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For those of you obsessed with the #quantifiedlife, here are the latest “Best Practices” for a good night’s sleep, based on current scientific research, via Dr. Rhonda Patrick, whom I adore. Get 30 minutes of bright, blue-enriched light early in the day, but really avoid atelier blue light in the evening. Engage in sustained physical […]
My doctor has told me that I’m at risk for high blood pressure and placed me on blood-pressure medication. What’s the best way to augment my workout routine in this situation? Yoga improves immune function, high blood pressure, anxiety, depression–even irritable bowel syndrome. It’s accessible and inexpensive, with many community classes free of charge, and […]
10 Tips for Better Sleep Hygiene Go to bed and get up at the same time every day, 7 days/week. Move more, says Yoko Ono: “Walk until your body feels like dancing, then dance! You will find that you no more have difficulty in sleeping at night.” Cover all clocks in the bedroom. Do not look at […]
Top performers and enlightened masters often share something in common: they practice a morning routine. The concept of a “daily ritual” was explained to me by my oldest personal training client to date, Mr. Jacques Dury. The 96-year-old Frenchman still enjoys gardening, a leisurely brunch and multiple glasses of French wine throughout the course of his day. As I listened to him describe […]
When traveling, time matters. Schedules are precise, and often packed to make every second count. In my 10 years of training high level entertainment executives, I’ve observed that the VERY top producers also know that sleep, exercise and nutrition (SEN) are among the most important “meetings” they take in any 24-hour period. Everything backs this up. Research shows the overwhelming importance […]
DEAR SAM: What’s the best way to cure a hangover? Keep in mind a couple things. The first one is to resist the temptation to use over-the-counter medications, such as aspirin, acetaminophen or ibuprofen, because they can amplify serious side effects from alcohol (ranging from stomach bleeding, liver damage or thinning blood). The most important thing […]
For nearly a decade, I’ve specialized in training entertainment execs and celebrities, so I know that staying in shape while traveling is one of the biggest challenges they face. It’s also the single most important thing they can do for themselves. Why? Because exercise enhances performance. It sharpens your game. By putting in a concerted effort […]