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Laura P.

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
My perspective on health and fitness, sharing informaiton on the Paleo diet, how its transformed my life. Sharing my training, ideas on how to train for running, triathlon, and Crossfit.
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Grilled Chicken Fajitas by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love Mexican food, trouble is when you eat Mexican out a lot of times its loaded with corn, beans, rice, and cheese.  You can make delicious Paleo friendly Mexican food a ... Read on »
Healthy Living Principle #4 - Kick the Sugar by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sugar is everywhere in the Standard American Diet, pretty much anything that comes in a package has sugar added to it somewhere.  Do you check nutrition labels before yo ... Read on »
Paleo is reaching its Tipping Point by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Paleo Diet is reaching its tipping point. You know that critical point that Malcom Gladwell talks about in his book? The movement started to gain momentum last year whe ... Read on »
The 2011 Crossfit Games by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This weekend kicks off the 2011 Crossfit Games - starting this weekend on July 29th - 31st.  The Games are held in Carson, CA at the Home Depot Center - the same place tha ... Read on »
Summer Heat Wave by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Much of the country is currently in the midst of a summer heatwave, when the mercury rises on the thermometer (do they even make thermometers with mercury in them anymor ... Read on »
Philly Olympic Tri by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last weekend on June 26th I participated in the Philadelphia Insurance Olympic Distance Triathlon here at home in Philadelphia PA.  It was my first tri of the season, whic ... Read on »
Healthy Living Principle #3 - Think Seasonally by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living  Flickr: All rights reserved by fatboydon To follow up Healthy Living Principles #1 and #2, #3 is Think Seasonally. What does "think season ... Read on »
Crossfit Level 1 Certified by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past weekend I attended the Crossfit Level 1 Cert course, which was conveniently (for me) hosted by my local Crossfit Gym, Crossfit KoP.   It was 2 full days of lea ... Read on »
Paleo in US News Report by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ok I'm a little late to the table on this, but I still wanted to share some of my thoughts.  US News released a report ranking the Best Overall Diets  and the good news ... Read on »
Healthy Living Principle #2: Eat More Vegetables by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Living Principle #2: Eat More Vegetables.  Vegetables are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that are essential for health and optimal body functio ... Read on »
Fitness minus the Sugar with Jennifer Fugo by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Check out my interview with fellow health coach Jennifer Fugo about how to work out and train, without relying on sugar in her piece Fitness minus the Sugar . Jennifer lead ... Read on »
Memorial Day WOD by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Breakfast this morning: red swiss chard, nitrate free bacon, 2 farm eggs, and some cherry tomatoes.  This was the perfect breakfast to fuel my memorial day hero WOD at C ... Read on »
What Does Healthy Mean? by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One question I frequently get asked is "Is this healthy?" -- Which I actually find a difficult question to answer. I usually want to respond with, it depends... which is n ... Read on »
Running Season has offically started by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This year I ran the Broad Street Run, this is the 3rd year in a row that I've ran it, and the 4th time overall.  Its the nations biggest 10miler it was capped once 30,000 ... Read on »
Seafood Medley Recipe by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Following a Paleo lifestyle involves a big committment to taking the time to cook and prepare your food.  Cooking should be fun, but I often find myself in a rut, making th ... Read on »
Getting rid of sandwhiches... by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Jennifer Fugo at Evolving Well wrote a great blog post called Death to the Sandwhich  that I think is incredibly relevant to the readers of my blog as well.  Check out ... Read on »
Fight Inflammation Naturally by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've spoken before about the importance of managing inflammation in your body, through eating whole foods: vegetables, meats, seafood, fruits, some nuts and seeds. You w ... Read on »
Why go Grass Fed? by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My last post talked about the 1/8th of a cow I got through Philly Cow Share . You may be wondering why go grass fed? To start, there is some truth that you are what yo ... Read on »
Holy Cow, that's a lot of meat! by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Finding high quality pastured or grass fed meats is something that can be difficult and expensive.  The cheapest way to buy high quality foods, is to buy in bulk.  So I sign ... Read on »
Balancing Paleo by Laura P. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living How long have you been eating a Paleo or Primal Diet?  How strict do you adhere to it?  Lately many people around me - friends, colleagues, and family - are experimenting wi ... Read on »