23 Things That Inevitably Happen When You Start Getting In Shape
Your body is ready. Read the full article at: www.buzzfeed.com   This is awesome but there are 2 HUUUUUUUUGE ones that[...]
Re-engineering Risk
I had an epiphany while listening to Tim Ferriss interview Alex Honnold on The Tim Ferriss Show Podcast.  Honnold is[...]
The Science—and Art—of Taking Risks
How to put in the work now to ensure that you will go for it later Read the full article[...]
Is Fat Killing You, or Is Sugar?
What we do and don’t know about dietary science. Read the full article at: www.newyorker.com   What the scientific studies[...]
Don’t Be Fooled, Treadmills Are Miserable
The treadmill ruins the simplicity of running and packages the sport as a commodity. Read the full article at: www.outsideonline.com[...]
The Attitude To Exercise That Benefits Mind And Body To Max – PsyBlog
Greatest psychological and neurophysiological benefits seen from exercise with this attitude. Read the full article at: www.spring.org.uk Attitude Actually Makes[...]
How To Crush Unhealthy Cravings in 3 Minutes – PsyBlog
This distraction enough to reduce common cravings by 24%. Read the full article at: www.spring.org.uk   Counting calories and chasing[...]
Age Is Irrelevant When It Comes to Fitness
Want to continue to crush it well into your 80s? Here’s how. Read the full article at: www.outsideonline.com How Old[...]
Neuroscience Hacks for Better Sleep – Infographic
References Insomnia Stats http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1978319/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083008 Prescription Sleeping Pills http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2013/12/09/the-big-sleep-2 Counterfeit Slumber https://aeon.co/essays/the-cure-for-insomnia-is-to-fall-in-love-with-sleep-again Adenosine http://lifehacker.com/5585217/what-caffeine-actually-does-to-your-brain Cortisol http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2110998 Meditation http://www.spring.org.uk/2014/04/mindfulness-meditation-8-quick-exercises-that-easily-fit-into-your-day.php Melatonin http://www.pnas.org/content/112/4/1232[...]
12 Strategies for a Successful Meal Prep Day
One common strategy for saving money on food that shows up in a lot of frugality books and on many[...]
How to Have a Perfect Day
30 ways to becoming a better person every day Read the full article at: www.outsideonline.com   This is perhaps the[...]
A Beginner’s Guide on How to Eat Healthy and Stick to It
Healthy eating. It's something everyone knows they should do, but few of us do as consistently as we would like.[...]
To Change Your Life, Learn How to Trust Your Future Self
How to change for the better, for good. Read the full article at: nymag.com The secret to a lifetime of[...]
Bruce Lee on Willpower, Emotion, Imagination, and Confidence
"You will never get any more out of life than you expect." Read the full article at: www.brainpickings.org   Bruce[...]
Mediocrity is a Virus. Here’s How to Banish it from Your Life.
When you justify and allow even little things into your life which your intuition warns you against, you permit a[...]
3 Scientific reasons why pushing your limits will make you happy
Do you dread exercise?  Judging by the sheer number of Americans who sign up for a gym membership on New[...]
5 reasons you don’t stick to an exercise routine
5 Reasons you don’t stick to an exercise routine Exercise every day - most people say they want to do it but[...]
The psychology of fitness phobia
Martin Seligman is famous for shocking dogs.   As a psychology graduate student at Penn in the 1960s, he ran[...]
How to Stay a Badass for Life – GMB Fitness
Here are 3 strategies to help you overcome the challenges of getting older, so you can be a badass for[...]
Move Like a Human: Why You Shouldn’t Exercise – Parkour Generations
Movement is more than the sum of its parts. Reduce your patterns to linear, closed chains and guess what –[...]
A 23-Minute Morning Ritual That Will Transform Your Whole Day
How cool is science? Now you can set yourself up every morning for an awesome day by doing these simple[...]
The Science of Sleep: A Brief Guide on How to Sleep Better Every Night
Want to learn how to sleep better? Look no further. This guide walks you through everything you need to know[...]
