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In Episode 562 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” we welcome an amazing Austin, TX-based husband/wife fitness and health team and PaleoFX founders Keith and Michelle Norris. Something special happened down there on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas in the middle of March 2012. After Keith and Michelle Norris had a meeting of the minds with Kevin Cottrell just 150 days earlier envisioning a conference that would foster collaboration among fitness professionals, healthcare professionals, nutritionists, research scientists and laypersons who approach their respective practices from an evolutionary perspective in order to successfully address modern health challenges through the application of ancestral based theory in practice, even they were skeptical they could pull it off.
But that’s precisely what they did when the inaugural PaleoFX Ancestral Momentum – Theory to Practice Symposium officially got underway on March 14, 2012 at the Stark Center during the same week as the uber-popular South By Southwest (SXSW) music and film festival. Austin was hopping busy, but that didn’t stop Paleo enthusiasts from having a great time learning and engaging in this special PaleoFX event!
From the volunteers (the real heroes of this event!) who worked tirelessly to make this event an overwhelming success to the many guest speakers and panelists who shared from their wisdom and experience, this was one of the most interactive nutritional health conferences I’ve ever been to (and I go to a LOT of these–none came close to this one)! Wanna get a feel for what PaleoFX (aka #PFX12 on Twitter) was like? Check out this cool trailer they created for it and debuted on the last day:
And Keith and Michelle will be the first to tell you that they would not have been able to pull off landing so many excellent guest speakers for PaleoFX without the commitment and dedication of one key player–Robb Wolf. Despite his wife being great with child, Robb agreed to come for one day of the conference and the domino effect attracting many other big Paleo/primal/low-carb names like Mark Sisson, Chris Kresser, Dr. Jack Kruse and others inevitably followed. Robb was truly one of the superstars at the event and here’s the first two minutes of his talk at #PFX12:
Jimmy had a great time attending PaleoFX and enjoyed speaking with Keith and Michelle Norris about some of the main highlights and fun behind-the-scenes happenings of this very special symposium. Relive the memories and get excited about attending #PFX13 (oh yeah, they’re doing this again!) next year!
I got in a brief workout on the Efficient Exercise ARX machines at PaleoFX:
If you want to hear more about the happenings that took place at #PFX12, then check out what these other bloggers have written about their experience. There was one young lady who did an incredibly thorough job of taking notes that will help you feel “in the moment” at PaleoFX–the amazing Laura Schoenfeld from the awesome “Ancestralize Me!” blog. Check out her prolific coverage here:
Here are others in the blogosphere who added their memories of the event:
NOTE: If you see a PaleoFX wrap-up blog post I’ve missed, then e-mail it to me at email@example.com and I’ll be happy to add it to my list.
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How did you like this recollection of the recent PaleoFX event in Austin, Texas with Keith and Michelle Norris? Whether you went to the event or not, let’s hear what you thought about what you heard in the show notes section of Episode 562. Learn more about Keith and Michelle Norris and stay up-to-date on when the DVD of #PFX11 will be coming out at PaleoFX.com. Next week we are back with three more dynamic podcast interviews that you’ll not want to miss. On Monday we’ll have “Denver’s Diet Doctor” Dr. Jeffry Gerber here discussing his idea of “Fat Reform” through low-carbohydrate nutrition. Then on Tuesday, we’ll have Stephanie “Paleo Pepper” Ruper who infuses the conversation about healthy living with a big dose of common sense reality. And finally on Wednesday we’ll feature a physician named Dr. Luan Pho who is treating patients in Allen, Texas with the message of healthy low-carb living. His book Health and Vitality Truths is an excellent read where he even reveals what you can do to reverse gray hair. DON’T MISS THESE INTERVIEWS!
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