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
Check out the new trailer for We Love Paleo, the upcoming documentary about ancestral health.
A condensed guide to Dr. Ron Sinha’s South Asian Health Solution: because time is a precious resource these days.
Type 2 diabetes does a number on the brain.
Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut.
Episode 75: Dr. Gary Foresman: Host Elle Russ hangs out with Dr. Gary Foresman, a formerly traditional physician who revolutionized his approach to patient care by incorporating lifestyle, ancestral health, massage, stress management, and other “alternative” therapies into his practice. It’s always interesting to hear from people who walk two worlds — conventional medicine and integrative medicine — and Dr. Foresman is one of the best.
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If you’ve got tight hips and/or quads (which you probably do), try the exercises in this VitaMoves video.
While melatonin can help people re-establish circadian rhythms and combat jetlag, it probably shouldn’t be given to kids.
Can’t sleep? Watch this video.
The fish kick might be the fastest swim stroke ever.
Could a simple eccentric hamstring exercise prevent the majority of hamstring injuries?
Cats: true carnivores.
Have we built a sickness care system?
Tennis ball meets tennis racquet, in slow motion.
One year ago (Jul 14 – Jul 20)
All right, I’ll pull out the blackstrap molasses, and then the Nair for the hair it’ll put on my chest.
Nair is primal too, right?
– That’s how I do it.