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Things I Found Interesting This Week (5/3/13)


Each week I read thousands of blog posts from hundreds of sources, these are the best things that I found this week.


Friday Posts

11 Must-Try Moves to Get Started With Tabata
Want to jump into interval workouts, but not sure where to start? Try these 11 super-effective, expert-recommended moves to kick-start your Tabata routine.
World pole dance champion Oona Kivelä demonstrating strength and flexibility moves on stall bars, parallel bars, floor and pole. Like TRAIN HARD OR STAY HOME Music: Paranoid Breaks - Running
51 Healthy Greek Yogurt Recipes for Any Meal | Greatist
Greek yogurt is all the rage these days, and here’s the great news: This popular breakfast staple is actually a whole lot more versatile than you’d assume. We prove it with 51 healthier recipes featuring Greek yogurt for any time of day.
Are Supplements the Key to Mental Clarity?
GUEST POST: co-founder Kurtis Frank covers the latest research on cognitive supplements and boosting the brain's performance.
Automatic — Your Smart Driving Assistant - YouTube
Automatic is a Smart Driving Assistant that connects your car to your smartphone and makes driving safer, more efficient, and fun.
Childbirth vs Getting Kicked in the Balls - YouTube
Subscribe (It's FREE!) TWEET IT - "We were all female" video - In the battle of the sexes, who suffers more pain? A scientific breakdown of which hurts more - Childbirth or Getting Kicked in the Balls! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).
Eat What You Want: Your Macros and the Truth About Carbs | Breaking Muscle
Eat What You Want: Your Macros and the Truth About Carbs IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) has been a hot-button item on the nutrition and bodybuilding scene for quite some time now. This approach means you can eat any foods you like, as long as it fits in your daily caloric budget and your daily macron
Eat “Clean” by Limiting Sugar, Salt, and Processed Foods | Greatist
Eat “Clean” by Limiting Sugar, Salt, and Processed Foods Looking to hit the road (or trail)? Our Ultimate Runner's Guide has all the necessary info to keep you going strong, from warm-ups and racing tips to equipment and training.
How Much Time You Should Spend Automating a Routine Task
We talk a lot about automating tasks to make things easier on yourself, but when you go overboard and do it too much you don't really get that much bang for your buck. XKCD's handy chart shows you exactly how much time you'll gain when you automate tasks.
How To Shuck Straw-Berries, Like A Boss - YouTube
Ever have trouble cutting a strawberry of its beautiful, yet pesky green leaves, without wasting a hefty amount of precious berry flesh in the process? Today, we learned how to eat a strawberry like a BOSS -- no more leaves in your mouth, no more wasted flesh, just pure strawberry deliciousness
Nano Workouts makes you smarter
BMJ analyses of studies suggest that short bursts of moderate intense exercise boosts higher brain function: Exercise makes you smart.
Nutrition: Mediterran Diet Is Good for Brain Health -
The Mediterranean Diet’s Brain Benefits A large new study confirms that sticking to the Mediterranean diet — fish, poultry, vegetables and fruit, with minimal dairy foods and meat — may be good for the brain.
Sceptre CarCam Recorder CCR2000 » Coolest Gadgets
Sceptre CarCam Recorder CCR2000 You can never tell just when an accident is about to happen, which is why such events are knowns as accidents in the first place.
Switch From Chicken to Lamb to Rid Yourself of Belly Fat, Reduce Your Triglyceride and Basal Insulin Levels - SuppVersity: Nutrition and Exercise Scie
Switch From Chicken to Lamb to Rid Yourself of Belly Fat, Reduce Your Triglyceride and Basal Insulin Levels Chicken, rice and broccoli. That is still the dietary paradigm, most people have on their minds, when average Joes and Janes are talking (often with some disdain) about what "healthy eating mus
The Beginner’s Guide to Quantified Self (Plus, a List of the Best Personal Data Tools Out There) | MediaStreet News & Opinions
People, like you, are taking control of something conventional wisdom has told us is not ours to understand: our health. Why are we fat? What makes us feel sluggish? What causes our disease? How can I improve? Today, we ask our doctors. Tomorrow, we will ask our data.
Top 12 Strategies for Optimizing Your Health
Here is Dr. Mercola's own list of lifestyle strategies to help optimize your health.
What Are the Five Worst Foods for Sleep?
What Are the Five Worst Foods for Sleep? A drink or two before bed can make you drowsy, leading many to believe it’s actually beneficial for sleep. But while it may make you nod off quicker, research shows that drinking alcohol makes you more likely to wake during the night, leaving you feeling less