If you are convenient to Phoenix, AZ, don’t miss this awesome 2013 kickoff event – a combination Primal Transformation Seminar and spectacular Primal Cooking Class ! Brad Kearns will present the popular seminar on the heels of his 20-city nationwide tour last winter. He’ll be joined on stage by very special guest Tara Grant, whose remarkable success story  has been featured on MDA as well as in The Primal Blueprint 21-Day Total Body Transformation . Immediately following the seminar will be Chef Rachel’s lauded Primal cooking performance/presentation/party that has been a huge hit at the last three PrimalCon  events. This event is limited to 40 attendees, so act fast before they’re sold out.
Research of the Week
The human hand may be uniquely “designed” to form a fist  that’s perfect for the concentrated application of force. Meaning, punching each other could have shaped human evolution, and the ability to form a fist isn’t just an accident.
Applying physical pressure to malignant mammary cells was able to redirect their growth  into a healthy pattern away from cancer. In other words, you now have a persuasive excuse to squeeze your partner’s breasts.
Interesting Blog Posts
Ben Greenfield outlines his race day nutrition  that allowed him to eat fewer calories and still torch the competition at the Leadman Triathlon.
That Paleo Guy returns with a nice long rant  about calories and the futility of thinking of humans as walking bomb calorimeters (with more to come).
Man, just look at this horrible kale-ridden eyesore ! How do neighbors stand it?
Robb Wolf, Chris Kresser, Gary Taubes, Michael Eades, and yours truly all made Greatist’s 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness  for 2012. Congrats, all!
For a truly last-minute gift idea, consider Cranky McSlacker’s $3.99 fitness e-book, Cranky Fitness: Exercise Your Ass Off . It’s a simple and effective book geared toward the person who really doesn’t like exercising, but knows they need to do something. Cranky helps you figure out what you can do without wanting to kill yourself so that you don’t end up killing yourself from inactivity. Check it out!
I wonder how a similar video  filmed in today’s high schools would turn out.
This virtual fireplace  from Applegate Farms should really warm your cockles. Specifically, cockles sautéed in bacon fat.
- You haven’t tasted heaven (literal “angel feathers, spittle flying from the mouth of the eternal chorus” heaven) until you’ve had bacon-wrapped, goat-cheese stuffed dates .
- Speaking of bacon (yes, that’s thrice I’ve mentioned it), how about trying bacon sushi ?
One year ago (Dec 23 – Dec 29)
- How to Interpet Advanced Cholesterol Test Results  – Once you finally convince your doctor to order the tests, here’s how to figure out what’s going on.
- An Open Letter to Kids and Teens (and Infant Prodigies)  – Why, and how, kids and teens should start getting healthy now – while they still can!
Comment of the Week
I hear ya. Whenever someone talks trash about the mesozoic era makes me want to fight.
– Word, Paleo Bon Rurgundy .