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
Stephen King – novelist, master of horror, dietitian?. That’s Fit discusses King’s new short story about the ever creepy, ever scary….stationary bike!
Holiday season is in full swing. If you’re like the average person, you’ll gain 4 pounds. If you’re like Grok, you won’t. The IF Life has a great list of tips to survive the holidays. (Avoid Vince Vaughn Christmas movies for one).
And speaking of the holidays, nothing says ‘Christmas’ like yuletide jerky. Guest poster and frequent commenter Son of Grok has a few good tips on homemade jerky.
What exactly is a heavy atom? And how will it lengthen your life? This article from New Scientist provides the answer. (Thanks for the link, Alex!)
You’ve all probably heard of NBC’s Biggest Loser by now. Some people think it’s a step in the right direction of reality TV. Others think it’s despicable. Read Cranky Fitness’ view on extreme weight loss television, and then chime in with your own opinion.
If you’re worried about the harmful effects of browning your meats and veggies read Modern Forager’s informative article on advanced glycation end-products.
And finally, here’s something short and random about smartening up your week.