Research of the Week

The genetic basis for rhythm.

Tennis is linked to longevity. Playing, not watching.

Neanderthal and Denisovan blood groups.

A 5 day water-only fast improved metabolic biomarkers in adults.

There is such a thing as too much free time.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 516: Dr. Stephanie Estima: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Stephanie Estima, a chiropractor specializing in metabolism and female physiology.

Episode 517: Leslie Klenke: Host Elle Russ chats with Leslie Klenke, a former colleague of mine and now a Life and Business Coach.

Episode 518: John V. Petrocelli: John returns to the podcast.

Health Coach Radio: Devin Burke on why poor sleep is the symptom, not the cause of your problems.

Media, Schmedia

The extensive health benefits of dog ownership.

Plant-based diets are a luxury of developed countries. They aren’t realistic for most populations.

Interesting Blog Posts

Want to reduce your hedonistic impulses? Move to the mountains.

Interesting blogs.


Social Notes

Go on adventures.

You can have it all.

Everything Else

Who among us hasn’t been “inspired by animals who breathe through their butts“?

Goeth used a standing desk.

Why are people leaving their jobs?

I wouldn’t mind a fish fin attached to my body.

Microdosing women.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Both are important: The definitions of “Primal.”

Interesting move: China limits kids to three hours of video games a week.

I’m always surprised by what birds can do: Ducks mimic human speech.

There’s a use for everything: The “peevolution.”

Reminder: Gut feelings are real.

Question I’m Asking

Which trait or appendage from an animal would you choose to have?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Sep 4 – Sep 10)

Comment of the Week

“Back in the Dark Ages, when I was in high school, the school got a trampoline. It was big but completely unenclosed and therefore dangerous. The first person to use it promptly bounced off onto the floor and broke her arm. The school overreacted by getting rid of it. Most of us never got a chance to try it. Probably instruction and equipment have both improved since then.”

-People growing up now don’t realize how wild school used to be, Skeezix.


About the Author

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.

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