Food Inc. – Documentary Review

This is a highly recommended documentary for anyone who hasn’t come across it up until now. As of July 2017 it’s available on Netflix, if not you can get hold of a copy for very little money. If you haven’t read The Omnivore’s Dilemma then I would definitely read that first. It covers the same topics and helps you appreciate ...
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Bodybuilding.com

Bodybuilding.com 9to5strength.com was made as a resource for helping people get in shape, and while we have spent countless hours learning/reading about and practicing weight training, there’s no reason to write it all down when there are sites with endless amounts of information. One of the best sites around for those looking to build muscle, train for a sport, get ...
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T-Nation

T-Nation 9to5strength.com was made as a resource for helping people get in shape, and while we have spent countless hours learning/reading about and practicing weight training, there’s no reason to write it all down when there are sites with endless amounts of information. One of the best sites around for those looking to build muscle, train for a sport, get ...
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Three Stretches To Do After Your Desk Job

“Sitting is the New Smoking” Heard this before? Research has linked sitting for long periods of time with a number of health concerns, including obesity and metabolic syndrome. Symptoms include increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels. Too much sitting also increases the risk of death from cardiovascular disease and cancer. ...
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150 Healthiest Foods On Earth – Book Review

150 healthiest foods earth jonny bowden

If you’ve read Book 2 – The Omnivore’s Dilemma you will know that the supermarket if full of unhealthy adaptations of CORN and that there are a lot more BAD foods than GOOD ones. My next recommendation covers the healthiest of choices from all the food groups. It clearly outlines what nutritional benefits each contains and helps shape your grocery ...
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Why Cold Showers Are Good For You

cold showers benefits

Now I’m the first to admit that a hot shower can perhaps be the highlight of my day, particularly in the cold winter months. It’s a great place to think, relax or just sit down and pretend it’s raining. However, here I am trying to convince you to take the plunge and join the Cold Showers Club. Why? How did ...
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Box Breathing Technique

box breathing technique

What is Box Breathing? “Four-square breathing, sometimes referred to as the box breathing technique, is a simple technique that you can do at any time that you feel stressed. Controlled breathing is an integral part of meditation and can be utilised independently to calm nerves and relieve stress by helping to regulate the autonomic nervous system. Square breathing emphasises control ...
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Reduce Stress In 10 Easy Steps

First of all, if you haven’t read The Cortisol Connection it’s worth doing so, or at least reading the notes provided on that page. U.S. data is likely quite comparable to the U.K. and some key points found here are listed below. At 9to5strength we can help you improve your Health, Nutrition and Sleep Quality. We hope this will have a positive ...
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The Omnivore’s Dilemma – Book Review

omnivore's dilemma michael pollan

We established 9to5strength to help the 9am-5pm (or 8am-8pm!) office worker take control of their life for the better. The sooner you realise that companies who sell food prioritise PROFITS over your HEALTH and well-being, the more suspicious you become as you do your weekly shop. This book should ward you off fast food and fizzy drinks, favouring more wholesome ...
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The Cortisol Connection – Book Review

cortisol connection shawn talbott

We established 9to5strength to help the 9am-5pm (or 8am-8pm!) office worker take control of their life for the better. A big factor that needs addressing is STRESS and understanding the PHYSICAL and MENTAL effect CORTISOL (the stress hormone) has on your health. This will go a long way to shaping how you approach each day, week and month from now ...
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