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Archive for the ‘ Health Challenges ’ Category

23 Jan

Contest: Bacon Bonanza

The Prize: A Bacon Bonanza prize package from U.S. Wellness which is comprised of all this bacony goodness: Sugar Free Beef Bacon Sugar Free Beef Bacon Tips Sugar Free Pork Bacon Sugar Free Pork Bacon Ends Canadian Bacon Slices Canadian Bacon Ends

20 Jan

Contest: Prizes for Your Thoughts

The Prize: Squatty Potty – You think Grok took a seat on a porcelain throne when nature called? Of course not! Toilets are modern inventions. Grok squatted, and so should you. Why? Well, squatting opens up the colon for fast and easy elimination, which is said to relieve constipation, straining issues, hemorrhoids, bloating and more. […]

19 Jan

Contest: You Might Be Primal If…

The Prize: Elite Primal Prize Package from Caveman Coffee – Caveman Coffee Co. was founded by former MMA Fighter, stuntman, and frequent Joe Rogan Podcast guest Tait Fletcher, along with former UFC fighter Keith Jardine, and Lacie Mackey. My Buddy Robb Wolf also serves on their Board of Directors as an adviser to sourcing some […]

16 Jan

Contest: Ask Me a Question. Win Fat.

The Prize: Fatworks Premium Fats – Fatworks big fat mission: to educate the mainstream population about the benefits of using REAL cooking oils like tallow, lard and duck fat while crafting these traditional fats the most natural way possible. For years fat has been slandered, beat up, picked on and falsely accused! But no longer, […]

15 Jan

Contest: Share Your Success Story

The Prize: Nick’s Sticks – Need a Primal snack? Like your beef grass-fed? Nick’s got you covered on both counts with his Grass-Fed Beef Sticks. His Snack Sticks are made with 100% grass-fed beef or free-range turkey and seasoned with Redmond organic salt. The lucky winner of these delicious treats will receive one 25-pack (2 […]

14 Jan

Contest: Grocery Time

The Prize: Fresh Fish! – Courtesy of Wild Pacific Salmon, the winner of today’s contest will receive 2 lbs of their choice of fresh-frozen fish overnighted to their door. Take your pick from Alaskan Halibut, Alaskan Pacific Cod, Steelhead Trout, or my favorite, one of the Alaskan Salmon choices. Salmon freaks out there know what […]

13 Jan

Contest: Make a Primal Blueprint Workout Video

The Prize: Square36 Workout Mats – As the Square36 website says, “Do you ever wish you had a bit more space to fully extend and maximize your workout without feeling confined? Now you can with Square36, the world’s 1st oversized workout mat.” That about sums it up. This exercise mat is 6′ x 6′ and […]

12 Jan

Contest: Make a Primal Blueprint Recipe Video

I announced this contest last week to give you a little extra time to work on it. And I’m publishing it again today just in case you missed it in last week’s post. Per annual tradition, once again it’s time to make some delicious Primal dishes. But first… The Prize: US Wellness has long been […]

29 Sep

Contest: Bacon Bonanza

The Prize: A Bacon Bonanza prize package from U.S. Wellness which is comprised of all this bacony goodness: Beef Bacon Sugar Free Beef Bacon Beef Bacon Tips Sugar Free Beef Bacon Tips Sugar Free Pork Bacon Sugar Free Pork Bacon Ends

28 Sep

Contest: Prizes for Your Thoughts

The Prize: Squatty Potty – You think Grok took a seat on a porcelain throne when nature called? Of course not! Toilets are modern inventions. Grok squatted, and so should you. Why? Well, squatting opens up the colon for fast and easy elimination, which is said to relieve constipation, straining issues, hemorrhoids, bloating and more. […]

27 Sep

Contest: Be Featured in the Upcoming Book The Primal Teen

When you guys ask, I certainly try my very best to deliver. Within the Primal community there’s been a growing demand for information about the differences between being a Primal man and woman, like the effects of fasting, battling cellulite, and dealing with menopause. As many of you know, my wife Carrie began her research […]

26 Sep

Midpoint Check-In: The Power of Community (Plus a Simple Comment Contest)

With all the action around here, it’s amazing to me we’re already at the midpoint of the 21-Day Challenge! The flood of feedback, comments and contest participation has been awesome, and it’s all a reminder of how great a community this is. It never ceases to amaze me actually just how positive a group we […]

25 Sep

Contest: Subscribe for New eBook and Chance to Win

The Prize: Have you noticed that the number of companies selling Primal-friendly products online has drastically increased in recent years? I take that to be a good thing. While a constant refrain on Mark’s Daily Apple is to eat local, eat fresh, and shop at farmers markets, and while I maintain that this is the […]

24 Sep

Contest: Grocery Time

The Prize: A Kangaroo – Not a living, jumping, boxing, marsupial. This kangaroo is the solution for people who want to stand at work. Made by Ergo Desktop, the Kangaroo Pro is an adjustable height desk unit that sits atop your boring sit-down desk. There’s really nothing else on the market like it. These are […]

23 Sep

Contest: Primal Post-Its

The Prize: PaleoTreats – Founded in 2009, PaleoTreats is the original paleo dessert company. They are dedicated to staying totally paleo (that means no grains, no gluten and no dairy), and to making sure their treats taste as good or better than their conventional equivalents. Their best seller is the Mustang Bar which is comprised […]

22 Sep

Contest: Social Media Love for Primal Pacs

The Prize: Organic, grass-fed, grass-finished beef jerky, dried mango, roasted and salted macadamia nuts, marcona almonds and dried cranberries, all conveniently vacuum-sealed into perfect serving sizes and delivered directly to your front door? Umm… yes please! And don’t forget Primal Pacs have no preservatives, grains or gluten, so they’re perfectly Primal. The lucky winner of […]

21 Sep

Contest: Ask Me a Question. Win a Book.

The Prize: The Paleo Primer is 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 work with me, I knew immediately […]

20 Sep

Contest: Share Your Success Story

The Prize: Steve’s PaleoGoods – Steve’s Originals is now Steve’s PaleoGoods. The name may have changed, but Steve’s still serving up the same delicious hunks of grass-fed meat, raw nuts and dried berries all conveniently packaged together. And now he’s got paleo sauces, dressings, cereals and more, too. If your struggle during this first week […]

19 Sep

Contest: Make a Primal Blueprint Workout Video

The Prize: A sandbag from Ultimate Sandbag – I’ve been using one of these bags for several years now and the thing is still going strong. The one at my office has been lifted, tossed, and dropped by the Worker Bees, and in one case was the cause of a broken piece of IKEA furniture, […]

17 Sep

Have a Picnic. Win a Cow. The 2013 Grokfeast Challenge.

It’s cow time. US Wellness has long been a favorite meat spot for MDA readers. A few years ago they donated pemmican and the popular 5 gallon bucket of fat. The last few years they’ve gone whole hog. And by hog, I mean cow. And they’re doing it again this year. US Wellness has generously […]

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