So a while ago I wrote a post bemoaning what I felt was a lack of writing tools that truly fit my workflow. However, I have recently found one that finally feels right to me. It is called Dendron and it has helped me immensely. It is a hierarchal note taking tool, that also allows … Continue reading My Ideal Writing Tool 2: Electric Boogaloo
Inspired by some of the profiles in Tim Ferriss' book The Tool's of Titans who used saunas to improve athletic performance I looked at what the literature suggested and found that this is a pretty well supported tactic. Script (remember I ad-lib a lot): For today’s episode I am going to talk about something I have come … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 34: Sauna’s
This episode was inspired by Dr. William Lagakos of Calories Proper and his work on circadian rhythm and blue light. Basically I had to determine whether there was enough evidence in the literature to justify my wearing these incredibly ugly glasses. Script (Remember I ad-lib and go off script a lot): For today’s episode we are going … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 31: Blue Blockers
This one was weird for me. I am immensely skeptical of any alternative treatments or medications, but there is some really interesting evidence that reishi mushrooms could help prevent cancer, and that they may help your immune system. Also if you want to purchase some FourSigmatic mushroom products and support this website, use this link. You'll get … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 21: Reishi Mushrooms
In this episode we discuss a tool I discussed in yesterday's episode and a couple times before. It is a technique I call trend line dieting, that helps you figure out how your weight is actually changing. It was first introduced to me in The Hacker's Diet by John Walker and is a way to take control of your weight. This is … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 4: Trend Line Dieting
In this episode I discuss five simple rules to gain weight quickly. To read them just click the read more button, episode is there too. Eat more. Drink your calories. Eat protein. Lift heavy, but not frequently Remember this is temporary. Remember, every diet should be done under medical supervision, and this especially could be … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 2: How to Gain Weight Quickly
I AM NOT A DOCTOR. PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN SAUNAS. THIS IS INFORMATIONAL ONLY. ALWAYS CONSULT WITH A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL. Occasionally I'll come across a piece of health or fitness advice that sets my bullshit detector off hard. I was reading Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss (a book I highly recommend) when a couple of the … Continue reading Could a Sauna Help you Run Farther and Lift More?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hltGGEeZvMM https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw8nSGssYs4RrlpGKL-k76w Subscribe to this channel for the quickest updates on my videos. In this video I discuss how to get fluffier scrambled eggs. All you have to do is add about 1 tablespoon of club soda per egg and scramble it into the eggs. The evaporation of the water combined with the carbonation … Continue reading Quick Tip: Make Fluffier Eggs
As we have discussed previously it can be very hard to maintain self-control and motivation. One thing that has worked for me is to make the far off future seem more immediate and more real. Make it more hot.I have these three photos hanging above my desk to help me everyday with my motivation. Seeing the difference … Continue reading Hack Your Motivation for Better Weight Loss
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