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Transformation 5.0

Paleo Not Paleo, Daily Fuel, and Lock In

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Today begins with a question:

“Are chia seeds, quinoa and yoghurt Paleo? I thought we weren’t supposed to eat those?” – Steven

First, Steven, thanks for writing!  I felt this warranted a more thought out reply, so onward to the answer:

In the strict sense chia seeds, quinoa, and yogurt are decidedly not Paleo.  However, is Paleo the measuring stick that takes priority in every situation?

I love Paleo.  I support it, I believe in it, and I practice it.  Most of the time.

Paleo fails when it becomes blind, when it becomes blanket shoulds and shouldn’ts, and when it loses the individual nature of nutrition. Continue Reading

Transformation 5.0

It’s Official, Be Specific, and The Relentless 5K

It’s official now.

The build-up to a Relentless Transformation comes with rapidly swinging emotions.  Am I really doing this?  Hell yes I’m doing this!  What if I don’t meet my expectations?  I’ll crush my expectations!  And around and around they go, impossible to control.

By Day 1 the swings are gone.  Replacing them is raw energy.  It’s a day when caffeine ain’t got nothing on the natural high.

On Day 2 it’s official.  There’s latent fatigue from Day 1 after the mega energy burst.  It creates a grounded realness to the experience.  Yes, this will be awesome, but yes, this will take hard work and habit formation.  Roll up your sleeves.  One step at a time. Continue Reading