Why Is Fiber So Important? Part II

Here are some more health benefits of fiber, some of the differences you’ll find in qualities of fiber and how you can include more of it in your diet.

Why Is Fiber So Important? Part 1

Today we’re going to give you a basic idea of why fiber is so important, the differences you’ll find in qualities of fiber and how you can include more of it in your diet.

5 Winter Sports To Try

Today I thought I’d take some space talking about a few good activities that can keep you active during the winter. Why? because we’re all in this season together. And it’s a great time to try out some new sports.

Misconception of Carbs Part 1

We need to set the record straight on a few things that have been said about carbohydrates that don’t necessarily do them justice. Part I focuses on the two basic types of carbohydrates: simple and complex.

How To Read A Nutrition Label

Here are some basic things to understand about nutrition labels as well as a few “tricks” that some manufacturers use when listing ingredients.

What’s better: Kale or Broccoli?

a debate came up the other morning as I was preparing my post crossfit/run recovery smoothie with some Gnarly Whey and Kale. A coworker was telling me that broccoli is a bigger superfood than kale. Let’s do some investigating and see what we find.

Tips On Eating Right For New Endurance Athletes Trying To Lose Weight Pt 1

A common problem for new endurance athletes -especially ones that are trying to lose weight as well – is not getting enough fuel. Today and tomorrow we’re going to talk about why taking the time to figure out your calories and starting to look at the nutritional efficiency (the density) of what you’re eating is so important, especially if you’re trying to lose weight. Let’s get started!

Gnarly Nutrition’s Sports Supplements Now Sold at Good Earth

The recent partnership between Gnarly Nutrition and Good Earth Natural Foods will make Gnarly Nutrition products available for retail sale in all of Good Earth’s stores along the Wasatch front. Not only will Gnarly Nutrition benefit from having a trusted retailer launching their products into the local market, but Good Earth is also known for […]

A Tale of Two Worlds

Today’s blog comes from Craig Lloyd whose love for ultrarunning runs deep. Craig writes a blog, refuse2quit, which is filled with his musings and adventures -It’s a pretty damn decent read.

New Study On Refined Sugar Shows Its Potential Toxicity To Humans In ”Safe” Doses

Professor Wayne Potts, senior author of a new study that tests the toxicity of sugar in lab mice, has this to say about what his study showed him, “ Sugar consumed at concentrations currently considered safe exerts dramatic adverse impacts on mammalian health. I have reduced refined sugar intake and encouraged my family to do the same.” Read on to find out what else the study showed Potts.

K/Rail and The Lean Berets: Avengers of Health!

I had the chance to spend some quality kettlebell time with Kevin Rail of The Lean Berets this weekend. This guy eats, sleeps, and lives by his belief in truly treating the body like a temple. He’s also not one to be shy with his opinion on common foods found in the grocery aisles that may try to trick you into thinking they’re healthy

Hungry for Change.

Ok, If you’re a regular reader of this blog, and you’re familiar with Gnarly’s stance on clean, natural ways to fuel your body, then you’re going to want to check out this documentary by James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch called Hungry for Change

Elevated CrossFit Summer Games Recap

The second annual Elevated CrossFit Summer Games took place over this past weekend, July 19th-20th, 2013 at Timpanogos Harley Davidson in Lindon, Utah.

Hey Crossfit Groupies

thought this post was pretty amusing from Josh Bobrowsky over at Integrated Fitness Crossfit. The title kinda says it all, “Don’t be a CrossFit A$#hole: 6 Tips to Be a Good CrossFitter.”