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Examining Alpha Brain from Onnit: “Clinically studied” Means What?

Dear Onnit, I would like you to actually do the study on Alpha Brain you share with us on your website. Your 17-person proof of concept is not a real study. And you are kind of lying in the marketing of your most successful product.

Loving the Body: Size, Weight, Color, Age, Fitness, Happiness

As I am evaluating and learning to love my 50-year-old body, I am also aware of the 50-year-old women’s bodies in my range of sight. I have not had much time to look at them. I have experience with really only one such body, over the years. I loved all the changes in my then-wife’s body. I was into my older woman.

Biohacks and BioPacks: What’s Your Health Stack?

And there are even proactive things we can do to improve our quality of life now and help ourselves down the road as well. (activities: yoga, pilates, exercise, meditation; fuel: better water, better produce, less meat; technologies: biofeedback devices, exercise tools, grounding systems, and micro-impact products)

Biohacking Your Health for Longevity and Optimal Performance (@PaleoFX – day one)

#biohacking (the idea of using supplements, electronics, mindfulness, and technology to hack our lives into better, optimal, humans. Are you hacking as hard as you can? Are there hacks that hurt? Would you hack with something that gives you great results for the next ten years, but kills you ten years quicker?

A Highly-Biased First Look at the Apple iPhone 8 and ATT Customer Service

Okay, so I didn’t need a new phone. My iPhone 7+ is just fine. Fast enough. Battery life and functionality is just fine. But… of course, Apple’s new iPhones tempt all of us Apple fan boys. So I jumped in and pre-ordered an 8 in black with 64 gigs. That was my first mistake. My […]

An Animal Hunger

Today I noticed an interesting feeling. I was depositing a check at the bank, the same bank I was at last Saturday when my life was falling apart. And there was the same Yoghurt shop and the same temptation. But I had a different reaction today. I was finished with my deposit and as I […]

What I Want In An Apple Watch 3.0

Okay, so it’s been no mystery that the Apple Watch 2.0 has been kind of a bust. All of us with Apple Watch 1.0s were looking forward to a big upgrade or some major difference and what we got was “waterproofing” and GPS built-in. Not such a huge win if the watch was already on […]

One Step Towards or Away from My Fitness Goal

[Warning: I’m going to talk about poop in this post.] The plan is the plan and the execution is where the sneakers hit the trail, so to speak. I’ve got a loose plan: eat whole foods and veggies (take a multi-vitamin/mineral supplement) kill all conscious sugar consumption avoid packaged foods (even my favorite snack the […]

Pancakes for Everyone Else But Me

I love pancakes. But I need the butter and syrup to make them extraordinary. So, today, at breakfast I made a smashing round of Pumpkin Spiced pancakes (organic ingredients only) and fed them to my kids. Yes we had the organic maple syrup. And I had two eggs over easy. What I’m really craving, most […]

Starting with the Body I Have

It’s easy for me to see the last area of mastery in my life is diet and fitness. The two are inextricably tied together. I have had various levels of fitness in my life. From my ultrafit moment as a teenage swimmer in high school. To my obese periods, usually marked by a hard depression. […]

Holiday Fitness Plan: No Belt Loosening Habits Here

  What are you eating for the holidays? Oh my. The chart above shows that of the 1.3 pounds average people will gain this year, half of that weight will be put on during the next six weeks. Here’s what the article says. Most people don’t gain weight overnight… it happens slowly, over years and […]