"4. Run really fast every once in a while. Do some form of intense anaerobic sprint bursts once every 7 to 10 days. This could be as simple as six or eight (or more as long as the quality doesn’t diminish) short sprints up a hill, on the grass, at the beach… or repeated intense … Continue reading Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint Law #4
“3. Lift heavy things Go to the gym and lift weights for 30-45 minutes, two to three times a week. Focus on movements that involve the entire body and in wider ranges of motion—not just on isolating body parts. Emulate the movements of our ancestors: jumping, squatting, lunging, pushing, pulling, twisting, etc. These actions will … Continue reading Primal Blueprint Law #3 – from Mark Sisson
"2. Move around a lot at a slow pace Do some form of low-level aerobic activity two to five hours a week, be it walking, hiking, easy bike riding or swimming. Low-level activity is necessary (especially if you find yourself chained to a desk every day). Ideally, and when possible, find time to go barefoot … Continue reading Primal Blueprint Law #2 – from Mark Sisson
...in Mark Sisson’s own words: “1. Eat lots of animals, insects and plants Focus on quality sources of protein (all forms of meat, fowl, fish), lots of colorful vegetables, some select fruits (mostly berries) and healthy fats (nuts, avocados, coconuts, olive oil). Observe portion control (calorie distribution) week-to-week more than meal-to-meal. The majority of your … Continue reading PRIMAL BLUEPRINT LAW #1
Better late than never, Spring has finally sprung at my home in Northern Wisconsin. The record-breaking snow blizzard two weeks ago has almost all melted into memory, and things are starting to green up at last. Like a bear waking up from a long winter’s nap, I am coming out of hibernation to resume my … Continue reading Hooray, Hooray, the first of May!
I am here to share what I've learned since I stopped being a teacher. I retired from a career in the Wisconsin Tech College System about four years ago. I loved the job, but I had Chronic Lyme Disease and was unable to continue. Today that disease, along with my Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and other autoimmune … Continue reading Need help?
...is some pretty cool stuff about nutrition. I took some time for a family vacation in October. As soon as that was over, I enrolled in the Primal Health Coaching Certification Program with Mark Sisson – you can find his blog at [marksdailyapple.com]. The website is a wonderful resource for everyone, and the coaching … Continue reading WHAT I’VE LEARNED SINCE MY LAST POST
I have become a big fan of these online summits. The format is a week or so of expert speakers on a particular aspect of health. You can listen for free during each summit’s run, and you can purchase the talks in several formats before and after. I have more time than money, so I … Continue reading TOP FOUR MESSAGES FROM THE “INTERPRETING YOUR GENETICS” SUMMIT