Boil ‘Em, Mash ‘Em, Stick ‘Em in a Stew: Kohlrabi With Crystal

…I just tried to make something delicious from my local farmers market finds, and this was a winner for sure!  For this first adventure, I wanted to give you an idea of how versatile most recipes and local foods are.

Without further adieu, my first post is about my favorite farmers market finds, the under-appreciated...

 ...KOHLRABI!

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The Art of the Craft

Originally written as a discussion of art history and learning in contemporary America, Beardy's piece, The Art of the Craft is more pertinent in our own modern world than ever before.  The connections between the turbulent world climate in which Michelangelo was imprisoned has many correlations to the world we live in today.  The connection between learning and perfecting a craft, such as visual art with learning and perfecting a craft such as kettlebell training are also very similar.  

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What's Stopping You From Starting?

This year, I considered the possibility that maybe I COULD do these things.  Like Brussels sprouts with bacon, how do you know unless you try?  This year, I considered not what was keeping me at "no" but I thought about what I would gain if I said "yes."  

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Upgrade Your Human Machine: Take a Break to Get More Done. (Do Less to Do More)

Taking a break improves concentration.  It feels counterintuitive in our task-oriented work culture to stop doing something to do it more.  However, taking a 10 minute break will improve concentration and focus for hours whenever you break the routine input to your brain.

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Upgrade Your Human Machine: Take a Lunch Break (The Benefits of Mindful Eating)

When you have a mandatory meeting, a massive deadline, or a sudden upheaval to your schedule that makes you panic, the last thing that you think you have time for is a lunch break.  It’s probably the MOST important time to take a break though.   

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5 REASONS TO BRING A KETTLEBELL TO WORK.

Five reasons you should bring a kettlebell to work…

…in addition to how badass you will look.

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PART THREE: Finding Your Why.

... taking the step to beginning the quest for lasting vitality and “ROBOT Level Strength” in our lives.

What's your "why?"

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PART TWO: How Long It Takes to Lose 130 Pounds

“I don’t have time” remains the number one barrier in people’s mind to moving more, training regularly, and eating well.

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PART ONE: Before and After Photos.

What changed my mind about “before and after” pictures is not what’s in the pictures, but is the change between then and now. 

Part 1 of 3.

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GRIZZLY ATTACK!

Your lizard brain also doesn’t have a real handle on the difference between “GRIZZLY BEAR ATTACK!” and, “MAJOR PRESENTATION DUE TOMORROW!”  

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THE PLEDGE.

Introducing The PurpleROBOT Network.

Read Karen's Pledge here...

...welcome to the revolution.

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