George Beinhorn: The Joyful Athlete

Exercise isn’t a way to get happiness… exercise is the happiness, says George Beinhorn, author of The Joyful Athlete. How joy, optimism, “sensing in” to our own bodies, and expansiveness can improve our wellbeing… *and* improve our athletic performance

Booty Call: Interview with Bret Contreras

Booty Call: Interview with Bret Contreras

Nowhere will you find a more passionate defender of the hip-extending, spine-protecting, pants-holding-up muscle group known as the glutes than Bret Contreras. He’s made it his life’s work to give you an ass that won’t quit. In this interview, I talk to him about pelvic floor dysfunction, low back pain, athletic performance, gender issues in training, and above all — how to get glutes like gravity-defying bowling balls.

Sweet Potato Power: An Interview with Ashley Tudor

Ashley Tudor’s ode to the sweet potato encompasses self-experimentation, lessons in hormones, and delicious recipes. I interview Ashley about her book and her sweet potato project.

Run Like a Girl: Interview with Mina Samuels

“This book is about women, sports, and happiness…about the courage it takes to challenge ourselves in how we live our lives.” —Mina Samuels

Party Like It’s 1899: Physical Culture Interview with Craig Staufenberg

In his book How to Live: A Manual of Sensible Physical Culture, Craig Staufenberg explores the history and development of “physical culture” — a loosely organized movement of deep immersion in the pursuit of health, strength, and top physical performance. Here, Staufenberg shares his thoughts on physical culture and why it’s still important today.

Review: Everyday Paleo

A mother of three children ranging from 3 to 15, Fragoso created as a way to keep herself accountable, to try out new recipes, and to build a community of Paleo-style eaters trying to figure out how to implement this way of eating into their (imperfect) daily routines.

The Paleo Solution podcast

It’s understandable to yearn for the good old days when food was anything you smacked in the head or nibbled from a tree branch. Understandable… and luckily, says researcher Robb Wolf, a pretty smart idea.