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August 21, 2016

Our digestive systems evolved over millions of years, and our genes have also learned to respond to certain physical demands we've been placing on them throughout humans' history. Mark Sisson, author of ‘The Primal Blueprint’ a book and author I highly recommend, believes  in what he calls a primal exercise pyramid. It is as follows: Lift heavy things once in a while (roughly twice a week, as little as 10 to 30 min each session is possible), Sprint (all out effort) once a week(less than 5 minutes actual full blown sprinting), and move frequently at a slow pace, 2 to 5 hours total per week.    
 

(Graphic from the 'Primal Blueprint' by Mark Sisson, I highly recommend this book!)

This is based on what humans have been doing for hundreds of thousands of years. As hunter gatherers we spent a good amount of time moving at a slow pace; walking on hunts, walking to gather supplies or scout, than walking back to home camp. Every once in awhile we needed an all out sprint, to...

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June 10, 2015

70% of today's health care expenditures are for lifestyle-related chronic diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. From Arthritis and the common cold to diarrhea, all encouraged by eating a type of food that is perceived by most to be a healthy staple in our modern diet. 

Humanoids have been around for around 7 million years, with the humanlike species of Homo erectus taking charge of the food chain around  two million years ago. Our evolutionary peak (physically), as far as brain size, bone density and size, lean muscle mass, etc, was around 10,000 years ago. But from that time, we slowly started to get more sick and more overweight, new diet based diseases started sprouting up, and continue to ravage humans today, on epidemic levels. With the past 100 years seeing even larger spikes in these life-style related diseases (LRD).

What happened 10,000 years ago was the Agricultural revolution.
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