• Rodney Yee, a well-known teacher

    Can Yoga be Used for Building Muscle (Strength Training)?

    It seems well established in the popular mindset that yoga is great for developing a svelte physique. If you go to any yoga studio, you’ll no doubt see support of this theory: most practitioners are thin, lithe and flexible. In contrast, many people (particularly men) seek to add muscle to their frame, seemingly at odds with […]

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    Exercising to Accomplish More in Life

    This post is a part of the 10 Steps to Nonstop Accomplishment series. If you like the tips in this post, check out the other posts in the series for maximum accomplishment, energy, and motivation.   Exercise is, in some ways, its own reward. It can make you feel good and look better in the mirrors. Odds […]

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    Are Protein Shakes and Bars Worth It?

    Protein shakes have become synonymous with the idea of gaining muscle and body building. You’ll find protein powder in just about every supermarket, frat house, gym, etc. these days. Is protein powder a magical concoction which jump-starts your results, or snake oil sold by good marketers? I’m actually curious about this topic. This is my […]

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    What Does Yoga do to Stress Levels?

    If you’re like me, you’ve heard lots of chatter about all the benefits of things like exercise, yoga and meditation. There have been studies linking exercise to decreased stress, and of course any practitioner of meditation/mindfulness will be happy to tell you about the benefits of a regular practice. Still, all of these supposed benefits […]

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    Sleep Hacking for Accomplishment: The Complete Guide

    This post is a part of the 10 Steps to Nonstop Accomplishment series. If you like the tips in this post, check out the other posts in the series for maximum accomplishment, energy, and motivation.   Sleep is a topic near and dear to many productivity and life hacking bloggers’ hearts, but it is also a subject […]

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    Experiment: Heart Rate

    The rate at which your heart is beating is one of the most easily-quantifiable, yet informative, attributes of your body. Most people know that your heart rate increases as you strain yourself in some way, but the factors which impact heart rate are numerous. Sleep, activity level, temperature, mental or emotional stress, atmosphere/environment and a […]

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