Navigating Upwind

Photo by Artem Verbo on UnsplashBeyond the rah-rah and glitzy motivational speak is this: It’s easier to captain a boat...

Pitfalls of the “Cheat Day” Mentality

When I was a kid growing up in south Texas, the lunch week at my public elementary...

The Happiest Place on Earth?

Photo by whoislimos on UnsplashFor all of our material wealth, the US is dismally unhappy.Even Disney World is not so...

Asking the Why of Everything

Photo by Emily Morter on UnsplashRunning on autopilotHow much of what you do is...

Of “Failure”, “Intensity”, “Inroad” and “Frequency”

TTP reader Will asked the following question, in reference to my recent “Single Set vs Multiple Set Debate” post – and just as I...

A Calorie is not a Calorie, and Other Dietary Heresy

“A hypocaloric diet, whatever the proposed type, is an inadapted treatment to chronic disease, like obesity. All diets are inefficient on the long term....

Acting “as if”

Photo by Angel Origgi on UnsplashEnvision that person you want to be in your mind. The optimized you.  The YOU...

Of Shiva, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep. ~ Saul BellowI’ve been thinking of late...

The Great Mega Dose Fish Oil Experiment

What effects can one expect from a month of high dose omega 3 fish oil supplementation? What are the potential side effects? Let's find out!

What I learned about greatness from Richard Branson

Or rather, what occured to me while listening to Richard Branson speak (although he never mentioned it). And then from listening to...

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