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
All dogs appear to have descended from ancient European wolves.
A myopia gene causes nearsightedness in kids, but only if they stay indoors reading or doing “nearwork” and avoid playing outside.
Statins cause muscle damage by disrupting our mitochondria.
Roundup: the incredible new weight loss hack!
Episode 83: Katy Bowman and Mark Sisson: Katy and I hang out and talk about our new joint project, Don’t Just Sit There, a comprehensive multimedia guide to overcoming the prolonged sedentary periods that characterize modern life and threaten the function of our genes and tissues. You’ll learn why standing workstations aren’t often enough, how modern ergonomics creates its own set of problems, and what you can do to stay active while working in the office.
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Chris Masterjohn weighs in on the fermented cod liver oil controversy.
Your tendons on cake (and how to improve the situation).
An alternate approach to counting calories.
The trouble with most diet advice (and diet studies).
How we’re affecting the pasta industry.
Here’s what to do with all that zucchini you grew but can’t eat fast enough.
The sock that hopes to replace shoes.
Putin and Medvedev working out in complete and utter silence. I can’t look away.
The man with the perfect poop.
I would love to go to viking school.
Coming soon: insect oil?
Speaking of Roundup, British wheat farmers “are doing a similar thing by spraying weeds but they’re also spraying the wheat itself and they’re doing this in order to kill it and make it easier to harvest. That’s how it gets into the food and that’s the use of glyphosate that we’re calling for a ban on.”
One year ago (Sep 8 – Sep 14)
The only Primal approved Cliff bar is using the edge of a cliff as a pullup bar.
– I like that.