Brad Stulberg writes about health and the science of human performance. He is a co-author of Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success. He lives in Oakland, California. Follow Brad on Twitter @Bstulberg.
We humans suffer from the commission bias: a preference toward doing something rather than nothing.
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Eight life lessons from one of America's best marathoners.
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If you consciously pay attention to timing, you can dramatically improve your performance, and you can dramatically improve yourself.
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The most important rules to grow your body and mind and make you more productive.
This past year was an interesting one for to health and human performance.
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This month, following an extraordinarily rough stretch of current events—hurricanes, mass shootings, wildfires, regressive health care policies, and the prospect of nuclear war—a close friend,...
Roll offers the principles that allow him to continue reaching his peak.
Five exercises that will guarantee you have the strength to adventure all weekend.
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