SUP 015 – Adam, Justin, and Sal from Mind Pump Media on Fitness Myths and Nutrition Intuition

Welcome back to Straight Up Paleo, where Christina Rice and Kara Halderman answer all of your health questions…straight up.

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2:15 – Our Thanksgiving updates

9:20 – Genetic testing and CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST HERE!

11:00 – Introducing our guests – Adam Schafer, Sal Di Stefano, and Justin Andrews from Mind Pump Media!  Check out Mind Pump, which recently became the #1 fitness podcast again, if you haven’t heard it already!

17:25 – Adam, Sal, and Justin introduce themselves

21:35 – How to get out of undereating and overtraining

26:00 – The problem with circuit training and Orange Theory

34:30 – Signs of overtraining

36:15 – How slowly to increase calories and reduce your training

37:55 – What does a good workout routine look like?

42:19 – Thoughts on CrossFit

45:12 – Can you get too much NEAT?

52:40 – How much cardio do you need?

54:40 – Working out fasted

55:40 – Intermittent fasting for men vs women

57:38 – Thoughts on keto

1:02:00 – What’s the deal with protein?!

1:10:30 – The importance of eating vegetables

1:16:30 – Psoriasis, Vitamin D, and other mysterious symptoms

1:18:50 – How to find quality health information

1:20:00 – The Plant Paradox and other controversial health figures

1:23:00 – What they want to tell the younger generation

For more from Sal, Adam, and Justin, head to and follow them on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia)! You can get their MAPS programs and Intuitive guide on their website, as well.

If you want to listen to the last episode of Actually Adultish with Adam and Sal, head to episode 70.

Christina’s latest ebook, #NoSugarNoProblems: A Lovely Collection of Paleo Sweetener-Free Desserts, is now available! This ebook is filled with 30 paleo desserts (with plenty of vegan options) that are free of all sugar and sugar substitutes – cookies, brownies, cupcakes, puddings, milkshakes, cheesecake, cream pie, and more! No sugar, no stevia, no xylitol, no maple syrup, no honey, no erythritol, no bananas, and no dates! This is perfect for anyone who is on the Candida diet, ketogenic, low-carb, diabetic, low-FODMAP, paleo, primal, vegetarian, vegan, or just looking to limit their sugar intake! You can get your copy at under “ebooks” or at Use the code “straightuppaleo” for 20% off!

Are you in the Dallas area and looking for a private holistic chef to provide you with delicious, beautiful meals?! Email Kara at to learn more about her private chef services!

If you want to snag Christina and Kayleigh’s holiday ebook, head to or! Use the code “straightuppaleo” for 20% off at checkout! Gratitude: A Healthy Holiday Guide for a Paleo Thanksgiving has everything you’ll need for a stress-free, delicious holiday season! There are over 20 delicious paleo recipes inside (and most are vegan), a holiday planning checklist and calendar, and a ton of written content with tips on digestion, how to deal with family drama, what to do about holiday treats, how to exercise, the holiday mindset, and more!

Don’t forget to join our Facebook group, Straight Up Paleo Pals!

You can find Christina at, @addicted_to_lovely on Instagram, and on the Actually Adultish Podcast. You can also email her at for consultations.

You can find Kara at, @kara_boutit on Instagram, and on the Low Carb Conversations Podcast. You can also email her at for consultations.


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