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28 Jul

Primal Kitchen Restaurants: Coming to a Town Near You? (With Your Help, Yes.)

For years, I’ve made the case for a particular way of eating: the Primal Blueprint. Based on nutrient-dense vegetables, fruits, animals, fish, nuts, seeds, tubers, herbs, spices, and fats, it recommends against consumption of a few foods — grains, refined sugar, seed oils, excess carbs — but is overall very inclusive. A person can live […]

23 Jul

Limited-Time Offer: Enter to Win My Favorite Things

I’ve got another really cool free contest for you: Enter to win a $100+ valued gift box of my favorite Thrive Market products. Here are a few more logistics: No purchase required…three lucky winners will be randomly selected…and you’ve gotta seize the day, because the offer expires on July 29. Update: Good news! Thrive Market has made […]

21 Jul

From “The Games” to “The Cert”: The Story Behind the Grundler Brothers

Today marks the launch of an annual competition I’m sure you’re all familiar with: The CrossFit Games. For those of you out there who love CrossFit—for the challenge it offers, the physical results it produces, and the community it provides—you’ll get to tune in for a daily dose of inspiration. And for those of you who don’t practice […]

16 Jul

Instant Access to “The Cert” for Just $1

­­I’m announcing a special offer to everyone interested in the Primal Blueprint Expert Certification program: gain instant access for just $1 down. But more on that in a moment. When my team and I released the Primal Blueprint Certification program last year we had high hopes for it. We envisioned it taking the paleosphere by […]

18 Jun

Why I Love Coconut Oil (Plus a Free Jar for You!)

How would you like a free jar of organic coconut oil? Lucky for you, Thrive Market is offering all first-time members a FREE sample box—including a full-size jar of Nutiva organic virgin coconut oil. This sample box—valued at $25—includes some of the online shopping club’s best healthy products. You can claim your free jar and […]

11 Jun

Paleo Girl’s One-Year Anniversary (Plus a $1,700+ Giveaway)

This is a guest article from Paleo Girl author Leslie Klenke. Do you know that sensation in the pit of your stomach when you feel like something is meant to be? I’m not going to lie. I had that feeling the first time I met Mark Sisson two years ago at PrimalCon Oxnard. After just […]

4 Jun

Free Gift! Cooking Inspiration: 60+ Paleo Recipes (Plus a $1000 Shopping Spree Sweepstakes)

I’ve got another free gift for you, and it’s a tasty one. The Thrive Market Communal Table Cookbook is a brand new digital cookbook featuring more than 60 real-food recipes from the country’s top names in ancestral health and wellness: Chris Kresser, Robb Wolf, Michelle Tam and others, including me. Every recipe is primal approved […]

27 May

A Brilliant Way to Enjoy the Summer

We’re springing into summer, and into perfect weather for outdoor activities—we’re already there in Malibu. I’ve been catching some rays (and vitamin D as a result) while hiking, paddle boarding, cycling, and playing Ultimate Frisbee. The key word in that last sentence is “playing”—it’s central to how I stay in shape and enjoy life. But […]

26 May

Introducing The Primal Endurance Podcast!

Back in November of 2013, we published our first Primal Blueprint Podcast, and have since published a total of 69 weekly feature-length episodes, along with over 100 audio recordings of Mark’s Daily Apple articles. Check out each of the feature-length shows here at the Archives. We started this venture on a whim, noticing that podcasting […]

5 May

A Primal Weekend to Remember: Paleo f(x) 2015

Howdy y’all! That’s something I picked up after almost a week in the thriving metropolis, Austin, Texas, for this year’s largest North American conference on all things related to Ancestral Health: Paleo f(x). If you were one of the lucky ones to attend this event and watch some of the presentations, then you know what […]

29 Apr

For a Limited Time Only: The Year’s Biggest Deal from Mark’s Daily Apple (Expires May 6)

Today, I’m releasing two brand new Primal Blueprint eBooks and giving away several gifts as part of a special offer for Mark’s Daily Apple readers (you!). The offer lasts just one week (April 29-May 6). You won’t want to miss it. But more on that in a moment… One of the primary challenges to living […]

16 Apr

Paleo f(x) Kicks Off on April 24 and You Can Livestream It for Free

One of my favorite events of the year is Paleo f(x), the world’s largest paleo gathering. Folks from around the globe gather in downtown Austin to celebrate the ancestral health movement and learn from health and fitness pros who have dedicated their careers to promoting Paleo/Primal principles. I have had the honor of participating in […]

14 Apr

Contest: Share Your Success Story

Weight lost, muscle built, complexions cleared, even meds kicked. You know who you are. You’ve gone Primal and you’re better off for it. Now’s the time to share it! This means you have the opportunity to show the rest of the community who you are and what you’ve accomplished. In the process you’ll inspire thousands […]

24 Mar

How to Safely and Enjoyably Transition to a Barefoot-Dominant Lifestyle

The way we wear them, shoes are a real problem. They sever our physical connection to the earth, perturb our natural running and walking gait, and probably increase our risk of running injuries by increasing the forces acting on our joints when we land. That’s fairly basic stuff for readers of this blog, many of whom are […]

18 Feb

Primal Kitchen Mayo Is Now Available (PLUS a Chance to Win!)

It’s finally here. The thick, creamy deliciousness you’ve been craving. Whipped up into a rich, velvety sauce that will transform your fish, meat, and vegetable dishes into MasterChef-worthy masterpieces. Primal Kitchen™ Mayo is packaged fresh and cuisine ready, and to celebrate this major evolution in the ancestral health community we’re holding a sweepstakes! All you […]

11 Feb

PrimalCon Oxnard 2015 – The One and Only!

We started PrimalCon in the Southern California beach town of Oxnard back in 2010, visited an assortment of venues all over North America in the ensuing years, and now are nestling back in at our favorite spot of Oxnard to present one (and only one!) grand PrimalCon event in 2015. That’s right, we are going […]

11 Feb

Contest: Social Media Love for $1100 in PrimalCon Goods!

To celebrate the announcement of PrimalCon Oxnard 2015, some of our favorite PrimalCon sponsors have offered up a handsome prize package to celebrate! This contest is SIMPLE. EASY, I promise you… and one lucky winner will walk away with the whole bunch! The Prizes: The New Primal specializes in making the ultimate artisanal jerky: no […]

2 Feb

Finish Line: The 2015 Primal Blueprint 21-Day Challenge

Well, it’s over. The 2015 Primal Blueprint 21-Day Challenge officially ended yesterday, and thousands of you successfully crossed the finish line. Needless to say, you guys impressed me. You always impress and astound me during these annual challenges, and this year was no different. Although I’ve mentioned it before, most people probably don’t know this: […]

28 Jan

Contest Poll: 2015 Primal Blueprint Workout Videos

It’s time for you to decide another winner! At the start of this 21-Day Challenge I put out a call for Primal Blueprint Workout Videos. And you responded with 8 top-notch clips. Boiling the submissions down to the top videos for this poll was no easy task. My crew and I discussed at length what […]

27 Jan

Contest Poll: 2015 Primal Blueprint Recipe Videos

A couple weeks back I asked you to film and share your favorite Primal Blueprint recipes for a chance to $1500 in gift certificates to US Wellness Meats. We’ve got some great entries this year, from liquid bone and lamb burger handrolls, to baked lamb shanks and paleo chili. Many thanks to everyone that submitted […]

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