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16 Oct

Contest Video: Bodyweight Basics

As part of our ongoing Primal Blueprint Fitness Video Contest reader Peter Nathan submitted his interpretation of Primal Blueprint bodyweight exercises (the current theme). He is in the running for a cash and prize package worth $400 and has a one in four shot of winning. If you’d like to be featured on Mark’s Daily Apple for a chance to win Primal gear read the Primal Blueprint contest details and submit your video (fitness or recipe), real life Primal story or Primal recipe soon!

Check back tomorrow for a Worker Bee culinary creation of a reader’s Primal recipe submitted as part of the Primal Blueprint Cookbook Contest (current theme: A Primal Breakfast).

Grok on!

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  1. Seems like things are heating up here with ebooks, recipes, contests and exercises. It’s all good stuff for sure. For me I think I may have to submit a video and display what the barbarian workout is all about!

    Shaun wrote on October 16th, 2009
  2. The bar is definitely being stepped up these days!

    Grok wrote on October 16th, 2009
  3. Great vid! Perfect and easy for the beginner. I see some mods here that could be done for yoga like poses.

    EarthBeauty wrote on October 16th, 2009
  4. Those one’s on the rings (I think they’re called “Muscle Ups”). They look brutally difficult, but a fun challenge.

    Gordie Rogers wrote on October 16th, 2009
  5. Good stuff, Peter. Bonus points for that very nice t-shirt…but take them all back and a few more for the footwear. The eventual winner has to be barefoot, or at least in VFFs, after all, what would Grok do? 😉

    Eegah! wrote on October 16th, 2009
  6. This is MOST excellent! I appreciate the video — gives me good thoughts on how to improve mine!

    Rocco wrote on October 17th, 2009
  7. Great video! Loved the headstand pushups.

    maba wrote on October 17th, 2009
  8. Grok may not have had music to hunt by but music does make moving easier. I am always looking for new music to listen to while lifting heavy things and would love to know what music is used in this vid.

    grokkillfire wrote on October 26th, 2009
    • Music by Mocean Worker. Available on Itunes

      Peter Nathan wrote on October 29th, 2009
      • Thanks for the info. I’m really likin it. I love music and finding something new.

        grokkillfire wrote on October 29th, 2009

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