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
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Drinking ketones sustained athletic performance while reducing muscle glycogen utilization.
A Lactobacillus rhamnosus probiotic supplement helped allergic infants overcome dairy protein allergy by shifting the composition of their biomes and increasing butyrate production.
If you’re going to sit, fidget. It could counteract some of the damage.
Rosacea might be an adaptive response to low UV environments.
Episode 86: Bill Grundler: Host Brad Kearns joins Bill Grundler, a CrossFit legend, retired firefighter, and owner of CrossFit Inferno out of San Luis Obispo, for a chat about competition, injuries (and how they can be a blessing in disguise), being a Masters CrossFit athlete and competitor, his experience taking the PB Expert Cert, and what may be in store for the future of CrossFit.
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Sitting: it’s bad for kids, too.
Speaking of which, could standing desks solve the childhood obesity epidemic?
A thorough rebuttal of some of the points made and references used in the “paleo starch” paper from last month.
How dairy and coconut fat protect against type 2 diabetes.
Thanks to Craig Venter’s new company, whole exome tests may soon be available for just $250.
Of the autopsies performed on 91 former NFL players, 87 revealed chronic brain disease.
Every person emits a unique bacterial aura.
Scientists have discovered the earliest evidence of ambush hunting by humans in the Kenyan Rift.
Look at this cocky motor protein strut along cytoskeletal filament.
If you’ve got one, you can use your 3-D printer to make your own replicas of the new Homo naledi fossils. The data is free to access.
Neanderthals were avid bird-catchers. Why?
Early Americans were eating salmon at least 11,500 years ago. Better have been wild!
One year ago (Sep 29 – Oct 5)