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Side effects on the Paleo diet

Marie-Eve posted a link to this article on our Facebook page, but we also wanted to share it on the website for those that have made the switch to Paleo (WLC) or are thinking about it.  Check out the whole article:

Side effects on the Paleo diet:

Changing your diet from a high-carb, low-fat standard American diet to a lower carb and higher fat diet requires your body some time to adapt. In the meantime, you may experience some short-time and transient side effects. These side effects are not dangerous but can be a bit annoying. Most of them are preventable if you follow these simple tips.


What are the possible side effects that may occur when getting started with the Paleo diet?

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Lack of energy
  • Lack of concentration
  • Weakness
  • Light-headedness
  • Dizziness
  • Irritability
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Body aches
  • Cold sweats
  • Nausea
  • Cravings

What are causing these side effects?

  • Fat absorbtion
  • Mild dehydration
  • Withdrawal symptoms

Check out the rest of the article to learn more…


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Workout of the Day


Coaches choice game


“Lift Up Luke”

AMRAP: 5 Minutes
Power Clean: 4 (105/155)
Double Unders: 24
Pull-Up: 10

Zone 3 – scale clean to 95/135
Zone 2 – scale clean to 75/115, singles 3:1 scale to assisted pull-ups
Zone 1 – scale as needed


Pull-Up / Dip Complex


Stretch and roll

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