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5 Power Ups to Battle Depression

If you haven’t already seen my seven-minute speech on depression, check out mattdever.com/depression-speech.  It’s the one thing I’ve created that I’d recommend for everyone. Table of ContentsIntroductionProfessional ...

Create a Healthy Habit that’s easier, faster, and automatic

Table of ContentsIs this Video for You?Pre-Video Printout 5-Minute Healthy Habit VideoPost-Video Resources Is this Video for You? What’s a habit you want to build? It could be eating, sleeping, exercise, reading, writing, learning. If you ...

Is this food…Good or Bad?

Table of ContentsGood or Bad?JockoWeaker or Stronger? Good or Bad? Is this food ‘good’ or ‘bad’?  The food could be anything: eggs, bread, nuts, yogurt, coffee, chocolate. Good or bad?  Seems like a simple question.  When ...

Why shouldn’t you ‘Follow Your Passion’?

Table of ContentsIntroductionEngineersStory – IntroductionPassion HypothesesCraftsman MindsetHow to Find a CraftStory – Conclusion Introduction I had the opportunity to speak to 8th – 12th graders about careers and life last ...

Depression Resources

If you haven’t already seen my seven-minute speech on depression, check out mattdever.com/depression-speech.  It’s the one thing I’ve created that I’d recommend for everyone. Table of ContentsWhich Person Are You?Person 1 ...

Slow Lifting (1 of 4): Definition and Motivation

What is Slow Lifting? How can you trigger muscle growth in less than 2 minutes? Find a moderate weight. Pick up the weight. Lift the weight slowly.     Not enough detail?    Read the Cliff Notes below or skip to the specifics in Part 2. Pick an ...

Slow Lifting (2 of 4): Exercise Protocol

Table of ContentsIntroductionSample WorkoutsWarm-UpMain Exercise SetRep CadenceSlow Lift VideoFailure at End of SetRest Between SetsLogisticsScheduleWeights  Introduction Read Part 1 for more context on what slow lifting is and why you might ...

Slow Lifting (3 of 4): Eating Protocol

  Table of ContentsIntroductionPrimary Nutrition ChangesEating Protocol DetailsLow CarbMore ProteinMore/Variable Fat FastingCheat DayDay After Protein ShakeSample Meal PlanBreakfastMorning BreakLunch SnackPost-Workout SnackDinnerBedtime Snack ...

Slow Lifting (4 of 4): Results

Table of ContentsIntroductionResultsProgram Start Five Weeks LaterAnalysisLessons LearnedWho should use this program?Who should avoid this program? Introduction Read Part 1 for more context on what slow lifting is and why you might want to use ...

Depression

Depression Posts Speech – Eyes on the Situation Seven-minute speech on my story. If you check out one link, click this one. The Long Story Twenty-plus minute read with more gory details than the speech. 5 Power Ups to Battle Depression ...

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