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Daily Movement and Exercise

Movement and exercise are key components to The Paleo Diet Lifestyle®. Our Paleo ancestors moved every day, yet we often spend most of our days seated in front of a computer. There are many ways to get movement and exercise that will help you with optimal health, digestion, and sleep.

Fight Fatigue with Energizing Workouts

Exercising when you’re tired can be difficult, but even making a light workout part of your Paleo regimen can enhance energy and decrease fatigue.

By Stephanie Vuolo
How Obstacle Races and Competitions Tap Into Our Ancestral Past

Inspired by how our hunter-gatherer ancestors moved, obstacle races and competitions challenge participants to break out of the traditional exercise mold.

By Stephanie Vuolo
Full Range of Motion Exercise: Part 2

Functional movement is an important part of full range of motion exercise. The simple patterns of our Paleolithic ancestors contribute to overall fitness.

By Stephanie Vuolo
Full Range of Motion Exercise: Part 1

Full range of motion exercises, like a deep squats, help maintain normal joint function by increasing and preserving joint mobility and flexibility.

By Stephanie Vuolo
Interval Training: Stop with the Tabatas and do some Gibalas!

Interval training produces the best results when the focus is on quality, not quantity. Swap the Tabata protocol for Gibala in your Paleo training routine.

By Mark J. Smith, Ph.D.
3 Tips to Prevent Injury During Exercise

Our bodies are designed for movement, but need to be fueled for optimal performance, especially for high-intensity and endurance athletes to prevent injury.

By Stephanie Vuolo
Natural Movement Workouts: Hang Time

Exercise today neglects to include many natural movement patterns, like hanging or brachiating (swinging from rung to rung on an overhead ladder or bar).

By Stephanie Vuolo
Run with the Hunt: How Do Your Workouts Compare?

Learn more about The Paleo Diet® & working out. Visit our website to learn about The Paleo Diet & it’s health benefits. Browse our Paleo recipes online!

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Why The Paleo Diet is Ergogenic

Learn why The Paleo Diet® is ergogenic. Visit our website for Paleo Diet articles, news, tips & delicious recipes. Browse our Paleo recipes today!

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Personal Training With Paleo

Learn about personal training while on the Paleo Diet. Visit The Paleo Diet® website for easy Paleo Diet recipes, Paleo Diet cookbooks & more!

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Alternatives To Gluconeogenesis For Rebuilding Post Workout Glycogen Levels

Read about alternatives to gluconeogenesis for rebuilding post workout glycogen levels. Browse The Paleo Diet® blog for recipes, books, tips & more!

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
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Paleo Leadership
 
Trevor Connor
Trevor Connor

Dr. Loren Cordain’s final graduate student, Trevor Connor, M.S., brings more than a decade of nutrition and physiology expertise to spearhead the new Paleo Diet team.

Mark J Smith
Dr. Mark J. Smith

One of the original members of the Paleo movement, Mark J. Smith, Ph.D., has spent nearly 30 years advocating for the benefits of Paleo nutrition.

Nell Stephenson
Nell Stephenson

Ironman athlete, mom, author, and nutrition blogger Nell Stephenson has been an influential member of the Paleo movement for over a decade.

Loren Cordain
Dr. Loren Cordain

As a professor at Colorado State University, Dr. Loren Cordain developed The Paleo Diet® through decades of research and collaboration with fellow scientists around the world.