Meet Mark

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...

Tell Me More
Stay Connected

Search Result

You Search for Denmark

What’s Up with Denmark?

December 06, 2006 - Sara here. My Danish grandmother will be horrified by this post, but in my selfless devotion to you Apples, I'm taking that risk. And so, I have to ask: What is up with Denmark? (Huh? you ask. ...

Weekend Link Love – Edition 419

September 25, 2016 -   If you're pinterested in winning a gift certificate to Whole Foods, enter this Primal Kitchen Pinterest contest. Elle Russ chats about The Paleo Thyroid Solution with Primal Health Coach...

3 Common Types of Headache (and How to Treat Them Naturally)

July 20, 2016 - One major downside to having these big prominent heads stuffed with consciousness-spawning brain matter is that they sometimes ache. Nobody likes a headache. You can find fetishists who enjoy pinchin...

Dear Mark: Higher BMI and Mortality Risk, Calories When Meal-Skipping, HIIT After Fasting

May 16, 2016 - For today's edition of Dear Mark, I'm answering a couple questions from you guys. First, there's a new paper out claiming that the ideal BMI for overall mortality is an overweight one—27, to be exac...

Weekend Link Love – Edition 393

March 27, 2016 - PaleoDork is giving away a $100 gift certificate to the Primal Blueprint store. Enter to win here. Ends tomorrow at 11:45 PM, EST. Romy Dolle, author of Fruit Belly, is putting on a small PaleoF...

Top 16 Tips for the Perfect Primal Vacation

February 02, 2016 - When most people think about the perfect Primal vacation, they're thinking about camping, rock climbing, surfing, trekking, scaling mountains, fording rivers, and generally being out in nature. There'...

Antibiotic Resistance: Are We All Doomed?

December 01, 2015 - The future prospects of antibiotics look grim. Headline after headline proclaims the mounting resistance to antibiotics among pathogenic bacteria and the impending inefficacy of our best drugs to figh...

Weekend Link Love – Edition 350

May 31, 2015 - My team and I have just released a new podcast: The Primal Endurance Podcast, on developing a healthy, balanced, primal-aligned approach to endurance training and racing. Leave a review on iTunes by t...

How Much Sugar Is Recommended Per Day?

April 15, 2015 - By now, American exceptionalism is a universally-accepted truism. Like dogs over cats and Star Wars over Star Trek, it's simple fact that America is qualitatively different than other nations. Some wo...

Weekend Link Love – Edition 325

December 07, 2014 - Tuesday's the last day to get in on the chance to win $500 worth of Primal foods from Thrive Market. Enter to win here! The introductory price for the Primal Blueprint Expert Certification expires ...

What’s Up with Denmark?

December 06, 2006 - Sara here. My Danish grandmother will be horrified by this post, but in my selfless devotion to you Apples, I'm taking that risk. And so, I have to ask: What is up with Denmark? (Huh? you ask. ...

3 Common Types of Headache (and How to Treat Them Naturally)

July 20, 2016 - One major downside to having these big prominent heads stuffed with consciousness-spawning brain matter is that they sometimes ache. Nobody likes a headache. You can find fetishists who enjoy pinchin...

Dear Mark: Higher BMI and Mortality Risk, Calories When Meal-Skipping, HIIT After Fasting

May 16, 2016 - For today's edition of Dear Mark, I'm answering a couple questions from you guys. First, there's a new paper out claiming that the ideal BMI for overall mortality is an overweight one—27, to be exac...

Antibiotic Resistance: Are We All Doomed?

December 01, 2015 - The future prospects of antibiotics look grim. Headline after headline proclaims the mounting resistance to antibiotics among pathogenic bacteria and the impending inefficacy of our best drugs to figh...

How Much Sugar Is Recommended Per Day?

April 15, 2015 - By now, American exceptionalism is a universally-accepted truism. Like dogs over cats and Star Wars over Star Trek, it's simple fact that America is qualitatively different than other nations. Some wo...

Why Eating Insects Makes Sense

July 30, 2013 - I'm grateful to have our friend Gabi Lewis, founder of Exo, pen today's guest post. Exo is running a Kickstarter campaign to bring an insect protein bar to market. Learn more and donate here. (Full d...

Definitive Guide: The Primal Blueprint

June 04, 2008 - Build the Healthiest Possible Body with the Primal Blueprint I get emails every day from people who are changing their lives for the better by following the guidelines I outline on this site. B...

Hold the Fries!!!

January 21, 2008 - Latest news on the acrylamide front from the Danish Cancer Society: Acrylamide, if you recall, is a substance found in a vast array of common cooked foods, foremost starchy foods like potato chips,...

Clickativity

February 28, 2007 - Worker Bees' Daily Bites Today's news includes the return of a psuedo-scandal, proof that the FDA doesn't care about women, and...donuts. No, Vitamins Will not Kill You It's all over the news...

Catch This

January 26, 2007 - Worker Bees' Daily Bites: Quick bites before you start your weekend (go on, get out of here!). 1) Another Study from Denmark This study was well-done (for once). And the news is pretty cool: ...

Dear Mark: Higher BMI and Mortality Risk, Calories When Meal-Skipping, HIIT After Fasting

May 16, 2016 - For today's edition of Dear Mark, I'm answering a couple questions from you guys. First, there's a new paper out claiming that the ideal BMI for overall mortality is an overweight one—27, to be exac...

More Chronic Cardio Talk

March 04, 2008 - A few weeks back my Chronic Cardio post got a lot of response and initiated some great discussion. Since it’s one of the cornerstones of the Primal Blueprint philosophy (and an obviously popular one...

Top 16 Tips for the Perfect Primal Vacation

February 02, 2016 - When most people think about the perfect Primal vacation, they're thinking about camping, rock climbing, surfing, trekking, scaling mountains, fording rivers, and generally being out in nature. There'...

3 Common Types of Headache (and How to Treat Them Naturally)

July 20, 2016 - One major downside to having these big prominent heads stuffed with consciousness-spawning brain matter is that they sometimes ache. Nobody likes a headache. You can find fetishists who enjoy pinchin...

Top 16 Tips for the Perfect Primal Vacation

February 02, 2016 - When most people think about the perfect Primal vacation, they're thinking about camping, rock climbing, surfing, trekking, scaling mountains, fording rivers, and generally being out in nature. There'...

5 Chemicals in Cosmetics You Should Avoid

July 16, 2013 - Have you ever wondered just what's in all those products you slather, spray, spritz, apply, and rub onto your body? I mean, who hasn't tried to kill time in the shower by hunkering down with a good sh...

Definitive Guide: The Primal Blueprint

June 04, 2008 - Build the Healthiest Possible Body with the Primal Blueprint I get emails every day from people who are changing their lives for the better by following the guidelines I outline on this site. B...

Dear Mark: Higher BMI and Mortality Risk, Calories When Meal-Skipping, HIIT After Fasting

May 16, 2016 - For today's edition of Dear Mark, I'm answering a couple questions from you guys. First, there's a new paper out claiming that the ideal BMI for overall mortality is an overweight one—27, to be exac...

Join Over 300,000 Subscribers!

Signup and get:

Primal Blueprint Fitness plus 7 other eBooks
7-Day Course on Primal Fundamentals
Special Offers and More!