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Human performance vs Survival: Breaking down paleo nutrition

In the first article of the series, I provided an overview of primitive (wo)man, Paleo, and his distant relative, Neander; what’s similar and what’s different. I also touched on some of the problems with drawing assumptions about primitive society (ie, 5000+ years and older), and really any hunter gather society. The...
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Human Performance vs Survival: Unraveling the Paleo man

In the first of an open series, I plan to explore the popular diets, lifestyle, running technique and overall relationship we share with the enigmatic and omnipresent Paleo man (or woman); described here and throughout as Paleo. Did Paleo know the secrets of diet and health, or was Paleo just moving...
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Metabolic efficiency: More smoke and mirrors coaching

ESP Tipcast 89: Clearing the smoke and breaking the mirrors on Metabolic Efficiency The fitness and nutrition market is driven by sexy new terms and training methods. Few have garnered more interest than Metabolic Efficiency training. The idea has been sold hard by fitness and nutrition guru Bob Seebohar, who may or...
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XTerra Series III: Turning good form into better results

#ESPTIPCAST 76 #XTerratraining series 3 discusses how to improve your #runningform for #fasterrunning. @skratchlabs @sls3usa @gooutandplay In part 2 of my XTerra series, I discussed why we may indeed be built to run, but not necessarily born to run. The fact is humans are now so far removed to our...
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What big insects mean to world-class performance

In a recent post on IFLScience, they discussed the role of genetics in the growth of insects. However, it neglected to discuss the evolutionary reasons for why insects are not as large as say the Meganeura monyi, a foot long ancestor of the modern-day dragonfly that was prominent during the oxygen-rich Carboniferous Period,...
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