Research of the Week
Baking soda prevents performance declination during tennis matches.
Older people who stop lifting weight see their muscles gain intramuscular fat. Resuming training helps the muscles shed it.
Kombucha improves gut health and mitigates the damage of a lab diet in rodents.
High intensity aerobic training increases circulating levels of neuroprotective compounds.
Bad sleep, bad training.
New Primal Kitchen Podcasts
Primal Kitchen Podcast: The Link Between Dairy Intolerance and Dairy Genes with Alexandre Family Farm Founders Blake and Stephanie
Primal Health Coach Radio: Going Beyond “Feeling Fine” With Dr. Libby Wilson
“Constant turmoil” at the FDA.
Interesting Blog Posts
Do kids compete too early in sports?
Revolution occurs when elites are discontent.
I think this kind of thing is more common than we think in other countries too.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
More of this: Florida Surgeon General asks people to grow their own food.
Concerning: Even taking COVID out of the equation, all-cause mortality exceeds 2019 levels.
Powerful phrase: Exercise as “metabolic shield” against cancer.
Interesting question: Did an older hominid use fire?
Finally: What have I been saying for years?
Question I’m Asking
How much water do you drink a day?
One year ago (Dec 3 – Dec 9)
Comment of the Week
“My self improvement journey started around 2009. I was 29 years old and discovered and @TheMinimalists and started to change my life. When/where did your self improvement journey begin?“
-Love to hear it, Mark.
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