Grandma’s Easy BBQ Pork. The Dutch Oven delivered again!
A lot of people following the P90X Nutrition Guide are really curious about the P90X Results and Recovery Formula and whether there are any alternatives. I’ve got some thoughts on that issue in this video. I use the P90X recovery drink on occasion. I typically limit my use to the times that I’m endurance training. … [Continue Reading]