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
There is no connection between salt intake and heart disease or overall mortality in healthy older adults.
A single night of sleep deprivation can have lasting effects on circadian-related genes that control metabolism in men (PDF).
According to a recent review, low intensity radiofrequency radiation (emitted by devices such as smart phones) appears to “induce oxidative effects in biological systems.”
Supplementation with mammalian omega-3s (seal oil) improved athletes’ neuromuscular function and performance.
In overweight postmenopausal women, high-fat meals (with either meat or cheese as the source of fat) appear to be less atherogenic than low-fat, high-carb meals.
Episode 78: Tovar Cerulli: A former vegan, Tovar is now a “mindful carnivore” teaching others the importance of conservation and highlighting the ways in which hunting, meat-eating, and wildlife protection coalesce. He’s also the author of a new book — The Mindful Carnivore: A Vegetarian’s Hunt for Sustenance — earning praise from hunters, vegetarians, and ecologists.
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How banana starch (a source of resistant starch) can help both lean and obese alike improve their postprandial and 48-hour blood sugar and insulin levels.
Many commercial almond milks are only 2% actual almond.
A nice interview with Gary Taubes just went up over at Carb-Free Nation.
Want to power clean correctly (plus gain a better understanding of what power actually means)? Learn from Mark Rippetoe.
I sure am glad I won’t be participating in the triathlon next Olympics.
A Swedish family went all organic for two weeks and cleared out almost all traces of pesticides in their urine samples.
Can’t seem to meditate? Try coloring.
How to experience the “deep, mystical sleep of our ancestors.”
One year ago (Aug 4 – Aug 10)
I AM WORKING WITH THE SENIORS IN SENIOR VILLAGE ON…
“15 WAYS TO GET UP OFF THE FLOOR SO YOU DONT NEED LIFE ALERT!” ….using furniture…nothing and ways to get to something to help you up…such as belly crawls and log rolls, and keeping and using items such as brooms, canes or umbrellas to reach for the phone….amongst other ideas we all think of whilst at it….incorporate this in your plan….old folks NEVER PRACTICE …GETTIN UP OFF THE FLOOR…GOTTA LOVE IT!!!
THEY LOVE IT!!
PEACE AND BEST REGARDS…PAPA GROK
– Always a treat to hear from the Unconquerable Dave.