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Understanding Your Heart Rate Fitness

Posted on November 20, 2014 by Max Shippee

“That was a great workout!” “I’m glad you liked it!” “I wonder if I could’ve gone any faster.” “I wonder too, you seemed to be taking some breaks, just because you felt like it was time for a break.” “I’m unsure sometimes just how hard I can push it.” “You like gadgets?” “Sure.” “It might … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Running Form

Posted on July 11, 2014 by Max Shippee

This post was written by Max Shippee, our resident runner and researcher of all things sweaty. “I wanted to get some new shoes so I can start running.” “New shoes?” “Yeah. What should I get?” “How’s your running form?” “My, uh, form?” “Yeah, have we looked at that yet?” “Um…I just usually run, I don’t … Continue reading

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At Home Workout Equipment – Getting Tired

Posted on May 6, 2014 by Max Shippee

“I feel like I need some at home workout equipment.” “Like what?” “I don’t know, maybe a barbell, some weights, dumbbells maybe?” “Do you want to get stronger or get the heart and lungs going?” “A little of both would be great.” “You got a tire at home?” “Um…I think.” “Then you got a workout.” … Continue reading

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Heavy Lifting without A Gym

Posted on April 4, 2014 by Max Shippee

This post was kindly written by our PaleoFit coach, and owner of CrossFit 1440, Max Shippee. “I feel like I don’t have a lot of strength.” “When’s the last time you picked up something heavy?” “Like, how heavy?” “Heavy enough that you have to hold your breath.” “um…” “Thought so.” Something heavy There’s nothing better … Continue reading

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Beating the Saboteur in Your Head

Posted on March 14, 2014 by Max Shippee

“So, I just can’t seem to get started with my workout regime…” “You can’t get started?” “Yeah, I feel like I have this resistance every time I think of it.” “Like you don’t want to do it?” “Yeah, like, I have to really have a talk with myself about it.” “It’s like there’s another person … Continue reading

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PaleoFit – A Quick Q & A

Posted on January 23, 2014 by Max Shippee

“Hey I have some questions about that PaleoFit thing.” “The sweet workouts I put together for PaleoPlan.com?” “Yeah, yeah those.” “I’ll only answer them if I can post them online, since other people may have similar questions.” “Fine by me.” “Great! What’s your first one?” Q – Do I need to buy any equipment before … Continue reading

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How to Realize Your Exercise Resolution

Posted on January 6, 2014 by Max Shippee

This post was kindly written by Max Shippee, our PaleoFit Coach and knower of all things fitness. “I’m really going to do it this year!” “What’s that?” “Work out and lose this weight!” “Have you tried this before?” “Yeah, but this time it’s different!” “What’s the plan?” “Head to the gym at 6am everyday, and … Continue reading

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Should You Do A Post-Workout Recovery Drink or No?

Posted on December 13, 2013 by Max Shippee

This post was kindly written by Max Shippee, our PaleoFit Coach and knower of all things fitness and looking good ;) “So, I just got this great new post-workout shake!” “You did!? What’s in it?” “It’s got…um…it’s supposed to help you recover faster!” “Ok…wasn’t one of your goals to lose weight?” “Um… yeah.” “And we’ve … Continue reading

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The Importance of Good Posture

Posted on December 4, 2013 by Max Shippee

“Do you actually pick things up like that?” “Like what?” “Like the way you picked up that 5 gallon water jug; completely rounding out your back and neglecting to use your legs as the primary movers of the weight.” “Uh….huh?” “You lifted with your back, instead of your legs.” “Ohhhh….That’s bad, right?” “Yeah, but it’s … Continue reading

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Your Turkey Day Workout!

Posted on November 26, 2013 by Max Shippee

This post was kindly written by our sadistic talented PaleoFit coach and CrossFit owner, Max Shippee :)  “Oh…my…god.” “What?” “These are PERFECT!” “Um…what are those?” “They’re my pregnancy pants, with the elastic waist!” “Um….you’re not pregnant anymore, why the excitement?” “They can be my Thanksgiving dinner pants! Room for expansion! Duh!” “Oooohhhhh…right” So, it’s coming. … Continue reading

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Essential Equipment: A Notebook

Posted on October 21, 2013 by Max Shippee

“I want to run a marathon.” “Awesome, that’s a great goal that a lot of people have in common. What’s your mile time right now?” “Um. I ran, like, 5 miles on Sunday.” “Great! What was your time?” “Less than an hour.” “So you don’t know your exact time?” “Uh…no.” “Ok. Well, it’s gonna be … Continue reading

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Essential Fitness Equipment – A Jump Rope

Posted on September 13, 2013 by Max Shippee

This post is kindly brought to you by Max Shippee, our PaleoFit coach, and knower of all things fitness. “Is there anything I can do at home that will just get my heart rate up?” “Sure! What equipment do you have?” “Equipment?” “Yeah, like a jump rope, yoga mat…that sort of thing. ” “No, I … Continue reading

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Our First Success Story for Our Fitness Plan, PaleoFit!

Posted on June 6, 2013 by Max Shippee

This testimonial about our fitness plan, PaleoFit, is by Jennifer Shippee, who is Max Shippee’s (PaleoFit’s creator) cousin-in-law, married to Max’s cousin, Ben. About a year ago, she made a call to Max to ask for help with her workouts. She is a stay-at-home mom of four kids, with no time to make it to … Continue reading

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A CrossFit Owner’s Thoughts on 8 Common Criticisms of CrossFit

Posted on May 30, 2013 by Max Shippee

This is a post addressing some of the major criticisms of CrossFit that people have. If you don’t see a question that you have here, PLEASE post it in the comments. We want to do a follow-up post!! This post was written by Max Shippee, CrossFit 1440 Owner and Coach, and PaleoFit Coach.  For a … Continue reading

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Why You Should PaleoFit

Posted on May 28, 2013 by Max Shippee

“I feel better and look thinner, but there seems to be something missing.” “What are you eating?” “I follow PaleoPlan. They’re awesome!” “Agreed! How are your workouts going?” “Um…” “You’re working out, right?” “I walk my dog…” “Good on the PaleoPlan, but we’ve still got some work to do.” Doesn’t it seem like every time … Continue reading

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Do You Really Know How to Squat? Part 5: Assistance Work

Posted on May 3, 2013 by Max Shippee

This is Part 5 in a series on squatting by our very own Max Shippee. If you want to review, you can see the other parts here…Squatting Part 1: Feet, Squatting Part 2: Knees, Squatting Part 3: Hips, Squatting Part 4: Shoulders and Back. “I keep trying, but I can’t get down that low!” “So … Continue reading

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