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How to Cut a Grapefruit (to Make It Extra Delish)

If there is such a thing, the grapefruit qualifies as a thoroughly adult fruit. Its tart, slightly bitter taste wards off children and those with an unprepared palate, and I myself resided among the haters until just last year. (That I finally like is how I know I’m finally a grown-up.) High in vitamin C, […]

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Eat Better Faster (The Muffin Edition)

Three summers ago, I missed meeting Practical Paleo author Diane Sanfilippo in the woods of West Virginia by about 48 hours. We’d both signed up to attend a five-day MovNat retreat, but a week apart. She’d taken off shortly before I arrived, still dragging my sequins in tow. I’d gotten off the plane from a […]

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Eat Better Faster! Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I have been keeping the BIGGEST SECRET EVER, but I can’t. I can’t. I can’t anymore! (Good secrets are the hardest to keep, aren’t they?)Working out is only part of the equation for getting fit and healthy — good nutrition is absolutely paramount. Food is medicine, right? I cook at home a LOT, but I am […]

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Well Fed YOU

I’ve known Paleo chef and cookbook author Melissa Joulwan for a number of years now, but I’m trying to remember exactly how we our friendship blossomed. It was online first — I stumbled across her fabulous food-n-life blog, The Clothes Make the Girl, through mutual friends, and I recall instantly appreciating her wit, sass (she’s a […]

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Get a 4-Week Holiday Head Start

I blinked, and it’s nearly December. Last I checked, it was the beginning of the year, and I was just starting my own business. Blink. Writing jobs about rugby, primal fitness, joint pain, high-performance tactics. An online column with Men’s Health. Training clients at The Movement Minneapolis. Fitness-modeling gigs where I played both producer and exercise […]

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Intuitive Eating: A Quick-start Guide to Understanding What Foods Are Best for YOU

“Show me,” she said. And I did, on the sidewalk outside the restaurant we’d just finished dining at in sunny Santa Monica (it was called Rustic Canyon, and it was delicious). There we were, the Viers and myself, taking turns doing “kettlebell” swings with my clutch purse. Ryan and I had been discussing swing form tweaks, which […]

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