But if you really want to embrace the Paleo lifestyle, than I think we should have a Paleo Exercise Plan (trademark Ariana Dane, 2014 – wink). The premise being that you are physically on the move 8-10 hours a day, not exercising, but physically taxing and challenging your body. After all, that’s what they did. Those hunter-gatherers were not sitting in a car or at a desk for hours a day, they were hiking, climbing, sneaking, stretching, throwing, beating, carrying and cooking.
"With Darryl has distilled the essence of Paleo nutrition and Primal fitness into plain English. He gives practical tips on how to get fitter, leaner, stronger and healthier than ever before by following the Paleo lifestyle. He's transformed his own life and is passionate about getting people to eat and move as nature intended.
This book is a useful reference to enable individuals just starting out on the Paleo path as well as those who want to explore more challenging, playful and interesting ways to move."
"You can't out-train a poor diet and you can't use diet to effectively combat a poor lifestyle. Fitness and diet have to work together and we believe Darryl covers this topic with significant expertise."
"Darryl has created a fascinating book which gives people something to enjoy when it comes to movement. Whether at home, in the gym, or even better outdoors!"
is mandatory reading for anyone interested in leading a healthy lifestyle. It is very comprehensive, covering paleo exercise and nutrition. It is a place to track your progress, the recipes are fantastic and the pictures are great for those who have never exercised.
"Edwards' writing is honest, and his heart for health and fitness shine through in the text. It's an easy read but by no means "light" - information abounds on every page, from references to scientific studies to a handy chart explaining healthy body fat percentages.
This is where CrossFit or paleocentric exercise plays its part. With this type of exercise, you get to play the sport of life. We utilize movements that will follow you into YOUR real world.
As varied as Paleo, Paleo exercise has the same basic goal: to improve your health by working with your body, not against it. Aside from general guidelines – focus on natural movement and consistent physical activity, emphasize briefer periods of high intensity work over endless cardio – Paleo fitness means whatever way of moving your body works best for you. The programs above are a great start: experiment with them, keep track of your results, and find a way of moving that fits into your life.