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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Frequent eating does not reduce appetite.
In Americans, “adipose tissue LA (linoleic acid) has increased by 136% over the last half century.”
Standing at work is great and all, but what happens when you get home?
Now they admit it: going barefoot improves balance and posture and could even prevent common lower leg injuries.
Nine “micro-workouts” per week might give better strength, size, and performance gains than three longer workouts.
Pretty much every light emitting device, including the Kindle Paperwhite, disrupts sleep.
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“If it couldn’t be recorded, why bother doing it at all?”
The creators of the We Love Paleo movie are fighting back against critics who say feeding kids meat, fruit, veggies, nuts, roots, tubers, and healthy fats is tantamount to child endangerment.
REI’s president and CEO has an interesting take on the modern office.
Next time, search for “paleo diet” instead of “paleolithic diet.”
A new device can reduce or eliminate blue light from your TV display.
The pigeon prank that never was (for now).
Sick Ugandan red colobus monkeys practice herbal medicine.
“Bro, you mid-Victorian?”
Low-carbers burn more fat during exercise and have glycogen for when it counts.
Like your poop? Bank it while you can.
One year ago (Nov 24 – Nov 30)
“A 40-60 range might be ideal, as drops in insulin sensitivity have been seen at slightly higher levels, but don’t quote me on that.” -Mark Sisson
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