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
Sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome are likely to have imbalanced gut bacteria.
The pill that increases endurance capacity (in mice).
We’re using too much sunscreen.
College dorms are full of toxic flame retardants.
Cleaning out old cells can revive ailing joints.
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When to do a floating snatch deadlift.
Humans weren’t the only species to follow the Out-of-Africa model.
Scottish surfer survives 32 hours at sea.
Will these guys break the 2-hour mark?
“The discovery of a “functional food” role for CLA occurred over a decade ago when Pariza and coworkers found that ground beef contained an anticarcinogen factor that consisted of a series of conjugated dienoic isomers of linoleic acid.” (PDF)
Now this is a cool life hack.
Nature’s trying to kill you, edition 77.
Man brings in about 5 grand a month farming other people’s yards.
Event you don’t want to miss: Chris Kresser is coming back to London for the Health Icons Lecture Series on July 8 and 9. One day is geared toward the lay public, the other toward health professionals.
Study result that disappointed me: Fecal transplant had no significant effect on IBS.
Article I’m loving: Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer’s.
Important update: Remember Faye Geiss, the 87 year-old Primal powerhouse? She’s 90 now and still beating doctors’ expectations. Scroll down for the update.
More and more I’m convinced time is fluid and subjective (but no less real): The language we speak changes how we perceive time.
One year ago (May 7 – May 13)
“I just ate some liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti…”
– Sounds great, Barbarian. Beef, chicken, or…?