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
The most plausible explanation for the decline in well-being among youth is increased screen time.
Lifting reduces muscle efficiency (a good thing).
Dog intelligence is “not that exceptional.”
Raw meat and bone diets for dogs actually work.
Episode 280: Cornell Thomas: Host Elle Russ chats with Cornell Thomas, an expert in self-awareness.
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Why quick physical activity boosts the brain.
The high cost of elite athletics.
Hormesis enters the national debate over radiation exposure.
Danish sperm is highly prized.
Now I’m just imagining a cat reading Camus.
Ready for ground cherries?
Quote I can’t fathom: “‘Currently with the evidence [the totality of which has found that full-fat dairy is the healthiest kind] that we have reviewed, we still believe that you should try to limit your saturated fat including fat that this is coming from dairy products,’ commented Jo Ann Carson, PhD, of UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and a spokesperson for the American Heart Association.”
Study that everyone should send to their parents: “Elevated glycemia was the only cardiometabolic risk factor with constantly higher values among dementia cases up to 14 years before diagnosis.”
Maybe this will change some behavior: Dogs get depressed and anxious when owners use the phone too much.
Interesting news: Australian rules football player comes back from injury, credits Wim Hof breathing.
I’m convinced this could make a huge difference in human health if widely implemented: 30 squats for a free train ticket.
One year ago (Sep 30 – Oct 6)
“OK, that did it. I’m going to buy a flea and tick collar now, for while I’m out sprinting in the woods.”
– Please send pictures, Nocona. Another option is to have a friend use protective gloves to apply a dollop of FrontLine to the nape of your neck.