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
Seniors who train improve their immune systems.
Dietary cholesterol helps repair damaged brains.
Everyone knows a love song when they hear it.
Sleep disruptions may predict Alzheimer’s.
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What we pass on isn’t always genetic.
Altitude sickness is no joke. Also: choose your porters wisely.
Captive orangutans get more curious.
23andMe can now tell you about your breast cancer risk.
Buy 2-for-1 organic kale, meet your soulmate.
The authors of one of the most lauded medical textbooks failed to disclose a huge conflict of interest: millions of dollars from the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.
Silicon Valley’s slipping. The latest hotness isn’t diapered indoor chickens. It’s potty-training them with elimination communication.
I love this kind of thing.
Macron’s urging the French to drink more wine.
Cannabis-infused epsom salts receive a positive review.
Questions I have to ask: If keto is such an effective way to improve metabolic health and reduce bodyweight in preparation for bariatric surgery, why not just stick to keto and skip surgery?
Concept I’d never really considered: The technology that most distinguishes us from other species—clothing—is the one whose origins we know the least about.
Petition you should consider signing: “Stop the Harassment of Tim Noakes”
Announcement I’m pleased to, well, announce: We’ve got some new dressings and marinades, including vegan ranch (yes).
Now this is disappointing: Neurogenesis may not exist in humans.
One year ago (Mar 11 – Mar 17)
“Nice job Joe. I would say you are actually 175 lbs. You have at least 5 lbs of beard there.”
– Peter Bidowski, your comment reminds me of a topic I need to tackle: Does beard count as lean mass?