VIDEO: Mark Sisson Explains Why You Should Eat Fat to Burn Fat

Last Update: July 5, 2024

Primal living expert Mark Sisson is back, and he’s schooling us in our favorite subject: eating fats to burn fat.

The former Olympic marathoner used to be a carb-eating-machine until he saw the “primal”  light, cut down on the bread, and founded his insanely popular website Mark’s Daily Apple. As Sisson explains, fat—not carbohydrates or sugar, as so many believe—is the preferred fuel for our bodies. By limiting your carb intake, you can reprogram your system to burn fat and build muscle.

Sounds too good to be true, right? Not at all. Here Sisson shares three simple steps to turn your body into a fat-burning powerhouse. Press play the video to learn the easy trick to cutting back on your overall carb intake, one way to stop feeling hungry all the time, and exactly what to do to increase your metabolism.

Video credits

Produced and Directed by: Liza Glucoft

Director of Photography: Naeem Munaf

Editor: Stephanie Provence

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Michelle Pellizzon

Certified health coach and endorphin enthusiast, Michelle is an expert in healthy living and eating. When she's not writing you can find her running trails, reading about nutrition, and eating lots of guacamole.

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