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
Leangains rolls out an epic post this week: Top 10 Fasting Myths Debunked. Broscience takes a slap to the broface. Follow the post up with Free the Animal‘s warm introduction of Leangains author Martin Berkham.
PBS Groks through ages with a pictorial of early humans in pop culture. I love the salaciously intriguing NEANDERTHAL MAN! poster, but how could they leave out Raquel Welch?!
A good sign, folks, a good sign: Poor Cereal Sales Leads to Weak 3rd Quarter For Kellogg.
Planche time. What’s a planche? Just an easy exercise everyone can do, right? Learn how.
I thought Skechers Shape-Ups were the zenith of ridiculous footwear, but I may have been wrong… The Great Fitness Experiment finds something a tad strange about spring-loaded Gravity Defyer shoes.
For adustable-height desk fanatics, Boing Boing reviews the GeekDesk.
One year ago (October 31 – November 6)
Another reader email:
Wonder how much those researches made from whomever owns KFC? Seems like a nice tie in to your “can you trust medical research” post.
-Matthew and Julie of Primal Palette
Turns out the researchers weren’t being paid by KFC. They were just being paid by Pfizer to write an opinion supporting the infamous, debunked, half-century old Ancel Keys study (You’ll notice the giant “CONFLICT OF INTEREST” paragraph if you click through to the actual “study“). Then the AOL blogger pulled the KFC headline out of thin air. Boo, AOL. Boo. At least the Australians are getting it right.