Author Archives: Paul Nobles

Lauren Brooks is wrong about Intermittent Fasting

When you paint topics with too broad of a brush typically that discredits the overall topic.  This has not been the case for Lauren Brooks article on Intermittent Fasting (I will refer to it as IF for the rest of … Continue reading

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How do you get better at Crossfit?

Remember when you improved the most as a Crossfitter?  It was when you first started because ego does not matter when you absolutely can not lift the prescribed weight.  Inevitably you would default to some percentage of the weight on … Continue reading

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Paleo for Crossfit Athletes

Loren Cordain’s book “The Paleo Diet” was written as a template to address inconsistencies that he perceived were caused by evolution, namely farming and processing.  He wrote it for people trying to lose weight.  He absolutely 100% did not write … Continue reading

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To gain muscle faster you need Carbs

The easiest experiment you will ever do, assuming you can feel and see your abs a bit, is to do a good possibly highly intense workout routine and drink 50g of dextrose with some lemon and maybe a tiny bit … Continue reading

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What my kids eat

When I started eating well it was only natural that my family would follow suit, after all, I do the grocery shopping.  Taking a left turn from cereal for breakfast, school lunches and macaroni and cheese for dinner was not … Continue reading

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You can not “diet down” to six pack abs

…..ignoring your muscle along the way, abs are muscles. If you look at any of “ab” ads you see in Google or Facebook people now definitely understand that diet is a major component, and it is.  The real question is … Continue reading

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Getting Lean and Staying Lean

One of the reasons why I love getting regular BodPods is that it gives me direct feedback on the various experiments I try.  I needed a 30 day Paleo Challenge like I needed a hole in my head but I … Continue reading

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