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
The locker room can be unbearable. For anyone who remembers those painful, self-conscious moments after P.E. in middle school, The Great Fitness Experiment has a funny and revealing post about showering at the gym.
Forget skiing, forget snowboarding, Lift Magazine brings you extreme sledding. Extremely fast, extremely fun, extremely dangerous, and extremely expensive.
Or if sledding isn’t extreme enough, how about flying?
MizFit doesn’t use a heart rate monitor. Do you?
Why educate people about health and fitness when we can simply use our taxes to pay for weight loss surgery? The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has the story on why doctors want to use our tax money to give people lap bands. My best summation: Jaw-dropping insanity. According to the article, the “eligible” age for weight loss surgery in women is 13! (Thanks for the link, David B.)
So, what’s a better alternative than the surgery? How about teaching your 13 year old to stop eating the 20 worst foods in America. (thanks, David F.)
According to My Super Charged Life, video games aren’t just for couch potatoes with fast thumbs. Catch up with the buzz over Wii Fit.
Starlets follow the craziest diets and The Diet Blog explains why Gwyneth Paltrow is the reigning queen.
If you liked my Tabata Sprint post, Beach Fitness has a handy online Tabata Clock to time your intense intervals. The timer works great if you’re confined to the prison of a dorm room or home office, and you want to do a quick 4 minute routine of extreme burpees.