America’s Test Kitchen Buyer’s Guide: Paleo Edition

Alright my paleo/primal/ancestral eating peeps check it out: America’s Test Kitchen is known for their ridiculously thorough testing of products and recipes. They recently published a grocery store buying guide listing off the specific brands of grocery store goods which they found to have the best flavors/quality.  Here at the FuncThat laboratory we reviewed the… Continue reading America’s Test Kitchen Buyer’s Guide: Paleo Edition

How caffeinated is your coffee? – McDonald’s vs. Starbucks

Ahhh, magical coffee. While those of us in Paleo/CrossFit  land shun every other vice we have a passionate love affair with coffee. Perhaps, it’s because it causes a dopamine release which enables a better workout? Perhaps, it’s because, as Andy Deas once commented on the Paleo Solution Podcast, “I have so little left…”. So, being… Continue reading How caffeinated is your coffee? – McDonald’s vs. Starbucks

Doing Murph Tomorrow? 6 Things To Do Today

1.  Hydrate!  With water (not beer, you lushes).  And I mean LOTS of water!!!  When you feel sufficiently hydrated, drink a little more.  You’ll thank me for it tomorrow. 2.  Don’t overdo it today… no intense WODs that are going to cripple you for tomorrow.  It’s a good day to rest or do a strength… Continue reading Doing Murph Tomorrow? 6 Things To Do Today

“I Can’t Gain Weight”: A Strongman’s Tips For Skinny CrossFitters

Fact: I’m the skinniest guy you know. Fact: Being the lightest guy in the gym is not good news in CrossFit. Sure, I’ll smoke everyone if we ever do a 100 handstand pushups for time, but at 125lbs and five foot seven inches, the standard men’s kettlebell (53lbs) is over 40% of my body weight.… Continue reading “I Can’t Gain Weight”: A Strongman’s Tips For Skinny CrossFitters