Hold your fist-pumps of glee until the end, because I’m giving away an arsenal of equipment for this one…
A Mace. From StrongerGrip.com. Not sure how to use a mace? Check out the video on this page. I’m a big fan of incorporating maces into my workouts, and actually own a Stronger Grips mace. It’s tough and durable, and you can add weight to the hollow, sealed globe at the end to suit your strength level. Check out StrongerGrip.com to view their wide selection of workout gear (including sledgehammers and clubs). And for those of you who aren’t into winning or buying stuff, the owner of Stronger Grip also runs a blog for folks who like to lift heavy things: Stronger Grip Blog.
(2) $100 Stronger Grip Vouchers. After all that browsing you just did over at Stronger Grip I’m sure you came up with at least a few things you’d like to add to your arsenal of Primal workout gear. $200 in Stronger Grip vouchers goes to the winner.
An aeroSling Elite. Looking for a way to take your bodyweight workouts to a new level? Look no further. I’ve had one of these for a year or so now and I’m always impressed by the quality of craftsmanship. It’s unlike any other suspended pulley trainers I’ve come across. This thing is durable and built to last. Just anchor the aeroSling Elite to a tree or doorway and get to work. The pulley system and adjustable rope length allow for a large variety of movements (rows, incline pushups, intense, feet-elevated planks and knee-ups, etc.), so it’s a great way to mix things up. Check out their YouTube channel to see it in action. Also, check out this page to learn how the aeroSling was invented. This package comes with a integrated door anchor, mesh carrying bag, and training DVD, and it’s all yours if you win this contest.
Bonus: Visit aerosling.com and use coupon code MDA2011CHL (it’s during checkout in the confirmation window) and you will get 15% off during this year’s 30-day challenge.
A CalChain. Last year, CalRopes donated a heavy undulation rope. The winner of this year’s contest gets a 28 lb CalChain. As CalRopes says, a CalChain is a mix between a kettlebell, a barbell and a dumbbell. What the heck are you suppose to do with it? How about push presses, the high pull and the halo. Not familiar with these? Check out the numerous training videos on this page for more info, and grab your own CalChain for a truly unique workout experience.
DIY PVC Clubs. Courtesy of DIYStrength (part of the same company that brought us the Ultimate Anchor below and Mace above), comes these DIY PVC clubs. DIYStrength is for people that like to design and build their own workout gear. You can make these PCV Clubs yourself, buy a set from the site, or get a free pair by winning this contest.
The Ultimate Anchor. As StrongerThanU says, “Since the dawn of resistance band and rope undulation training, man and womankind have struggled to find a place, object, or slow-moving animal upon which to anchor their equipment.” The Ultimate Anchor solves this problem. Check out the video on this page for a full tutorial on how it works.
Vibram FiveFingers. Why not? For good measure the winner of this contest will take home a pair of Vibram FiveFingers. If you’ve read Mark’s Daily Apple at all in the last few years, you probably know how much I love these things. The winner will get to choose their favorite men’s or women’s style and color.
Create and upload a Primal workout video to YouTube. Whether you talk and offer instruction, or simply film yourself playing in the park or working out in the gym is up to you. I’ll leave it wide open. The only requirement is that the video relates in some way to the Primal Blueprint Fitness philosophy. The more Primal the better. (See the details and fine print below.)
The video needs to be an original video made for the purposes of this contest. Please title the video “Primal Blueprint Fitness:” followed by your own sub-title (ex. Primal Blueprint Fitness: The Grok Shuffle).
Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.