I'm Darryl Edwards (aka The Fitness Explorer), founder of Primal Play, a paleo nutritionist and author of the books Paleo from A to Z and Paleo Fitness based in London, England.  This blog documents my experiences with a Paleo lifestyle that has made me fitter and healthier in my forties than ever before. I am a contributor to Paleo Magazine and presenter at various symposiums globally such as Paleo:f(x), PrimalCon, AHS (Ancestral Health Symposium), Thr1ve.Me, and other events globally. I am also founder of the first Paleo conference in Europe, HEALTH Unplugged which took place for the 3rd year running in Autumn 2016.

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  • Paleo from A to Z: A reference guide to better health through nutrition and lifestyle. How to eat, live and thrive as nature intended!
    Paleo from A to Z: A reference guide to better health through nutrition and lifestyle. How to eat, live and thrive as nature intended!
    by Darryl Edwards

    "If you are looking for a simple way to better understand Paleo concepts, Darryl's Paleo from A to Z guide is the go-to resource.
    -Mark Sisson, best-selling author of The Primal Blueprint and publisher of Mark's Daily Apple

  • Paleo Fitness - A Primal Training and Nutrition Program to Get Lean, Strong and Healthy
    Paleo Fitness - A Primal Training and Nutrition Program to Get Lean, Strong and Healthy
    by Darryl Edwards, Brett Stewart, Jason Warner

    "This book is a useful reference to enable individuals just starting out on the Paleo path as well as those who want to explore more challenging, playful and interesting ways to move."

    -Robb Wolf, New York Times best-selling author of The Paleo Solution

     

  • 7 Day Introduction to Paleo Fitness: Get Fitter, Get Stronger, Get Healthier in Seven Days. Move as Nature Intended.
    7 Day Introduction to Paleo Fitness: Get Fitter, Get Stronger, Get Healthier in Seven Days. Move as Nature Intended.
    by Darryl Edwards
  • The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
    The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
    by Robb Wolf
  • Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers
    Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers
    by Robert M. Sapolsky
  • Primal Blueprint: Reprogram Your Genes for Effortless Weight Loss, Vibrant Health & Boundless Energy (Primal Blueprint Series)
    Primal Blueprint: Reprogram Your Genes for Effortless Weight Loss, Vibrant Health & Boundless Energy (Primal Blueprint Series)
    by Mark Sisson
  • Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things
    Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things
    by Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie, Sarah Dopp
  • Wahls Protocol, The : A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles
    Wahls Protocol, The : A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles
    by Terry Wahls, Eve Adamson
  • Protein Power
    Protein Power
    by Michael R. Eades, Mary Dan Eades, Mary Deans
  • Born to Run: The Hidden Tribe, the Ultra-Runners, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
    Born to Run: The Hidden Tribe, the Ultra-Runners, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
    by Christopher McDougall
  • In Defence of Food: The Myth of Nutrition and the Pleasures of Eating: An Eater's Manifesto
    In Defence of Food: The Myth of Nutrition and the Pleasures of Eating: An Eater's Manifesto
    by Michael Pollan
  • Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
    Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
    by Michael Pollan
  • The Paleo Diet for Athletes
    The Paleo Diet for Athletes
    by L. Cordain
  • Vegetarian Myth, The
    Vegetarian Myth, The
    by Lierre Keith
  • The Second Brain
    The Second Brain
    by Michael D. Gershon
  • The Paleo Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Foods You Were Designed to Eat
    The Paleo Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Foods You Were Designed to Eat
    by Loren Cordain
  • Eat Drink Paleo
    Eat Drink Paleo
    by Irena Macri
  • Cholesterol Clarity: What the HDL is Wrong with My Numbers?
    Cholesterol Clarity: What the HDL is Wrong with My Numbers?
    by Jimmy Moore, Eric C. Westman

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Saturday
Jul232016

PrimalPlay.com now online - check out the video trailer!

 

Put fun back into exercise - trust your inner child.


Rediscover the joy of movement at PrimalPlay.com #PrimalPlay #PrimalPlayMethod
 

 

Wednesday
Nov112015

Stronger Legs Reduce Dementia Risk

Researchers tracked more than 150 twin sisters from 43 to 73-years-old and have established a relationship between leg strength and reduced cognitive decline. 

Lead researcher Dr Claire Steves said: "When it came to cognitive ageing, leg strength was the strongest factor that had an impact in our study.

"We think leg strength is a marker of the kind of physical activity that is good for your brain."

Read more on the story here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34764693  

 

Friday
Oct302015

*** THIS WEEKEND - HEALTH Unplugged *** - LONDON, UK

 

*** THIS WEEKEND - HEALTH Unplugged ***

50 sessions (with panel discussions, presentations, networking sessions and movement workshops)

20 speakers (authors, coaches, bloggers, doctors and health leaders)

With participants from more than 20 countries.

With more than 10 vendors

Held over 2 days (31 October 2015, 1 Nov 2015) in the heart of London.

Focussing on nutrition, health, fitness, community, and wellbeing.

We are more than one! Let's make a difference, there are still 1 and 2-day tickets available: www.healthunplugged.co.uk

*** Honoured to be a part of making this happen! ***

‪#‎healthunplugged‬

Wednesday
Sep162015

Over 25 speakers at this year's HEALTH Unplugged (London)

Some insights about the HEALTH Unplugged 2015 Conference taking place in London on the 31 October and 1 November 2015. With over 25 speakers, authors and movement coaches including myself, Jimmy Moore, Denver's Diet Doctor, Mark Sisson, Paul Jaminet, Dr. Terry Wahls, Sam Feltham, Dr. Tommy Wood, Dr Chatterjee, CJ Swaby, Jerry DhillonChristine Bailey and many more!

Get your tickets now for HEALTH Unplugged. There are a limited number of discounted tickets available until the end of 30 September 2015 - so don't forget to enter the promo codes - BLG-1DAY for a 10% discounted 1-day ticket or BLG-2DAY for a 15% discounted 2-day ticket.