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Paleo 2.0 Starts TODAY!


Paleo 2.0 Starts TODAY!

3 rounds for time of:
500 meter row
12 overhead squats, 115 lbs (75 lbs) 
50  double-unders
Workout #3 from the North Central Regional Qualifier.

Stay tuned for tomorrow’s North Central Regional Qualifier Wrap-up

Paleo 2.0 Starts Today!

There are 16 teams competing for the top spot.  Teams and names are listed below.  If you would like to submit your team name, please post it to comments.

Team 1: Lawrence/James
Team 2: Asha/Kaitlin
F*** Gluten: Brian/Jasmine
Team 4: Jason/Gil
Team 5: Fraser/Jim
Foo(d) Fighters: Barbara/Mark
Team 7: Jim/Tom
Team 8: Kevin/Paul
Team 9: KayCee/Chris
Team 10: Wendy/Bones
Team 11: Nisha/Lori
Team 12: Karen/Mary
Team 13: Olivia/Kathy
Team 14: Scott/Blakely
No Sugar, Lots of Spice: Andrew/Tara
Team XL: Greg/Martin

Easy prep for a Paleo week.

Lesson 1: Paleo Prep

Take home point: Cook WAY more than you think.

One of the first things you can do to make life simple in a Paleo kitchen is to learn to cook more food than what you need for dinner. In the picture above the bowls contain 3 bags of brussels sprouts, 2 bunches of asparagus, 2 sliced onions, and a carton of mushrooms each tossed with some combination of garlic, thyme, basil, and olive oil.  Grilled or roasted, the vegetables will provide enough food for dinner and 3-4 more meals.

To kick off an easy week, grill or roast the vegetable and 2 pounds of beef (or other meat). You can make hamburger patties or just cook up the loose ground beef.

After dinner, store the vegetables in tupperware OR pack the leftovers into tupperware meals for an easy to grab lunch on the way out the door in the morning.

What’s the foil there in the picture? Roasted garlic!  A favorite in our house, it’s super simple to add to any meal.  Peel away as much of the outer flakes as possible.  Chop off the top of the entire head of garlic and brush with olive oil.  Wrap in foil and roast for 20-30 minutes or grill for the amount of time.  Pop out the roasted garlic pieces from the casings and add to any dish.

8 Responses

  1. Gator

    I know Paleo is top priority today….AND AS I SAW THIS WOD FIRST HAND ON SATURDAY…. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE EATEN YOUR WEIGHT IN ENERGY FOODS BEFORE YOU ATTEMPT THIS. IF we are lucky…there will be a 15min cap!!!

    I am not sure how to start or even comment on this weekends EPIC performances by our Regionals Team. Not sure I can post this but: BAD ASS. Yes….I think that is a good place to start.

    Where your Roots Gear with Pride today.

  2. Molly

    Thanks Kathy! And to Scott, Blakely, James, Ryan, and Eric for coming to support the team this weekend.

  3. Scott G

    And Tracy Emmanuel…. don’t forget Tracy did this WOD too… And just got caught up on the Double Unders… but OHS 75 lbs w/ NO PROBLEM…

  4. Scott G

    One more thing about the games… If you ever think you should give up in a WOD, read about this girl:

    She PR’d her 95lb snatch 20 times in the final WOD and finished under the cut off. What was crazy, is it seemed like she failed every other one… so while she did 20 successfully — she tried a WHOLE lot… It was the most AMAZING thing I’ve ever seen. The crowd went nuts!

  5. Bones

    Starting the paleo thing today for the first time. Geez, I need some honey. Anyway, yesterday I grilled up some lean meat for the week, but wondered how long grilled/cooked meat lasts in the fridge? What’s people’s experiences?

  6. Blakely

    And now back to Paleo . . .

    Day 1 and look what I am faced with!

    From: Jason Wykoff [mailto:[email protected]]
    Sent: Monday, May 03, 2010 4:33 PM
    To: [email protected]
    Subject: Oreos

    Is Greek for “beautiful” or “nice”.

    It is also a cookie, and there is a bag of them in the kitchen.

    Kali Orexi!