Brad Stulberg

Brad Stulberg

Brad Stulberg writes and coaches on performance and wellbeing. He is a best-selling author of the books The Passion Paradox and Peak Performance. He lives in Oakland, California.


The Great Fitness Scam

The United States leads the world in spending for health and fitness but still ranks lowest in measurements of actual health. How do we break the cycle?

Brad Stulberg
Feb 12, 2020

The Truth About Routines

As is usually the case with morning routines, the truth is a bit more complicated and a lot more freeing. 

Brad Stulberg
Feb 5, 2020

How to Stick to a New Training Plan

These tips and practices will help you push through low-motivation days and low-energy workouts to get the results you want—no magic pill or program required.

Brad Stulberg
Dec 3, 2019

How Your Local YMCA Could Save the World

It's easier than ever to associate only with those whose opinions we share. I want to offer a simple solution: work out at your local gym.

Brad Stulberg
Oct 18, 2019

How to Build Good Habits

We really are creatures of habit. Much of what we do, we do without thinking.

Brad Stulberg
Sep 18, 2019

How to Develop Mental Toughness

When he's asked about the keys to his success, Eliud Kipchoge—the greatest, grittiest marathoner of all time—points not to his physical fitness but his mental fitness.

Brad Stulberg
Sep 9, 2019

Finding Balance in Life Is Easier Than You Think

If you never introduce new challenges, you won't grow or get better. But, equally problematic, if you introduce too much stimulus and challenge too frequently, then you're liable to get injured or...

Brad Stulberg
Aug 26, 2019

Having a Mantra Will Make You Better

Many of the perennial wisdom traditions—such as Buddhism, Stoicism, and Taoism—teach practitioners the power of repeating particular chants or mantras to steady the mind.

Brad Stulberg
Jul 11, 2019