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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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The Primal Blueprint message has been received and taken to heart by thousands of Mark’s Daily Apple readers. I receive emails nearly every day with inspiring, life-changing success stories. People that reversed diabetes; lost 50+ pounds and took back control of their lives; refined their diet and exercise program to attain goals they thought were impossible. Here is just a small sample of the amazing accounts of transformation I have received. Check back every week for a new Primal Blueprint Real Life Story.

If you have your own personal success story and would like to share it with me and the MDA community please drop me a line via our contact form.

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Latest Success Stories

To Say We Both Felt Better Is an Understatement

Name: Elliot Steele

Age: 25

In their words:
My wife is in the best health of her life, even compared to before the chemo. I have been able to gain muscle and not have digestive, dental, and emotional issues for the first time in my life at 25. My wife has had similar benefits.

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Career Development
Falling Off the Mountain and Climbing Back Up

Name: Kyle

Age: 52

In his words:   “The Primal Blueprint was great for me the first time. The second time is personal, and I never plan on looking back. I am looking forward to li...

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Weight Loss
The First 90 Days Have Given Me Confidence That I Can Do This—and More!

Name: Jerry


In his words:   “In those three months, I reduced my body fat by 7.7%. My weight reduced by 30.6 lbs. And my BMI now sits comfortably in the “normal&#8221...

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Career Development
Even a Perfect Diet Will Fail Without Stress Management

Name: Bradley Nickell

Age: 49

In his words:   “I failed where everyone on a diet fails—when the diet stops. The part I missed was the rest of life. Diet is important but even a perfect die...

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I Feel and Function As If I’m Half My Age

Name: Joe Lovely

Age: 49

In his words:   “I have been carnivore keto the past 6 months and I completely love the simplicity and feel slightly better from an intestinal standpoint compar...

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Success Stories
Nine Doctors Couldn’t Help Me

Name: Jenny Elwell-Gerken

Age: 35

In her words:   “Being Primal allowed me to heal up such severe disease after nine doctors couldn’t help me that I became an even stronger advocate than I’d...

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Autoimmune Disease
I Will Never Go Back To the Traditional Way of Eating

Name: Tim

Age: 60

In his words:   “Now that I’m 60, I praise the Paleo lifestyle, and I tell others all the time. I feel like a 30-year-old, and I can keep up to my 10-year...

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Career Development
Primal Health Chef: Using Food For Health

Name: Joel Linik

Age: 50

In his words:   “As I’m a Chef who has been training young students in University environments as new kitchen employees—and being aware that most people...

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I’m Able To Train Harder and Recover Better

Name: Jason G.

Age: 37

In his words:   “After implementing these methods, the change was remarkable. After three weeks, my body responded very well. I was able to recover sooner (zero...

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Autoimmune Disease
Focusing On My Gut Health Has Transformed My Life

Name: Kristen Graham


In her words:   “Since working with my functional practitioners, and getting into a safer working environment I am well on my way to being healed from a long li...

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