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
On the causality—or lack thereof—of the gut biome’s association with obesity.
Going barefoot in the classroom makes kids more enthusiastic about school.
Where you carry your fat affects your risk of heart disease.
The role of mitochondrial hormesis in exercise training.
Structured exercise reduces disability burden in older people, partially by helping them bounce back from periods of immobility.
Intervals may be more efficient than steady-state cardio, but not if you hate running them.
Scientists may have created a universal flu vaccine.
Morning sickness predicts a reduced risk of miscarriage.
Trampoline training is fun and effective.
Episode 136: Beverly Meyer — Beverly Meyer is an expert on Vitamin K2 with 30 years of experience as a naturopathic practitioner. To learn more than you thought possible about this vital, largely unknown nutrient, listen to Elle and Beverly’s conversation.
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One wonders how many of these catastrophic “one line” code errors we’re missing.
Do bugs ever feel sad?
A school is replacing detention with meditation.
Ethnic Chinese may have lived (and died) in Roman London.
In light of growing evidence that it doesn’t actually exist, the original “power pose” promoter, researcher, and TED-talker has completely turned on her creation.
Crows are such jerks. I can’t help but love them.
Sleep deprivation really messes you up.
I hope whoever becomes president bans these scourges, these threats to public safety.
Business: My line of PRIMAL KITCHEN™ avocado dressings was a finalist in New Hope Network’s 2016 NEXTY Awards. Pretty excited about it.
Podcast: I enjoyed Eileen Laird’s chat with Elle Russ on the Phoenix Helix podcast. Worth a listen.
Event: I gave a speech on Primal Endurance principles at the Bulletproof Conference last weekend in Pasadena, CA. Great people. Great fun.
Article: “I Used to Be a Human Being”—Andrew Sullivan, on the toll hyperconnectivity takes.
Fun fact: Roller coasters may help you pass a kidney stone.
One year ago (Oct 2 – Oct 8)
“Well, now you’ve done it. I have to go find something heavy and heave it into the air, then throw my head back and roar. My neighbors already think I’m weird.”
– But we don’t, His Dudeness.