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August 27, 2009

Sprints and Push-Ups with Suicide Mark

By Mark Sisson

This reader created video was submitted for a Primal Blueprint Contest. Click here to find out how you can participate and win Primal prizes!

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Paul Von Tersch
Paul Von Tersch
7 years 11 months ago

Squat that butt down and lean more when you plant and turn and your legs will burn like never before!! ๐Ÿ™‚

Marc Feel Good Eating
7 years 11 months ago

Good workout……or a warm up for others. ๐Ÿ™‚

7 years 11 months ago

Doing gr8 for fifty-eight!

This one workout is more exercise than most people your age have done total since their 40’s. Keep up the good work!

7 years 11 months ago

Watching these workout videos make me realize I’m not the only one who looks crazy to the neighbors when I work out.

7 years 11 months ago

It’s nice to see you make great use of a small outdoor space. Too many people think their yards are too small to workout! Look here! Not so at all.

Great job!

7 years 11 months ago
I had intended to listen to Bach’s Mass in B minor today after lunch, but thanks to a slight cold and a lack of sleep last night, I ended up taking a nap. I awoke feeling groggy, and found this post. I couldn’t think of any better excuse to leave the house again, so I went to the park just across the street, and tried your exercises. After a run-through, I had a “rest” period where I playfully alternated short sprints and short rests, leaping, rolling, squatting, etc. I tried to emulate the dogs that were playing in the park!… Read more »
7 years 6 months ago

Wanna Do your name, “Suicide Mark”, some justice? Jump over the fence and play frogman! (That video game where the frog crosses the street avoiding incoming traffic)
Just kidding (or did I just come up with something there?) Great workout! Love your garden. Keep it up.

7 years 19 days ago

Nice! Good workout.

Music being better on an exercise high makes perfect sense. I’m definitely going to try this!