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
In elite gymnasts, a three month stint on a very low carb ketogenic diet had no (negative or positive) effect on their performance and explosive strength levels. Gymnasts on the ketogenic diet, however, did lose a considerable amount of fat mass.
A new meta-analysis concludes that protein supplementation increases both strength and muscle mass in younger and older trainees engaged in prolonged resistance exercise.
The Sock Doc breaks down how our hormones can affect the health and stability of our ligaments.
“It’s not me, it’s you,” said the venison to the finicky modern eater.
Vote for Robb Wolf and Greg Everett‘s whole Paleo Solution podcast dealio gig in the People’s Choice Podcast Awards. Scroll down to Health/Fitness to cast your vote.
If any grain is Primal, it’s Paleo oatmeal, about as old fashioned as you can get (Onion warning).
Crossfit Endurance founder Brian Mackenzie details his training philosophy in the newly-released book with the self-explanatory title: Power, Speed, Endurance. If you’re a fan of endurance sports (or just general human performance) and you want to do them safely, effectively and healthfully, check out the book. Here’s a trailer, and here’s a sample chapter (PDF), free of charge.
And for the kids out there wondering what they should put on their feet to go run, here’s a possible answer.
One year ago (November 18 – November 24)
I don’t know how ANY of the test subjects managed to fall asleep while researchers were taking their rectal temperatures.
– Different strokes, mattoomba. Don’t knock it til you’ve tried it.