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 case you haven’t heard, we’ve got a Dream Team shaping up for PrimalCon Austin 2013!
Reserve your spot today before it’s sold out just like PrimalCon Oxnard and PrimalCon Lake Tahoe 2013.
Professor Hamilton Stapell, PhD, who sits on the Evolutionary Studies Board at SUNY New Paltz, wants to understand the size, composition, trajectory, and commonalities of the ancestral health movement. To do it, he needs your help. Spend a few minutes to fill out his survey if you can.
Perhaps getting down to superhuman levels of leanness isn’t so healthy: a recent case study of a natural bodybuilder showed that dropping from 14.8% to 4.5% body fat severely lowered strength, testosterone, and “mood disturbance.”
It seems our paleolithic ancestors had more diverse oral flora populations and subsequently far healthier teeth than modern people. Now all we need is a time machine and some breath mints.
Make sure the sound is on for this. Oh, and have a bib handy.
From the NY Times comes a startling piece about the addictive junk food industry. Simply put, these guys know exactly what they’re doing. I especially liked how the daughter of the inventor of Lunchables doesn’t let her own kids eat the things.
SF Giants outfielder Hunter Pence has gone paleo. He talks about his new diet and propensity to “crush kale” in this video. Does the speaker sound a little robotic to anyone else?
The demise of play, and what it means for children (PDF).
How Indian farmers are using husbandry, skill, and attention rather than GMOs, chemicals, and industrial ingenuity to produce the best yields they’ve ever seen.
You’ve heard the rally cry to “Eat Real Food!” But is it enough to just eat real food? Read the “Eat RICH Food” manifesto.
We’re growing organs! Seeing as how they have plastic backing, though, I eagerly await the first liver implantee who’s up on the literature to demand a BPA-free one. Then someone will uncover research about how even BPA-free plastic backings are potentially xenoestrogenic, and we’ll be back to square one.
One year ago (Feb 24 – Mar 2)
Stretch! When I get done stretching I just feel like puddy and want to go to bed. Even better if I can get someone else to stretch me!
-I want to feel like Puddy, too.