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
Muscle strength predicts health outcomes in older folks.
Women who are too skinny may risk early menopause.
A daily cold shower is good for your psychological health.
We intuitively know how many lay opinions it takes to outweigh an expert’s opinion.
Contrary to previous results, a new study finds no evidence that women’s preference for facial masculinity changes with their hormonal status.
Type 2 diabetics who restrict carbs and walk after meals see improved glucose tolerance and endothelial function.
Mild cold exposure lowers insulin.
A rosemary polyphenol increases muscle glucose uptake and activates AMPK.
Episode 192: Mark Sisson and Joe De Sena: I chat with Joe De Sena, creator and founder of the world-famous Spartan Race.
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Is there consciousness after death?
Recipe writers often lie about how long it takes to caramelize onions. Why?
Some NBA players are going vegan and vegetarian. Curious to see how it goes for them.
Amazon drones to deliver statins directly to gaping mouths.
CRISPR 2.0 is here, and it’s apparently better than ever.
Migraines may be a self-defense mechanism against oxidative stress.
42% of American kids under the age of 8 have tablets.
The US wastes about 50% of its healthcare spending.
Podcast I dug doing: The one with Thor Conklin where I discussed achieving mental clarity.
Podcast I dug listening to: Krista Tipett interviews physician Atul Gawande about what makes life worth living (and ending).
Study that didn’t surprise me: Patients who used statins were more likely to develop diabetes over ten years, even after controlling for baseline diabetic markers.
Article I’m reading: “How evolution designed your fear”
News I did not enjoy: Roundup is showing up in people’s blood.
One year ago (Oct 29 – Nov 4)
“I agree with the wolf in the cartoon, and I react like that regarding other things as well, such as babies in covered strollers. But coudn’t you also direct the ‘The hell is he doing?’ towards the guy doin 5 sprints at the beach with small breaks in between?”
-Got me there, Troels.