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
Children exposed to bright light in the afternoon are slimmer than children exposed earlier. This one surprised me. I may have to chew on it a bit.
Saying “some other time” instead of “no, never” in response to temptation reduces consumption of said temptation in the immediate moment and over time.
Some mosquito species have evolved to love how we smell (and use us as their sole food source).
Obesity increases prostate tumor aggression.
Having more children could slow biological aging in women, according to a study. Or, women who age more slowly are healthier, more fertile, and better able to support the growth of multiple humans in their wombs.
“You know what would help that stroke? Another stroke.”
Episode 102: 115 Things Endurance Athletes Need to Know: Host and Primal Endurance co-author Brad Kearns details 115 tips, tricks, and hints every Primal endurance athlete needs to know to perform and stay healthy.
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Release the IT band (no foam roller-induced agony necessary).
The coolest upcoming health and fitness tech Sid Shah saw at CES 2016.
US national parks are free for 16 days this year, starting with tomorrow.
I made the Greatist 100 most influential health and fitness people (again), along with Robb Wolf, Abel James, Gary Taubes, K-Starr, and Michelle Tam. Great company.
The complete visual guide to pork cuts and bits.
Support psychedelic research, find out if magic mushrooms can fight depression.
5 minute squat battle: cyclist vs powerlifter vs strongman.
This standing desk costs $25. It’s cardboard, but so what?
The more things change, the more things stay the same.
The (non)evolution of the mortar and pestle.
Plants need blue light, and they’ll activate growth genes to find it.
Hark! The triumphant return of the incandescent bulb is upon us (and they’re more efficient than LEDs!).
That’s one way to ease the pressure of modern life.
12 year-olds on summer vacation everywhere beg to differ.
One year ago (Jan 19 – Jan 25)
nothing like a stomach flu to kick off a health challenge…
– Sorry to hear that. On the bright side, it should help with the purging.