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
If you’re near Kansas City, Kansas, next weekend, we’ve still got open spots for my upcoming PAST session. I’ll be there and would love to meet you!
“Is Sugar Toxic?” Gary Taubes wonders in the NY Times. The question isn’t totally rhetorical, and it’s a great read.
In another Times piece, another author wonders if sitting is a lethal activity. Again, great that it’s appearing on this scale, but totally unsurprising to our readers.
The NY Times really isn’t fooling around. They asked “What’s the Single Best Exercise?” and came back with a varied response: walking, the squat and HIIT. Applause is in order, I think.
Chef Rachel gave an extensive rundown of her experience at PrimalCon on her blog. She’s hoping to be back next year, and we hope to have her (contingent upon that cashew dip coming too, of course).
Primal Toad is running a great deal on his new Primal Smoothie Recipe e-Book. Blending enthusiasts may want to take notice.
The folks over at Perfect Health Diet have been running a great series on HDL. Their latest is on the importance of raising it smartly in a way conducive to good health, rather than blindly without regard for anything but the number.
One year ago (April 18 – April 24)
“Urban Dictionary Word of the Day for April 6 – net lag
A feeling like jetlag that happens after you use your computer after sunset and the bright backlight tricks your body into thinking it’s still daytime.”
– Reader Allison, via email.