Nutrition

Sound nutrition and lifestyle is the basis of health, wellness and certainly athletic performance. As part of their membership, clients at the gym have access to regular nutrition and lifestyle counseling appointments as well as seminars throughout the year.

At CrossFit Littleton we advocate a whole food approach. In terms of nutrition, this basically means moving away from processed, highly addictive, low nutrient density foods in the diet and towards whole foods that are nutrient dense (lean animal proteins, vegetables, nuts and seeds). This however is no easy task. The modern American diet is full of refined sugar and highly processed carbohydrates (many sugars). Most of us are addicted, literally, to our sweets, bread, pasta, rice, cereal etc.

So…the move towards better health, fitness and wellness is usually a process for most people. Please use this page as a resource to improve the quality of your life!

Robb WolfRobb Wolf, a former research biochemist is the New York Times Best Selling author of The Paleo Solution – The Original Human Diet. A student of Prof. Loren Cordain, author of The Paleo Diet, Robb has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world via his top ranked iTunes podcast, book and seminars.

Robb has functioned as a review editor for the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, is co-founder of the nutrition and athletic training journal, The Performance Menu, co-owner of NorCal Strength & Conditioning, one of the Men’s Health “top 30 gyms in America” and co-owner of Paleo Brands Inc. a paleo food company selling meals and snacks featuring grass fed meat, wild caught fish and all organic ingredients.

Robb is a former California State Powerlifting Champion (565 lb. Squat, 345 lb. Bench, 565 lb. Dead Lift) and a 6-0 amateur kickboxer. He coaches athletes at the highest levels of competition and consults with Olympians and world champions in MMA, motocross, rowing and triathlon. Wolf has provided seminars in nutrition and strength & conditioning to various entities including NASA, Naval Special Warfare, the Canadian Light Infantry and the United States Marine Corps.

Robb is the author of the one textbook we instruct all of our clients to get and read, The Paleo Solution. It is a comprehensive guide to Paleo Nutrtion and Lifestyle. Reading it is step #1.

Also, you can check out his 30 Day Total Transformation.

And lastly, his weekly podcasts covering wide variety of topics. Listen to them in your car on the way to work! They are excellent.

Whole9life – a great resource for transformation through the paleo lifestyle.

PaleoPlan.com – for those of us who need everything taken care of so we have to do as little as possible. For $9.99/month they will give you a complete shopping list and menu plan for the entire week.

ThePaleoDiet.com – Dr. Loren Cordain’s site and materials.

PaleoBrands.com – Pre-packaged paleo food and snacks.

PaleoComfortFoods.com – a great cookbook with tons of great recipes! Especially when you are craving the foods of your youth but trying hard to move towards better nutrition.

EatWild.com – Find local farms in your area that provide grass fed, free range animals. In a nutshell, a higher quality of meat.

Steve’s Original – Pre-packaged paleo kits to go. Good post workout and as a gift for your favorite CrossFitter!

Paleo Magazine – a modern day primal living publication.

Everyday Paleo – Good resource for recipes.

Nom Nom Paleo – Michelle Tam’s awesome Paleo Blog.

 

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