Salty

The expression to be worth one's salt, which means you're competent and deserve what you're earning, has roots in ancient Rome, where soldiers were sometimes paid in salt or given an allowance to purchase...

By |2018-08-01T20:29:25-05:00August 1st, 2018|Diet, Ketogenic, Talk to Me Johnnie|7 Comments

Farewell Well Food Company

Problems arise when you take a company based on firm set of ideals and a mission to create high quality products into the general consumer food business. Foods, like supplements, are commodities. And a commodity is a basic good used in commerce that is interchangeable with other commodities of the same type...

By |2016-03-24T07:59:06-05:00March 23rd, 2016|Talk to Me Johnnie|6 Comments

Mom & Raw Milk

I have an 18-year-old son who plays high school football. He does not expect that he will play college football since he is 5'9". He is however very broad and has a large frame. He would like to get stronger and more physical. He is interested in the diet you propose that consists of raw milk. I am uncomfortable with this recommendation...

By |2014-03-05T16:05:43-05:00March 5th, 2014|Diet, Talk to Me Johnnie|33 Comments

Lost in Madrid

My name is Fernando and I am a CrossFitter and MMA/Kick boxing fighter from Spain. I discovered your site a few months ago and I think it is really great, but I am really surprised and confused about some information. I will tell you my story. Here in my country, Spain, there is no information about Paleo diet, Crossfit, etc. There are just three CrossFit boxes in the capital Madrid, and two of them suck. Even in my box most of people don’t know what is Paleo...

By |2013-02-02T02:00:08-05:00November 29th, 2011|Diet, Supplements, Talk to Me Johnnie|31 Comments

Diet & Neurodegeneration

“The more processed food you eat as an athlete the more likely you will suffer long-term damage from your concussion.” – Dr. Jack Kruse. Leave it to a smart friend to send me an article on diet and neurodegeneration called, "Where CTE, Diet and Neurodegeneration Meet" by Dr. Jack Kruse…thanks Robb.

By |2013-02-03T04:57:37-05:00September 20th, 2011|Diet, Mental, Talk to Me Johnnie|19 Comments

2010 Recap

This is my recap for 2010. This past year has been exciting, full of growth and progress. Talk To Me Johnnie was launched and CrossFit Football made it into it’s second year. We have been working on a site redesign and many other advances to come. For my year end wrap up, I have decided to answer a few questions I did not get a chance to respond to in 2010...

By |2013-06-03T22:42:52-05:00December 29th, 2010|Adventure, Aggressive, CrossFit Football, FAQ, Talk to Me Johnnie, Training|22 Comments

Ketogenic Diets

Is there any fast food out there that is worth a damn? And what about Ketogenic Diets? Are they really good for performance and health? While I do not advocate the consuming of fast food...I do have one weakness...In-N-Out Burger. A Double Double with Onions Protein Style is my order of choice when we looking for a quick meal. For those of you that are not from California and are not familiar with In-N-Out [...]

By |2013-02-04T20:18:16-05:00June 24th, 2010|Diet, FAQ, Ketogenic, Talk to Me Johnnie|12 Comments