Exercise & Strength

Smolov Squat Program (13 weeks)

Smolov is a 13 week weightlifting program used to increase your strength in the Back Squat. It is recommended that you complete this routine only if your back squat has reached a plateau. This is a very intense program that will see you squatting up to four times a week with little in the way of accessory work. You need to be …

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The Complete Guide to Training Your Biceps

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This article covers Basic Anatomy, The Bicep Exercises, some Good Articles and worthwhile Videos. Page two covers the Key Rules of Bicep Training and Sample Workouts. Anatomy “The “biceps brachii” is the muscle crossing the shoulder and elbow joint. It has two “heads” (“bi-ceps” means “two-heads”), the long head and the short head. The short- head (inner) of the bicep is …

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The Complete Guide To Training Your Triceps

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This article covers Basic Anatomy, The Tricep Exercises, some Good Articles and worthwhile Videos. Page two covers the Key Rules of Tricep Training and Sample Workouts. Anatomy The “triceps brachii” is the muscle on the back of the upper arm, connected to the humerus and scapula bones, and to the ulna. They are the largest muscle group in the upper arm …

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The Complete Guide To Training Your Chest

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This article covers Basic Anatomy, The Chest Exercises, some Good Articles and worthwhile Videos. Page two covers the Key Rules of Chest Training and Sample Workouts. Anatomy The Pectoralis Major is made up of two heads: the Clavicular (upper, near the clavicle) and the Sternocostal (lower, near the sternum). Beneath those muscles lies the Pectoralis Minor. The Clavicular head is also …

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Nutrition Tables

ASK Italian – 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 Colour Coded System based on The Recommended Daily Allowance of macro-nutrients, seen below. …

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Beefeater – 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 Colour Coded System based on The Recommended Daily Allowance of macro-nutrients, seen below. …

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Brewers Fayre – 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 Colour Coded System based on The Recommended Daily Allowance of macro-nutrients, seen below. …

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Book Reviews

The Longevity Diet – Book Review

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This book is by the Italian biologist Dr Valter Longo, PhD, best known for his 5 Day Fasting-Mimicking diet. Here he details the various factors that can contribute to a longer life, and also those that are artificially shortening them. The topics range from nutrition to exercise, sample studies of populations that age well, as well as his famous fasting …

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Why We Sleep – Book Review

This book looks at all the latest research on the importance of sleep, a lot of which has been conducted by the author himself. It’s a horrifying read for anyone who frequently fails to achieve the desired 7.5 to 8 hours sleep required by the brain (and body) each night and urges you to make sleep a priority. The topic …

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Genius Foods – Book Review

Genius Foods looks into the latest research with the aim of optimising brain function and minimising age-related decline. As an avid listener of health podcasts I was impressed to see not only healthy foods covered but research related to heat shock proteins, BDNF, Reactive Oxygen Species and fasting protocols. While there is nothing ground-breaking in this book, it is a …

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