These waning days of summer may not be the best time to approach this topic - we'd all like more "lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer," or at least I would. But Labor Day in the USA is upon us, and with that comes back-to-school for many and shorter days for all. The primal lifestyle … Continue reading Primal Blueprint Law #5: Get Enough Sleep
What I did on my summer vacation....
"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!