04
09
2015

Spring Nutrition Challenge

Uncommon Nation – it’s that time again – time for a Nutrition Challenge.  We are excited to announce that we are going to be participating in the WHOLE LIFE CHALLENGE this Spring starting May 2nd.  It is a 56-Day challenge that will help you keep focus on key areas of your life and help form habits for a healthy future. We will be posting more information in the near future, but in the mean time, go to WLC Website and take a look around.  Then go to this link and sign up to be...

11
16
2014

Fall Nutrition Weekly Challenge: Week 4

We are heading into the last week of the Fall Nutrition Challenge and soon following is Thanksgiving Day, so for the final week, the Weekly Challenge will be to list 3 positive things that happened or things that you are thankful for that day.  Practice the power of positivity and thanksgiving this week.  You will list the 3 things in the Daily Reflection part of your Excel Sheet along with your Daily Reflection. *You only earn the point if you do it on that day.  You can’t earn the point...

11
02
2014

Fall Nutrition Weekly Challenge: Week 2

Ok folks here is your challenge for Week 2. First thing is read the most recent post from Jacqueline on breathing.  Give it a read to better understand the depth of breathing. Our challenge this week will be to become more conscious of our breathing and to learn  some methods we can use to control our breath and the emotions that come with training and life. The style of breathing we will practice this week is something called box breathing. It is a very simple technique with profound results. I...

10
26
2014

Fall Nutrition Weekly Challenge: Week 1

Weekly Challenge #1:  Read an article on diet/nutrition each day this week.  We will post an article each day – if you read it that day, you get 1 point.  If you read Monday’s article on Tuesday – you do NOT get a point.   MONDAY – “WHAT IF IT’S ALL BEEN A BIG FAT LIE?” By Gary Taubes TUESDAY – “A CONVERSATION WITH DR. LUSTIG“ then watch video “HUNGER & HORMONES” WEDNESDAY – “WHY FISH OILS ARE AN IMPORTA...

10
24
2014

Fall Nutrition Challenge Update

We are just 3 days from the start of the Fall Nutrition Challenge which starts on Monday.  Those that attended the Nutrition Talk on Wednesday, some of this information may be redundant, but please read this entire post if you are participating in the Challenge as I hope it answers most of the questions asked. It looks like we have 33 people signed up so far.  I am going to go ahead & extend the date to Saturday, so if you have not signed up and been debating about it…the time is now....

10
14
2014

Fall Nutrition Challenge Details

WHY: This challenge is designed to reward those who stay dedicated to maintaining healthy eating, sleep and exercise habits over the 28-days.  Paleo and CrossFit are a lifestyle choice – not a diet or fad exercise program.  For those of our members who have yet to participate in one of our Nutrition Challenges, the time is now.  For our members who have participated in the past, who understand the effect of the powerful combination of Paleo & CrossFit, but have become a little lax in their n...

03
19
2014

Week 4 Challenge Standings

Congratulations on a job well done! 4 Weeks of clean eating, training hard and pushing yourself past what you thought could be done. Although there are still teams needing to turn in their Points Summary Excel Sheets, we have been able to determine the winners. Team “No Name, So Lame” came in with a demanding 994 points to take 1st Place Prize while Team “Jiggles and Thickums” finished in a very close 2nd Place with 993 points. The teams highlighted in Blue will still nee...