If you don’t have a plan, you become part of somebody else’s plan ~ Terence McKenna   It seems “joggers” have been out in droves, and the other night we heard some people mention the need to do more “cardio”. Makes us wonder: does a person really have to be drudging along, in order to be “healthy”?   POPULARITY IS more »

walking, by Ray Peat

“However, in Russia, physiologists always remember to include the brain in their calculations, and it turns out that a walk through interesting and pleasant surroundings consumes more energy than does harder but more boring exercise. An active brain consumes a tremendous amount of fuel.” Of additional interest, perhaps: “Exertion and stress have in common the more »

brain butter IV: co2, etc.

  Bag breathing.   Bag breathing?!   Bag breathing. Seemingly, a viable way to put more CO2 into me after feelings of anxiousness (which could be generally from losing lots of CO2 after stints of large energy expendituring with an open mouth – like talking tons or “exercising” exhaustively). Grabbing a [coffee bean] bag, sealing more »

Zenso Newsletter 11/20/15

Hi email subscribers, We’d like to highlight last weekend’s Zenso Frenzo Thanksgiving – and thank our friends for being part of the evening. Just another ordinary, awesome Saturday, really. And thanks to Erika for hosting! The right way to start the holidays… with family. Reminder: no Zenso on the 26th – it’s Thanksgiving! The Butterworths will be spending more »