Category Archives: Weekend Challenge

Weekend Challenge: Unplug for a Day

This weekend, I challenge you to unplug for 24 hours. Don’t check your phone, your email, don’t turn on the TV, and don’t surf the web. Instead, get outside to play, think, read a physical book that has been sitting … Continue reading

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No Weekend Challenges for the Next Month

There will be no weekend challenges for the next month. Instead, we invite you to participate in the 30 day Dairy-Free Challenge with us. If you don’t want to do the full 30 days, I encourage you to make it … Continue reading

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Weekend (and following week) Challenge: Cut Out Dairy

I am going temporarily dairy-free, and I challenge you to join me. Since I’ve started with eating primally, I’ve always included moderate-to-high amounts of dairy (cheese, yogurt, kefir, cream, milk). I’ve never tried to cut it out of my diet, … Continue reading

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Voting: $3 Primal Dinner Contest

A few weeks ago, I posted a contest as the Weekend Challenge. The goal of this contest was to make a primal dinner with meat and veggies for $3.00 or less per person. Here are the entries: PaleoJoe: A Fast (Technically, Joe … Continue reading

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Weekend Challenge: Educate Yourself, Podcast Edition

We could all stand to know a little more of the science behind primal/paleo. Enter Robb Wolf, former research biochemist is the New York Times Best Selling author of The Paleo Solution – The Original Human Diet.  Wolf does excellent weekly podcasts, … Continue reading

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Weekend Challenge: Cook Something New

Primal friends, This week, the challenge is to cook something new. This idea was brought to be by Bob Ewing. Why? We can all stand to expand our cooking repertoire and incorporate new nutritious foods into our diets. How? You can go the … Continue reading

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Weekend Challenge: New Year’s Encouragement

This weekend, while you are at New Year’s Eve parties sipping red wine, take a second to tell someone about the benefits you’ve received from going primal in 2011. Also, take a minute to encourage others who struggle with the … Continue reading

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Weekend Challenge: Christmas Edition

This weekend’s challenge is to indulge intelligently and spend time with the ones you hold dear. It is unrealistic to ask people to give up Christmas goodies this season, so I suggest that you only eat the ones you like … Continue reading

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Weekend Challenge: Lift Heavy Things

This weekend, get out and lift heavy things. Squat down to lift them up, then raise them as high as you can as many times as you can. Build some muscle. Carry the weight for a little while. My plan: … Continue reading

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Weekend Challenge: Eat 100% Primal

Things are pretty hectic right now. I am a student and today was the last day of classes. In the past 5 days I’ve had two exams, two papers, and three final assignments/projects to complete, as study for my finals, … Continue reading

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Weekend Challenge: Get Better Sleep

Happy Friday, Challengers of the Primal sort! This weekend, the Challenge is to get better sleep. Why? A night of quality sleep will increase your memory’s performance, enhance your problem solving skills, put you in a better mood, boost your … Continue reading

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Weekend Challenge: Two Steps at a Time

This weekend’s challenge is to take the stairs two steps at a time. I started this two years ago as part of my preparation for a hiking trip with Ben Stafford. I started using the stairs instead of the elevator … Continue reading

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Primal Weekend Challenge: Set a Fitness Goal

Happy Friday, Primal Challengers! The authors here at The Primal Challenge have been ramping up their efforts in order to bring you fresh content every day. (They have been doing a great job so far!) As a part of this … Continue reading

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