How Fahad the Computer Repair Technician Lost 50+ Pounds and Changed His Life from the Inside Out.

“Whoa! Fahad! You could fit another Fahad in your old pants!” Not every Nerd Fitness success story comes with a jaw-dropping transformation. But in Fahad’s case, it totally does. And not only does this story come with the physical transformation of Fahad (duh), but it comes with a mental transformation too. Which, in my humble opinion, is his true BIG win. Fahad’s new frame of mind is the secret to all of his later and physical success. Even crazier? Fahad’s…

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The battle of passion vs work

“Do what you love, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life” Of all inspirational quotes you can find all over the internet this is one I dislike the most. First of all, it assumes that work itself is a bad thing, something you should try to escape from. It’s a concept I disagree with but I am not going to delve on that here; we have an excellent post on our blog that talks more about…

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Book Club: The Enigma of Reason (April 2018)

This month we read The Enigma of Reason. In the book, Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber consider a double enigma: If reason is so valuable, such a boon to our cognition, why did it evolve only in human beings? Second, if reason is supposed to be so good, why are we so bad at it? Why do we suffer from so many cognitive biases and mental illusions that undermine its ideal power? This book tries to explain this double enigma.…

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Get 50% Off Blinkist – Life Optimizer

Update: the offer below has expired, but click here to get 30% off Blinkist If you want to reach your full potential, you need to invest in your self-education. Knowledge is power and having a knowledge advantage will take you far in life. To help you do that, there is a Blinkist Black Friday deal for you: for a limited time, you can get 50% off Blinkist subscription. Blinkist is an app that helps you get the key ideas from…

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How to Hire a Good Personal Trainer

Globo Gym employs a highly-trained, quasi-cultural staff of personal alteration specialists. And with our competitively-priced on-site cosmetic surgery, we can turn that Frankenstein you see in the mirror every morning into a Franken-fine! Of course you’ll still be you in a legal sense, but think of it as a thinner, more attractive, better you than you could ever become without us. -White Goodman, Dodgeball: The Movie There are some REALLY bad personal trainers out there. Conversely, there are some AMAZING…

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5 Questions on following the Carnivore Diet

If you want to get some concerned looks from your friends and family, tell them you are following an all meat or Carnivore Diet. It seems to fly in the face of common sense to eat meat, more meat, and nothing but meat. Yet I see a growing trend of eating a carnivore or “zero-carb” diet. To eat meat, and solely meat, in the name of health. The popularity of eating only meat made me curious enough to explore the…

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One question you should to ask yourself to take back control over your money

When Cedric and I decided to leave London, we came across the big question – what the hell are we going to do with all our stuff? Furniture was easy; it stayed in the flat. The problems began when we started to empty those cupboards and drawers. It was like opening Pandora box. The piles and piles of stuff we forgot we even had. Looking at dozens of bags filled with things we decided to give away, sell or throw…

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Book Club: The Selfish Gene (May 2018)

This month we read The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins. If you would like to stream audio on your browser, click here listen on Soundcloud About the book: Evolution by natural selection is a topic that many people either champion or dismiss, but far fewer really understand. As one of the fundamental patterns of nature, I decided to pick one of the best books written on the subject. In The Selfish Gene, Oxford biologist Richard Dawkins argues that it is not…

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Pull-Up (Master Resource) | Nerd Fitness

Pull-ups are my favorite exercise of all time. They work all of the “pull” muscles in your body – your back, biceps, forearms. They are indicative of your level of fitness – anybody that can do a pull-up is in pretty good shape. And anybody that can do 10 or more is clearly in great shape. Lastly, pull-ups make you feel like a badass after doing them. However, pull-ups are also hard as hell, especially if you’re just getting started.…

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Purpose Mastery Is Now Open! – Life Optimizer

Happy New Year! I hope 2019 will be a great year for you. I’m excited about this year and I hope you are too. To help you start the new year strong, I’m glad to announce that Purpose Mastery is now open! Purpose Mastery is my online course on how to find and live out your purpose. It will help you live your life, not someone else’s life. It will help you start 2019 with a renewed sense of purpose.…

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Top 100 Personal Development Blogs 2018

The official Top 100 Personal Development Blogs is back! Damn, I love this time of year. It’s all about setting your year up for massive success and what better way of doing that then presenting you with the best personal development blogs for 2018. In fact, we bring you the Top 100! This is the fifth year that we have compiled the Top 100 personal development blogs and every year we see more and more blogs adding great value to…

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How to get rid of Man Boobs: The Science And Step-By-Step Plan.

“This is super embarrassing, but I really struggle with it. What do I do to get rid of my man boobs?” I know. Awkward phrase. But that’s not gonna get us to shy away from the topic here on Nerd Fitness. A form of this question comes in daily: “How do I get rid ‘X’ fat on ‘Y’ area.” Things like: “What can I do about this belly fat?” or “Is it possible to ditch these love handles?” And also,…

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