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Paleo Fitness: A Primal Training and Nutrition Program to Get Lean, Strong and Healthy

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The best way to get a strong, lean physique is to eat and work out the way nature intended. " Paleo Fitness" guides you through the fitness and exercise plan anthropological evidence has proven to be the most efficient, healthiest way to live--work out in the real world, for the real world. A healthy, athletic physique is as easy as tuning in to how your
Paperback, 176 pages
Published June 11th 2013 by Ulysses Press (first published May 26th 2013)
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May 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
What’s in the book, literally:
- Practical overview of paleo eating with lists of what to eat, what not to eat, and why
- Two week paleo meal plan with 20 delicious recipes
- Weekly programming with exercises for different levels of fitness/sophistication
- 60+ exercises ranging from the basics, like pull-ups and chair dips, to kangaroo jumps and the Dracula carry, all designed to be performed with minimal/no equipment - with photo demonstrations
- References to studies, index of fitness terminology

Hana Curry
Nov 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: health
The exercises are great because there are pictures to demonstrate along with workout combinations. Recipes are okay and would be better if pictures of the food were included.
May 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: health, paleo
out of this world amazing section on fitness. simple but poignant overview of nutrition
Sep 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The Paleo Diet and its numerous variations remains a hot topic these days with more and more cookbooks coming out on the topic. The exercise angle of the lifestyle is often ignored. Paleo Fitness Primal Training And Nutrition To Get Lean, Strong And Healthy addresses the exercise angle in conjunction with the diet.

Broken into three information parts, it opens with an “Overview” that explains what the Paleo diet is and is not. Benefits of this diet and lifestyle are discussed in general terms as
John Wiltshire
Nov 26, 2014 rated it liked it
I started looking for a book about juicing as I've just watched Sick, Fat and Nearly Dead, a fascinating documentary by an Australian Joe Cross. It's on YouTube. Check it out. After a false start (put juicing into Goodreads Listopia search and see what you find!) I came across this book. As I'm Paleo and a bit obsessive (my partner's word not mine) about fitness I thought I'd give it a go.
I'm buying a juicer today and I foresee lots of green concoctions being consumed while I do some primal
Todd Di Gasparro
Oct 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
You want to know how to develop the physique of old? Basically the cave man physique? This is the book to do it.

This book focuses all on functional fitness and how it'll help you in your everyday life. Granted we are not like our ancestors anymore and don't hunt for food and what not but if you want functional fitness in your everyday life then here you go.

I've read quite a few articles and books on weight lifting programs and I've tried quite a few myself, but there aren't too many resources
Marcos Thadeu
Oct 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Great introduction to the paleo movement, with a section dedicated to nutrion (a little too superficial for me) and another dedicated to fitness (very good). The book also includes a very nice fitness program, which I intend on following for the next weeks and that seems very well balanced, to improve overall health and full body strength. I was actually even glad that the nutrition part is short, for I still don't buy into paleo nutrition (I'm actually a vegan and am more into the Thrive diet ...more
Athena Nagel
Jul 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
This book is not huge but I am actually viewing that as a positive. Some of the fitness books that are huge are so full of fluff and you never seem to get to the meat of the information. Paleo Fitness is 176 pages and jam packed full of great information. There is information about nutrition, Paleo workouts and multiple different levels so you can benefit from this book no matter what fitness level you are at. The Appendix has a section on measurements and recipes. Then there is even more ...more
Mary Kay Martin
Aug 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I've been following a Paleo lifestye for several years and have been active and in sports pretty much my whole life and I learned so much from this book. Darryl explains the nutritional reasoning so everyone can understand it. He leads you through an eating plan so that it will become second nature to you and educates you about movement. He includes a 4 week movement program for Levels I, II and III so every fitness level is included. There are full descriptions of the exercises and recipes that ...more
Jun 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I was kindly given this book as a gift and have found it very helpful in understanding how to improve my health. It is written in a clear and concise way helping you to incorporate Paleo exercise and concepts into daily life. I most enjoy the aspects on nutrition, it dispels the myths!

It has helped me in lots of ways including fat loss and huge improvements in fitness and I've now purchased this book for a friend who is in her 40s and putting on weight and wants to change her lifestyle and
Jul 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: paleo, non-fiction
This is not a book you "read" from cover to cover. It has a good description of paleo and what it entails, covering the part about eating very thoroughly. I think the exercises in this are similar to some crossfit techniques. I photo copied the ones I liked. I feel good after doing these, and I definitely feel like I'm using lots of different muscles. I'm a runner, so I use these as cross training on my off days. Some of the exercises in here are pretty difficult and there's a whole section that ...more
Rozy Watson
Jul 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Amazing book! I'm already fitter and stronger after 2 weeks! My arms are toned and I e never been able to tone them! I have muscle loss in my leg from an operation and I can finally feel those muscles working! Cannot recommend this highly enough!
Aug 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book has become my fitness Bible. I get board easily with working out, but this books teaches you to "play-out" not work-out. We all should be able to do these movements without any problem, but many of us(me) cannot not. I love trying and I am having fun. I actually look forward to doing it.
Daniel Hall
May 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I got this today! I am about half-way through this book and already making changes to my lifestyle already. A really interesting read about eating and moving better. Highly recommended!
Jan 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Ted Davis
Jul 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A fantastic book, that demonstrates what is possible with natural movement and fitness!
Jul 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Although I am not a native English speaker, this book was easy to follow. Finally I have found a book that is very logical and clear. What I really love about this book is that I discovered that breakfast can be more than just a few boiled eggs (which I have been used to eating for the last 2 years). Now I have a number of alternative, quick breakfasts. The structured meal plan makes the paleo diet easier to follow as it means I don't have to question is something Paleo or not. Lots of good ...more
Craig Rice
Aug 28, 2013 rated it did not like it
Nothing new in this book.
Jan 25, 2017 rated it liked it
Good foundation with recipes, sample meal plan, and workouts.
Brandon Toome
May 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A great introduction to the Paleo lifestyle and Paleo fitness. I have completed the 12 week movement programme on several occasions now and am pleased with the results and variety. Some of the more advanced workouts are not for beginners, but Level I caters for most individuals without issue. An excellent value for money purchase.
Elizabeth Ava
Aug 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
If you want not only a great introduction to Paleo, fitness and natural movement then you'll be disappointed as it actually offers far more! A great book that has a 12-week exercise programme which I completed and loved it so much I am doing it again. A worthy addition to the collection
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