Primal Blueprint Podcast

Host Brad Kearns catches up with our favorite guest Mark Sisson at his home in Malibu. (This episode is part of our new video podcast series, so you can enjoy also this show on YouTube.) Mark talks about his keynote address at Paleo Fx and some insights about where the primal/paleo movement is headed. He talks some recent business ventures and health/fitness endeavors during this wide-ranging, free-form discussion.

Mark is eager to engage with listeners during future shows, so if you have any questions you would like him to answer on the podcast, email

Show Notes:

  • Mark describes the events at the PaleoFx and how the paleo world is expanding.  [00:01:28]
  • How is the movement going to be characterized now that it is more prevalent and people understand that it is not some fringe caveman fad? [00:03:54]
  • Mark compares today's exercise theories with the lifestyle of the primitive man. [00:05:46]
  • What about people's over-training for goals of big achievements? How does that fit with Mark's thoughts about exercise and training?  [00:08:30]
  • What is the most important part of the gathering at PaleoFx and the business part of the paleo movement? [00:10:47]
  • What is Mark doing to improve his paleo lifestyle? [00:13:50]
  • What is this new cooling mattress that Mark is trying out? [00:14:30]
  • How should I schedule myself in training for this lifestyle? [00:17:39]
  • How can I make choices so these changes are sustainable in my life? [00:21:49]
  • How does Mark handle his stressful life? [00:22:40]
  • What happened when Mark gave up drinking wine? [00:23:56]
  • How you think and talk to yourself interferes with your ability to handle life. [00:28:44]   

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Direct download: Ep_124_PrimalBlueprint_MarkBrad.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

After years of committees, debates, panels, “consensus-building” retreats, and literature reviews, the FDA has finalized the new nutrition label guidelines. Packaged food companies have two years to incorporate the new labels. At that point, anything in a package that humans eat must have labels that reflect these changes. You’re probably skeptical. I was. The FDA doesn’t have the strongest track record. But before we condemn the new labels sight unseen, let’s take a look at what’s actually changing and what the implications are.

(This Mark's Daily Apple article was written by Mark Sisson, and is narrated by Tina Leaman)
Direct download: MDA-Jun152016-Top8ChangesComingToNutritionLabels1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT