When a craving for some starchy carbs comes, it’s a good idea to have a good Paleo alternative to satisfy that craving. The Paleo diet doesn’t have to be extremely low carb, as long as your carb source is natural and was available to our ancestors. Potatoes are usually out of the question because they contain toxins that are in much higher concentration when the potato is in it’s raw state. Therefore, potatoes where probably never eaten raw and are a somewhat new addition to our diet.
If you miss the comfort of certain foods like French fries, you’ll love this recipe. I personally find that the sweet potato version of it tastes even better than regular French fries. As with almost anything, don’t go overboard with sweet potatoes. Even though they are a paleo tuber, they still are very high in carbohydrates and are better eaten occasionally. Sweet potatoes are also a good thing to have post workout when a peak in insulin could actually be beneficial if you’re trying to gain muscle mass. If you’re trying to lose weight or lean out, I would stay away from sources of carbs like sweet potatoes. Read More
Today’s Workout (Wednesday, April 11, 2012)
Strength/Stamina: Press to Failure- Push Press to Failure – Push Jerk to Failure
3 sets; Rest long Demo (video)
5 rounds for time-
21 Double Unders
12 DB Press-P.P.-P.J.
-Score: Total Reps & Load of Dumbell
-Time Cap 15 minutes