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The Case for Drupal Fit, shaping-up to be a better Drupaler. New science points the way to maintaining and improving mental agility with diet and exercise. Find out how to add fitness to your daily ...

The Case for Drupal Fit, shaping-up to be a better Drupaler. New science points the way to maintaining and improving mental agility with diet and exercise. Find out how to add fitness to your daily and weekly iterations to live long and prosper.

Produced and originally presented by Erin Clerico at the March 12, 2013 LA Drupal meetup: http://groups.drupal.org/node/286638.

The slides for the accompanying slideshow can be seen here: http://www.slideshare.net/stevenator/drupal-fit-treadmill-presentation

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    Drupal lighting talk - the case  for Drupal-fit Drupal lighting talk - the case for Drupal-fit Presentation Transcript

    • Thursday, March 14, 13
    • by Erin Clerico erinclericoThursday, March 14, 13
    • Improve your Drupal skillsThursday, March 14, 13
    • Learn FasterThursday, March 14, 13
    • Work FasterThursday, March 14, 13
    • Live long and prosper!Thursday, March 14, 13
    • The Drupal Fit MovementThursday, March 14, 13
    • Agile Brains For Drupal “Exercise, the latest neuroscience suggests, does more to bolster thinking than thinking does.” New York TImes Magazine: April 18, 2012 How Exercise Could Lead to a Better Brain http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/magazine/how-exercise-could-lead-to-a-better-brain.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0Thursday, March 14, 13
    • More Brains for Drupal “Remaining physically active as you age, a new study shows, may help protect parts of your brain from shrinking, a process that has been linked to declines in thinking and memory skills.” New York TImes Well Blogs: October 26, 2012 Exercise May Protect Against Brain Shrinkage http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/26/exercise-may-protect-against-brain-shrinkage/Thursday, March 14, 13
    • Pizza Can Slow Drupal Development “In recent years, some research has suggested that a high-fat diet may be bad for the brain, at least in lab animals...” (and Drupal coders) “But those animals that were running, even if they were eating lots of fat, showed notable improvements in their ability to think and remember.” (and build performant Drupal sites) New York TImes Well Blogs: November 7, 2012 Can Exercise Protect the Brain From Fatty Foods? http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/07/can-exercise-protect-the-brain-from-fatty-foods/Thursday, March 14, 13
    • I’m too busy with my Drupal Projects to work out! “...the men who had exercised the most, working out for 60 minutes a day, lost an average of five pounds each.” “...the volunteers who’d worked out for only 30 minutes a day did considerably better, shedding about seven pounds each” New York TImes Well Blog: September 19, 2012 For Weight Loss, Less Exercise May Be More http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/19/is-30-minutes-of-daily-exercise-a-sweet-spot-for-weight-loss/Thursday, March 14, 13
    • Hack your workout Intervals cram more exercise benefit into less time: 1 Minute at 90% of your maximum heart rate (220 - $your_age) + 1 minute of easy recovery repeated 10 times for a total of 20 mins = 30 minutes of a sustained workout New York TImes Well Blog: February 15, 2012 How 1-Minute Intervals Can Improve Your Health http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/15/how-1-minute-intervals-can-improve-our-health/Thursday, March 14, 13
    • What’s in it for you? • Feel better • Longer life • Less disease • Smaller pants • Bigger brain • Better Drupal Sites http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/15/how-1-minute-intervals-can-improve-our-health/Thursday, March 14, 13
    • What’s the hook?Thursday, March 14, 13
    • hook_cardio (&$you) Walking “Those who completed 150 minutes of brisk walking a week (the amount recommended by the federal government and the American Heart Association) lived 3.4 years longer.” (and often had happier dogs)Thursday, March 14, 13
    • Agile: Pair coding Walking “Those who completed 150 minutes of brisk walking a week (the amount recommended by the federal government and the American Heart Association) lived 3.4 years longer.” (and often had happier dogs)Thursday, March 14, 13
    • hook_preprocess(&$you) Cycling • Good Exercise • Hi-tech bikes and gear if you must spend money • Always makes me feel like a kidThursday, March 14, 13
    • hook_field_access(&$you) Group Workouts / Bootcamps • Regular time - you must be there! • Instructors push you harder! • Lots of choices - Spin, Circuit Training, Zumba, boxing...Thursday, March 14, 13
    • Agile: Don’t go it alone Group Workouts / Bootcamps • Regular time - you must be there! • Instructors push you harder! • Lots of choices - Spin, Circuit Training, Zumba, boxing...Thursday, March 14, 13
    • hook_form_alter(&$you) Before AfterThursday, March 14, 13
    • hook_menu_alter(&$food) Agile: Develop small, incremental releases and iterate • No sugar-drinksThursday, March 14, 13
    • hook_menu_alter(&$food) Agile: (DRY) Do Repeat Yourself • Eat a vegetarian meal once a week!Thursday, March 14, 13
    • hook_menu_get_item_alter(&$caffeine) Agile: The simplest thing that can possibly work • Have a black coffee or soy latte insteadThursday, March 14, 13
    • hook_menu_delete(&$food) Agile: Welcome changing requirements • Skip the cheese and the sour cream!Thursday, March 14, 13
    • hook_menu_update(&$food) Agile: Refactor often • Have the veggie burrito bowl instead!Thursday, March 14, 13
    • hook_menu_breadcrumb_alter(&$food) Agile: Continuos integration • Eat smaller portions more oftenThursday, March 14, 13
    • hook_menu_insert(&$food) Agile: Grab the low hanging fruit • As a part of your daily routine prepare some sliced apple and oranges or bananas as an afternoon snackThursday, March 14, 13
    • Agile: Test driven developmentThursday, March 14, 13
    • RESTful architectureThursday, March 14, 13
    • Sleep Well to Learn Well Proper sleep improves (Drupal) learning “Our results revealed that a period of sleep following a new experience can consolidate and improve subsequent effects of learning from the experience” redOrbit (http://s.tt/167Yd)Thursday, March 14, 13
    • Sleep It Off! Proper sleep improves weight loss efforts “When you dont get enough sleep, it drives leptin levels down, which means you dont feel as satisfied after you eat. Lack of sleep also causes ghrelin levels to rise, which means your appetite is stimulated, so you want more food” http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/lose-weight-while-sleepingThursday, March 14, 13
    • Helpful TechnologyThursday, March 14, 13
    • Helpful TechnologyThursday, March 14, 13
    • Drupal Fit Movement http://groups.drupal.org/drupal-fitThursday, March 14, 13