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2 Oct

Contest Poll: 2013 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 9 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 […]

1 Oct

Contest Poll: 2013 Primal Blueprint Recipe Videos

It’s time for you to decide a winner! At the start of this 21-Day Challenge I put out a call for Primal Blueprint Recipe Videos. MDA readers got right to work. As a result, YouTube has never seen better looking food. As you might imagine, my crew and I had a tough time narrowing the […]

30 Sep

A Weekend to Remember: PrimalCon Lake Tahoe 2013

Today we take a small detour from the 21-Day Challenge programming. As many of you know, this last weekend marked the first ever PrimalCon – our Primal Blueprint health and wellness retreat – in Lake Tahoe, CA. I wrote about the Power of Community this last week, and then got to experience it along with over […]

16 Sep

The 2013 Primal Blueprint 21-Day Challenge Begins Now

If you want to lose weight, gain muscle, reduce stress, increase energy or just generally look and feel healthier you’ve come to the right place. Oh, and you can win lots of cool Primal gear, too. That’s right, it’s the annual Primal Blueprint 21-Day Challenge! Before we get to all the details, let’s kick things […]

10 Sep

Unveiling The Paleo Manifesto: An Exclusive Excerpt

I’m happy to have my friend, John Durant, share an exclusive excerpt from his new book, The Paleo Manifesto. Many of you remember John from his feature in the New York Times and hilarious interview on The Colbert Report, which raised the profile of primal living. Well, John’s book is finally done – and trust […]

28 Aug

The Clock Is Ticking: Special Offer Ends on August 31!

In the short clip above, Keris Marsden and Matt Whitmore – authors of The Paleo Primer – show us how living a healthy Primal life in London, England inspired their debut book, and share a special thank you to everyone that has already ordered a copy. Remember, the special offer period for The Paleo Primer ends […]

7 Aug

Change Your Mind. Change Your Body. Get Creative in the Kitchen!

I am pleased to announce a special release of The Paleo Primer, the latest publication from Primal Blueprint Publishing, and a wonderful new book from British health and fitness consultants Keris Marsden and Matt Whitmore (this book is an adaptation of their popular UK release called Fitter Food). When Keris and Matt first shared their […]

17 Jul

Join Me for a Luxurious Primal Vacation in 2014!

After four wonderful years of PrimalCon, we have built some tremendous momentum in making this total immersion retreat a fixture in the ancestral health community. We’ve received many positive reviews and facilitated global connections, but it’s also critical to note that I’ve absolutely had the time of my life at all five PrimalCons I’ve attended! […]

10 Jun

Dear Readers: What Do You Want from Mark’s Daily Apple Videos?

It’s Monday and that usually means another round of Dear Mark, but today I have something a little different in mind. Today I have a question for you (along with a chance to win a Primal prize). Since I launched Mark’s Daily Apple way back in 2006 it’s been my goal to help 10 million […]

20 May

Dear Mark: Your Primal Cravings Questions Answered

The response to the early release of Primal Cravings: Your Favorite Foods Made Paleo has been incredible. I understand that thousands of you have now received your copies and bonuses in the mail, and from the Facebook comments and emails I’ve received, you’ve made it loud and clear that you’re loving these innovative new Primal […]

8 May

Introducing Primal Cravings!

I am pleased to share Primal Cravings, the latest release from Primal Blueprint Publishing. This book will be available by direct order (with some cool additional free promo items, details below) for a limited time before it is released to the general public online and in bookstores. If you already have a collection of Primal/paleo […]

1 May

New Mark’s Daily Apple Forum App

I’m pleased to announce a free smart phone and tablet app for the Mark’s Daily Apple Forum. I’ve been using it for the last week and have found that it makes browsing, reading and writing in the forum on smart devices a cinch. If you’re not familiar with the forum, this is the perfect time […]

30 Apr

Crawling, Balancing, Rolling: The Importance of Practicing Natural Movements

This is a guest post from Tracy Barksdale co-founder of True Nature Training. Tracy will be presenting at The Primal Blueprint Transformation Seminar and True Nature Training in Austin and Houston, Texas this coming May 4th and 5th. My job is essentially to get people to have fun. I am a MovNat Natural Movement Certified Trainer […]

15 Apr

Insider Recap: PrimalCon Oxnard 2013

In case you missed it, PrimalCon Oxnard 2013 took place this last weekend. This recap of the festivities was written by Mark’s Daily Apple team member and PrimalCon attendee Erik Cisler. It was supposed to be sunny all weekend. That’s what weather.com kept telling us in the days leading up to PrimalCon Oxnard 2013. Sure, […]

27 Mar

10 New Primal Blueprint Books (Plus a Prize Package Giveaway)

As I mentioned back in my New Year’s post, Primal Blueprint Publishing has launched, and my team and I are on a mission to change lives, one book at a time! Last month, we released Mira and Jayson Calton’s Rich Food, Poor Food, and early reader feedback has been incredibly positive. With ten more books either […]

19 Feb

Introducing Rich Food, Poor Food

This week marks the release of Rich Food, Poor Food, the “Ultimate Grocery Purchasing System”, a book I am personally thrilled to introduce you to from Primal Blueprint Publishing. Rich Food, Poor Food is a special book in many ways, one of them being that it’s the first title from Primal Blueprint Publishing without my byline! […]

10 Jan

The Primal Connection Bonus Offer Extended Through Sunday

Thanks to your tremendous support, The Primal Connection has risen to the top of many book rankings on Amazon.com and elsewhere. It’s reached #1 in the Healthy Living category, #1 in Personal Health, #1 in Personal Transformation, #1 in Self-Help, and #10 out of all books sold on Amazon! (At the time of this writing […]

8 Jan

Introducing The Primal Connection

UPDATE: The limited-time bonus offer presented in the following article has expired. Thanks to everyone that ordered a copy during release week! I’m pleased to announce the release of The Primal Connection. Three years in the making, this new book explores the assorted genetic disconnects inherent in hectic modern life and how to correct them. […]

1 Jan

New Year, New You: Making 2013 Your Best Year Yet

Way back in 2006, Mark’s Daily Apple quietly went live in an unknown corner of the Interwebs. Months went by; months of what seemed like me just talking to myself. In due time, people started dropping by to enjoy and comment, and soon the discussion became lively. Buoyed by community support, I wrote and wrote. […]

25 Dec

Happy Holidays!

Whether you wholeheartedly dig Christmas and/or the other winter holiday traditions, or you feel ambivalent about them, it is an undisputed objective fact that taking the time to celebrate the day (any day) with friends, family, and loved ones pays big dividends for mental, physical, and spiritual health. So, cynics and carolers alike, I bid […]

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