• 5 Sports Nutrition Myths Busted

    Sports nutrition – also called eating for performance – is a topic near and dear to my heart. As a competitive Olympic weightlifter, coach, and holistic nutritionist, I frequently work with athletes to tweak their food to fit a paleo or real food template. Sometimes, to boost performance, it may be beneficial read more…

    CrossFit Open 15.5 Nutrition Strategy

    If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.5 nutrition strategy for you! 15.5 is going to challenge even the most elite competitors. This couplet of rowing and thrusters is going to burn through some major glycogen and leave you gassed. Eating well in the days, weeks and months read more…

    CrossFit Open 15.4 Nutrition Strategy

    If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.4 nutrition strategy for you! So far, the workouts have been pretty true to CrossFit’s roots, and 15.4 is no different: an AMRAP ascending ladder of handstand push-ups and cleans. Eating well in the days, weeks and months leading up read more…

    CrossFit Open 15.3 Nutrition Strategy

    If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve got a CrossFit Open 15.3 nutrition strategy that I wrote just for you! So far, we’ve seen a classic couplet plus a separately scored max lift in 15.1, then a repeat of last year’s 14.2 ascending ladder. Now, 15.3 is a challenging triplet AMRAP (as many rounds read more…

    CrossFit Open 15.2 Nutrition Strategy

    If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.2 nutrition strategy for you! 15.1 threw a curveball at the field with a separately scored, two-part workout of a classic AMRAP triplet plus a time-capped max clean and jerk. And now, 15.2 has been announced as the encore to read more…

    CrossFit Open 15.1 Nutrition Strategy

    If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.1 nutrition strategy for you! It’s safe to say that eating well in the days, weeks and months leading up to the Open is the biggest way to set up a strong foundation for your best performance, but there are read more…

    Swiss Chard Salad with Toasted Walnuts Recipe

    Swiss Chard Salad with Toasted Walnuts is another recipe I’m sharing with you from my award-winning cookbook, The Performance Paleo Cookbook!  The cookbook’s been out for a little over a month and has garnered some very awesome support and praise from everyone from fitness and nutrition leaders to everyday warriors just like you! I’m read more…

    Performance Paleo Book Tour: Part 1 Recap

    The first leg of the Performance Paleo Cookbook book tour wrapped up on Sunday, and it was an amazing experience! (Another cool thing: The cookbook was ranked in the Top 100 Adult Non-Fiction books during its first week! Ciarra from Popular Paleo—she wrote The Frugal Paleo Cookbook—and I hit the road on read more…