Category: health & fitness

  • Vibram Five Fingers & Half Marathons

    I hopped on the barefoot running bandwagon almost an year ago, starting with the Vibram FiveFingers KSOs. Since I wasn’t a long-time runner, switching away from the heel strike was an easy transition and I didn’t have any issues running 5Ks in them. Enter the Chicago Half Marathon. I followed Hal Higdon’s awesome 12 week […]

  • Happiness before death

    It’s great that many young hackers are giving a lot of thought to being happy throughout their lives instead of focusing on a specific work related task that ends up being irrelevant in the long run. Having already come across the Top five regrets of the dying, I found Majd Taby’s article on a moment […]

  • Quality Sleep

    Since our generation does not sleep, except for those lucky elites, the deprivation leaves us exhausted. Not wanting to sacrifice the sacred early hours of trolling our favorite forums (or of watching cat videos), we have been cornered into figuring out a way to get the most from the few hours we sleep. Apparently, you […]