Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Gym Chat 221 - The Paleo Approach to Nutrition

This Gym Chat featured Adam Farrah as my guest, and we had a great chat about the Paleo approach to nutrition. I was able to really clear up alot of the questions I had about Paleo, and we shared some interesting anecdotes and facts about how society's current approach nutrition has some serious holes that need to be plugged.

Adam Farrah has been working with Paleo and Evolutionary approaches to health and living since 2004 when his health collapsed -- seemingly "randomly" and "inexplicably."

As a former biotech scientist with an education in chemistry, random and inexplicable wasn't going to suffice. The journey had begun. Years of voracious reading, research and trial and error led him back to health and to a new life based on Paleo eating and living. An early blogger and writer in the Paleo niche, he blogs at

Adam's experience includes:

•B.S. in Chemistry Cum Laude from The University of Connecticut
•IKFF Certified Kettlebell Teacher -- Level 1
•Apprentice Grappling Instructor under Harris International
•CrossFit Level 1 Trainer with an array of other CrossFit Certifications
•Kettlebell and CrossFit Coach since 2008
•Author of "The Paleo Dieter's Missing Link" (to be released November 2013)

Here's a link to that book special offer we mentioned in the interview: ...

You can find out more about Paleo and get in contact with Adam at the following links:


Btw, interesting factoid: Adam and his blog were also central to the "Strong is the New Skinny" meme spreading on Facebook.


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