Category: Nutrition

When You Build Muscle, How Much is Too Much?

One of the most common concerns I hear when folks start CrossFit or a strength training program is building too much muscle.  “I don’t wanna be bulky,” or “I don’t want to get too big” are common phrases that tend to be shared primarily women, but I have heard plenty of men say the same […]

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Meal Prep: Setting Yourself Up For Success

I get it. Building a fit, healthy lifestyle can be overwhelming. Figuring out when and where to implement diet and exercise is tough reality check and unfortunately this is when most people stop. They’ve read the books,  conceptually understand the principals involved and get really inspired. Then what? The alarm still goes of at the […]

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Top 5 Supplements

I remember how crazy I thought it was that people actually take supplements like protein daily. Often multiple times a day. Now, I am firmly one of those guys. As with anything, once we understand it, it becomes less foreign and intimidating. Now, I know there are some purists out there who scoff at supplements […]

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Chefs and Bakers: Room In The Kitchen For Both?

In a recent podcast Dr. Andy Galpin along with comedian commentator turned master of the digital airwaves Joe Rogan, discussed a wide range of topics about fitness and nutrition. During the course of the discussion, Galpin touched on an interesting metaphor for effective practice in prescribing nutritional protocols for the athletes with whom he consults. […]

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Chefs and Bakers: Room In The Kitchen For Both?

In a recent podcast Dr. Andy Galpin along with comedian commentator turned master of the digital airwaves Joe Rogan, discussed a wide range of topics about fitness and nutrition. During the course of the discussion, Galpin touched on an interesting metaphor for effective practice in prescribing nutritional protocols for the athletes with whom he consults. […]

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My Top 5 Supplements

I remember how crazy I thought it was that people actually take supplements like protein daily. Often multiple times a day. Now, I am firmly one of those guys. As with anything, once we understand it, it becomes less foreign and intimidating. Now, I know there are some purists out there who scoff at supplements […]

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My Top 5 Supplements

I remember how crazy I thought it was that people actually take supplements like protein daily. Often multiple times a day. Now, I am firmly one of those guys. As with anything, once we understand it, it becomes less foreign and intimidating. Now, I know there are some purists out there who scoff at supplements […]

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Behavior vs. Outcome Goal

Western culture approaches achievement in this way: first think of what you want, plan how to get there, execute the plan and then be the thing you want. The process is: think, do, be. The problem is that we often associate our goals with emotion and self worth, setting the stage for failure and disappointment.  […]

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Healthy Eating: Zone Vs. Paleo

Often I see members and clients alike showing up for their workouts with admirable consistence, yet remain physically unchanged after months and  sometimes years of dedicated training. A little subtle probing almost always reviles the answer; poor diet. Not surprising really, and theoretically easy to fix. However, we are creatures of habit, and despite our […]

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Training Your Metabolic Flexibility

The human body is an infinitely complex machine, but like even a simple mechanical device it requires a few basic inputs to operate. In simplest terms, you can think of your body like an engine in which the process of internal combustion is replaced by cellular respiration to produce movement. Just like the engine in […]

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