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Four Day Fast-Mimicking Diet: The Results

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The Fast-Mimicking Diet I first heard about Fast-Mimicking from Dom D’Agostino as a guest on a podcast (Ben Greenfield Fitness). He then popped up in the Tim Ferriss podcast, as did Dr Rhonda Patrick who had this to say: “When it comes to fasting there are a few things that really differentiate it from a Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) ...
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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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Best Vegan Protein Powder (Cheaper Than Whey!!)

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Here’s a Vegan Protein Powder that’s a great alternative to Whey. This is perfect not just for vegans but also those who struggle to digest whey protein. Vegan Protein Powder – The Alternative To Whey First off, i’m not Vegan. I did however make it a mission at the end of 2015 to make a greater percentage of my diet ...
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Burn The Fat Feed The Muscle – Book Review

This book covers four basic principles: Nutrition, Cardio, Weight Training and Mentality. Each topic is covered well, but pitched at a very low level for someone like myself (Sports Science graduate). What this book does cover in more detail than its competitors is the macro-nutrients and strategies for eating the right foods. If you are new to counting calories and ...
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The Perfect Physique (Netflix) Review

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The Perfect Physique is a film that covers the lifestyle of a handful of Fitness Models and Physique Competitors. I watched it this week (April ’17) on Netflix. While it’s not strong on content I did try to make notes on what I personally found useful. The format is a “round-table” of around ten guys with great bodies. They discuss ...
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Mindless Eating – Book Review

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Has your weight slowly crept up over the last few months and years? Would you know if you had eaten 100 calories too many today? How about 100 calories too few? Brian Wansink is a PhD researcher who has set up hundreds of studies to determine our eating habits. He reveals some very worrying trends about how the environment around ...
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Low Carb Performance – Book Review

For those of you who have heard of the Ketogenic Diet, this is a great book. The diet involves reducing your carbohydrate intake to the point where your body becomes “fat adapted” and burns more fat as fuel. This is a nutritional strategy employed by a lot of triathletes and ultra-marathon runners, as you can fuel your body in a ...
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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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150 Healthiest Foods On Earth – Book Review

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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The Omnivore’s Dilemma – Book Review

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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