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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Young adults really do have weaker handshakes.
Grinding frozen coffee beans produces a more uniform particle size.
Hundreds of genes might turn on after a person dies.
Using a strain of L. reuteri derived from human breast milk, researchers reversed autism-like social deficits in mice.
Exercising four hours after learning something boosts retention.
Bad sleep devastates athletes.
Outdoor artificial lighting promotes sleep disturbances.
“Comprehensive” changes to diet, sleep, mental stimulation, supplement intake, exercise, and medicine (which look a lot like the Primal Blueprint) reverse cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Episode 87: Brad Kearns and Mark Sisson — Check out this episode from the archives. Brad and I talk about the delicate balance between striving for ambitious peak performance goals and pursuing longevity. Sometimes it’s a balance that even the most experienced athletes might screw up (hence our joint effort in creating Primal Endurance).
Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here so you never miss an episode.
A plan to save health journalism?
You gotta wonder how China’s single time zone affects circadian health in that country.
A Silicon Valley startup is making vegan burger patties that ooze yeast-based heme-tinted “blood,” smell “like” meat, and are streaked with flecks of coconut oil.
You’ll never guess this one weird trick prehistoric mammals evolved to escape hungry predators during the Triassic.
Soon you can sleep in an incredibly comfortable chimpanzee bed (without worrying about your genitals being mauled).
Psychedelics are helping people break destructive patterns and habits. Froot Loops are supersized bites with deliciously intense natural fruit flavors and, new research reveals, physiologically relevant glyphosate residues.
A nice infographic of what makes us fat.
Battle of the exogenous ketones.
One year ago (Jun 26 – Jul 2)
So would napping in the sun increase sun damage resistance?
– Ha! Simone, I’m not so sure about that one.