Whether you’re an elite athlete or a restless desk jockey, there are better way to achieve your goals. Just ask 4-Hour guru Tim Ferriss, who started quizzing the world’s greatest performers on their routines as a side project—and ended up with a whole new approach to training.
Make Boredom the Enemy
Use Your Head
Ignore Your Limits
If you’re willing to work hard, conquer your fears, and maybe don some superhero spandex, anything is possible
Train Like a Girl
It’s time to take a few tips from women
Always Be Moving
A morning run or evening Spin class may feel great, but if the rest of your day involves sitting on your ass, a brief burst does little for your overall well-being.
Surrender to the Higher Powers
Work Hardest at Rest
Turns out we’ve all vastly overemphasized the getting-stronger-and-faster part of being fit. The real secret to optimal performance is taking care of yourself—starting with getting a better night’s sleep.