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
Replacing fructose with starch helps obese kids improve metabolic health.
Traditional societies have more positive views on aging than modern societies.
Melatonin before bed improves circadian rhythm and sleep efficiency in strength athletes.
By second grade, kids who had taken academic pre-K classes were performing worse in school than kids who hadn’t.
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23andMe lays out their new services.
One blogger’s take on the fructose children’s study mentioned above.
South Korean women are embracing fitness.
These 10,000 year-old frozen cave lion cubs, amazingly, still look pretty cuddly.
Chimpanzee drumming. Check out that roar at about 1:20 in.
Though I’m not sure it qualifies as a bonafide “food craze,” putting butter on sushi sounds delicious.
This new desk lets you lie down on the job.
On Black Friday (November 27), REI is closing its stores and paying its employees to get outside.
This is one of the better applications of genetic engineering I’ve seen.
The American Academy of Pediatrics now says iPads and smartphones are appropriate for developing toddlers.
One year ago (Nov 3 – Nov 9)
A whole head of garlic? I bet viruses aren’t the only thing you’re warding off after that concoction, Mark. ????
– Ha! You’re probably right.