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22 Mar

Announcement: New Recipe Theme for the Cookbook Contest

Enter your best Primal Blueprint recipes for your chance to win prizes and be featured in the Reader-Created Cookbook The new theme: Primal Salad Recipes! In the last month I’ve received and published some delicious Primal Pork recipes (the previous theme): Pork Tenderloin with Cilantro Pesto Crock Pot Pork-Stuffed Peppers Mediterranean Stuffed Pork Loin Garlic […]

19 Mar

Applying the Primal Blueprint Principles to Endurance Training

This is a guest post written by Brad Kearns, my long-time friend and integral member of the Primal Blueprint team. He’ll be speaking at this year’s PrimalCon, instructing athletes and non-athletes alike on how to properly train for endurance events the Primal Blueprint way. Greetings MDA readers. It’s been a wonderful experience to work closely […]

17 Mar

I’m in Awe…

Before I say anything else I want to express my extreme gratitude to everyone involved. In fact, gratitude is too watered down a word to describe how I feel. I am in awe of the support. I set out to generate some much-needed exposure for the book and had my fingers crossed for a top-ten […]

11 Mar

PrimalCon 2010 Announcement: Sit, Stand and Walk Like Grok

I am very pleased to announce that Maya White of the Esther Gokhale Wellness Center will be leading a breakout session at PrimalCon 2010. If you’ve ever wondered what it means to sit, stand and walk like Grok you’ll want to attend this event. Maya will be offering instruction on Primal body mechanics to help […]

3 Mar

Primal Blueprint 2010 Action Plan

Thank you and congratulations are due to loyal Mark’s Daily Apple readers, as you smashed viewership records in February, 2010. MarksDailyApple.com had hundreds of thousands of unique visitors and millions of page views! This level of volume ranks MarksDailyApple.com as one of the top-5 health and fitness blogs in the world. I am also excited […]

9 Feb

Announcement: New Recipe Theme for the Cookbook Contest

Enter your best Primal Blueprint recipes for your chance to win prizes and be featured in the Reader-Created Cookbook The new theme: Primal Pork Recipes! We’ve received some delicious Primal Snack recipes (the previous theme) from readers: Sunflower Sesame Crackers with Shrimp Paté Zucchini Chips with Spicy Salsa Fat Guacamole Devils Sweet and Salty Primal […]

2 Feb

Introducing the Inaugural PrimalCon!

Dear readers, here we are in 2010, with MarksDailyApple.com now nearly 3 1/2 years old. Thank you for your tremendous contribution to what started as a dream in 2006, and is now a thriving internet community of passionate and deeply connected Primal enthusiasts. As we celebrate the success of the book and the continued rapid […]

12 Jan

Announcement: New Year’s Resolution Contest

There are only 4 days left until the end of this year’s New Year’s Resolutions Contest. For a chance to win $750 in Primal Prizes submit your 60 second YouTube video detailing your health and fitness goals for 2010 by this coming Friday. Click here for all the details about the prize package and contest. […]

8 Jan

Announcement: New Recipe Theme for the Cookbook Contest

Enter your best Primal Blueprint recipes for your chance to win prizes and be featured in the Reader-Created Cookbook The new theme: Primal Snacks! We’ve received some delicious Primal Soup recipes from readers: Kombu Egg Soup Arctic Char Chowder Watercress Bacon Soup Check back tomorrow for one more Primal Soup recipe. All of these recipes […]

1 Jan

Contest: New Year’s Resolutions

It’s 2010! Let’s get this year, nay, this decade off on the right foot. This will be the decade that you hone in on what makes your body tick. This will be the decade when you develop a lifelong strategy of health and wellness that works for you. This will be the decade when your […]

31 Dec

Contest: What Did You Learn This Year?

It’s December 31, the last day of the 2000s. It’s always fun, and often quite moving, at times like these to take a look back and remind ourselves how far we’ve come, to recall where and what we were and how and why we are different now. These exercises can seem a little cheesy, but […]

25 Dec

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, everyone, and a happy new year! My family and I are lucky enough to be celebrating the holiday season in Aspen this year. We’re playing, resting and relaxing before the new year begins. Before I get back outdoors, mimicking Grok in the snow, I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for […]

11 Dec

CrossFit Radio Appearance

CrossFit Radio had me on their show this Wednesday. We talked grains, inflammation, the difficulties of sorting fact from fiction in nutrition studies and the power of the Primal Blueprint. I had a great time and hope to do more in the future. You can listen to the full Episode 97 podcast by visiting the […]

7 Dec

Announcement: New Recipe Theme for the Cookbook Contest

Enter your best Primal Blueprint recipes for your chance to win prizes and be featured in the Reader-Created Cookbook The new theme: Primal Soups! We’ve received some delicious Primal breakfast recipes from readers: Almond Banana Pancakes No Oat Oatmeal… It’s Noatmeal! Omelet Muffins Frittata Aleta All of these recipes will be featured in the Reader-Created […]

6 Dec

Announcement: Free Events

This is a last minute reminder for two events I’m speaking at in Northern California. The more the merrier so bring your friends and let’s get Primal! Here are the details for both events. RSVP now to guarantee your seat! Sunday, December 6th 7:00pm-8:45pm Catalyst Athletics 1257 Tasman Dr., Suite A, Sunnyvale, CA, 94089 Please […]

26 Nov

Happy Thanksgiving

The staff and I are taking the day off to honor the holiday, but I didn’t want to let the opportunity slip by without extending my gratitude to you, the MDA community. To all our readers, I want to say thank you for your incredible enthusiasm and involvement (in the comment boards, in the forum, […]

11 Nov

News Flash: The Primal Blueprint

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring you this news flash… Before I publish today’s regularly scheduled article (stay tuned!) I thought I’d throw up a few new television appearances I’ve done recently to get the word out about The Primal Blueprint. It all started with the blog as a grassroots effort; readers (you!) […]

23 Oct

Book Tour Update

(This video can’t be embedded, so when you click the screen you’ll be directed to a new site – kcra.com – that hosts the video.) An update on last week’s event announcement: Early this week I hit the road for a mini book tour in Northern California. I started off shooting a spot on NBC’s […]

16 Oct

Announcement: New Recipe Theme for the Cookbook Contest

Enter your best Primal Blueprint recipes for your chance to win prizes and be featured in the Reader-Created Cookbook The new theme: A Primal Breakfast We’ve received some delicious Primal beef recipes from readers: Korean-Style Short Ribs Carne Asada And we have a few more reader-submitted beef recipes in the pipeline, including one that will […]

13 Oct

Announcement: Upcoming Event

I will be speaking at a CrossFit Genesis sponsored event in Roseville, CA on Tuesday, October 20th. If any Mark’s Daily Apple readers can make it I’d be thrilled to have you drop by. Read the promo flyer copy and all the event details below: Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet Mark in person […]

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