Forget standing workstations. The new ergonomics movement sweeping the startup world is the fetal position workstation. Kidding aside, the typical sedentary office environment is a serious public health problem, and we’re tackling it head on. I’m working with biomechanist and popular author Katy Bowman on a comprehensive multimedia course called Don’t Just Sit There!. Stay tuned for more on that in the near future.
I was recently on the Low Carb Paleo Show podcast. Go have a listen.
Episode #23 of The Primal Blueprint Podcast is now live. Brad has a lively discussion with Paleo Girl author Leslie Klenke about her background, her story, her new book, and why parents should read it alongside their teens.
Research of the Week
In breast cancer patients whose tumors express IGF-1 receptors, those who limited carb intake experienced less cancer recurrence.
Fasting for three days stimulates stem cell regeneration of the aging immune system.
Early hominids may have developed massive jaws not to chew raw grains and other roughage, but to take punches.
Interesting Blog Posts
An excellent guide to diet-based sunburn resistance.
While many researchers recognize the deleterious impact of artificial light on the quality and quantity of our sleep, one scientist isn’t so convinced: “Can’t you people just close your eyes?”
Why cramps actually occur, and how Gatorade probably isn’t helping matters.
A new Kickstarter hopes to open Health Kitchen, the very first (but not last) hospital cafe with gluten-free and paleo-friendly options. It looks like a great cause to me.
Looks like the “3500 calories = a pound of body fat” law is more of a canard.
A pill that detects pesticides in your drinking water.
Take that, crows! Babies finally beat them at something.
- Oxtail and romaine lettuce stir fry. Yes, stir-fried lettuce. Weird, but good.
- Real shepherd’s pie, potatoes and all.
One year ago (June 15 – June 21)
- How to Take a Better Bath – Optimize your bathing experience.
- 8 Primal Mantras for Beginners – Keep these words in heart and mind as you begin your Primal journey.
Comment of the Week
Actually, Mark, I was standing and walking about in bare feet during the whole interview with Evan Brand.
- Touché, Aaron!