Primal Blueprint 21-Day Total Body Transformation Named Top Diet and Weight Loss Book for 2011

Malibu, CA  (  USA Book News, the premiere online magazine and review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced that Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint 21 Day Total Body Transformation has won the “Best Books 2011” award in the Diet & Weight Loss category. From a record number of entries, 500 finalists were identified in various non-fiction and fiction categories, with Sisson’s book gaining top honors in Diet & Weight Loss, as well as runner-up distinction in the Exercise & Fitness category.

This 192-page guidebook covers key concepts and action items for how to effectively lose weight by transitioning to Primal (low carb) eating, exercise, and lifestyle habits. It includes extensive photos, meal plans, workout descriptions, and a 21-Day Challenge personal journal. Released October 18, 2011, it climbed to #3 overall bestseller on (#1 in Exercise & Fitness and #1 in Diets & Weight Loss) in its initial week. It also landed on the USA Today national top-100 bestseller list in its first week. This guidebook supports Sisson’s Primal Blueprint hardcover book, which was released in 2009 and sold through six printings and over 130,000 copies; as well as two cookbooks that attained bestseller status on‘s Low-Carbohydrate Cookbook list, the Primal Blueprint Cookbook and Primal Blueprint Quick & Easy Meals.

About Mark Sisson:

Mark Sisson is one of the world’s leading authorities on evolution-based health and fitness principles. He has spearheaded mainstream acceptance for a grass-roots movement of enthusiasts seeking to reconnect with a simpler, more sensible way of life. From its humble – and controversial – origins in 2006, today his blog is one of the world’s top-3 ranked natural health web sites, with over 800,000 unique visitors per month.

Mark, 58, is a former 2:18 marathoner and fourth-place finisher in the Hawaii Ironman World Triathlon Championships. Besides blogging daily, Mark conducts seminars across North America and hosts an annual 3-day Primal retreat in California. He lives with his wife, Carrie, and children, Devyn and Kyle, in Malibu, California.

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