LEARN HOW TO make hard things look easy

What if you could be confident and capable across a stunningly wide array of domains and skills? What if you could have "a certain nonchalance, so as to conceal all art and make whatever one does or says appear to be without effort and almost without any thought about it"? Turns out you can learn sprezzatura, the Italian word for making hard things look easy. Enter your email address here and I'll teach you how.

Does Your Energy Crash in the Afternoon?

“Avoid the afternoon energy crash!” “Keeps your energy level high all the time!” In this capitalist treadmill where productivity and quantity of output is valued above everything else it’s almost a sin admit you’re tired. Foods and diets are advertised to keep your energy level steady, and it’s deemed a bad sign if a food

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Your Best Servant or Your Worst Master

Read enough articles about training and you might start to get the idea that training is a process by which we force the body into submission while it’s inherently resisting change. And to some extent this might actually be true – homeostasis is the tendency for things to remain relatively stable or in equilibrium despite

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How to Fix Yourself

One of the things I have written about in the past is how un-targeted and un-specific a lot of mobility work is. Just like your primary exercises, mobility work needs to have a specific intention with a clear outcome. As much as I can respect different interests and pursuits, I am not interested in crawling

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What If I Told You

I used to love the show Entourage. If it came out today I probably wouldn’t give it a second watch, but it existed at the perfect time when I could perfectly relate to young Vincent Chase who was doing very well in his mid-twenties and bringing all his close friends along for the ride. Anyway

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Physical Culture First

Quick basic physics lessons in case you forgot since school. A lever is a simple machine consisting of a beam pivoting on a fulcrum. If the lengths of the beam on each side of the fulcrum are equal you translate equal force, so pushing down with 10lbs would lift up 10lbs on the other end.

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Even If “Everything in Moderation” Wasn’t Terrible Advice…

In part 1 we talked about moderation and how it’s a bad fit for humans (or living things in general) biologically. I don’t know about you but for me biological incompatibility is a pretty good compelling not to chase something, but I think there’s another good reason. As previously discussed we can sort of characterize

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