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The New Me (Round 2)

Adam's story
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 9:52 AM

Our longtime readers likely remember Chris' recount of his health transformation back in 2011, in which he trimmed off over 30 pounds through a process of prudent changes to his lifestyle.

I've gone through a similar transformation as Chris and have been meaning to share that story for a while now. » Read more

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Mark Sisson: Why Nutrition Is The Key To Health

Our diet determines which genes get activated
Saturday, August 16, 2014, 9:51 PM

This week, Mark Sisson -- former professional athlete, founder of Mark's Daily Apple, and developer of the Primal Blueprint health & fitness lifestyle -- returns to discuss nutrition. In his opinion, it's the single most important factor for a healthy life.

While other key components like physical exertion, good sleep, de-stressing and sun exposure contribute to overall health and well-being, too (see our 2013 interview with Mark for a full background on his recommended regime), the food we eat can literally determine which of the genes in our genetic code get activated and expressed. So, in a very real way, we indeed are what we eat. » Read more

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Mark Sisson: The Importance, and Achievability, of Being Fit

An even bigger priority than fiscal fitness
Sunday, February 3, 2013, 2:06 AM

For years, Mark Sisson competed as a professional runner and triathlete. He trained hard and conventionally, but realized that the "better" shape he was in, the more problems his body had: joint pain, digestive issues, tendonitis, etc.

Eventually he retired from competition and set out to find a way to remain fit, but healthy. His reseach led him to focus on the evolutionary path the human body has followed; How our physiology is designed and how our genes are wired. » Read more

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Mark Sisson

Mark Sisson

Mark Sisson is the author of a #1 bestselling health book on Amazon.com, The Primal Blueprint: Reprogram your genes for effortless weight loss, vibrant health, and boundless energy, as well as The Primal Blueprint Cookbook: Primal, Low Carb, Paleo, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free and the top-rated health and fitness blog MarksDailyApple.com. He is also the founder of Primal Nutrition, Inc., a company devoted to health education and designing state-of-the-art supplements that address the challenges of living in the modern world.