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
Social stress induces epigenetic changes in macaques in mere weeks. Who wants to bet that the same thing happens in other primates, too?
After a car accident that shattered his femur, arm, and hip, the only way Michael Sandler was able to run (against strict orders from his doctors) was completely barefoot. I wonder how he eats.
The true story of how bread fostered civilization, banished savagery, and gave Paleolithic man great hair.
If you have an hour to spare, check out my recent interview with Abel James on the Fat-Burning Man podcast.
How America isn’t really built for walking, and how we might be able to change that. Be sure to check out Slate’s entire series on pedestrianism in America, linked at the bottom of the article.
A genetic adaptation that allowed greater biosynthesis of long-chain polyunsaturated fats from precursor polyunsaturated fats, unique to modern humans, arose 300,000 years ago.
A tiny baby does pullups. Those were okay, but next time, maybe he should try them without kipping. Also, has he ever heard of scapular retraction?
One year ago (April 17 – April 23)
Awesome! I’m going to try this. I can see the look of delight now on my sixth-grader’s face when he opens his lunchbox to find this extra-nutritious treat.
– Something tells me Joseph Nichols’ kid won’t be trading his lunch for cookies, Capri-Suns, chips, and other prized commodities.