John Durant is the New York Times best-selling author of The Paleo Manifesto and co-author of Spartan Fit! by Joe De Sena, founder of Spartan Race. He is the founder of Wild Ventures, an influencer-based seed fund focused on consumer health.
John studied evolutionary psychology at Harvard under Steven Pinker before moving to New York City and becoming a "professional caveman": mimicking a hunter-gatherer diet, running barefoot through Central Park, experimenting with intermittent fasting, and doing polar bear swims in the Atlantic. He has been featured in the New York Times and The New Yorker, interviewed on The Colbert Report and NPR Morning Edition, and has been rated one of The 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness.