How Caffeine Affects Neurotransmitters and Profoundly Changes Your Brain

caffeineOn this blog I have written a fair bit already about nootropics: substances you can use to potentially sharpen your mind. It's a fascinating topic, although I've yet to find anything that I'd recommend using on a regular basis. My research continues... But there is one nootropic … Continue Reading ››

Optimal Protein for Muscle Gains – How Much Protein Do You Need and Do You Need Protein Shake?

When you're interested in building muscle, people aren't going to understand you. And right up there with the most common questions you get, will be why you eat so much protein. Don't you know it's bad for you and it passes right through your system? Etc. etc. This is confusing for people trying to get started working out … Continue Reading ››

Yerba Mate for Focus and Creativity – Review

Yerba Mate is a green tea, and like many other green teas it is high in a number of different vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Specifically it's high in B vitamins, vitamin C, manganese, potassium, zinc and polyphenols. But that's all pretty boring... What I'm interested in is the potential use of Yerba Mate as a concentration/creativity … Continue Reading ››

Self-Quantification Explained: Tons of Ways Start Measuring Your Performance and Progress

Self-quantification, self tracking, or 'life logging', is the process of recording data about yourself in order to track progress or measure your current stats. This is nothing new – you started self-quantifying the moment you first stepped onto a set of scales – but it's nevertheless become something of a 'fad' in recent years thanks to … Continue Reading ››