The Ultimate Resources for Optimal Performance

The Ultimate Resources for Optimal Performance

Optimal performance means performing your best physically and mentally. These are some of the top minds in the space that we follow daily.

OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE

BulletProof Executive –  Famed biohacker Dave Asprey shares a wealth of knowledge on how to upgrade your body and mind.

Tim Ferriss – Entrepreneur, author, biohacker, and god-father of lifestyle design, Tim Ferriss shares strategy on how to optimize your life.

Seth Roberts – Sometimes called “the champion of self experimentation”,  Seth Roberts, Ph.D., blogs about optimal health, nutrition, and life.

The Hacked Mind – Biohacking techniques for optimization of the brain and body for being smarter, thinking clearer, and feeling better.

Life By Experimentation– An app developer shares what he has learned by testing countless productivity and life-enhancing ideas on himself.

OPTIMAL DIET

The Eating Academy – Peter Attia’s blog on nutrition and how it impacts your health and performance.

Robb Wolf – Best selling author, powerlifting champion, and coach, Robb Wolf shares his knowledge on healthy eating and living.

Perfect Health Diet – Husband-and-wife scientists team up to make a persuasive case that the path to great health passes through your kitchen.

Mark’s Daily Apple – Primal blogger Mark Sisson provides actionable information on living a paleo lifestyle.

Chris Kresser – Chris is an integrative medicine expert with tons of useful health and wellness information.

Paleo Hacks – A community blog, podcast, and go-to resource for paleo diet strategies and recipes.

Free The Animal – A Paleo blog by author and diet-hacker Richard Nioley. He recently introduced the concept of “resistant starches” to the Paleo community.

OPTIMAL FITNESS

Body by Science – Bodybuilding powerhouse John Little teams up with fitness medicine expert  Doug McGuff to present a scientifically proven formula for maximizing muscle development.

Mobility WOD – Founder Kelly Starrett created MobilityWOD to help you hack your body’s mechanics and provide the tools to perform basic maintenance on yourself.

The 4-Hour Body – Tim Ferriss’s book, the “uncommon guide to rapid fat-loss, incredible sex, and becoming superhuman”, is the result of his obsessive quest to hack the human body.

Roman Fitness Systems – Author of “Man 2.0: Engineering The Alpha” John Romaniello blogs about optimal fitness techniques like intermittent fasting, cheat days, and muscle building.

Nerd Fitness – A blog to “level up your life, every single day” focusing on getting stronger, getting faster, and having fun.

INTERMITTENT FASTING

Lean Gains – The leading resource and guide to intermittent fasting by Martin Berkhan.

Brad Pilon – The author of “Eat, Stop, Eat” provides accessible information of intermittent fasting as it relates to losing weight and gaining muscle.

NEURO KNOWLEDGE / NOOTROPICS

The Edge Effect – This must read book by Eric Braverman is the answer to how to reverse or prevent the effects of aging, memory loss, weight gain, sexual dysfunction, and Alzheimer’s.

r/Nootropics – The official Reddit page on nootropics, cognitive enhancers, smart drugs and the like.

Examine.com – A resource of science-based independent analysis on supplements and nutrition.

Smart Drug Smarts – A podcast for people who want to keep up on the latest breakthroughs in brain health and optimization and the related areas of neuroscience.

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain – Written by John J. Ratey, “Spark” comprehensively explores the connection between exercise and the brain.

QUANTIFIED SELF

Quantified Self – The international hub of users and makers of self-tracking tools. Get involved by joining a local meetup group of going to one of the conferences.

Measured Me – A blog for everything self-quantification. It demonstrates that any aspect of everyday life can be measured, and that knowledge can be used for self-optimization.

Experimentable – Two quantified self entrepreneurs and enthusiasts share their knowledge in this blog and extensive resource guide.

Bionic.ly – A blog dedicated to covering how new devices, software, apps and processes help and assist us improve our health, fitness, and well-being.

One More Life Hack – A blog providing news and opinion of the latest quantified self tech and life hacks, with a focus on digital health.

Lifestream Blog – A blog all about social data aggregation, lifelogging, quantified self and digital preservation.

LONGEVITY / TRANSHUMAN

LongeCity – Longecity.org is an international, not-for-profit, membership-based organization with a mission “to conquer the blight of involuntary death”.

Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence – Ray Kurzweil’s website featuring news, trends, and ideas on the exponential growth of information-based technologies that are changing our world.

Singularity HUB – A news network covering the latest in robots, genetics, longevity, artificial intelligence, aging, stem cells, and more.

H+ Magazine – An online magazine on technological, scientific, and cultural trends that are changing – and will change – human beings in fundamental ways.

Brighter Brains – A blog by the Bright Brains Institute, a San Francisco Bay Area think tank dedicated to safeguarding and advancing human cognition.