Author Archives: Bob Ewing

About Bob Ewing

On twitter @DCBarefootRun. Media guy for libertarian law firm by day, primal/paleo (rocking climbing, BJJ, barefooter) by, well, lunchtime... https://theprimalchallenge.wordpress.com/ http://DCBarefootRun.com

CONSIDER LENT: I’m giving up clutter

It’s probably been more than a quarter century since I’ve participated in Lent, but I’m in for this year.  And though I’m late to the punch, I’m hoping you’ll consider joining me. Seeing the many folks on Wednesday with ash … Continue reading

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Happy Darwin Day!

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Morning Links

Mother Jones publishes The American Diet in One Chart: A medical ethicist writes at CNN: “People should be free to make their own choices, from the clinical trials they join to the food and drink they consume, without duress and unmolested by … Continue reading

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Morning Links

The always-worth-reading Gary Taubes is back in the NYT, this time rescuing salt. Slate magazine argues that humans are pathetic at every physical challenge except one, in a provocatively titled piece, All Men Can’t Jump: Why nearly every sport except long-distance running … Continue reading

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Try this experiment: Go to two different blogs, scan the comments

I think that people are starting to wake up to the fact something is wrong with the conventional wisdom on diet.   For the past several decades, government officials and health experts have been telling people to adopt a low-fat, high-carb … Continue reading

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TONIGHT: Antonie Hodge Speaks on Food Freedom

Tonight our very own Antonie Hodge, of The Primal Challenge fame, will be speaking on a panel for America’s Future Foundation titled DC Roundtable: Get Government Out of the Fridge. From the AFF website: Just when you thought it was safe … Continue reading

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Mid Week Links

Fila barefoot shoes now on sale for under $30. ABC News video on brides going into ketosis with a feeding tube to lose weight for their wedding. Michelle Obama makes a compelling case that healthy, nutritious food would have saved the Titanic. Great … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Links

The best new health blog, War on Insulin, asks Do Calories Matter? MovNat is featured in the Washington Post.  Clifton Harski comments, including this fantastic quote: “Fitness…really doesn’t mean shit to me without enjoyment, happiness, and health.” NYU held a … Continue reading

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What’s the best 5.11 sport climb in the Mid-Atlantic, or DC, area?

It may still be February, but it’s DC and the climbing season is officially upon us.  The weather report for this weekend at Old Rag Mountain is 48 and sunny.   That’s good enough to get outside and pull down … Continue reading

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My $3 Paleo Dinner (with pictures)

Chuck posted a fun contest on Friday.  Bottom line: Make a primal dinner with meat and veggies for $3.00 or less per person. I read that and thought, great idea!  One of the common complaints about the diet is that … Continue reading

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Antonie’s 30th Birthday Video

As you may know, Antonie just turned 30 years old.  Many of you were kind enough to participate in her birthday video.   To all who joined in, thanks so much!   We really appreciate it. I divided the video … Continue reading

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Morning Links

The NYT article, Should We All Go Gluten-Free?, goes viral. Clifton Harski, the lead trainer at MovNat, published some exercise videos on his new blog.  Let’s hope he keeps up with the regular posts. The best piece I’ve read on … Continue reading

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My Response to Chuck’s Weekend Challenge

Last week one of my good climbing buddies, Jeff, found out that he was going to Nevada for a work meeting.   As it turns out, the meeting was an hour outside of Red Rock Canyon, home to some of … Continue reading

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11/11/11: Big Discount Today for DC Rock & Roll Marathon, Half

Here’s a good deal for you.   Today (from 11am to 11pm) you get a $20 discount on the big DC spring marathon.   The half marathon has the same discount:  $20.   Not too bad! This is the premiere racing event for … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Links

Men’s Health explains how you can Save Your Sperm.  Hint:  It’s about food. The NYT reports that banning soda in schools doesn’t decrease overall soda consumption. In case you missed it:  Chris McDougall, author of Born to Run, is back … Continue reading

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