Transitioning out of the Challenge

First of all, congrats to you all for taking this time out of your busy lives to try something new, think outside the box and challenge yourself with living by our 5 pillars of health. We hope that you were all able to take something away from the experience and apply it to life after […]

8 Reasons Everyone Should Do Sprints

Sprinting is the most quintessential exercise of movement known to man.  Evidence has proven it time and time again with research studies showing just how beneficial it really is.  Check out these 8 reasons that everyone should be adding sprints into their weekly training program. http://main.p...

Prepping for the 20%

Weekends can be tough because we aren’t in our normal routines and therefore things can get a little whacky. This is even more true when we have holidays and long weekends off involved. This weekend is just that for some of us as it’s Valentines Day weekend and also Presidents Day on Monday. Trea...

Light Is Wrecking Your Sleep and Recovery

(Resource Article: Fight the Light and Sleep Better, T-Nation) Light, especially the blue-light from electronic devices, disrupts sleep. Anyone who’s experienced jetlag understands that human beings have an internal circadian clock that determines everything from energy and hunger to glucose tole...

Gut Environment

Another reason why cleaning up nutrition is so good for the state of your body is gut health. When your gut is unhealthy or imbalanced, many problems can ensue. Digestion issues, moodiness, fatigue, low energy, inflammation issues etc… can all be signs of an imbalance within the gut. We have all ...

Physical Changes

When discussing the challenge with someone, they stated they might not do it because they didn’t need to lose weight. One misconception with “eating primal” is that weight loss will always occur. There still is some truth to the calories in/calories out theory, so that’s one piece, but the other ...

Training Expectations

A big shift we sometimes see during challenges is a shift in training. Initially you may see a dip in performance while the body works through that detox phase. This can be frustrating at times because you may feel sluggish or weak. Remember, this is just a phase and it will get better… and when ...

Resources We Love

One tip on how to be successful with this challenge involved staying connected. One way to do that is by reading and educating yourself on healthy lifestyles. One blog that we have always enjoyed following for years now is Marks Daily Apple. For some good information on the basics of being “prima...

For the Love of Being Primal 2016

Welcome to all doing the challenge this year! We are so happy to have you with us. There are a little over 40 of us this time around which is amazing. It’s going to be a great one — to kick it all off, we wanted to share a little bit of what we’ve learned […]

Post Challenge Wrap up!

For the Love of Being Primal Challenge 2015 is in the books! The extraordinary efforts put forth by all were really inspiring. This was our most successful challenge yet. What I love most is all the talk of continuing the eating/sleeping/sprinting/drinking water habits that were formed over the p...