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Entries in paleo (7)


Vegan vs. Paleo Diets For Athletes: My Experience

There are so many diets out there- some based on science, others on religion or ethical beliefs, and more than I can attempt to count based on nothing other than anecdotal experiments or strange food combinations! But what’s the best for physical endurance sports like marathoning and racing triathlon?

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Why and How to Go Paleo

Cold turkey?  Little by little?  What’s the best way to introduce yourself to the beneficial world of the Paleo Lifestyle?

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Holiday Season, Paleo Style!

The holidays can be a challenging time when it comes to sticking to our nutrition goals, especially if we're on a special diet such as Paleo. Nell Stephenson, Paleolithic eating coach and athlete and personal fitness and nutrition trainer, shares her tips on how to make your holidays guilt-free and Paleo-friendly. Recipe for truffles included!

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Go Paleo: Why Athletes Should Ditch the Pre-Race Pasta Party

Nell Stephenson, a die-hard Paleo endurance athlete, offers an alternative to the traditional pasta- and bread- heavy athletic diet plan. Nell shares her experiences as an endurance athlete on the Paleo diet, and explains why even athletes who are not gluten intolerant can benefit from a reducing their consumption of wheat, barley, and rye, and derivative products.

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Paleo Breakfasts for Champions

In her latest post, Paleo coach Nell Stephenson discusses breakfast options and how endurance athletes can keep Paleo when fueling up for a big day of training or racing (she and her husband are both competitive endurance athletes AND keep a Paleo diet, so she's got lots of "real-life" experience with this topic).

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