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Let me introduce myself. My name is Mark Sisson. I’m 63 years young. I live and work in Malibu, California. 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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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!

I Became a Fat Burner and Feel Awesome

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The Quest For a Good Life

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My Confidence Is Returning, and I’m Re-engaging in Life

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Healing Food, For Me, Is the Answer To a Stable and Fulfilling Life

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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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Mark breaks down all the reasons he's sure you love @primalkitchenfoods' @whole30approved, Organic Ketchup as much as we do. 🍅 For this week only, you can grab a free bottle when you Mix and Match a Grilling Marinade 4-Pack—just visit our bio link to build your customized dressing bundle, add ketchup to your cart, then use code SUMMERDRESSINGS at checkout. #letsketchup #eatlikeyourlifedependsonit #listentothesisson
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GIVEAWAY CLOSED- WINNERS: @morganferguson5 / @ddziubsk / @thechickenscoop 🎉WIN A MONTH OF BUTTER COFFEE! ☕️We're closing out week two of The 21-Day #PrimalReset with one more chance to win big! 🎉 Today, we're proud to have OG #PrimalBlueprint #SuccessStory alum and @picnikaustin founder, Naomi Seifter back on the blog. 🙌 Click the link in bio to read her updated story to get the lowdown on how Naomi took her Primal life to the next level with opening and running THREE thriving restaurants + a cafe, as well as starting a line of Primal approved coffee drinks, available at @wholefoods nationwide.
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To celebrate, we're giving THREE lucky winners the chance to take home the a month of Picnik Butter Coffee supplies: ⚡️ (1) 6-pack of Cappuccino Butter Coffee
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This giveaway contains food products, so you must be 18 years or older and a U.S. resident in order to win. By entering you acknowledge that this giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Instagram and you release Instagram of all responsibility. Winner will be chosen randomly on 6/25/18 and announced at the top of this post. ✨GOOD LUCK!!✨#picnikaustin #eatlikeyourlifedependsonit #liveawesome
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GOOD LUCK! 🍀 This giveaway contains food products, so you must be 18 years or older and a U.S. resident in order to win. By entering you acknowledge that this giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Instagram and you release Instagram of all responsibility. Winner will be chosen randomly on 6/25/18 and contacted via email. ✨GOOD LUCK!!✨#eatlikeyourlifedependsonit #primalreset #butcherbox #letsketchup #lettucecelebrate
It’s #BigAssSalad time, and we’ve got another healthy, #ketofriendly option for your Primal lunch or dinner menu! Try this tasty Mediterranean salad topped with @PrimalKitchenFoods Dreamy Italian Dressing, served up with slices of avocado, cherry tomatoes and grilled chicken for an easy nutrient dense meal guaranteed to shake up your lunch game. (recipe link in bio) #eatlikeyourlifedependsonit #primalreset http://bit.ly/2MKbzsO
NEW BOOK RELEASE + CHANCE TO WIN! 🎉 I'm beyond proud to announce my latest #PrimalBlueprintPublishing, release— @taniateschke's The #BordeauxKitchen: A Masterwork of French Food, Wine and Culture! Of all the books I’ve been involved with over the past decade, including my own titles, I have to say this one is simply unsurpassed in the level of depth and detail. This book is Tania’s life’s work, and her passion and comprehensive education spills out onto every page. The incredibly informative writing and phenomenal photography was all her, and she went all-in to the extent you rarely encounter. This big, beautiful book literally honors Primal Blueprint Law #4: Lift Heavy Things.
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Check out my bio link for all the deets on how to grab a copy of your own + a chance to win 6 months of the @PrimalKitchenFoods Advanced Keto Kit. #eatlikeyourlifedependsonit #liveawesome https://goo.gl/dntAEr
ENTER TO WIN $1000 to spend at PrimalBlueprint.com! What would a shopping spree look like for you? The things you’ve always wanted to try or maybe enjoy more regularly… Want a steady stream of Primal Kitchen Collagen Bars—in all the varieties? Done. Maybe a year’s supply of #CollagenFuel? Done. How about enough Avocado Oil Mayo to fill up your bathtub or ALL the Primal Blueprint online courses? Also done. Today’s winner gets a thousand big ones to spend like cash and get whatever he or she wants at PrimalBlueprint.com.
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TO ENTER ➡️ Pose like Grok, take a photo of it & tag @MarksDailyApple with  hashtag #GrokInTheWild in the post text. 📸 Photo submissions will be reviewed, and a select few will be posted toward the end of the Challenge. The Worker Bees and I will choose a list of finalists to be voted on by readers. And, this one is global, so anyone can enter! Deadline: June 25th, 2018, midnight PDT. #primalreset