Weekend Link Love – Edition 150

Have you ditched the Purel yet? Studies show that carpet-bombing your microbial passengers with antibiotic soaps and hand sanitizers is counterproductive and even dangerous, while simple soap works best.

The United States Army banned Vibram Fivefingers (and, if anyone actually has a pair, those Fila knockoffs). To be fair, they do allow other minimalist offerings.

Longtime reader Alex Shalman went strictly Primal and lost a bunch of weight and inches. Check his blog post for detailed stat and food porn.

In pleasantly surprising news, the USDA concluded that grass-fed cows are more environmentally friendly than feedlot cows.

My favorite research of the week: tennis match grunting proven to negatively affect opponent’s performance. Of course, grunting positively affects other types of performance.

Second favorite: better sleep improves athletic performance.

Have you been eating deep-fried wood pulp?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (July 4 – July 10)

Comment of the Week

i don’t know, isn’t Glee on then?

– Reader Dasbutch, in the comment section from “Expedition Impossible Team Goes Primal”

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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