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This is Your Brain on Exercise

I had a post on the Crew blog yesterday centered around what exercise can do for your brain. I broke down how exercise improves learning capacity and why you should include some difficult exercises in your programming. I also researched why…

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Vivofit Review

I’ve reviewed several fitness trackers for DailyBurn, but I haven’t been too impressed by any of them so far (Atlas may be the exception). The Vivofit definitely left me impressed. One thing I really hate is constantly having to recharge…

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Your Words Matter

Jeff Goins wrote a tremendous blog post detailing one of the biggest struggles for writers and bloggers: Most writers struggle with the same thing. It’s one little thought that threatens to destroy their message before it ever leaves their fingertips: What I say…

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Get Fit in Half the Time

Fact: Most individuals waste a ton of time in the gym. Then, they complain about not having time to workout. Recently, I had an article go up on the Huffington Post that I had previously written for DailyBurn. Don’t have…

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K-Cups in Glass Houses

Marco Arment had a great blog post published the other day about the increasing elitism that exists in the coffee world. Maybe we need to tone down our obsession on the hand-crafted, hand-made, artisanal, and ritual. As someone that still…

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Writing is For Everyone

Writing forces you to think about the subject more critically. Because writing is so personal, the connections you forge with the topic are deeper. It can help you cement a position on a topic (even when you think you didn’t…

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Ramifications of Quantified Self

I’ve written before about why I don’t quite buy into the tracking movement just yet. In that piece, I mentioned Exist, which is a cool new software being built that seeks to help users understand and utilize their fitness tracking…

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The Invention of the Aeropress

This is a cool story about how a man went from making frisbees to revolutionizing the coffee industry. “The AeroPress was part of a movement to quality in coffee and also part of a broader movement to quality in food…

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This One’s for Me

Did you know that was the original slogan for the World Wide Web? Before we had disruption, innovation, changing the world, and giant piles of money, we had “share what you know.” Isn’t that nice? What a humble and auspicious…

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