The Cleary Theory

Matt Cleary

Matt Cleary's musings on fitness, startups and tryin' to live the good life. You should follow him on Twitter

The Cleary Theory v2.0

March 01, 2020 • ☕️ 3 min read

It’s March 2020, and it’s now been four years since I left the fitness industry for the world of technology startups. Since then, a lot has…

Some notes on taking book notes

November 08, 2019 • ☕️ 5 min read

I’ve read several books in my time… here’s the note-taking system I wish I’d built 10 years ago. I enjoy reading for the sake of it. I’ll…

From Personal Trainer to Coder to Software Engineer: What I’ve learnt - Part 1

May 22, 2019 • ☕️☕️ 12 min read

Hi, I’m Matt and I’m a software engineer here at Flock. We’re an insurtech startup operating at the cutting edge of the data analytics and…

22 Ways to Boost your Energy. (Stuff that actually works)

April 21, 2015 • ☕️ 6 min read

Time. Time and energy. The two hot commodities that we just can’t get enough of. Unfortunately, while you can make better USE of your time…

You've Only Got 7 minutes to Workout. You Want to Burn Some Fat. Do This

April 07, 2015 • ☕️ 2 min read

There’s no point spending hours upon hours searching for the world’s hottest, most effective fat loss program if you don’t have the time nor…

Your Sleep Sucks? Here's 10 Ways to Fix It

March 10, 2015 • ☕️ 5 min read

I enjoy sleeping. No really, I freakin’ LOVE sleeping. If you don’t mind me saying so, I think I’m pretty good at it too. And that’s a large…

31 SUPER Effective Ways to Make No Progress, Lose Your Energy and Get Really, Really Fat

February 03, 2015 • ☕️ 4 min read

Building an athletic, lean and healthy body can take a lot of time and a lot of effort. While maintaining your healthy body is relatively…

DOMS: The Curse of Post-Exercise Soreness

January 27, 2015 • ☕️☕️ 8 min read

Muscle soreness. We all dread it. We all get it. Today we’re gonna talk a little bit about what it is, why it happens and what to do about…