To become superhuman you’ll want to: Think lazy, do the easiest thing and probably only need to do one thing.

But that one easy to do lazy thinking one thing could do wonders for you.

I get into protracted discussion in seminars, on airplanes and sometimes standing in line for a coffee about how to “hack” you.

In other words how to make you a better version of you.

Super-human performance has ALWAYS fascinated me since the age of 11. That’s the age Rick Forman, my next door neighbor call me FAT! I asked him a question I have asked all top performers. You see, Rick was a top performer. He was fast (sprinting and distance speeds were awesome). He was lean. Yes, he was 16 but still he kept himself that way. He was always active and moving around. So a top performer in a teenage kinda way.

The question I asked him was…

What would you do if you were me and fat? He quickly replied… push myself away from the table before I was full and run with me everyday. So I did just that and it worked like a dream.

Simple right?

Yes it was. Easy to understand. I knew exactly what to do. I just implemented. Done!

That was 1978 sage advise then and now by the way. But… Back to present day.

On a recent airplane trip I was in a conversation about bio hacking and hacking everything a human could do to themselves. This went on for two hours and thirty-five minutes of the whole way from Seattle to Las Vegas.

The end result of the conversation was… wow she said so much to try and do. I said yes but you didn’t ask me the right question yet. I know all of the hacks and tricks but you ARE NOT READY for cold showers, caffeine naps, light exposure, Myo-sets in the gym or an intermittent fasting ketogenic carb cycling, paleo carnivore eating plan YET!

What’s the secret then?

What! Why not she protested? What is the question then? “What would you do if you were me?” I just spent over 2 hours getting to know this person. I discovered that yes, she could of benefitted from all of the hacks we discussed but only marginally. There was one thing that she disclosed to me that she needed to do first. This need to be handled before any of the other optimizations would make a difference. Do this one easy thing and you will multiply your productivity, health, cognitive functions and look better by doing so…

What she said. Tell me! What would you do if you were me?

I replied, prioritize this above all else. Make this happen everyday. Start and end it the same time everyday and try to get eight hours of it and you will be amazed of the results.

She said are you talking about…..?


This article was written and fueled by: priming my brain with 38 article before writing. Time restricted feeding. Lion mane added to my cold brew coffee. The right environment-for this work Starbucks. Binaural Beats playing in my headphones. It’s the right TIME for this work. The right ENERGY cycle and my FOCUS was optimized to be awesome. For more info on how to do this to yourself click here

Published by Eric Herdman

Eric Herdman is an accomplished speaker, business leader, coach and facilitator, who has been speaking professionally in-person for almost 3 decades and as a virtual presenter for nearly 4 years. During his presentations Eric will entertain, inform, educate, and engage your audiences into action. Herdman is an innovator in helping others grow. Working with audiences and individuals and building his speaking business have been at the core of what Eric does, since he started speaking professionally in 1996. Eric has also experienced the start-up and development side of business when in late 2004, he raised the $1,000,000 necessary to open a startup called “Red Rock Running Company.” He grew the business into one of the largest specialty retailers in the southwestern United States market, with exponential growth. Eric is dedicated to orchestrating know-how. As a business owner and leader, his staff was trained and empowered to make decisions and deliver an excellent customer experience. His innovative advertising and social media networking efforts exposed niches for growing his customer base and filling their needs. As an International Professional Speaker, Eric’s clients include one of the world's largest franchise health club chains. He is well-known for his know-how in servicing customers and training staff and helped them reach a $20,000 increase in revenue in the first month of using his strategy. He works with a variety of clients from multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical companies to top financial institutions to national associations and government agencies. Eric has published several books including “Actions Speak Louder Than Words,” and “The Complete Guide to Managing Everything, Everyone and Every Task.” Most recently, Eric’s “Time, Energy, and Focus” book has been expanded online as a Masterclass. For over 38 years Eric has walked the talk as a competitive ultra-endurance athlete, competing in 103 triathlons, 6 marathons and 35 ultra marathons. Eric holds the 12-hour course record at both “Flatlanders” race and “Race Against the Clock” as well as the 50-mile course record in the “Valley of Fire” race. He has also competed in many 24 hour races, including the "Ultimate Treadmill Challenge" where he raced for 24 hours on a treadmill. Whether you’re looking to strategically position your business, get more from your team, or get into shape, Herdman has the style and leadership to help you and your team achieve top-level success. For more on Eric’s programs email or text/call us at 702-553-7802.

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