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
We’ve just added another date to our Primal Blueprint Transformation Seminar series for 2012. On Monday, April 10, my personal friend and longtime co-conspirator Brad Kearns will be in Torrance, CA, helping people change their lives for the better. Give it a look-see if you’re in the area!
Given the choice, predators choose nutrient density and variety over caloric density when selecting prey.
When (and why) running is sometimes easier than walking.
This is how you do the diseases of civilization right, people. First, you get rich selling cookbooks that describe how to give oneself diabetes. Next, you get diagnosed with type 2 diabetes yourself. Finally, you get yourself a multimillion dollar spokesperson deal with the pharmaceutical company that makes your diabetes medication. (I don’t mean to make light of the sad news that Paula has diabetes, but there is some irony here, I’m sure of it.)
Why you should go outside as often as possible.
The problems with boot-camp training from someone who did the real thing.
Tropical Traditions has a nice ground grass-fed bison sale going on through January 19th.
Crows never cease to amaze me. Here’s one roof-tubing down an icy roof. If you’re like me, you’ll start out going “Oh, he didn’t even make it all the way down.” Keep watching.
While doing nothing worsens the immune system and regular exercise improves it, extreme training (like for marathons) can actually make you more susceptible to getting sick. How’s that for a happy medium?
I usually try to end WLLs with a funny piece, but how about a touching, inspirational one? A Lakota Sioux family uses ancestral, Primal eating to restore their health.
One year ago (Jan 9 – Jan 15)
Anyone else thinking fat-rat risotto?
– This was Moshen’s immediate reaction to the paper on a high-fat diet causing brain inflammation in mice that got obese eating it. I tend to agree.