Research of the Week
Interval training before an all-nighter mitigates the sleep deprivation-induced insulin resistance.
Early retirees may increase their risk of early death.
The size of wine glasses in England has increased about six-fold since the 1700s.
Daily leafy greens linked to lower cognitive decline.
Poorer women are heavier than richer women. Both poorer and richer men are equally obese.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 203: Dave Scott: Host Brad Kearns chats with 6-time Kona Ironman champion Dave Scott about keto for endurance athletes, balancing volume and intensity, strength training, training longevity, and much, much more. Many people have knowledge. Dave Scott has wisdom.
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Interesting Blog Posts
The 70 year-old Belarussian using strength training to fight aging. The quotes are gold.
What happens when a registered dietitian goes keto.
Did you know Santa Claus used to be diabetic? It’s true, and a low-carb, high-fat diet fixed him right up.
“Look into the eyes of a chicken and you will see real stupidity. It is a kind of bottomless stupidity, a fiendish stupidity. They are the most horrifying, cannibalistic and nightmarish creatures in the world.”
How our relentless pursuit of happiness is taking us further from it.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
I enjoyed reading this: A doctor skeptical of statin safety and effectiveness rebuts his critics.
I’m just glad I ordered mine in time: Amazon reconsiders its DIY circumcision kits.
Concept I’m pondering: The reverse bucket list.
Yet another refutation of “gelatin is a useless protein, bro”: Gelatin makes exercise even more protective against bone loss.
Productivity hack that works: 10 minute training session.
- Careful. Arugula pesto might bite.
- For Singapore rice noodles, you can actually use spiralized veggies.
One year ago (Dec 24– Dec 30)
- A Primal New Year’s Eve Survival Guide – Make your night of debauchery less unhealthy.
- My Experience with Exogenous Ketones: Tale and Truth – What happened when I took ketones.
Comment of the Week
“The best tech-based mood adjuster I’ve found is a little app called WeCroak. Five times a day, it reminds you that you’re going to die and gives you some lovely quote to ponder. Wonderful for maintaining perspective.”
– That’s genius, Kevin.