10 Things I Learned at MovNat: On Life, Movement and Being in Nature

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Last week I spent 5 days in Mt. Nebo, WV with Erwan LeCorre, Vic Verdier and Clifton Harski learning the pillars of MovNat while camping at Summersville Lake Retreat. I learned a lot over those five days, some of it directly from the instructors, some from my peers, and some just from the experience of being in nature and observing …

5 Questions with Marin Sun Farms

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I had the pleasure of taking a tour of the Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop with the NorCal Paleo Meetup Group back in December of last year and I’m finally getting around to sharing some tidbits from that experience with you! Let me being by saying that I probably fuel myself on protein that’s roughly 50% sourced from Marin Sun …

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The New Balanced Bites Site is Live!

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Hey everyone! I decided at the end of last year that a newly formatted site would be the right move for the added content I want to support going forward… so here it is! There are still a few kinks to work out and there’s a lot more content to be added, but feel free to look around and let …

5 Questions with Growing Up Paleo’s Chrissy Gower

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I’m thrilled to have become friends with Growing Up Paleo’s Chrissy Gower, a NorCal Strength & Conditioning trainer as well as paleo-mom extraordinaire. She’s completely down-to-earth, practical and no-nonsense when it comes to making sure that she’s raising her little guy, Kayden to be the healthiest and happiest that he can possibly be. 1. How did you first learn about …

Book Review: “The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet” by Robb Wolf.

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Before I get into my review of Robb Wolf’s new book, “The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet,” you should know that I’ve now attended Robb’s “The Paleolithic Solution Seminar” twice and can honestly say that this guy is the real deal. He’s extremely passionate about his work and, more importantly, about only presenting ideas and information that will help …

A Carb-Loaded Youth, Years of Hypoglycemia & How I Landed on a “Paleo” Diet.

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Here’s an honest look at how I landed on a paleo/primal type of real food diet. I say “Paleo” in the title of this post because I don’t follow one specific diet 100% of the time, but I do what feels best for my body and what works for me intellectually as well as physically. My story is far longer than this …