Research of the Week
Adults sleep better and retain more memories in a bed that rocks.
A new gene editing technology—CasX—emerges.
Post-workout carbohydrate replacement reduces the next-day benefits to insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance.
Kids with fatty liver improve it by dropping sugar.
In Americans, intense experiences predict good health. In Japanese, relaxing experiences predict good health.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 309: Jennilyn Griffiths: Host Elle Russ chats with Jennilyn Griffiths about the upcoming FitCon Summit.
Episode 310: Sharon Brown: Host Brad Kearns chats with Sharon Brown, the founder and CEO of Bonafide Provisions, which makes the number one selling frozen bone broth in the country.
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Erwan Le Corre on the limitations of the gym.
Interesting Blog Posts
Dr. Mike Eades takes on the Framingham Heart Study.
My answer to “Is there an optimal diet for each person?”
Isn’t it pretty (plus a contest)?
Imagine taking one of these with a spear.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Argument for GMO skepticism I found compelling: That making precise, controlled changes to microscopic properties can result in imprecise, uncontrolled macroscopic changes to outcome.
Old article I enjoyed: They Thrive on All-Meat Diet (from Maclean’s in 1929).
Phrase I’m digging: “Inside-bone nutrients.”
This makes sense: The wilder the nature, the more benefits.
Question I’m Asking
Where do you prefer to train—in the gym or in the natural world? How do you prefer to train—using varied dynamic real world movements or with weights and machines?
One year ago (Feb 3 – Feb 9)
Comment of the Week
“Workstation? I’ve been in outside sales for 20 years now. I have a folding keyboard. Short work can be using it on top of my shoulder bag. Or even on top of a payphone that no one will ever use again.”
– I enjoy the image of James Bond clacking away on his laptop on an abandoned payphone, Roger Moore.