Fitness

Wearable Weights: Are They Worth It?
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If you’re looking for an easy way to incorporate a beginning strength training practice (or just a little extra effort) into your exercise routine, wearable weights—which include weighted vests, ankle weights and wrist weights—can seem like a no-brainer. After all, you’re technically investing the same amount of time and doing the same activities but just […]

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Protein Intake While Keto: Why It Matters, How Much to Eat, and What My Intake Looks Like Now
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If you ask the average person, ketosis is primarily about carb restriction and fat intake. Go on a low-carb diet, eat more fat, allow your body to burn its own reserves. Pretty straightforward. Ketones are supposed to replace glucose. But what do we make of protein? Some keto dieters avoid it like the plague, worried […]

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Primal Camping Meals: Weekend “Car Camping” Edition
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Most camp food is terrible or the opposite of Primal. Or both. It’s either an expensive REI tetrapak full of wheat flour, dehydrated “meat,” and desiccated Crisco, a Dough Boy, or the entirely overrated s’more. I’ll get flak for that last one, but I don’t care. S’mores rarely live up to the hype past age […]

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Dear Mark: Choline Supplementing, Too Many Almonds, Keto and Insulin Resistance, and How to Drink
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For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m responding to four reader comments. First up, if a person can’t eat eggs, doesn’t like liver, but really wants choline, can they just supplement? Second, are a couple handfuls of almonds too much omega-6 for the average person? What if they eat fish? Third, a new study claims […]

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Weekend Link Love — Edition 516
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Research of the Week Sugar may alter collagen synthesis in the joints, increasing the risk of osteoarthritis. Homo erectus: “YOLO!!” US pollution levels have dropped dramatically. More religious parents, fewer suicidal thoughts. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 269: Haley Morris: Host Elle Russ chats with Haley Morris, a Primal Health Coach and Life Coach. Each […]

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Strawberry Hibiscus Beauty Collagen Pops
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Today’s delicious recipe is offered up by the team at Pique Tea. I’ve become a big fan (and proud affiliate) of Pique Tea’s products because of their superior antioxidant value. Thanks to their team for an excellent recipe we’ll all be able to enjoy with guests and family. (And don’t miss the special deal they’re […]

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It Took Me Under a Year To Lose 100 Pounds
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It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

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