Mark Sisson

About the Author

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.

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Learning Deadlifting: 10 Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes

People fear the deadlift. For one, the name itself has the word "dead" in it. Two, they've been told for years—often by medical experts—that deadlifts are terrible for your back. "Oh, you might look/feel good now, but just you wait. One day you'll regret it." But they're wrong. The basic idea of a deadlift is sound and the movement is a foundational human one. If…

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Is Alcohol Bad For You If You’re Not Addicted?

What do we make of alcohol? In sufficient amounts, it's a poison. It's incredibly addictive. It destroys entire communities. It tears families apart and compels otherwise reasonable, upstanding individuals to commit terribly senseless acts. On the other hand, it's a powerful social lubricant. The good stuff tastes great and can enhance the healthfulness of certain foods while inhibiting the unhealthfulness of others. It's fun, it's…

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week — Edition 124

Hey folks! You may have noticed something a little different this Friday. Weekly Link Love is now our New and Noteworthy series. We're following the same format that a lot of you have been reading for over a decade now: it's a collection of interesting reads I found around the Internet over the week. Enjoy! Research of the Week Our taste for fermented food goes…

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Common Plank Mistakes to Watch Out For

The plank feels like the simplest movement. Heck, it's not even a movement, really: it's holding a still position without movement. It expressly forbids movement. And yet it's the simple exercises where things can really go wrong. The plank is simple but not easy. When you're in the plank position, every fiber of your being is resisting the pull of gravity. You must engage and…

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Spring Clean Your Pantry for a Healthy Year

The pantry can be a place for quality foods – canned wild-caught salmon, almond flour noodles, quality cooking oils and all of your favorite sauces and condiments made without sugar. The pantry can also house the usual carb suspects - chips, cookies, crackers, pasta, cereal and bread. If you're not careful, this cool and dark space could derail your best efforts to eat foods that…

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Mark smiles mid-stride in front of a grove of trees.

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week — Edition 123

Hey folks! You may have noticed something a little different this Friday. Weekly Link Love is now our New and Noteworthy series. We're following the same format that a lot of you have been reading for over a decade now: it's a collection of interesting reads I found around the Internet over the week. Enjoy! Research of the Week Exposure to SARS-CoV-2 without infection is…

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