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
Running wild through the internet like a greased pig at a county fair, it’s the bacon explosion. The bane of vegetarians and the New York Times, but is it unhealthy or is it Primal? Feel free to chime in.
I received a few emails this week from frustrated readers who had read a post from Fitness Fixation discussing the struggles of low carb dieting. While I don’t agree with much (anything?) of what the nutritionist has to say, I do believe many people jump into low carb dieting without much knowledge on how to eat right. The result is a diet low in both carbs and fat, thus not enough fuel to maintain strength and energy. Let me know what you think.
Shopping Cart Olympics? Cranky Fitness discusses the way we judge other peoples’ groceries purchases, and how some people take it to the extreme. Don’t believe me? Watch this movie about competitive grocery shopping.
We’re a month into 2009, and many of you are giving a second go at the Primal Challenge. While the results can be great, the initial steps aren’t always easy. The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D. has an informative series on why going low carb can be harder the second time around (And here’s part 2 and part 3).
And finally, Fox News reports on better student performances in sugar free schools.