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
Episode #14 of The Primal Blueprint Podcast is now live. It’s all about sleep: why it’s so important, how to get enough, how body composition depends on it, and much more.
My good friend and the co-founder of the Ancestral Health Society, Aaron Blaisdell, has authored a paper suggesting that a high-carb, refined junk food diet can make you lazy and less motivated.
The composition of the human gut biome changes with the seasons.
Whenever indigenous people came into contact with colonizers, the groups that survived “suffered extensive mortality.”
Gamers have more thickness in the areas of the brain associated with working memory, planning, visual attention, and voluntary eye movement.
Why open access science journals are leading us inevitably to the next Great Depression.
How “busy” are you, really?
Rich in nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorus, pasteurized urine is an excellent fertilizer.
This is a fairly standard “vitamin D is important” media piece, but one factoid concerning sunlight and multiple sclerosis stood out: after Iranian “women were compelled by law to wear the veil outdoors together with clothing covering most of the body… the incidence of MS in Iran increased more than eight fold.”
Sweden tests the waters with a six-hour workday.
The president of Botswana has banned hunting nationwide in an attempt to curb poachers. For the hunting-and-gathering Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert, this means their livelihood is now illegal.
Consciousness may be a state of matter.
One year ago (Apr 13 – Apr 19)
I love what you do and this post; but you missed one…
Environment: Malibu, a coastal enclave community of Hollywood execs and retired professional athletes. 72 degrees and sunny year-round, but subject to occasional mudslide or brushfire.
What they eat: Grassfed beef & organs, line caught fish from the sea. Organic greens & produce from local farmers including some berries. Plenty of avocado, coconut & mac nuts. Occasional yam, rice (only with raw fish) and potato (in a pinch).
Numbers: 50% Fat, 30% protein, 20% carb. The species is generally regarded as the most healthy and fit on the planet, maintains optimal body mass with ease and has achieved balance of heart, soul, body and mind.
– Ha! Of course! How could I have skipped them?