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Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual by John Z. Sonmez

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Chapter 56. Why you need to hack your health

Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.

John F. Kennedy

How can I motivate you to get in shape? Let me see.... How about that you’ll live longer because heart disease is the number one killer in the world, followed by stroke? How about that exercise has actually been shown to make you more creative and boost your mind? Vain? I’ve got answers there as well. Who doesn’t want to be more physically attractive—I know I certainly do. Lifting weights and losing some fat can make you more attractive and give you more options for extending your...legacy.

And, let’s face it, most software developers spend ...

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