Paleo Magazine Radio Eps 51: Roger Dickerman and the Relentless Transformation, plus Pressure Cookers with The Domestic Man

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Transformation: the process of turning something into something else. In fitness, this often means changing our bodies; changing our mental outlook; changing our actions, what we do and how we live. To truly transform, however, we have to take on all aspects of our lives from top to bottom. We need a total transformation, and […]

Paleo Magazine Radio Eps 50: Getting Clear on Ketones with Jimmy Moore and overcoming setbacks with Adam Farrah

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Since Dr.  Atkins and his low-carb revolution, millions of people have tried low-carb dieting. However, questions still persist. What the heck are ketones? Is it good for me to be in ketosis? Do I need to count calories while I’m on a low carbohydrate diet? Helping to shed some light on these questions is Jimmy […]

Interview with Ann Gibbons

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By Tony Federico     The following is an excerpt from “The Evolution of Diet,” National Geographic Magazine, September 2014 http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/evolution-of-diet/   “The real Paleolithic diet, though, wasn’t all meat and marrow. It’s true that hunter-gatherers around the world crave meat more than any other food and usually get around 30 percent of their annual […]

Review of Paleo Grilling: A Modern Caveman’s Guide to Cooking With Fire by Tony Federico

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By Erin Van Genderen   Paleo Grilling arrives on the scene just in time for a summer full of outdoor cooking and eating. What could be more primal than connecting with friends and family around the communal campfire than sharing a meal cooked on that same flickering blaze? This “modern caveman’s guide to cooking with […]

Paleo Magazine Radio Eps 49: Managing Autism Spectrum by Going Gluten Free and Casein Free plus all about vitamin D with Liz Wolfe

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Jennifer Weise first noticed that something was different about her oldest son when his younger brother started to pass him by.  She recalls that he had difficulty making eye contact, and there was an unwillingness to play with other kids. When he did play, it was also a bit odd. Instead of driving his toy […]

Paleo Magazine Radio Eps 48: Building a Gymnasts Body with Coach Chris Sommer and Roasting the Perfect Chicken with Russ Crandall

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You might train your muscles. You might train your heart. You might train your lungs. But are you training your tendons? Your ligaments? When you progressively load an exercise are you burning out by going constantly to failure? Are you maximizing each contraction for explosiveness, power and body control? Developing these attributes might seem daunting, […]

Are Gut Bacteria Making You Fat? Part IV: Wrapping it Up

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By: Eirik Garnas   At this point, we don’t know exactly what characterizes the obese microbiome. However, it could be argued that we don’t really need to establish exactly which phyla and species of microbes that play a key role in obesity. Certainly, having more knowledge about the obese microbiome and the role of specific […]

Paleo Magazine Radio Eps 47: Stefani Ruper, Sexy by Nature, and Paleo Grilling Part Three

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“What is sexy? In 2012 Maxim Magazine declared 39-year-old actress Sofia Vergara the sexiest woman alive. I remember the shock I felt when I read the article. I wasn’t surprised that they found her physicality sexy. Vergara’s hourglass shape puts the little timekeeper in my Pictionary box to shame. But I was caught off-guard by […]

Are Gut Bacteria Making You Fat? Part III: Two Emerging Hypotheses of Obesity

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By: Eirik Garnas     When talking about body fat regulation we always have to adhere to the basic laws of thermodynamics. We know that increases in body fat mass happens when energy intake is higher than energy expenditure, and that we have to either decrease energy intake, increase energy expenditure, or both in order […]

Are Gut Bacteria Making You Fat? Part II: Ancestral vs. Westernized Microbiome

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By: Eirik Garnas   Why are we seeing these changes in the human microbiota? Studies show that the western lifestyle promotes a suboptimal phenotype, in the sense that highly processed diets, sedentary living, lack of sun exposure, etc., results in a gene expression that leads to poor health and disease (1,2). However, we’re now learning […]