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Weekend Link Love – Edition 469

Research of the Week

After applying testosterone gel, men make quicker decisions based on intuition rather than deliberation [1].

Time slows down [2] when you’re running hard.

Kids are more engaged at school when they’re barefoot [3].

I don’t think you can deny it any longer: Sitting is bad for you [4]. So don’t just sit there [5], maybe?

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 186: Craig Ballantyne [6]: Host Elle Russ chats with Craig Ballantyne, health and fitness author, Men’s Health contributor, and creator of the revolutionary Turbulence Training program.

Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here [7] so you never miss an episode.

Interesting Blog Posts

How reading is essential for our souls, and we’re not doing enough of it [11].

What doctors can learn from Nassim Taleb [12].

Health screenings aren’t just mostly ineffective. They might actively harm [13].

Media, Schmedia

What was so special about grains? The answer will make sense to anyone who has ever filled out a Form 1040: grain, unlike other crops, is easy to tax… Only grains are, in Scott’s words [14], “visible, divisible, assessable, storable, transportable, and ‘rationable.’ ”

Everything Else

The word of the day is “solastalgia [15].”

Being in nature feels so right because we are nature [16].

This is mastery [17].

There’s a class action lawsuit [18] against Costco for labeling its Kirkland Extra Virgin Coconut Oil as “healthy.”

No class action suit against this stuff [19], though.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

I wish I had it together like this guy: Steve Kalin [20].

I love hearing what Primal Health Coaches are doing with their clients [21].

Article I found interesting: How rising carbon dioxide levels may be creating fast-growing “junk food” plants [22].

I’m not even a big Star Wars guy, but I kinda want that Death Star medicine ball: Onnit releases [23] Star Wars-themed workout gear.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Sep 17– Sep 23)

Comment of the Week

Wait, my grass-fed ribeyes, sautéed kale, roasted asparagus and caramelized onions are unpalatable? I guess I’m heading to Burger King, then.

– Sorry to break the bad news, Ed in ketosis [28].