How David Allen Gets Things Done

How David Allen Gets Things Done

Here David Allen (author of Getting Things Done) shows us around his office. Let’s just say the man practices what he preaches. You’ll see his capture tools, in-basket, tickler file, and a few tips sprinkled in. Tools you see in the episode: David Allen...
Starting Strength with Dumbbells – Get Strong In Any Gym

Starting Strength with Dumbbells – Get Strong In Any Gym

To get strong, Coach Mark Rippetoe keeps things simple. In his seminal book Starting Strength, he lays out a simple prescription for building pure strength as efficiently as possible: Train three days a week, focusing on five different movements, and lift heavier...
How to Run Faster and Set a New Personal Record

How to Run Faster and Set a New Personal Record

Run faster with science Maybe you ran your first race for the accomplishment. Now that you know you can do it, you want to do it better. You might’ve tried the timeless strategy of “go fast and hold on.” But you hit your personal limits. Your wall. How do you break...
3 Extreme Ways to Force Yourself to Move Throughout the Day

3 Extreme Ways to Force Yourself to Move Throughout the Day

“Sitting is the new smoking.” It’s cliche at this point. But with half of the average person’s waking hours spent sitting in some fashion, it’s a warning most of us need to heed. The effects of extended sitting on our health are well documented. And working out for an...

Super Simple Baked Lime Chicken Recipe

Looking for a quick and easy way to make some ready-to-go chicken? This lime baked chicken recipe is a super simple way to make a flavorful, big batch of chicken so you’ve got protein at the ready for meals throughout the week. This recipe comes straight from...
How Healthy Are Starbucks’ New High Protein Cold Brews?

How Healthy Are Starbucks’ New High Protein Cold Brews?

I was grabbing my black venti dark roast from Starbucks earlier this week when I noticed some signs advertising two new plant based protein cold brews on the menu: the Almond Protein Blended Cold Brew and Cacao Protein Blended Cold Brew. At first I was excited to see...

Exploring Life Hacking 10 Years Later

Let’s take a trip back in time to 2008. Facebook and Twitter were still novelties full of exciting promise. Instagram didn’t exist. Snapchat didn’t exist. Slack didn’t exist. Smart watches didn’t exist. The iPhone had only been out for a...
Bury Your Head in a Book – Weekly Challenge 009

Bury Your Head in a Book – Weekly Challenge 009

A capacity, and taste, for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.Abraham Lincoln This week’s challenge: Read 30 minutes a day. Could be fiction, non-fiction, long-form articles – anything. While you could split the reading...
So Long to Trove Mail

So Long to Trove Mail

I received the kind of email you hope to never receive for an app you’ve come to rely on daily. The email app Trove is getting sunsetted. I’ve been meaning to write about email management in general and what I thought Trove got so right. Now seems like a...
The Spiral of Habits

The Spiral of Habits

Habits are like a spiraling storm. A Category 5 hurricane doesn’t just appear out of thin air. It slowly builds, and builds, and builds. The more conducive the environment, the stronger it gets. Habits go the same way – both good and bad. You skip your run for...

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