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
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Running a 4500 km ultra-ultramarathon in nine weeks across Europe appears to shrink your brain, albeit temporarily.
For most people, adopting a new exercise routine displaces TV.
Gluten intolerance is on the rise in Scotland.
Eating garlic makes your body odor more attractive.
Having a pet is great for a kid’s anxiety and stress levels, especially if it’s a dog.
Longer rests between sets are better for strength and size gains.
Episode 96: Elle Russ and Brad Kearns: Hosts Brad and Elle discuss Brad’s career as an endurance athlete: the (time) trials, the tribulations, the first time he and I met, the point where he realized “too much was too much” and what should be done. Brad also reveals how he’d train for a marathon if he were running one today, what it means to be truly fit, and why so many people are still getting it so wrong.
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Bariatrics might just be surgically-enforced fasting.
The Weston A. Price Foundation urges the FDA to reconsider its stance on the safety of raw milk cheese (PDF).
Speaking of which, Prince Charles fears the fate of traditional French cheese.
The EPA revokes approval of a new herbicide designed for GMO crops.
What you might learn climbing the same hill every week.
How new technology could improve retirees’ quality of life.
Stunning photos of “the North American Indian” around the turn of the century.
One year ago (Dec 8 – Dec 14)
I’ve been mega dosing vitamin C again with this cold I just came down with on Sunday night and I seem to be managing it pretty well yet again, but I of course can’t say for sure whether or not it’s because of the vitamin C. I wish I had an alternate dimension version of myself where I didn’t take vitamin C so I could actually know! (Or maybe they could just do some studies on this? C’mon…)
– Man, randomized parallel dimension-controlled trials would be the true gold standard.