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Paleo f(x)!

Posted on 06. Apr, 2014 by .

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Heal thyself, harden thyself, change the world – Keith & Michelle Norris, Paleo f(x) Co-founders   The largest Paleo event in the world takes place this week, in Austin, Texas.  To say that Michelle and I are thrilled as to what this event has become would be the grossest of understatements.  The “little fledgling movement [...]

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New Beginnings

Posted on 18. Nov, 2013 by .

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It is one thing to show a man that he is in error; it is another to make him see the truth.   John Locke Wow, things seem to be moving at warp speed lately, and last week was the epitome of that.  Hell, I’m not one to whine, but I’ve still got a birthday [...]

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Things to Do When You’re 49

Posted on 11. Nov, 2013 by .

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“The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many.” – John Naisbitt So I turned 49 this weekend.  Which, if my math is correct, marks my 38th year of actively pursuing strength and conditioning as way to better myself.  And even before my [...]

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Communal Living

Posted on 23. Jun, 2013 by .

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“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” – Will Durant Communal living is something that has appealed to me since I was first exposed to the idea after spending a good while as a live-in at a kibbutz just outside of Jaffa, Israel.   The sense of community and common purpose was unlike [...]

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Paleo f(x), the Ancestral Wellness Super Show

Posted on 24. Mar, 2013 by .

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“Genius is talent set on fire by courage.” – Henry van Dyke  We’re in the final run-up to the awesome, 3-day Paleo f(x) symposium this week — 80 speakers, 700+ attendees, approximately 100 volunteers, S&C workshops, cooking demos, a huge expo area, after-hours dinners and parties — a true, 3-day, not-to-be-missed, ultimate wellness, uber-event.  Can’t [...]

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Learning From vs Emulating, the Paradox of Choice, and Forging Your Own Path!

Posted on 17. Mar, 2013 by .

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“Genius is eternal patience.” – Michelangelo Many people new to training, or new to healthy dieting — or even new to the whole ancestral wellness idea — are, by necessity, driven to emulate the actions of those who have forged a path ahead of them.  This is the early part of any new learning curve, [...]

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A Nice Little New Year’s Workout

Posted on 31. Dec, 2012 by .

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“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.” – John Muir Here’s a little New Year’s day fun for you.  4 rounds of the following, for time: (A1) Behind the neck push-press: 185 x 5 (A2) Hang clean: 185 x 7 (A3) Front Squat: [...]

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Coaching is Now Available

Posted on 17. Nov, 2012 by .

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“Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald We’ve been asked when we were going to roll this out.  Well, now we have.  Shoot us an email if you’d like to take part.  We’d love to help you attain your diet and fitness goals. [...]

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Words of Wisdom

Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 by .

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“Give me the liberty to know, to utter and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.” – John Milton I’ve long considered Dr. Doug McGuff a close friend.  He’s passionate about health and fitness, thoughtful and highly intelligent.  I only wish we had more time  just to hang out at Skyler’s place, like this, exchanging ideas and [...]

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Back Home; AHS12, and the 21 Convention in the Rearview

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by .

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“American government is a deviant subculture. Its leaders stand on soapboxes and polarize the public by pointing fingers while secretly doing the bidding of special interests. Many public employees plod through life with their noses in rule books, indifferent to the actual needs of the public and unaccountable to anyone. The professionals who interact with [...]

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