4 Rules to Train & Thrive Like a Champion

Before I dive into this week’s post, I am really digging these chocolate espresso banana bread muffins from PaleOMG. So easy to make, so delicious, I devoured them over the course of two days. They were good while they lasted. I highly suggest making yourself a batch, or three. No judgement here. Ok, glad to get that off my chest. In between making …

A Tale of Two Deadlifts: Be Good Enough, Not Perfect

Will all victims of perfectionism please stand up? Yes, I’m looking at you. As a recovering perfectionist, I can tell you that perfectionism is not a positive quality. It shrinks us, blocks us, and it makes us weak. Whatever our grade school teachers said about being a ‘perfect little girl’ (or boy) has unfortunately left us trapped in this endless …

Slow Cooked Beef Stew

Nothing says winter quite like warm and delicious slow-cooked stew to cozy up by the fire with. Since ‘winter’ in San Diego feels like springtime in most parts of the country, I like to make this stew mainly because it’s easy to make, flavorful and Paleo (obviously). And when the temperatures drop below 40 degrees (this is cold in SoCal), …