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1. 7-Day Course on the Fundamentals for Lifelong Health

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You’ll get the 7-Day Course on the Primal Blueprint Fundamentals for Lifelong Health: Seven lessons in seven consecutive days (beginning the day you subscribe) that will introduce you to the core concepts of the Primal Blueprint. This free course will teach you how to achieve lifelong health and wellness. Here’s a sneak peek at the free newsletters:

Lesson #1: Lifelong Health Starts Here
Lesson #2: How Agriculture Ruined Your Health and What to Do About It
Lesson #3: Why Eating Animals Makes Everything Easier
Lesson #4: What to Eat and What to Avoid for Lifelong Health
Lesson #5: A Fitness Plan So Easy a Caveman Did It
Lesson #6: The Three S’s You Must Get Right
Lesson #7: Stand Up, Kick Off Your Shoes, and Eat Some Dirt

2. Primal Blueprint Fitness eBook

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Primal Blueprint Fitness (PBF) is a 92-page eBook with a weekly workout schedule, logbook for tracking results and detailed instructions on how to develop functional, diverse athletic ability and a lean, proportioned physique. It will help you build or maintain lean muscle mass, reduce your body fat, increase your energy, improve your strength, agility and power-to-weight ratio, reduce your risk of getting injured, improve insulin sensitivity, boost immune function and increase organ reserve.

PBF is borne out of The Primal Blueprint, the concepts illustrated in the Primal Blueprint Fitness Pyramid and the movement patterns of our ancient forebears, and is all about identifying hacks and shortcuts that produce maximum results with minimal time-commitment, pain, suffering and sacrifice. It is infinitely scalable. No matter your fitness level, age or experience, PBF is for all skill levels. And most importantly, it is sustainable. It’s not a 30 or 90-day crash course. Instead, Primal Blueprint Fitness is for life.

3. Primal Shopping Guide eBook

ScreenShot2013 09 24at33157PMHave 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 most reliable way to get the best, most nutritious food, it’s not in the cards for everyone, nor are “local” options always enough. After all, what’s a person to do in the dead of a Minnesota winter for local grass-fed beef? How am I supposed to get local coconut oil, living in Los Angeles, when coconuts don’t grow here? Just because a food isn’t local doesn’t preclude its importance – or even necessity – in a Primal lifestyle, so thank goodness these online retailers exist. But I’ve found myself feeling l a little overwhelmed with all the options. Who should I trust as my source of Primal foods that I can’t get locally? Who is the preferred online vendor of grass-fed beef jerky or organic coconut oil? I found myself wishing there was a reliable guide to online retailers selling Primal-friendly products. Since one didn’t exist, I took it upon myself to create it. In this Primal Shopping Guide, the Worker Bees and I have done the hard work of vetting Primal-friendly retailers. In it you’ll find our top picks for meat, seafood, other grocery items (think jerky, coconut oil, olive oil, chocolate, nuts and the like), and fitness equipment. We also give provide our favorite offerings from each of these companies, and have included useful shopping tips throughout. As a newsletter subscriber you get it for free.

Snapshot from the Primal Shopping Guide (click to enlarge)

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4. Introduction and First Chapter of The Primal Blueprint

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The 2009 bestselling book The Primal Blueprint presents the compelling premise that you can reprogram your genes in the direction of weight loss, health, and longevity by following 10 immutable “Primal” laws validated by two million years of human evolution. Combining modern genetic science and evolutionary biology, The Primal Blueprint dispels a number of the myths that modern medicine and conventional wisdom have come to accept as fact, and uncovers the secrets to lifelong health and vitality.

As a newsletter subscriber you’ll get the introduction and first chapter of The Primal Blueprint (in digital PDF format) for free.

5. The First 36 Pages of The Primal Connection

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The Primal Connection – the award winning sequel to the bestseller The Primal Blueprint – extends the primal theme beyond the diet and exercise basics in this much anticipated sequel. The Primal Connection: Follow Your Genetic Blueprint to Health and Happiness presents a comprehensive plan to overcome the flawed mentality and hectic pace of high-tech, modern life and reprogram your genes to become joyful, care-free, and at peace with the present. You’ll make scientifically validated, highly intuitive connections across the board, emerging with a renewed appreciation for the simple pleasures of life and our most precious gifts of time, health, and love. You’ll get the first 36 pages of this book for free.

