I hear a lot of people exercise because of weight, and while that has in past been a challenge for me, I legitimately love endurance racing--running, biking, swimming--and competing in events. I love cardio because I love the way it makes me feel.... (more)
I will be traveling 4000 miles on foot, starting in May of this year. What are some good choices for traveling food that will keep in my pack for several days, and provide decent nutrition to fuel long days of walking, that I will be able to... (more)
Hey! about 10 years ago i used to party hard and do a lot of ecstacy and smoke a lot of hash. Needless to say i let a lot of crap enter my system. how much of this toxic stuff would have been store in my fat? And am i using this fat for energy?... (more)
Just curious if it is possible for brain to function on ketones while leaving other parts of the body (e.g. muscles) consume glucose? For example, if one eats coconut oil as well as carbohydrates (not at the same time, of course!), will liver... (more)
So I've been Paleo for 4 months. And I've been off running for 9 months, silly stress fracture and doctor's orders. But, now I'm looking at kicking it back up and doing another half marathon next year. So I'm curious now about combining the 2. I... (more)
I've been doing a TON of thinking about stress and how it destroyifies our bodies. I'm pretty stressed out at the time being (although there might be something to this meditation thing...it helps a lot, I don't care how hippie that makes me) and I... (more)
Has anyone tasted Mark Sisson's Primal Fuel? I did. My friend and I had an "official" taste test with the sample packs Mark sent out for $5.95. The results? Not good. My initial thought was, "Wow, this is $99 protein. I bet it tastes... (more)
I've been eating primal for the last several months, and I have no idea how to tell if I'm a "fat burning beast" or still just using sugars as fuel. Here's what my diet looked like today (I've already planned my dinner, so I've included that info... (more)
I've got an endurance race in August and the Electric Forest music festival at the end of this month, both which are 5 day events. Weight isn't much of a problem for the festival, but during the race things need to be as light and compact as... (more)
I know there are many great recommendations on this site regarding healing your gut, getting into ketosis, switching to burning fat as your preferred source. But seeing as though everyone is different, are there DEFINITIVE tests or ways to KNOW... (more)
We???ve all heard it time and time again ??? of the three macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates and fats) , our bodies prefer to burn carbs for energy. You can find that fact in medical textbooks, nutrition articles and just about anywhere else... (more)
Do you agree with paleo-censorship?
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?