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A Stool for My Stools!

By: Paleo Preggo There have been two times in my life when I have had issues with constipation.  The first time was when I first started following the Paleo Diet.  It is completely normal to have some digestive issues when making a major dietary change, and after a few weeks, my body regulated itself as I learned how to get enough fiber from sources other than grains.  Hallelujah!  The other time is, unfortunately, occurring right now.  I am 12 weeks … Continue reading

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Ode to the Food Processor: Your Key to Fast, Delicious Paleo Goodness Every Night of the Week

This post was kindly guest-written by Camille Macres, a Paleo chef of the website www.reciperx.com and the podcast Food, Love, & Transformation. She's also trying to fund a new Paleo cookbook called Paleogasm with a kickstarter. Without further ado, let's let the fun begin :) I have a little secret for you: I’ve been a chef nearly a decade and I still avoid chopping stuff as much as possible. I’m fast, and it can still take way too long. Because I’m hungry … Continue reading

Max Shippee, Paleo Plan's fitness guru

Intermittent Fasting Part 3 – FAQ

"So this fasting thing - is it like my friend who drank lemon & cayenne water for 10 days?" "No, no, no special concoctions." "Just don't eat?" "Yeah, just don't eat." Welcome to the third post on Scheduled Eating/Intermittent Fasting! We're going to delve into some of the most common questions in this post. If you're reading this first, you may want to check out our previous posts here and here.  Here we go! Is this the same as "Detoxing"? … Continue reading

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Intermittent Fasting Part 2 – How To Do It

"So, this fasting thing...how long should I not eat? Like, a day?" "If you're feeling gung ho, sure, but I was thinking something a little shorter." "That sounds easier." "That's the point. I want you to have success! This really shouldn't be something that's terribly stressful." "But I won't be eating. That stresses me out!" "Ideally, we want to get away from being stressed about food, for BOTH sides, when we're eating, and when we're not." "So not eating should … Continue reading

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Intermittent Fasting Part 1: Why?

"I feel like I've plateaued." "Not just weight, but sizes too?" "Yeah." "Have you been eating breakfast?" "Yeah. Usually scrambled eggs & veggies." "Stop." "Eating breakfast? But I thought…." "You wanna get off that plateau?" "Yeah." "Stop eating breakfast." "Seriously?" "Seriously." This is going to be a good one. On a blog where we focus on the food we put in our bodies, we're going to go off the beaten track for a post or two (or three) and talk … Continue reading

Burpees +1 Check-In!! (Time your 25!)

Hey all! If you started your Burpees +1 challenge on the day we posted it (Jan 27th) then today (Feb 20th) you should be on day/burpee #25. Woohoo! You're a quarter of the way done - congrats!! (If you started your challenge later, no worries, just update us here when you get to day 25). We wanted to do a check-in to see how things were going with you, and hopefully have you time your 25 burpees, so we can … Continue reading

Melissa Joulwan

Melissa Joulwan of “The Clothes Make The Girl” Tells You Her Top 10 Paleo Must-Haves

This guest post was kindly written by Melissa Joulwan of the popular blog The Clothes Make The Girl and the Paleo cookbook, Well Fed. You can read more about her and see her pretty picture at the end of the post. Thanks, Melissa! Yesterday, we announced that the lucky winner of the latest contest will receive one of Melissa's cookbooks! When I switched to eating paleo in 2009, the food I mourned the most, ridiculous as it sounds, was my … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Get People Eating Paleo

This blog post was kindly written for us by Geo Rockwell, the owner of CrossFit Mission Gorge in San Diego and founder of Fitrilla.com, where fitness entrepreneurs share their secrets to success. He has his CrossFit level one certification, CrossFit Endurance Certification, ACE Certification, and a Bachelors in Physical Education. He's no stranger to Paleo and wants everyone to eat this way. Here are his tips to CrossFit box owners, or any gym owner for that matter, to get more … Continue reading

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