Category Archives: book reviews

Book review: “Racing Weight” 2nd Edition by Matt Fitzgerald

Can the sum total of your nutritional knowledge be described as ‘I have a carb feed the night before big workouts and I try to keep eating Gu’s and drinking water on my long workouts .. oh and eat more veggies‘? Or maybe it’s more like ‘Oh I eat Paleo and gluten-free so it’s all […]

Book Review, “The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly?”

I’m a Seth Godin noob having only seen him in some online videos but he certainly comes with a lot of high praise. Based on that and an introductory post over on swissmiss I went ahead and bought his newest book for my Kindle app (iPhone). After about 2 pages I could tell this was […]

Book Review, “The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance”

Science Content, Low Carb High Fat and Endurance Athletics all in the same book? Count me in! I saw this referenced on reddit in a /r/keto post and kindled it within seconds. I am an overweight keto’er and a slow runner and triathlete and I want to understand how to make the whole thing work […]

Book Review, “The Exceptional Presenter Goes Virtual”

As a recent convert over to full-time telecommuting one of the more unexpected changes to my work habits was that I started attending many more meetings than when I worked on-site. In a strange change the way I viewed my work meetings became much less of an intrusion and interruption and much more of an […]

Book Review, “Team Geek: A Software Developer’s Guide to Working Well with Others”

I first heard about this book from a ┬ámention of Team Geek on boingboing. As a Buddhist, a telecommuter and a technical team lead this seemed right up my alley. I have spent more than my share of my career interacting with others in a less than helpful way. Many of us have: our skills […]