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Meet Mark

Let me introduce myself. My name is Mark Sisson. I’m 64 years young. I live and work in Miami, Florida. In a past life I was a professional marathoner and triathlete. Now my life goal is to help 100 million people get healthy.

I started this blog in 2006 to empower people to take full responsibility for their own health and enjoyment of life by investigating, discussing, and critically rethinking everything we’ve assumed to be true about health and wellness.

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What Is the Primal Blueprint?

What Is the Primal Blueprint?

The Primal Blueprint is a set of simple instructions (the blueprint) that allows you to control how your genes express themselves in order to build a strong, lean, healthy body with as little pain, suffering, and sacrifice as possible. The Primal Blueprint is also the first in a series of bestselling books I have written that all center around ancestral health principles.

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The Keto Reset Diet

The Keto Reset Diet

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The Primal Kitchen Cookbook

The Primal Kitchen Cookbook

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The New Primal Blueprint

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Success Stories

Be inspired by life-changing success stories of Primal enthusiasts who have lost 100+ pounds, reversed diabetes, and refined their diet and exercise programs to attain goals they thought were impossible. Check back every Friday for a new Primal Blueprint Real Life Story…maybe even share your own!

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I Couldn’t Believe How Easily It Was All Happening

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At 54 Years Of Age, I’m Able To Do More and More Instead of Less and Less

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Reversing Half a Century of Poor Diet

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A scrumptious primal meal for every day of the week. Master your culinary skills with our easy-to-make and tasty-to-eat paleo/Primal and keto recipes.

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Make every bite a taste sensation with PRIMAL KITCHEN® condiments and bars. All PRIMAL KITCHEN ingredients are selected according to the strictest standards of taste, healthfulness, and phytonutrient potency.

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Are you sick, tired, overweight or burnt out? Have you tried everything but gotten nowhere? Are you stuck and not sure what to do next?

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The Primal Blueprint Podcast

The Primal Blueprint Podcast

Join me, Mark Sisson, and other expert guests from the ancestral health community for lively discussions on how to be healthy, strong, fit, happy, and productive in the modern world. Tune in to stay at the cutting edge of Primal living!

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We want to make sure your pantry has the essentials needed for all the cooking this season brings, so we've teamed up with @elanaspantry to bring you an amazing giveaway! One winner will receive all three of Elana's cookbooks and a bundle of @primalkitchenfoods' #ketofriendly pantry essentials. 🙌⠀
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Head over to @elanaspantry to enter ✨
Mark's longtime writing partner, @BradKearns1, has a new podcast: #GetOverYourself!⠀
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Visit our bio link for "The Ultimate Mark Sisson Interview"—a deep dive into Mark's life story, reflections on his entrepreneurial journey (including how we often distort the ideals of peak performance by talking big rather than taking action) and a bunch of other insights and topics that haven't been covered before. And make sure to visit your favorite podcast provider to subscribe to The Get Over Yourself Podcast! 🎧#liveawesome #listentothesisson⠀
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https://www.bradkearns.com/2018/09/21/mark-sisson/
If you’ve tried pancakes made from almond or coconut flour and find them slightly grainy, you’ll really love the silky, airy texture of these Almond Banana Pancakes. The flavor is sinfully close to banana bread; add a little vanilla and cinnamon to the batter if you really want to get decadent.⠀
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For those who are #keto or are restricting carbs for weight loss purposes, this recipe might not fit into your personal Primal plans. For others, it might be part of your 20%. And for others that are extra active or have already achieved your preferred body composition, this recipe might be a perfect fit. (Kids tend to love it, too, by the way.)⠀
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INGREDIENTS:⠀
• 2 ripe bananas⠀
• 1 egg (or 2 if pancakes aren’t holding together well)⠀
• 1 heaping tablespoon of almond butter⠀
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INSTRUCTIONS:⠀
• Mash the bananas, add the egg and mix well.⠀
• Stir in the almond butter, adding more than a tablespoon if you want a more pancake-like texture.⠀
• Warm butter in a pan and pour batter into small cakes.⠀
• Brown on each side and serve warm.⠀
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What's your favorite paleo-fied pancake recipe? 🥞  Let us know in the comments below! #liveawesome⠀
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http://bit.ly/2x8AKiv
It’s hard to believe that a chocolate cake made in a microwave without flour or sugar could taste any good—but this low-carb mug cake, we dare say, defies the odds. It works with the right balance of ingredients—one egg yolk, a little butter and cream, almond flour and dark chocolate. In less than a minute the ingredients bake into a perfect Primal-friendly treat. Check out our bio link for the recipe. #liveawesome #primaltreats⠀
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While @PrimalKitchenFoods now offers a literal rainbow of 11 ready-made dressings and marinades that are all natural, whole-food, and fully Primal choices (including #vegan and @Whole30®approved options), there’s always room for DIY creativity to fit your favorite salad varieties. 🥗 Scroll to check out 10 Primal-worthy ideas (recipe link in bio)—and share your own in the comment section below. Enjoy! #liveawesome #eatlikeyourlifedependsonit #BAS⠀
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• Raspberry Vinaigrette ⠀
• Citrus Vinaigrette ⠀
• Dill Vinaigrette⠀
• Balsamic Vinaigrette⠀
• Basil Vinaigrette⠀
• Parsley Dressing⠀
• Lemon Caesar Dressing⠀
• Asian Dressing⠀
• Ginger-Asian Dressing⠀
• French Style Dressing⠀
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Bacon pancakes sound like a sinful breakfast treat, but these slightly sweet, mostly savory cakes require no repentance. 🥓🥞 Fluffy, moist and salty with just hint of sweetness, bacon pancakes can be served with a light drizzle of maple syrup, or a dollop of sour cream and a hit of hot sauce. ⠀
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Hit our bio link for the recipe. 👌 #liveawesome