Matt Turner. Photo: Charlottesville29

Five Finds on Friday: Matt Turner

On Fridays, we feature five food finds selected by local chefs and personalities. Today’s picks come from Matt Turner, chef of the brand new Public Fish & Oyster, which opened last week. Turner once was chef at Jarman’s Gap and Camino, among other area favorites. Public features a seafood-focused menu of dishes like raw or broiled […]

Want to try your hand 
at kettlebell swings? 
Check out Kathryn Tice’s classes: Monday morning and Thursday evening at Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center, Tuesday and Friday mornings at Carver Recreation Center. File photo.

Kettlebells are the biggest thing in fitness since protein powder

Something about kettlebells has always been intimidating to me. They look like cannonballs with handles and they’re less intuitive than traditional free weights, so at the gym I’m more inclined to gravitate toward the dumbbells. Bicep curls and shoulder presses I can manage, but I never even know where to begin with the dumbbells’ oddly […]