Michael Easter

Michael Easter

Michael Easter is a professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas who writes about the most important people, places, ideas, and things impacting human health and performance. Find him at eastermichael.com.


The Secret to Happiness? Thinking About Death.

In an excerpt from his new book The Comfort Crisis, journalist Michael Easter travels to Bhutan to learn about how confronting death head-on can lead to a more fulfilled life

Michael Easter
May 13, 2021

The Athlete's Costco Grocery List

It's the one-stop shop for healthy fuel. Here's a grocery list, plus meal ideas for how to best use the store's cheap, high-quality ingredients.

Michael Easter
May 31, 2018

5 One-Pan Performance Meals

The easiest way to recover from the grind is to follow this basic formula, then get creative with the add-ons

Michael Easter
Apr 27, 2018

A Spirited Defense of Protein Powder

It isn't the answer to all your muscle-building woes, but it is a smart nutrition option for outdoor athletes. Fact is, you likely can't get enough protein without it.

Michael Easter
Jan 18, 2018