Max Performance ResourcesA short list of recommended resources. Enjoy!!

Articles, blog posts, etc.

Apps (free)

  • Calm ( Guided meditations or visual/audio for self meditation
  • Fit Radio ( Free playlists for working out
  • Lose It! ( Weight loss app with good flexibility on food entry, nutrition breakdown
  • My Food Diary ( Food journal/weight loss app
  • Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock Tracks sleep time, quality, trends.
  • Headspace Mindfulness & Meditation app:


  • Essentialism-The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. Greg McKeown
  • Mindset-The New Psychology of Success. Carol Dweck, PhD
  • Navigating Integrity. Al Watts  
  • Spark-The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise & the Brain. John Ratey MD
  • The Resiliency Revolution. Jenny C. Evans
  • The Balance Within-The Science Connecting Health & Emotions. Esther Sternberg, MD
  • SQ21-The 21 Skills of Spiritual Intelligence. Cindy Wigglesworth


  • Emotions, the Brain and the Body-Dr. Esther Sternberg, MD
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less -Greg McKeown
  • Meditation 101: A Beginner’s Guide (3 min)-Vimeo post
  • How to Make Stress Your Friend. Kelly McGonigal TED.
  • Mindfulness and Neural Integration: Daniel Siegel, MD at TEDxStudioCityED
  • Resilience Animation -Lyn Brooks
  • Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are Amy Cuddy TED

White paper by our coaches

Self Care Resilience Put the Oxygen Mask on Yourself First May 2016, by Lisa Bobyak & Nancy Maxfield-Wilson