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Take Your Pills (Netflix) – Review

This documentary covers the use of Adderall in America, and more widely the consumption of prescription stimulants. Prescription stimulants are a $13 billion industry and one that only appears to be growing. The focus (pun intended) begins with Adderall, an amphetamine commonly used by college students for studying and taking exams. The benefits are those of a traditional stimulant: the …

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CT Fletcher: My Magnificent Obsession (Netflix) – Review

CT Fletcher is a former drug-free Bench Press champion turned motivational speaker. He rose to fame following a YouTube interview, seen below.  The opening credits contain my absolute favourite clip. A young CT, casually talking to the camera during pause reps with 180kg (405lbs) on the bench press. In his prime he managed a 295kg (650lbs) Bench Press and …

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The Ultimate Fat Loss Guide

I’m not going to give you a set fat loss program to follow. Instead, I thought i’d take you through the basics of making your own program. This way you can take your existing diet and tweak it, rather than following some new diet with a bunch of foods you’ve never tried (or don’t like!). Step 0: Baseline Measurements Before we …

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The Truth About Alcohol (Netflix) – Review

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Dr Javid Abdelmoneim investigates the truth about alcohol. This is following the new UK guidelines of 14 units/week of alcohol for men.  The Truth About Alcohol (Contains Spoilers) Dr Javid begins by tracking his alcohol intake with a tag fitted to his ankle. This measures the alcohol concentration in his sweat levels. Why not pen and paper? He’s in a …

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How to Increase Testosterone Naturally For Men

Let’s talk testosterone. We know it as the male sex hormone, but it’s produced by both men and women, and men produce about 20 times as much as women. Since we also use more, the levels in our bodies are about 8-10 times higher than women. Yes, women have testosterone, but far less, which is why it’s so hard for …

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Generation Iron 2 on Netflix – Review

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Generation Iron 2 is fresh out on Netflix and follows five of the top figures in the bodybuilding industry. The filmmaker follows Kai Greene, Calum Von Moger, Iris Kyle, Ahmad Ashkanani and Rich Piana – a broad spectrum who share a common desire to be successful. Generation Iron 2 We start with a brief overview of bodybuilding, noting that while …

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Should I Quit My Job? Answer These 12 Questions!

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Should I quit my job? Here are 12 Yes/No Questions to ask yourself about your current role. The following questions are taken from a Management Book [1] by Marcus Buckingham. The more Yes answers you give, the happier and more valued you should feel at work. Questions 1-6 are particularly important for a positive work environment and a sense of …

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Interesting Articles Across The Internet

My intention with this website is to further your knowledge and understanding of a topic. Rather than reproduce information that is already on the internet, i’ve linked to existing articles which I hope you find interesting. 1. Goal Setting – James Clear (Article) James covers the idea that goal setting can sometimes be counter productive. It can give you the …

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Why 92% of People Fail Their New Years Resolutions (2)

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New Year’s Resolution Mistake 5: Copying an Ill-Fitting Routine Not everyone works the same way. Some people thrive on discipline and routine, others prefer randomness. Some people have small pockets of free time, some have it all at the end of the week. If you only have half an hour spare every evening, use that time to work on your …

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Why 92% of People Fail Their New Year’s Resolutions

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Have You Ever Failed A New Year’s Resolution? GOOD NEWS. You’re not alone. BAD NEWS. Unless you’re aware of the nine BIGGEST mistakes then it’ll probably happen again. In fact, for every 100 people that START a resolution in January, 66 have STOPPED by February. (Only EIGHT last the whole year). New Year’s Resolution Mistake 1: Setting The Bar Too High …

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