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October 2011

Trick or Treat

Happy Halloween Mergers!   I hope everyone had a great weekend and didn’t go overboard on the candy and snacks from all the weekend Halloween festivities.  For the Nutrition Challenge participants, keep up the hard work as we enter the third week.  Hopefully it’s...

Paleo for the Weekend

If you’re sticking with the Paleo gig this weekend, and I hope you are, here’s a Pumpkin Chili recipe to try out instead of snacking on sugary candy that happens to be around the house; just get rid of the temptation and throw that stuff out. Bri’s Paleo Pumpkin Chili...

Lift Heavy then Eat

Lots of big squat numbers and PRs on yesterday’s workouts.  I’ve said it before and will say it again, the body wants to lift heavy things. And if your body also wants to eat a tasty enchilada, then try this recipe from Everyday Paleo. This is a seafood enchilada...

Why Strength?

Why be strong?  As Mark Rippetoe says, “Strong people are harder to kill than weak people, and generally more useful.” Strong people being more useful is certainly the case in this video as these people SAVED this man’s life using their functional strength. The...

Seven P’s

In the Marine Corps we used to say that “prior, proper planning prevents piss poor performance”.  The seven P’s. This holds very true for your exercise and eating.  If you plan out your day to include time to work out, then even on the really chaotic days,...

Weekend Fun

Everyone showed grit and determination on Saturday’s WOD, Murph.   We were long overdue for this WOD, but we did this Hero Workout on the day Navy Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy received the nation’s highest military honor for heroism, the Medal of Honor.   ...

Some Motivation to Eat Healthy

You remember the college days, right?  The lecture halls, the library, the sprawling green lawn, essays, and all night study sessions.  And let’s not forget the crappy food you fueled up on get your through those memorable  years: pizza, Ramen, burgers, beer, and probably...

It’s Really Hard to Eat This Way

No, you’re just not used to it yet. For me, it’s hard to consider eating Toaster Strudels and Orange Juice for breakfast. Well it’s doubly hard cause I usually fast, and don’t eat breakfast (but let’s not get into that yet)… I don’t think twice about most my meals at this...

Fall Nutrition Challenge

Don’t forget to sign up for the Nutrition Challenge.  Eat clean, eat healthy, eat to feel better, eat to perform better, oh yeah, and you’ll probably look better too.   Be sure to come in this week to get some strength, endurance, and metcon numbers so we have a good...

Eat better, cook more, and don’t go broke

You’re starting the nutrition challenge today.  First things first.  Go shopping.  But then you start looking at all the meat and produce.  Grass fed and organic keep popping up.  Looks expensive, right?  And then you start to waffle and think it’s just easier and...