The ONE Thing – Book Review

The one thing book review

“What ONE thing could you do today, such that by doing it everything else will be easier or unnecessary?”. This is the main question of the book. The authors argue that anyone multi-tasking isn’t really doing so. Similar to a computer they’re simply switching between one task and another. The task you work on is in the foreground of your ...
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Salt Sugar Fat – Book Review

salt sugar fat

Three ingredients – Salt, Sugar and Fat – contribute to the growing obesity epidemic across the world. A main source in our diet comes from processed foods, such as crisps, cookies, ready meals and other “convenience” food. The processed food manufacturers spent much of the 70’s and 80’s pumping vast quantities of each of these into the foods. This was ...
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Training For Strength Not Size: How To Avoid Getting Too Bulky

training for strength

While some people want to get as big as possible, others are interested in training for strength and not size. In fact, it’s possible to be stronger than these bulky bodybuilders without also being their size – take Olympic lifters for example. They have a strict weight class, and the focus of their training is on improving their Power to ...
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Seated Cable Row, Inverted Row, Power Shrug, Lat Pulldown, Back Extension

back exercises

Seated Cable Row This hits Rhomboids, Lower/Mid Traps and Lats. Keep your scapula depressed as best you can during the movement. Keep elbows in and pull to mid-torso. Squeeze shoulder blades together and briefly pause before returning to start.   Inverted Row Set the bar slightly higher than arm length, to allow torso to be off the ground at the ...
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Subway – Nutrition Information and Calories

Subway – Nutrition Information and Calories Below you will find  a set of tables that include every menu item available at this restaurant. I find that certain restaurants freely publish PDF’s but then make them hard to read to avoid showing you what’s in their food. I’ve taken the liberty of creating a Traffic Light System (Green = 0-30% RDA, Yellow ...
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The Happiness Hypothesis – Book Review

happiness hypothesis

This book delves into the mechanisms behind our emotions and the role they play in happiness. I found it to be an easy read with some fascinating insights. I’m aware of the research into “things” being less value for money than “experiences”, but this goes further. The Law of Diminishing Returns states that the enjoyment of a possession decreases the ...
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What Supplements Should I Take?

what supplements should I take?

The Supplement Industry is a Multi-Billion Pound Business. Sadly, the vast majority of Supplements on the Market are useless, if not actually BAD for us. Marketers have seen the opportunity to peddle ANYTHING in pill form, because we live in a world of quick fixes and magic remedies. If you want to see a huge amount of research done on supplement ...
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Lose Fat Gain Muscle – Lesson 4

lose fat gain muscle

Lose Fat Gain Muscle Welcome to a 10-part series that will mirror my Youtube Strength Series. Here you will learn ALL the basics for Losing Fat and Gaining Muscle. Lesson 4 – How To Eat To Gain Muscle Mass In Lesson 2 I set some guidelines for Protein, Carb, Fat and Total Calories, and set my own targets which i’ll ...
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Alternative To Whey Protein (Cheaper Too!!)

alternative to whey protein powder

Here’s an Alternative to Whey Protein Powder for those guys and girls who can’t handle it (or are vegan!). Vegan Protein Powder – The Alternative To Whey I’m not Vegan. I did however make it a mission at the end of 2015 to make a greater percentage of my diet Vegan. The hardest macro-nutrient to do that with is Protein. ...
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Lose Fat Gain Muscle – Lesson 3

lose fat gain muscle

Lose Fat Gain Muscle Welcome to a 10-part series that will mirror my Youtube Strength Series. Here you will learn ALL the basics for Losing Fat and Gaining Muscle. Lesson 3 – Calories To Lose Fat Not Muscle In Lesson 2 I set some guidelines for Protein, Carb, Fat and Total Calories, and set my own targets which i’ll put below: ...
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