“Thank you for your comments regarding sex segregation in sports. As a father of 4 daughters who have competed at high levels in different sports and as a previous doctor for the us spseedskating programs, i would like to advise some thoughtful caution Female sports in the USA are thriving due to 40 years of mandated “equal access.” Gaps in performance between male and female in many sports are narrowing, especially endurance sports. However, testosterone (and other) intrinsic differences in hormone levels make for an uneven playing field. Female athletes and their families work just as hard, sacrifice just as much as male athletes to achieve their competition goals. We need to be very careful about eliminating fairness for the many to make it fairer for the few. Perhaps with more time and sport evolution, gender requirements can be fairly dispensed with. But not quite yet..”
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.