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Let me introduce myself. My name is Mark Sisson. I’m 63 years young. I live and work in Malibu, California. In a past life I was a professional marathoner and triathlete. Now my life goal is to help 100 million people get healthy. I started this blog in 2006 to empower people to take full responsibility for their own health and enjoyment of life by investigating, discussing, and critically rethinking everything we’ve assumed to be true about health and wellness...

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Month: September 2010

Spaghetti and Meatballs, Primalized!

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Ben submitted this Primal Blueprint meal video as his entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video Contest. This is one in a series of workout videos, recipe videos and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this week. Grok on!

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Chicken Spaghetti Squash

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Kelly submitted this Primal Blueprint meal video as her entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video Contest. This is one in a series of workout videos, recipe videos and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this week. Grok on!

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Braised Beef Short Rib and Sweet Potato Squash Bake

Mark’s Daily Apple readers Stephen and David submitted these Primal Blueprint meal videos as their entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video Contest. This is one in a series of workout videos, recipe videos and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this week. Grok on!

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Contest: Foraging in a Fast Food Nation

The Prize:

Sledgehammer. Because the old, withered, tractor tire just had it coming… It’s Hammer Time. From the guy who brought you the workout mace earlier this month comes another swingable, loadable, weapon tool of extreme visceral power. Fill it with shot and pound some sand. Winner will receive one SLS medium Sledgehammer, courtesy of Stronger Grip.

BONUS: Use “MDA20” when ordering from www.strongergrip.com for a 20% discount. And if you like to build your own hammers and equipment, check out Stronger Grip’s companion blog, DIY Strength.

The Contest:

Yesterday I asked you to go out and find the highest quality food in your area. Today I’m asking you to do nearly the opposite. While grass fed burgers and locally grown tomatoes are ideal, they aren’t always an option. McDonald’s happens. Or Taco Bell. Or Red Lobster. Or The Olive Garden. Whether you’re attending a friend’s birthday, coming home from a track meet, or trying to sell your jet-propelled pogo stick idea to a potential buyer at a local Chili’s, national chain restaurants are part of the American topography and are not always avoidable. The goal is to keep your meal as Primal as possible when life leads you to the Cracker Barrel. And I want you to take a picture of it…

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Primal Blueprint Fitness: Sand and Deliver

This reader-created video is Cathy and Mark’s interpretation of Primal Blueprint Fitness and their entry to this year’s PBF Video Contest. This is one in a series of workout videos, recipe videos and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this week. Grok on!

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Primal Blueprint Fitness: Climber’s Workout

This reader-created video is Chad’s interpretation of Primal Blueprint Fitness and his entry to this year’s PBF Video Contest. This is one in a series of workout videos, recipe videos and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this week. Grok on!

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