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
As NPR reports, your lifestyle behaviors may not only affect your gene expression. They may alter your children’s, too.
Author Leo Babauta of Zen Habits just launched his new book, Focus. For those looking to simplify the chaos in their lives, Leo has aptly dubbed his new book a “simplicity manifesto.” You can get it free as a download, or you can buy an upgraded version including some goodies like how-to videos (love the title “How to Single Task”) and interviews with the likes of Seth Godin.
I occasionally feature some parkour action here. This week you get dog parkour.
My good buddy and former professional triathlete Brad Kearns was recently interviewed on Matt Metzgar’s site. It’s a great read for folks who are Primal but still like to run.
For folks who enjoyed Wednesday’s post on doctor payouts from pharmaceutical companies, here’s an excellent interview with Ray Moynihan on a different marketing tactic Big Pharma uses: Promoting the disorder to promote the treatment.
And finally, zonk yourself out, man.
One year ago (October 17 – 23)
An email from a reader…
Curious observation. I keep a pretty close watch on my finances. I thought about looking at the difference between my dining expenses and grocery expenses. I started getting serious about my health/workouts in 10/09, and I started the blueprint around Feb 10. Outside of a few spikes, it’s a pretty clear divergence. . .