If the prospect of a an energy boost wrapped in a quick nap sounds appealing here are 5 steps for the perfect nappucciono. After reading about "Nappuccinos" in Daniel Pink's book "When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing" I had to give this lifehacking power upping napping technique a try. (Say that 10 times real fast!) First, let's define nappuccio. A … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to the Perfect Nappuccino!
The most popular blog post on I Tried It Reviews for 2015 is my entry reviewing the CrossRope jump rope system. Apparently there a lot of Crossfitters out there are looking for the perfect double under or even triple under jump rope! For the record, the Crossrope is for anyone looking to build up stamina and strength. I highly recommend the Crossrope! I still use my Crossrope … [Read more...] about Best of 2015: Crossrope
A few years ago I was working on a project that required me to travel weeks at a time, work ridiculous hours and to top it off I was working to displace people I considered friends! The stress was immense! Over the previous few months, my weight had ballooned by about 20 lbs. When I hit 220 lbs, I just stop weighing myself all together. I was finding it very hard to fall asleep … [Read more...] about Priorities: Health over Wealth
Summary I am really impressed with my new Skulpt Aim. The results are consistent with very few variables that introduce noise into the results. I purchased this product for body fat analysis but find that the Muscle Quality measurement it provides is much more telling and motivating. I have document some of the things that have stood out with my experience thus far with the … [Read more...] about Skulpt AIM Review: A Fitness Tracker
I can credit the Zite app for planting the seed of interest for me about Intermittent Fasting (IF). After reading a compelling article on the topic and a google search or two later I quickly knew I was going to have to give IF a try. Why? For a multitude of reasons, but primarily to find another tool (method, strategy or etc...) for the arsenal that allows me to accomplish … [Read more...] about Intermittent Fasting: An Open Experiment