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10 Ways to Tell How Fit You Are

When you see a high-level SEALFIT athlete in a training session or during a challenge event, one of the things that often surprises an outsider is how effortless they make it look. Of course, it’s anything but—applying a high level of mental control, stamina, work capacity and functional mobility through a heavy-duty grinder session take that hard-charging athlete to the edge and beyond.

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3 Daily Steps You Can Take to Achieve Your Goals

3 Daily Steps You Can Take to Achieve Your Goals It’s easy to lose sight of your goals in the grind of everyday life. We typically set goals as an emotional reaction to disappointment with where we are now, without considering the logistics of getting things done. And it probably doesn’t help that our biggest […]

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How Navy SEALs Conquer Fear and Anxiety

The training kicks in. Take a second to think about what made you stressed or anxious last week. Deadlines, traffic, a long grocery line, or some social situations are everyday trivial stressors, but your brain’s amygdala processes them as life-or-death threats. Stress just means resistance or pressure. We need stress to grow as humans; it […]

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A Navy SEAL Commander’s Advice on Developing Mental Toughness

Make positive choices during your weakest moments. Do life’s events appear random and outside your control? Perhaps you think or say phrases like “I’m stressed,” “this job is killing me,” or “I need a drink.” Do you shrink into yourself, or even quit, when things go sideways? Maybe you get emotionally overwhelmed, and let fear, […]

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Top 6 Lower Body Strength Training Exercises

Your body is a temple. And it starts on the ground floor. Arms and abs might move magazine covers, but it’s seven billion lower bodies that move the world. From your feet to the small of your back rests the engine of peak performance, whether it’s just the activities of daily living or a matter […]

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Best Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

It’s not called your center of gravity for nothing. Whatever it is you want to do, your core is involved, and strengthening your core makes you better at it. A tougher center of gravity makes you a less resistible force and a less movable object no matter what you’re involved in. A stronger, healthier core […]

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The Mark Divine BLOG: Nootropics and Qualia

A topic I’m asked about often is nootropics. I’ve discussed nootropics on the Unbeatable Mind Podcast with awesome folks like Ben Greenfield and Mike Bledsoe. But most of the questions I get stem from an interview I did with Daniel Schmachtenberger, founder of the Emergence Project and a member of the Neurohacker Collective. The Neurohacker […]

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