My Experiments – August Log

DISCLAIMER: DO NOT USE ANY DRUGS, SUBSTANCES OR DIETS WITHOUT CONSULTING A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL. THIS IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. My August experiments — 5-Day Water Fast (Aug 1-5)  – I listened to an interesting Tim Ferriss podcast about the benefits of longer (5-7 day) fasts which inspired me to complete my first 5-day fast in January of this […]

Becoming Comfortable with Discomfort

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. –Anais Nin Are you willing to step out of your comfort zone to see where life truly begins? One of the simplest ways to inoculate yourself to becoming embarrassed by trivial things and prepare for the big things that actually matter is to micro-dose discomfort. Micro-dosing discomfort […]

What Does Success Look Like

When I say the word “success“, who is the first person that comes to mind? Be honest, you thought Bill Gates. That is until you step back and unpackaged what success looks like. If you ask a person that is nearing the end of their life, they would give you a different perspective. You wouldn’t […]

Fitness Recovery 2.0

It accounts for almost 95% of fitness training results, yet most active adults don’t do it. It’s clear. Athletes get injured or don’t see significant gains because they don’t know how to properly recover. Whether you’re a CrossFitter, triathlete, and yes, even a weekend warrior – you need a system to incorporate recovery into your training. (And if […]

Sleep Smarter book review — Is $16 worth radically improved sleep?

Sleep Smarter book

I’ve been listening to Shawn Steveson’s podcast The Model Health Show for a few years now. He puts complex, researched-based health topics into easy to understand common folk lingo. And he keeps you engaged and laughing the entire time. I just finished my advanced copy of his new book Sleep Smarter and the book reads […]