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
Modern hunter-gatherers probably don’t live in particularly marginalized areas, at least compared to other subsistence groups.
Since 2008, diabetes incidence in the US has actually gone down (apparently driven mostly by non-Hispanic whites).
Bipolar disorder increases the risk of Parkinson’s.
Episode 346: Endurance: Dude Spellings: Host Brad Kearns chats with the best name ever about his Primal Endurance journey.
Episode 347: Steven Gundry M.D.: Host Elle Russ chats with Steven Gundry about his new book, The Longevity Paradox.
Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 14: Erin and Laura sit down with Elle Russ to discuss the power of vulnerability as well as the permanent injury that changed her career trajectory and broadened her perspective on life and health.
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 so you never miss an episode.
Famous Finnish vegan blogger and cookbook author has turned to burgers, admitting her diet ruined her health and triggered early menopause.
I recently appeared on the Armchair Nutritionist (great name) podcast.
Huge swarm of ladybugs shows up on radar.
Exercise helps teens sleep more efficiently.
At this point, who hasn’t gotten it on with ancient hominids?
I expect a lot more of this kind of thing: Those CRISPR babies from last year might have an increased mortality risk.
I’m not surprised: Intense experiences that we view positively—like a bungee jump—acutely improve cognition.
Figuring out this could be the key to everything: Children begin to lose the intrinsic motivation to exercise by age 9.
Nuance is everything: Vitamin D supplements don’t seem to decrease cancer incidence, but they may reduce cancer mortality.
This is a powerful video: Early lumberjacks felling giant redwoods.
What’s the best way to keep kids from losing their intrinsic motivation to exercise? How do we keep movement for movement’s sake?
One year ago (June 2 – June 8)
“1/2 inch thick ain’t a steak, that’s a slice of sandwich meat!”
– Ha, PK!