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.
They may sound obvious, but in today's quick-fix culture, it's more important than ever to remember that a few basic lifestyle changes could transform your fitness.
The best endurance athletes push their minds and bodies as far as humanly possible, which might not be the model of healthy behavior.
The hardest part about your athletic pursuits may be building a long-term relationship with them.
The best performers in the world share a few key habits, and new book helps you implement them into your own life.
There are three simple rules that every world-class performer—from athletes to chess players to musicians—follow to keep improving at their discipline
For an athlete, being injured is often harder psychologically than it is physically. But the elites have developed a few key tools to help stay happy and sane while healing.
Definitive, scientific, time-tested methods to extend both the quantity and quality of life.
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How to put in the work now to ensure that you will go for it later
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In 2010, entrepreneur Jesse Itzler invited Navy SEAL David Goggins to live with him for a month. Itzler detailed the experience in his 2015 bestseller, 'Living with a SEAL.' We wondered: what habits...
What the greatest adventurers, artists, runners, and entrepreneurs prioritize throughout their day, and what you can learn from them.
We spend a great deal of time considering the physical outcome of pursuing athletic passions, but we rarely think about the psychological and spiritual consequences. While we set countless athletic...