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Paleo Workouts For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-65791-1
336 pages
November 2013
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Paleo workouts that are heavy on results—and low on equipment investment

Paleo Workouts For Dummies offers a program of back-to-the-Stone-Age exercises with specially designed workouts that burn fat, fight disease, and increase energy. The paleo workouts found in this step-by-step guide, promote sound activities with a strong emphasis on practicing and mastering fundamental/primitive human movements such as squats, hinges, pushes/pulls, sprints, crawls, and more.

Paleo Workouts For Dummies caters to the anti-gym crowd who want a convenient program that can be used anywhere, anytime. In addition, vital details on healthy Paleolithic foods that maximize energy levels for the intense workout routines are covered.

  • Companion workout videos can be accessed, for free, at Dummies.com
  • The video content aids you in mastering paleo moves and techniques covered in the book
  • Offers a complete cardiovascular and strength workout

By focusing on the primal movements that humans evolved to perform, Paleo Workouts For Dummies is for anyone following a paleo diet routine as well as those curious about how to maximize their paleo workouts.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Paleo Fitness 5

Chapter 1: Paleo Fitness: The (Ab)Original Blueprint for Physical Excellence 7

Chapter 2: The Things You Ought to Do: Proper Cave Man Etiquette 19

Chapter 3: Running the Primal System Restore on Yourself 43

Part II: Mastering the Primal Power Moves 59

Chapter 4: Walk to Get Healthy, but Sprint to Get Sexy 61

Chapter 5: Hinging and Squatting Your Butt and Legs to Primal Perfection 71

Chapter 6: Pushes and Pulls for a Stronger, Harder Torso 101

Chapter 7: Carrying Heavy Things and Ab Exercises That Don’t Suck.129

Chapter 8: Primal Power Moves for Explosive Athleticism 153

Part III: The Paleo Fitness Foundational Program 167

Chapter 9: The Truth about Strength Training and Cardio 169

Chapter 10: Metabolic Conditioning: Burn Fat Like Raw Meat on a Hot Grill 181

Chapter 11: Putting Together a Successful Program 193

Chapter 12: Newbies Start Here: The 21-Day Primal Quick Start 203

Chapter 13: The 90-Day Primal Body Transformation 213

Chapter 14: Specialized Paleo Fitness Programs 237

Part IV: Paleo Nutrition 251

Chapter 15: Paleo Foods 253

Chapter 16: Embracing the Healthy Habits of Paleo Living 265

Part V: The Part of Tens 275

Chapter 17: Ten Primal Superfoods to Help You Perform Ten Times Better 277

Chapter 18: Ten Primal-Approved Supplements for the Modern Man and Woman 283

Index 291

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Author Information

Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, author and nutritionist, appears on various news streams nationally and conducts workshops and seminars worldwide to help people feel — and look — their best. She is also the author of the popular website www.DrKellyann.com and gives daily news, tips, and inspiration on Twitter @drkellyann. Patrick Flynn, a fitness minimalist, conducts workshops and certifications worldwide, teaching people how to get more fit with less — but more effective — exercise. He is the driving force behind ChroniclesOfStrength.com, a top-500 health and wellness blog.

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