Bring out your inner Caveman! – What IS Paleo Fitness?..Part 1

No doubt you have heard of the Paleolithic Age – this dates back around 2.5 million years, the term was coined by archaeologist John Lubbock in 1865. It is derived from the Greek terms ‘palaios’ (meaning Old) and ‘lithos’ (stone), so literally meaning ‘old age of stone’ or ‘Old Stone Age’.

So, as Janine mentioned in her latest blog, despite referring to prehistoric times, it has only come into prominence during the last few years, particularly after the book ”The Paleo Diet” was written in 2002. However, it is not just a diet, or way of eating – there is a whole concept of fitness involved which is also gaining favour and becoming rather a buzz word around town. Continue reading