Out of Balance: How to Think About Dieting

Last weekend, I sat on a rather interesting discussion panel at the Paleo F(x) conference in Austin, TX. As I listened to otherwise rational people, who were making otherwise sound recommendations, emphatically claiming that a “balanced diet” for health required 30 percent carbohydrates—mostly from … [Read more...]

Your New Lifestyle: Relax Your Way to High Performance

Want to smash weights every time you're in the gym? Learn the meaning of rest and recovery first.  By Jim Laird What do the words “day off” mean to you? Do you know what a day off even is? What are you doing on your so-called days off? I want you to think about this right now, because you need to. … [Read more...]

Ian Albert: CrossFit, Business, and CBL Success

Ian Albert, CSCS, is the manager of EVF Performance, a popular CrossFit gym on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. We’re featuring this interview with Ian for a few reasons. First, he’s experimented extensively with Carb Back-Loading and is a huge fan of the system. Next, we wanted to … [Read more...]

Be Stronger For Longer

By Scott Paltos “Scott Paltos is a beast. He’s a former NFL player who owns an unbelievable training facility in New Jersey, and of all the CrossFit athletes who’ve approached me over the years, he’s the only one I’ve worked with for any length of time because he simply gets it. He’s strong as … [Read more...]

Paleo Deconstructed Part 2: You Probably Don’t Have a Food Allergy

I used to think food allergies were a joke. How can stuff that comes out of the ground—stuff nature provides for us—make us sick or cause any sort of unpleasant or even painful reaction? I was naïve back then—back when I first entered the confusing labyrinth of human nutrition—believing that food … [Read more...]

Gluten Intolerance Symptoms: When Paleo and Carb Back-Loading Collide

Everyone knows I hate the usage of the word Paleo for the Paleo diet. Not because I hate the diet; I actually love the diet. It’s just that implication that we ran around the Stone Age through vast fields of potatoes and forests of fruit and nut trees, not to mention bushels of beans. So, … [Read more...]

Top Seven Fitness and Nutrition Experts

I have a bone to pick with the Buddha. Here was a guy who spent his entire life living outside of society, giving lessons to people about how to live in society. How hypocritical is that? The Buddha is probably the first person in history to open the door for those with absolutely no experience on a … [Read more...]

BioJacked #10: Nate Miyaki, Samurai Psychologist

In this 10th episode of BioJacked on Mutiny Radio (see https://pcrcollective.org ) we invited fitness model, trainer, nutrition coach, and fitness book author Nate Miyaki to share his science- and psychology-based approach to diet and bodybuilding. … [Read more...]

BioJacked #9: CJ Hunt Tracks Down the Perfect Human Diet

BIOJACKED #9: CJ Hunt Tracks Down the Perfect Human Diet In this episode, we had the pleasure of getting CJ Hunt on the phone to talk about his new movie, "In Search of the Perfect Human Diet" (See https://perfecthumandiet.us ), and to chat about his journey from a sudden heart attack at the age of … [Read more...]