Training Tips from the World’s Greatest Athlete
The two time Olympic gold-medal winner and decathlon world record holder talks to us about the importance of focus, running,[...]
An Astonishing Effect of Exercise on Your Brain
Exercise not only creates new neurons, it makes those neurons nimble - capable of multitasking.  And, by the way: You'll[...]
The Selfie And Self-Esteem Have An Unexpected Link – PsyBlog
The selfie is sometimes linked to low self-esteem and low life satisfaction, but it depends on your personality. Read the[...]
President Obama’s Workout Playlist
In his recent gig as a guest editor for Wired, President Obama shared his 10-track workout playlist on the magazine's[...]
5 SoulCycle instructors give us their most coveted possessions: their playlists.
  Read the full article at: www.vox.com Here are my top three songs for motivation: Lose Yourself The toughest step[...]
Yoga Boosts Brain Function
Research has revealed that just one 20 minute session of Hatha yoga considerably improved speed and accuracy on tests of[...]
The Strange Brain of the World’s Greatest Solo Climber
Alex Honnold has his own verb. “To honnold”—usually written as “honnolding”—is to stand in some high, precarious place… Read the[...]
Simple Trick to Leverage Your Willpower
It's Not Magic willpower is not magic, it’s not a superpower - we all have it, and as it turns[...]
Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It
This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn[...]
Who’s the fat stranger in the mirror? OMG it’s ME!
Who’s that fat stranger in the mirror? You have lots of choices.  There are 5 ways to measure body fat.  There are[...]
Why One Neuroscientist Started Blasting His Core
  A new anatomical understanding of how movement controls the body’s stress response system Read the full article at: www.theatlantic.com[...]
“FIT CLUB” Secret Admission Price
  Do you joke about not being one of the “fit people”, while secretly wishing that you were? That’s what[...]
Convinced by Science You Can’t Lose Weight?
I know how it feels.... to be told you can't change your body type. to be told that diets don't[...]
Are You Living a Default Life?
The many ways we act by default (without even knowing it). Read the full article at: www.propublica.org Everyone who has[...]
Don’t Accept Your “Body Type”
Do you love your body?  Have you been told one of these lies? Your body type is your fate Your[...]
This 1 Science-Backed Rule Is All You Need to Stay Motivated
The road to success is long. Stick it out with this research-backed trick. Read the full article at: www.inc.com This[...]
What a Turtle Taught Me About Pushing My Limits
Last week after a torrential rain I came across a huge turtle in our driveway - it was obviously lost,[...]
Don’t Beat Yourself Up – Mark Leary | Aeon Essays
Learning to be kind to yourself when you (inevitably) make mistakes could have a remarkable effect on your happiness Read[...]
The Whiner’s Circle
Guess what?  It's ok to forgive yourself for whining.  In fact, it just might help your motivation. Welcome to the[...]
3 things we all have in common
  A body, a brain, and 24 hours today.  We all have the same 24 hours - today.  How many[...]
“No Pain No Gain” The Myth
No Pain No Gain? No pain no gain is catchy, and it rhymes, but don’t believe the hype - it’s[...]
Why is Exercise so Hard?
  Every day we figure out how to keep our jobs, raise our kids, maintain our relationships, decipher the Starbucks[...]
The One Thing I Learned About Fitness that No One Will Believe
The One Thing I learned about fitness that no one will believe I’ve reversed the process of aging.  I don't[...]
Wrong Body Type? – Take A Second Look at This Myth
Do you think you have the Wrong Body Type? - Think Again “Body type” is a myth based on a[...]
There is only ONE body type
5 Reasons you don’t stick to an exercise routine Exercise every day - most people say they want to do it but[...]
Fitness Phobia – What Dogs Teach Us
Martin Seligman is famous for shocking dogs.   As a psychology graduate student at Penn in the 1960s, he ran[...]
Best Cure To Overcoming Fitness-Phobia
Fitness-phobia remedies - fear of personal responsibility In the previous blog post, we talked about how fear of success may[...]