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What to do about Food…

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Food As Fuel Class tonight 7pm!  Come learn about Paleo, Zone, Fish Oil, quick and easy meal ideas, pre & post workout nutrition and anything else you want to know about food! Share the knowledge: Tweet
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August Featured Product – Laughing Giraffe Organics

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I Know. I get it. You are hungry and you want a snack. You have been working so hard at being good, but you just want something sweet. You are thinking…”Maybe I’ll have just one cookie. Nobody will know and it is just a small cheat.” Well everyone, those internal battles that you have with [...]
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Those Pesky Pesticides

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In our quest to eat healthy we eat more vegetables and fruits, but what happens if those fruits and veggies have more chemicals on them than all of the processed stuff we are trying to avoid? Buying Certified Organic fruits and vegetables will minimize your exposure to pesticides as the USDA prohibits the use of [...]
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Skip's Birthday Paleo Breakfast & WOD

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Celebrations can be Paleo too… Here is a Paleo Pancake Recipe from one of our students: GOOD MORNING – Perfect Pancakes Ingredients: 3 whole eggs
 1/2 cup almond meal
 1/2 cup coconut milk
 1 cup apple sauce or 2 bananas 2 tsp cinnamon
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 Coconut oil or EVO for cooking (go light [...]
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Muscle Milk = arsenic, lead and mercury

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After thorough research and examination we have decided to pull Muscle Milk off of our shelves. With no defining regulation on supplements by the FDA. A new Consumer Reprts issue explains some of the research behind these private tests.  Just like anything too much can not only be bad but harmful to your health. The bottom line [...]
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The Results Are In….

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The Spring Paleo Challenge was a huge success!  50 CrossFit Scottsdale students underwent the task of eating meats, veggies, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and NO Sugar, and came out looking better, feeling better and performing better.  It was LIFE CHANGING to say the least.  This Paleo challenge was based on collecting points, [...]
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Paleo Challenge Finals!!

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WOW!!!  So you set out 6 weeks ago to look better, feel better and perform better…and that is exactly what you did!   Winners will be announced Wednesday but here are some of the highlights from today: The top improvements on “Cindy” were Scott H. from 10 to 18 Jeff Z. from 7 to 12  Mel from [...]
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Diet or Lifestyle?

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As we near the end of the Paleo Challenge, the question has to get asked, was this just a “diet” for you or has your lifestyle changed?  Paleo for me has become a lifestyle. It is the way that I eat most of the time.  My old habits of pizza on Fridays and baking cookies [...]
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Paleo Women Granola…for Men Too

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CrossFit Scottsdale is now carrying  a delectable array of Paleo Women Snacks & Granola. Paleo Women was developed and launched by Chef and CrossFit fanatic Laura Keenan in March of 2010 because of the lack of Paleo style snacks out in the marketplace. Paleo Women creates “Paleo Style” Granola’s meaning, recipes designed with our cave dweller ancestors in mind.  “Women” [...]
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The Paleo Challenge Leaderboard

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Here is the leaderboard at the half way point: Cavemen: Bob H. 238 Roger 229 Perry 225 Paul 218 Ryan M. 214 Ashley P. 209 Ted 209 Branson 164 Stu 163 Chris T. 156 Jeff Z. 129 Cavewomen: Hallie 240 Patty N. 227 Jane 216 Sara H. 212 Tiffany 211 Patty C. 210 Stephanie 209 Jaclyn 200 [...]
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