In: Breather

14
Aug

MOFO Mission #1: Sleep

(Breather) You know that feeling: you’re reading a book, or watching a movie or tv show you’re really into, and then your eyelids get heavy. You can actually feel the droopiness kicking in, but you fight…

07
Aug

Andre Obradovic Commentary

(Breather) Sometimes, the best conversations happen when the “record” button is already off and the interview is technically “done.” I’ve promised since the beginning of this podcast to also do my best to capture the compelling…

31
Jul

Listener Q&A – Pacing Yourself To Avoid Burnout and Taming The Competitive Ego

(Breather) One great question from Mike about how to return to running after a long layoff opens up a great discussion on the topic of pacing yourself appropriately to avoid the all too common breakdown, burnout,…

24
Jul

Insights On Vulnerability, Empathy, and Shame, From #1 Bestselling Author Brené Brown

(Breather) Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, Braving the…

17
Jul

How to Lose 8 Pounds Of Body Fat In 6 Weeks, Part 2

(Breather) After learning how to strike a delicate balance between setting and pursuing meaningful tangible goals while adopting a healthy, process-oriented mindset, we cut to the chase with 5 tips that will help you quickly and…

10
Jul

How to Lose 8 Pounds Of Body Fat In 6 Weeks, Part 1

(Breather) Yes this title sounds familiar to the 2019 show titled, The Fatty Popcorn Boy Saga. I’m alternatively embarrassed but also pleased to report that I have succeeded with a focused effort of fat reduction, and…

03
Jul

Listener Q&A – Toning Down Type-A Approach Over Time, The Dilemma Between “Fun” Workouts That Are Stressful and “Boring” Workouts That Are Restorative, And Balancing Aerobic, Strength, and Sprint Workouts Year-Round

(Breather) This Q&A breather episode exhibits great insights about evolving one’s approach over time from super competitive to enjoying the experience of nature and aging gracefully. Connor writes in about the dilemma of doing super fun…

26
Jun

Insights From Mark Manson’s Books

(Breather) “Mindless positivity isn’t practical or helpful for most people,” Mark Manson writes in his first book, The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck. He is, as usual, right on with this observation. Realizing that,…

19
Jun

Listener Q&A – MAF Heart Rate Training, Parenting, Minimizing Blue Light, and Controversial Guests

(Breather) An interesting mix of questions gives an opportunity to sound off on important insights covered in previous shows. First, a cross country skier says hills and altitude causing elevated heart rates can require possibly more…

12
Jun

Insights from the book Deep Work by Cal Newport: Part 2

(Breather) Enjoy more insights from Cal Newport’s book, Deep Work. In this episode, I discuss why attention is key to living a happy life, why you are the sum of what you focus on, and why…