6. 10 Free Recipes from Primal Blueprint Healthy Sauces, Dressings & Toppings

3Dbook sauces slideshow webPrimal Blueprint Healthy Sauces, Dressings & Toppings is all about turning ho-hum meals into Primal masterpieces with delicious and nutritious sauces, dressings, marinades, condiments, spice blends, gravies, and other toppings. It includes over 120 easy-to-prepare recipes inspired by traditional and contemporary cuisine from around the world. From the staples (ketchup, mustard, barbecue sauce, hot sauce, mayonnaise) to the innovative (Blueberry Chutney, Arugula Watercress Pesto, Avocado Lime Dressing), every recipe will enhance the nutritional value of your meal, using only Primal-approved ingredients. That means no gluten, grains, legumes, added sugar, or unhealthy oils. As a newsletter subscriber, you’ll get an excerpt of this cookbook with ten recipes including Primal versions of hollandaise, bearnaise, mornay, and other healthy sauces and gravies.

7. Two Reader-Created Cookbooks

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Not one, but two free reader-created cookbooks (in digital PDF format):

You’ll get the Primal Blueprint Reader-Created Cookbook containing dozens of delicious Primal dishes straight from the homes of MDA readers.

You’ll also get the Primal Blueprint Reader-Created Coconut Recipe Cookbook containing 62 coconut dishes submitted by Grok stars from all over the world.

Snapshots from the Reader-Created Cookbooks (click to enlarge)

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8. Primal Living in the Real World eBook

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In this 130-page eBook, hundreds of Primal enthusiasts share their challenges, solutions and practical tips for how they get – and stay – Primal. It’s like having the advice of 300 coaches. In it you’ll read hundreds of answers to these and numerous other questions: What is the first thing a person should do to kick start their Primal life? What do you think is the most important thing one should understand as they attempt to go Primal? What was the biggest hurdle you experienced when going Primal and how did you overcome it? And of course, the most important one, what do you usually eat for breakfast?

9. Primal Fuel Smoothie Recipes eBook

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Primal Fuel has quickly become a favorite of the Primal community. It’s a perfectly Primal, low-carb shake made from healthy coconut fats and the gold standard of protein powders, and is a quick and convenient weight loss tool. Learn more about Primal Fuel here.

In this free eBook you’ll get 20 delicious and healthy Primal Fuel recipes. You’ll learn how to make such delightful creations as Egg Nog, Pumpkin Pie and Creamy Avocado shakes using Vanilla Creme Primal Fuel, and Mexican Chocolate, Spicy Ginger and Banana Bread using Dark Chocolate Primal Fuel. They may sound and taste like indulgent dessert treats, but they fit right into a healthy, nutritious, Primal eating plan.

10. Success Stories in the Making eBook

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At the beginning of 2012, over 500 Mark’s Daily Apple readers publicly announced their health and fitness goals, and submitted pictures and updates to MDA throughout the year as they tracked their progress. This ebook, featuring dozens of personal stories, provides insight into how they took control of their health. What were their unique struggles, and what they did to overcome them? What did eat, how did they exercise, what worked and what didn’t? What were some of their biggest accomplishments, and where are they headed in 2013 and beyond? Learn all this and more in this inspirational eBook.

11. Mark’s Daily Apple Weekly Newsletter

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The Mark’s Daily Apple newsletter (emailed every Wednesday) provides updates on the latest and greatest articles found at Mark’s Daily Apple. If you want to be the first person to know what the latest headline-grabbing nutrition study really means, and have cutting-edge diet and fitness strategies at your fingertips you should be receiving this newsletter.

The newsletter also periodically includes special announcements and subscriber-only offers regarding upcoming events and seminars, books and products, and more. It is the best way to plug into the Primal/paleo world and get a weekly dose of motivation and inspiration, so subscribe today and you’ll receive your first newsletter immediately.

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