Paleo Fitness Advice and Tips

max-giftguide-copy.pngPaleo and fitness are two sides of same coin. They’re both central to a lifestyle that promotes metabolic change for a happier, healthier and an all around better version of you! Max Shippee, Paleo Plan’s resident fitness guru and creator of PaleoFit has helped hundreds of individuals lose weight, gain muscle and build endurance as well as a whole new level of confidence in their abilities. This new fortitude of Self often transcends physical conditioning and spurs positive change in other aspects of life as well.

Need a little motivation to get your fitness going? Max, along with the Paleo Plan nutritionists and contributors have put together this comprehensive page of articles that provides valuable Paleo fitness advice and tips. Feeling inspired to get your fitness on without any further delay? Let Max show you the way with a free two-week trial of PaleoFit!

couch-potato-web-150x150.jpgGetting Started:

Getting Started Challenge – 100 days of 1 push-up
How to Realize Your Exercise Resolution
The Importance of Your First Pull-Up
Beating the Saboteur in Your Head
Burpees +1 = Your New Exercise Plan
Goal Setting: Smaller Is Bigger
The 5K Challenge


Workout Balance:

Fat Burning Workout or Sugar Burning Workout
Workout Length or Workout Intensity
3 Reasons Why CrossFitters Should Also Do Yoga
Creating Balance In Your Workouts
But I don’t want to get all bulky!
Getting “Toned”
How Not Exercising Obsessively Is Improving My Life
I Hate Working Out
Goal Setting – As If!
At Home Workout Equipment – Getting Tired
7 Surprisingly Effective Workouts in 2 Minutes
12 Reasons Why You Should Start Practicing Yoga
Why Mobility Should Be Your #1 New Year’s Resolution
How To Learn To Love Working Out When You Can’t Get Motivated
The Benefits of Movement Over Working Out

maxs-favorites-rubber-hex-weights-150x150.pngEssential Equipment:

Choosing The Right Shoes for The Right Activity
Minimalist Shoes for General Workouts
Heart Rate Apps: A Few to Consider
Essential Workout Equipment – The Ab Wheel
Essential Fitness Equipment – A Jump Rope
Essential Equipment: A Notebook

IMG_0794-150x150.jpgWorkout Techniques:

The Barefoot Experience
How to Improve Your Running Form
The Everyday Deadlift
Heavy Lifting without A Gym
Are There Health Benefits to Lifting Heavy Things?
The Importance of Good Posture
You don’t know squat
Do You Really Know How to Squat? (Part 1)
Do You Really Know How to Squat? (Part 2: Knees)
Do you really know how to squat? Part 3: Hips
Do You Really Know How to Squat? Part 4: Shoulders & Back
Do You Really Know How to Squat? Part 5: Assistance Work
10 Soothing Stretches to Release Tight Hips
9 Gentle Stretches to Release Upper Back Pain
6 Easy Plantar Fasciitis Exercises to Release Foot Pain
7 Easy Quad Stretches to Release Tightness
10 Best Kettlebell Exercises for Strong and Sculpted Abs
17 Best Bodyweight Arm Exercises (No Weights Required)
6 Gentle Morning Stretches That You Can Do in Bed
4 Easy Breathing Techniques for When You Can’t Sleep
6 Cardio Exercises That Won’t Hurt Your Knees
17 Bodyweight Exercises for Functional Arm Strength
10-Minute Low Impact HIIT Workout
9 Ways To Use A Tennis Ball To Release Painful Knots
8 Stretches To Release Low Back SI Joint Pain
6 Restorative Yoga Poses to Naturally Lower Cortisol
11 Easy Bodyweight Exercises for Lower Back Pain
9 Easy Foam Roller Stretches to Erase Back Pain
9 Amazing Stretches to Release Shoulder Pain
8 Benefits of Belly Breathing

Understanding Your Body:

Understanding Your Heart Rate Fitness
But I don’t want to get all bulky!
Getting “Toned”
Why Your Workout Sucks
Getting Bulky: What It Really Takes
Let’s Go Drinking!!
5 Ways to Turn Daily Habits Into Acts of Meditation
How Important Is Stretching? (Plus 7 Stretches to Change Your Life)

PaleoFit Questions:

Building More Strength And Tone With PaleoFit
PaleoFit Equipment and Movement Substitutions
PaleoFit Measuring Progress
Measuring Progress with PaleoFit
PaleoFit – A Quick Q&A
Why You Should PaleoFit
PaleoFit FAQ

Crossfit Questions:

A CrossFit Owner’s Thoughts on 8 Common Criticisms of CrossFit
CrossFit and Paleo: An Expert’s View
“CrossFit Chick” Loses Weight & Improves Breast Health With Paleo
Scared of Injuries at CrossFit
I’m A CrossFit Newby: My Thoughts So Far

Workouts and Foods:

Post Workout Meals
Your Turkey Day Workout!
How To Track Your Diet And Workout Awesomeness
Should You Do A Post-Workout Recovery Drink or No?
Intermittent Fasting Part 1: Why?
Intermittent Fasting Part 2 – How To Do It
Intermittent Fasting Part 3 – FAQ
Paleo Sports Drink Recipe
Paleo for the Active Person
Let’s Go Drinking!!
Athletes and Paleo – A Climber’s Diet