Monthly Archives: September 2011


Playing outside one day after work: Cheers to Mark M. for shooting/editing the video and picture.   He’s awesome. Advertisements

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Friday’s Primal Success Story: Dawn’s 75th Birthday Present

Robb Wolf’s website has a great Real Life Testimonial about Dawn,  a 75 year old grandmother of two who was suffering from high blood pressure and debilitating rheumatoid arthritis.  Her daughter Kim convinced her to read Robb’s book and start … Continue reading

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“Healthy Food Healthy Planet”

I find it very funny how Barilla, the billion dollar pasta company is hosting this event “Healthy Food Healthy Planet” Go figure… —– Forwarded Message —– Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2011 10:23 AM Subject: National Journal Examines Best Ways to Ensure a … Continue reading

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Smoothies Revisited

A month ago, Bob had a great post on making smoothies for breakfast. I rather like the idea of being able to make a quick, nutritious, healthy breakfast, so I started experimenting. I made pretty much every variation on different mixes … Continue reading

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TED Talk: Try something new for 30 days

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.  They hold two annual conferences at which some of the world’s top thinkers give talks.  These TEDTalks are videotaped and shared for free on the web.  There’s more than 1,000 TEDTalks … Continue reading

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“The 7 Laws of Leanness”

Hey everyone, this is my first post, so just want to introduce myself. Been a long time friend of Bob Ewing since middle-school. We always had similar interests in sports, friends, the outdoors, and now living a healthy lifestyle. I … Continue reading

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A few pictures from the NYC Barefoot Run

Here’s a few pictures Antonie and I grabbed in NYC this past weekend.   We’ve got Antonie with Mr. Beefy the Super Skater Dog, Chris McDougall in front of the Statue of Liberty, Erwan LeCorre, the NYC Caveman, Barefoot KenBob, Dan Lieberman, Poppy … Continue reading

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Local Beef Chili

The key here is to find some locally raised pastured beef, but this search will be worthwhile! I get mine from Millgate Farm, through our local farmer’s market. If you can’t find any (check out, your average grass fed … Continue reading

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The Biggest Primal Challenge for this Carb-aholic

Hi all, So I’ve reached my one week milestone.   Woo.  Honestly, the thought of eating doritos, bagels or pasta kinda makes me sick at this point, so that is a good sign.  No more headaches or light-headedness also a bonus!  Though, this weekend I … Continue reading

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We’re off to the 2nd Annual NYC Barefoot Run

This morning Antonie and I are up early to hop on a bus headed to New York City.  We’re off to the 2nd Annual NYC Barefoot Run: We attended the first event last year and had a blast.  Hundreds of … Continue reading

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Friday’s Primal Success Story: Isaac

James Gregory over at Fast Paleo posted a success story written by his Muay Thai traning partner, Isaac Glendening.  Isaac dropped over 100lbs of body fat in a relatively short time.  Check out his very informative and motivating story after … Continue reading

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Top 10 Primal Video Recipes

Stuck in a rut at mealtime?  Check out ten of the top rated Primal friendly video recipes for some gastronomic inspiration: Coconut Pancakes

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Primal Challenge Success Story: Scott Ewing

It was less than an hour past New Years.   About a half-dozen of us were celebrating at my brother’s cabin in Michigan, a short drive from Ann Arbor. My brother Scott and I were standing outside talking.   We’d … Continue reading

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Sharing My Wisdom: Chuck Grimmett

Here are my answers to Mark Sisson’s Share Your Wisdom contest. Also check out Scott Dworkin’s, Bob Ewing’s, and Scott Ewing’s. 1. In as few words as possible, how would you explain the Primal Blueprint to someone new to the concept? The … Continue reading

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Unfortunately, Diet Soda Makes You Fat

Think that diet soda helps you lose weight? Think again. Calories in, calories out is NOT the way our bodies work.  (Read Gary Taubes, Why We Get Fat). And diet soda proves this to be true. The following article does … Continue reading

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