Layla McGowan began cooking at an early age as her mother introduced her to the Korean recipes that had been passed down orally through her family for generations. In her mother's kitchen she grew to appreciate that food can simultaneously provide bodily healing, give daily nourishment, and be an expression of true joy.
From those roots, Layla has evolved into a lifestyle of diverse culinary, health, and fitness practices, motivating and inspiring others in and out of the kitchen. She is an avid weightlifter and is known to her neighbors as the strange woman who practices yoga on the lawn.
Layla lives in Alabama with her husband Ryan. Get inspired for both fitness goals and kitchen creations on her Instagram @strong.and.wellfed. Lindsay Taylor, Ph.D., is the Senior Writer and Researcher at Primal Blueprint Publishing.
An ultrarunner and Ironman triathlon finisher, Lindsay is an expert in preparing low-carb, nutrient-dense food to fuel her on and off the racecourse. She has been the lead consultant, editor, and recipe tester for several of Mark Sisson's bestselling books.
A social/personality psychologist by training, she brings her expertise to bear on topics related to mindset, goal setting, and lifestyle change as a contributor to the Primal Blueprint and Primal Endurance Podcasts and as the founder and lead moderator of the thriving Keto Reset and Primal Endurance communities on Facebook.
She lives in Northern California with her husband and two boys, where she attempts to model a healthy, balanced approach to endurance training, work, and family. Find her healthy, colorful meal creations on Instagram @theusefuldish.