04 - W.I.L.L. Power

04 - WILL Power

James stops procrastinating to talk about willpower... and procrastination. All on his lonesome, and for the first time in a few months, but RetroFit has returned!



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Show Notes:

'Why willpower matters... and how to get it' - Jon Henley interview with Prof Baumeister (The Guardian)

Walter Mischel's marshmallow experiment in 'Don't! The Secret Of Self Control.' - Jonah Lehrer (The New Yorker)

'Don't Take That Cookie!' - Jennifer Carpenter (Science Mag)

Active commuting study - Celis-Morales et al (BMJ)

'Terry Crews' 5 Keys To Self Discipline!!!' - Terry Crews (The Terry Crews YouTube Channel)


02 - How To Start Making Changes

Continuing from last episode, James and Chris discuss how to start making changes, and what to expect when you do.

01 - How To Know When It's Going Wrong

James and guest Chris Spann discuss the telltale signs that your health and/or fitness are in need of attention, and how useful the usual ways of measuring progress really are.