Category Archives: Exercise

Wedding Prep

I’m getting married two months from today. I’ve been a little lax with my primal lifestyle, so it is time to get my body in shape. Here is what I am doing: I cleared out my pantry, 100%. No non-primal foods … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Exercise: Hiking

Amanda and I went on a 4 mile hike yesterday for some good exercise, sun, and time outside. We explored the Laurel Ridge Trail around the Buford Dam area of Lake Lanier. It was a beautiful day. Here are two … Continue reading

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Recap: Irvington Penguin Plunge

A week and a half ago, 90 people ran into the 35 degree Hudson River for the first Irvington Penguin Plunge. How was it? Cold but bearable. It was not as bad as I suspected. Though, I must say that I … 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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Please support my Penguin Plunge!

Please support my Penguin Plunge! I am jumping in the Hudson River on March 3 as part of the FEE (Foundation for Economic Education) plunge team. Plungers are raising money to benefit community events here in Irvington, NY. Please donate to … Continue reading

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Primal saved my life

Not really… I just wanted a title that would pull you in. For the past three months I’ve been about 99% Primal and now adhere to it at 100%.  It didn’t take long at all to notice benefits.  Now that … Continue reading

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Review: Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead

A few nights ago, I watched a documentary entitled Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead. It is about a man from Australia who finds himself very overweight and afflicted with a rare autoimmune condition, and finally decides to do something about it. … Continue reading

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Excuses, Excuses

I can make more and more excuses up as to why I have not done my part for the blog, but it is plain and simple. I have been busy.  Not busy in a “I have been working too much.” … Continue reading

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Primal Racing – barefoot style

On Thanksgiving Day I ran the Atlanta half-marathon barefoot.  It was my barefoot first race and longest distance barefoot and an absolute blast. I’ve been inspired to take up barefoot running by Bob Ewing here at The Primal Challenge, the … 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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Weekend Challenge: Lift Heavy Things

This weekend, get out and lift heavy things. Squat down to lift them up, then raise them as high as you can as many times as you can. Build some muscle. Carry the weight for a little while. My plan: … Continue reading

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Primal Gift Ideas

Trying to think of gift ideas for the cave-dweller in your life? Here are a few ideas that mix modern technology with stone-aged food and fitness that your primal friends are sure to love. Kitchen Julienne Peeler I love using … 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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Beginning CrossFit

Last week in my progress update, I indicated that exercising and building muscle has been the weakest part of my primal lifestyle. I have the eating, sleeping, and stress maintenance down, but I can’t seem to exercise on a regular … Continue reading

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