Weekend Link Love – Edition 322

Weekend Link LoveResearch of the Week

In Taekwondo athletes, a ketogenic diet improved physical performance (PDF).

Using a foam roller reduces arterial stiffness and improves endothelial function.

Playing action video games may improve general learning capacity, not just game-specific learning performance.

Ginger is probably effective for patients with osteoarthritis.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 42: Ask the Primal Doctor – Q&A with Dr. Cate Shanahan: Dr. Cate returns to the podcast to talk a little bit about her history working with rural Hawaiians eating their traditional diets, how that experience shaped her approach to medicine, and whether or not the mainstream medical community is shifting toward a more ancestral approach (even if they don’t quite know it).

Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here so you never miss an episode.

Interesting Blog Posts

As violent video game consumption increased, actual real life violence decreased.

Several sets of heavy leg presses performed right before cycling improved cyclists’ subsequent cycling performance by 6%. Researchers aren’t exactly sure why, as neither VO2 max nor lactic acid levels were significantly affected.

Media, Schmedia

Anne Hathaway goes from vegan to paleo. Good switch.

The New Yorker covers grass-fed meat (and, somewhat indirectly, ancestral health).

Everything Else

There may actually be four chronotypes, not just two.

Putting time in perspective.

Would you do a 21-day no sitting challenge? This person is.

A longtime anti-saturated fat guy has a public change of heart (PDF).

Is kombucha totally safe?

Check out (OFFTIME), an app that lets you unplug from your smartphone.

I’m honored to be featured in a new recipe ebook out this week. Check out The Best Paleo Recipes of 2014, featuring 150 stunning and delicious recipes from your favorite bloggers. Sale offer ends Monday, November 17th at 11:59 PM EST.

Recipe Corner

  • I don’t know about you guys, but I’m always out of onion powder. Why not make my own (and use red onions in the process)?
  • The cross-rib roast is underrated (and sliced thin, actually makes a good inexpensive steak). Here’s a nice way to cook it.

Time Capsule

One year ago (Nov 16 – Nov 22)

Comment of the Week

We are the petri dish….

Indeed we are.

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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