Eat Some Fat

I’ve written about a lot of popular fitness advice over the years. As a coach and trainer I’ve tried more exercise styles than I can count and more diets and nutrition plans then I thought possible. Times change, trends fade, and some people just keep on doing their thing, getting results, and looking shredded while…

Is Paleo Right or Accurate?

The Paleo diet is predicated on the assumption that ten thousand years is an insufficient amount of time for the human being to adapt to eating foods like grains, legumes, and dairy. This assumption is based on another assumption; that evolution through mutation is a linear predictable process and that all of us are the…

6 Weeks of Eating Clean

As of this morning we have exactly 6 weeks left to go before our move to Chicago. These promise to be the slowest 6 weeks in history but it’s also a convenient block of time to commit to a fitness/nutrition challenge. For the past 4 weeks Gwen has been following a strict Paleo styled diet…

Food Nazi suck on this!

So Modern Savage tribe I’m about to say some things that will probably piss a few people off so as usual if you have issues hearing frank and honest opinions and truthful observations then I could really give a crap. Take it up with someone who snivels and cries about how unfair life is as…

When did this stuff take over my life?

I’m tired of rules dominating my life. I got into CrossFit and Paleo to set myself free from convention and tradition but it seems like I spend most of my day trying to order everything I do into categories of what conforms to CrossFit and Paleo and what does not. This thing that was supposed…

One Size Fits All?

There is no one size fits all prescription for health and fitness. Trust me I wish there was it would make my job as a coach and trainer much simpler. Everyone is different though and what works and achieves results for one person may not for another. Hormones, metabolism, and genetics can vary wildly from…

Workout of the Day, October 7, 2012

It’s been awhile since we posted a workout while we’ve been rebuilding Legion Fitness. While today is technically a rest day I have been using the down time to practice my nemesis and Achilles heel; the Double-under! Who would have ever thought such a seemingly simple move could be so hard to master. It is…