1. The case for a physical gym journal. (I have so many blank books sitting around, do I try this?)

Sure, an app might be able to tell you how much you lifted the last time you did a mid-shin block pull. [..] But it’s unlikely to have the note that you made in your paper journal, explaining why your coach assigned this lift in the first place — “helps with the middle of the deadlift.” Or the notes that appear every time I am told to do tempo squats: “Coach hates me.”


2. Venetian scrapbooks of daily life! (Link #1 and #2 are both from Austin Kleon’s newsletter today)


3. Me giving presentations this week: