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About Max Shippee

Max Shippee is the Owner and Head Coach for CrossFit 1440. Using the CrossFit & Paleo template, he's helped numerous people reach both their fitness & beach season goals. While his gym focuses on CrossFit, Max loves showing people that fitness can be an anywhere thing, not just in the gym! Recognizing that we never stop learning, he holds several certificates, in not only CrossFit, but weightlifting, nutrition, and heart rate training. He's also a husband to one, and a father of three.

Minimalist Shoes for General Workouts

Posted on July 17, 2015 by Max Shippee

In a previous post, we talked about what to look for in footwear. We made the assumption that you don’t have any extreme foot issues, and that you’re going to be doing basic general workouts, no long distance running. Here are a few shoes that I recommend to my clients, as well as where to pick up a … Continue reading

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Choosing The Right Shoes for The Right Activity

Posted on July 10, 2015 by Max Shippee

Shoes…which ones should you get? This can be a varied and tricky question for most people. I’m going to answer the question here in the most “Paleo” way that I can. Your Feet Your feet are amazing. For the entire animal kingdom, we are the only species that wear anything to cover our feet. Many … Continue reading

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The Everyday Deadlift

Posted on May 15, 2015 by Max Shippee

So you wanna pick-up something heavy, but you don’t want to get hurt doing it? Congratulations, you’re actually smart! We’ll go over a few things that should build your confidence for lifting heavier things today. It should be noted that we’re calling this post “Everyday Deadlift” for a reason. If you’re looking to lift some … Continue reading

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Essential Workout Equipment – The Ab Wheel

Posted on May 1, 2015 by Max Shippee

At PaleoFit, we’re not usually obsessed with the next big piece of must have equipment in the fitness world. We’re not big on Thigh-masters, weird horse riding machines, or sauna pants (yes, those are real things). Sometimes, though, there are simple, yet effective tools that have enough value that it’s worth a trip to Amazon.com. … Continue reading

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Building More Strength And Tone With PaleoFit

Posted on April 24, 2015 by Max Shippee

Our specially designed Paleofit workouts are great ways to get a workout without the need for super fancy equipment. That being said, there may be a point at which you need to up your game. Today we talk about how to make that happen. All the workouts that we program are effective and great in … Continue reading

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Are There Health Benefits to Lifting Heavy Things?

Posted on April 17, 2015 by Max Shippee

“I want to get more fit.” “What about getting stronger?” “Yeah, I guess so.” “You guess so?” “I mean, I just really want to tone.” “A strong muscle is a toned muscle!” “Oh…yeah..I hadn’t really thought of it that way.” “Wouldn’t it be nice to make your kids lighter?” “Well…yeah.” Why Lift Heavy Things There … Continue reading

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Getting Started Challenge – 100 days of 1 push-up

Posted on February 17, 2015 by Max Shippee

How to get moving/getting off the damn couch I have a weird voice in my head. It’s constantly trying to talk me out of stuff that I really want to do. I really don’t think I’m a crazy person (maybe I am), but this voice isn’t the kind of voice that’s encouraging. It’s not like … Continue reading

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Heart Rate Apps: A Few to Consider

Posted on January 30, 2015 by Max Shippee

A few weeks ago, we did a little post about tracking your heart rate, and now it’s time to review a few apps that can help you do that more effectively! Most bluetooth heart rate monitors will pair with any of these apps, though the ones from Wahoo, Zephyr, and Polar all make claims to … Continue reading

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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 in your … 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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