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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...

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May 03, 2009

Weekend Link Love – Edition 48

By Mark Sisson

Summer approaches and Gym Junkies wants to get you shredded. If you’re ready to stop with the small indulgences and cheat days and really go hardcore for a month, take Gym Junkies’ Shredded For Summer 31 day challenge.

Throw, climb, scoot, lift, and all in 3 minutes. Not a routine for the Sunday stroller; watch this gorallatized workout video. (warning: turn the volume down before hitting play)

On the subject of raising Primal children, The UK has the right idea be getting kids out of the classroom. Let’s get this done in America! (thanks, Stephen)

What are the three unmagical words that may be ruining your life? Read Zen Habits’ post to find out.

Ezra Klein of The American Prospect has a fascinating post on the behavioral economics of free bread. In short, people consume a lot more of something when they believe it is free. (thanks, Libby!)

Think you’re too old for Yoga? I think not.

Hopefully you’ve read my swine flu post by now. Well, it’s about time you learn where it started.

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8 years 2 months ago
8 years 2 months ago

Thanks Mark…the exercise how to videos on shredded (alongside the Challenge) were exactly what I was looking for… and the three dumb words (Zen) were exactly what I needed to hear.

8 years 2 months ago

Nice to see a bit of sense re-entering the world of education.

Honestly, if I did today some of the things we did as a matter of course when I was a child I’d probably be put into care and my parents would have been arrested.