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
Stress alters gut bacteria (in mice). Altering it back improves stress resilience.
Alcohol may not actually help fight heart disease.
Episode 160: Robb Wolf: Host Elle Russ chats with none other than Robb Wolf himself. Robb has a new book out—Wired to Eat—showing you how to repair your broken appetite and fix your damaged metabolic response to food.
Why are seemingly competent people disappearing from our national parks and wilderness areas?
Your weekend wasn’t actually that bad, thanks to Finland.
Vegetable oils: worse than cigarettes?
Turns out kids do really well with a lot more time to play.
New unsealed documents reveal Roundup might not be so safe after all.
I say bring on the beef heart in ground beef.
The biggest health threat facing middle-aged men might be loneliness.
Reindeer may be on the menu soon. Perfect Christmas roast?
Is Uyghur cuisine the “next big thing“? I hope so. It’s delicious.
Movement cue I hadn’t considered for loaded carries: “During the warmup, I kept saying, ‘push it down, pull it down.’ No matter what position, pull the kettlebell to the ground. When you’re carrying it down by your side, push it to the ground, but not so much that you lose your alignment. The weight starts getting heavy when you try to lift it.“
Concept I’m pondering: The third pillar of physical fitness after diet and exercise.
Question I’ve often asked: Are pesticides really necessary?
Miscellaneous news I enjoyed: New Indian washing machines will come with a “curry” setting.
One year ago (Mar 19– Mar 25)
“The coffee must flow. It’s important enough that we once had to use paper towels as a coffee filter at the office because we ran out. If you depend on people showing up at 3:30am to work, you find a way to get them caffeinated.”
– Indeed, His Dudeness.