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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 is 6 mm thick – thicker than most yoga/workout mats. With the Square36 mat you can easily convert your living room into a workout studio. Just unroll it and you’re set. It’s also great for couples yoga or as a play mat for children.

If you’re the winner of this contest you’ll not only get the Square36 STRETCH Oversized Yoga Mat (retail value: $99.99), but you’ll also receive the brand new Square36 CARDIO Mat (retail value: $159.99).

Rad Roller All-In Kit (All Five RAD Tools) – Massage. Release. Transform. That’s RadRoller’s slogan. If you’re a regular MDA reader you know I emphasize thoracic spine mobility and the importance or regularly rolling things out. Tight, knotted bundles of muscle fiber and fascia accumulate from bad posture, muscle imbalances, excessive sitting, and improper movement patterns. These knots harm us. They reduce performance. They promote bad form and joint degeneration. They need to be eradicated. That’s where RadRoller comes in. They help take care of those nasty knots.

A single RAD tool is great. A couple (or trio…or quartet…or full set) of RAD tools is even better, and RAD Roller’s power-packed kits serve up the best match-ups you can buy. From muscle flushing to trigger point release, spinal alignment to relaxing massage, RAD knows how to treat a body right from head to toe. Learn more about the comprehensive body benefits of RAD massage and release tools and experience relief in motion for yourself.

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12 Jan

The 2015 Primal Blueprint 21-Day Challenge Begins Now

21Day Challenge Graphic

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 off with a simple contest. Click on over to this page and register for the free Primal Blueprint 21-Day Challenge in the Vimify app. That’s it! I’ll explain more about the app below, but rest assured that you’ll be entered to win a $100 gift certificate to PrimalBlueprint.com if you register for free.

This contest ends at 8 pm PST tonight, January 12. A winner will be selected at random and everyone around the world is eligible, including people that registered before today.

Now, on to the challenge details…

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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 a favorite meat spot for MDA readers. Several 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 offered up a cow to the winners of this contest.

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11 Jan

Weekend Link Love – Edition 330

Weekend Link LoveThis year’s annual 21-Day Challenge begins tomorrow (Jan. 12-Feb. 1). Get the free app by then to join in. And check out the 21-Day Transformation Program packages available to you.

According to Greatist, I’m one of the top 100 most influential health and fitness people. Cool.

Portland and surrounding environs! The Primal Blueprint Transformation Seminar is coming your way on Thursday, January 29.

I was just on the Entrepreneur Fitness podcast, where I talked about living for longevity. Go check it out.

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10 Jan

Salmon & Mustard Greens with Warm Vinaigrette

Salmon and GreensMustard greens are usually paired with bacon, or fatty pork of some kind, and there’s no argument here that it’s not a delicious combination. But the pungent mustard flavor in these dark, leafy greens is also a fine side with fatty salmon
especially when the two are brought together with a bright honey-mustard vinaigrette.

The honey mustard vinaigrette is used two ways here, as a topping for the salmon before it cooks and as a warm sauce when the dish is served (you’ll also have a little leftover to use on a salad later in the week). This slightly sweet, tangy vinaigrette will go well with any dark leafy green so it’s a great one to whip up when your CSA box is over-stuffed with kale, mustard greens, spinach or the like. Since dark green leafy vegetables are considered one of the most nutrient-dense foods available, it’s a shame to let them wilt away in your refrigerator.

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