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The Paleo Diet Nutrition Challenge-40 Days in the Cave

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Here are the details for CrossFit Scottsdale’s nutrition and performance challenge: 40 Days in the Cave Entering the Cave: 1.  Register for the challenge by signing up in the gym or emailing Tiffany@CrossFitScottsdale.com.  Registration is $99 (Unlimited members get 20% off) and includes: 3 Body Composition Measurements with our new BodyMetrix Ultrasound assessment. This is non-invasive [...]
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Lose Weight & Improve Athletic Performance in 40 DAYS IN THE CAVE!

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The moment you have all been waiting for…the next Paleo Nutrition Challenge for weight loss & improved athletic performance! It’s that time again at CrossFit Scottsdale where we challenge ourselves to not only live a lifestyle that includes primal and elite fitness but primal and elite nutrition as well.  As much as optimal nutrition should [...]
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Paleo Works!

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Your New Year’s Resolution might be to lose weight, exercise more or to get healthy, so how are you going to do it?  Instead of waiting for these resolutions to be made after the new year, 15 of our students accepted the challenge to adopt the Paleo diet and lifestyle 100% for 5 weeks over [...]
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Save Your Kids

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Don’t let advertisers tell your kids what to eat!  Here is a great article in the dangers of advertisers targeting your kids but also brings up the point that ultimately YOU are in charge of what your kids eat.  “Today, one of the most troubling and fastest growing threats to our children’s health is their [...]
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Countdown to Paleo Finals!

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  Okay Teams its GO time.  Finals are on Saturday.  8am will be measurements and 9am will be the WOD.  Point totals will count for 50% of your final score and total percentage improvement will count for the other 50%.  There will be awesome prize packets for the wining team. Drink your water, stay Paleo and come ready [...]
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To Cook or Not to Cook?

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Cooking…basic to some a foreign language to others and a necessity to all! Everyone needs the basic skills to feed themselves and in order to graduate from pop tarts, McDonalds and Lean Cuisine into a healthy whole food, non-processed, clean lifestyle you need to know how to cook! In comes Justin Baumgartner, CrossFit Scottsdale student, [...]
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Sick of Eggs for Breakfast?

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Try this  Paleo Oatmeal Recipe from Mark’s Daily Apple reader Doug Descant’s ingenious recipe for No-atmeal. Ingredients: 1 small handful of walnuts 1 small handful of pecans 2 tablespoons ground flax seed 1/2 – 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 pinch of ground nutmeg 1 pinch ground ginger 1 tablespoon almond butter 1 banana, mashed 3 [...]
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Paleo Salad Dressing

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One of the most common questions for paleo recipes are salad dressing.  Here are some great options to add variety and spice up your lettuce!  Some of these make great marinades too! Garlic Mustard Dressing Avocado dressing & Sun dried tomato dressing Paleo Caesar dressing Tons of salad dressings and vinegarettes along with preparation how-tos [...]
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