Author Archives: Drew

About Drew

MMA, Fitness & Marketing enthusiast from North Wales, UK. Aspiring hippy/Buddhist, most of the time.

How I overcame Depression & Suicidal Thoughts

I’ve had some discussions with mates, usually when they’ve had a few beers, about mental health and related issues. I’ve explained my issues since childhood and how I’ve managed to overcome them; but I could never coherently explain how I … Continue reading

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Ketogenic diet – week 1

I’m now on day 8 if the ketogenic diet. I made a huge mistake – not having enough pink Himalayan salt…ive read on several blogs that you need 10 to 12g per day. Although I can’t find an official recommendation … Continue reading

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Alkaline Diet Overview

The Alkaline Diet has many claims associated with it such as increased bone density, enhanced immunity and even a reduced risk of cancer. As vegetables tend to be alkaline and meat tends to be acidic, ‘veganism’ is often incorporated into … Continue reading

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Vegan Diet – A Beginner’s Guide

The vegan diet is becoming more and more popular…it was rare to hear about someone who was on a vegan diet until the┬áChina Study┬ácame out in 2005 and then it really gained momentum when a leading medical doctor published the … Continue reading

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Paleo Diet Explained

The Paleo diet is often called The Caveman Diet. Cavemen didn’t have agriculture or processed foods, they were ‘hunter gatherers’. Foods to Eat on the Paleo Diet You eat lots of meats, plants, vegetables, fruits and drink lots of water. … Continue reading

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Ketogenic Diet for Beginners

Ketogenic diets are becoming more popular – especially in the MMA and weight-loss communities. But what is ketosis and what does it do? What is the Ketogenic Diet? The ketogenic diet, is a dietary protocol consisting of a low amount … Continue reading

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Power Training for MMA

There are 3 types of fighters in MMA, those who are great athletes – e.g. Tyron Woodley, those who are technically superior – e.g. Demian Maia and those who have both e.g. GSP. Building explosive power, is arguably the quickest … Continue reading

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