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Longevity and Vo2max? Does it Actually Matter?

Reading Time: 6 min

If you ever traffic in the health and wellness space, you’ve undoubtedly heard about Vo2max and its impact on longevity.…

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Stop Hovering and Let Kids Play—Their Mental Health Depends On It

Reading Time: 6 min

Growing up in the nineties, there was one constant in both our lives: neighborhood sports. Just about every day following…

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Balancing Competitiveness and Letting Go

Reading Time: 3 min

Michael Jordan’s competitiveness is legendary. There was the time when at one of Jordan’s basketball camps, OJ Mayo, who was…

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The Problem With Biohacking, Optimization, and The Wellness Industrial Complex 2.0

Reading Time: 4 min

In the self-help, biohacking, and personal improvement crowds, people often turn their entire lives into work, all in the name…

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Why We Need to Seek Out Discomfort

Reading Time: 5 min

Joseph Campbell is known for his work in mythology. He outlined the hero’s journey that influenced George Lucas in the…

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Internet Brain is a Real Thing

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If you feel “off” more often than you’d like, you aren’t alone. Many people do. In The Practice of Groundedness,…

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The Difference Between Tolerating Pain, Suffering and Performing

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Since the release of Do Hard Things, the questions I’ve received most are some variety of “What about the David…

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The Basics of Fitness: A Program for Everyone

Reading Time: 5 min

It is easier to train for a marathon than for general fitness. That might sound sacrilegious for the runners out…

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How to Raise a Champion—Chill Out

Reading Time: 8 min

When it comes to their child’s athletic pursuits, parents can go a bit crazy. They lose it on the sideline,…

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