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
Have you ditched the Purel yet? Studies show that carpet-bombing your microbial passengers with antibiotic soaps and hand sanitizers is counterproductive and even dangerous, while simple soap works best.
The United States Army banned Vibram Fivefingers (and, if anyone actually has a pair, those Fila knockoffs). To be fair, they do allow other minimalist offerings.
Longtime reader Alex Shalman went strictly Primal and lost a bunch of weight and inches. Check his blog post for detailed stat and food porn.
In pleasantly surprising news, the USDA concluded that grass-fed cows are more environmentally friendly than feedlot cows.
My favorite research of the week: tennis match grunting proven to negatively affect opponent’s performance. Of course, grunting positively affects other types of performance.
Second favorite: better sleep improves athletic performance.
Have you been eating deep-fried wood pulp?
One year ago (July 4 – July 10)
i don’t know, isn’t Glee on then?
– Reader Dasbutch, in the comment section from “Expedition Impossible Team Goes Primal”