Author Archives: Drew

About Drew

MMA, Fitness & Marketing enthusiast from North Wales, UK. A Stoic Hippy with no hair. Not to boast but - 1st Class Degree in Sports Science from Loughborough, MSc in Nutrition from the University of Liverpool. 20 years experience of weight & fitness training.

Mental Health & The Polyvagal Theory


The Polyvagal Theory came about as a result of the work & research carried out by Dr Stephen Porges. It relates to the different levels of activation of the vagus nerve and the physical & mental states that occur as … Continue reading

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Supplements for GERD Acid Reflux


Some effective supplements for GERD include – psyillium husk, activated charcoal, baking soda, digestive enzymes (without any HCL) and specific strains of cannabis. Foods that help include ginger, tempeh and miso soup. Fermented foods such as kefir may also provide … Continue reading

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Yoga For Men – Back & Neck Pain – 10 Mins a Day (.pdf)


A combination of yoga, stretching and trigger point therapy is best for bad backs and next. Avoid sitting for long periods if possible. The Paleo squat is a good alternative to sitting. The World’s Greatest Stretch is an excellent whole … Continue reading

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Home Chest Workout – No Equipment -10 Minutes (.pdf)


Training your chest at home is pretty easy to do. Beginners can do press ups from their knees, 2 or 3 sets of maximum repetitions, intermediate level would involve 3 sets of normal press ups. To make thing even harder … Continue reading

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Living Off Grid – Checklist .pdf (2020)


Thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, people have come to realise just how fragile the fabric of modern society is. When youre no longer able to Buy With One Click on Amazon, people start panic buying and we come to realise … Continue reading

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Preppers Checklist (2020) .pdf included


Nobody saw COVID-19 coming. Well, Bill Gates did in a Ted Talk, and perhaps the Chinese authorities did – who knows? The majority of us didn’t see it coming however. Now many of us are taking other threats seriously too; … Continue reading

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New Philosophy on Life


Combing the Teachings of Aristotle & Rocky Sorry – my posts are very short at the moment as I’m working from home and juggling looking after the kids – one who’s just started walking Decide on Your Virtues Every tribe … Continue reading

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Feel Good Happiness Hack – Lockdown Walk


Not sure what the rules are elsewhere, but in the UK we are allowed out once a day for exercise. Green/outdoor exercises has been shown in studies to improve feelings of wellbeing (study here) Saunas have been shown to improve … Continue reading

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How to be Happy in Middle Age?


Having observed many people aged 30 to 50, the secret seems pretty simple: Don’t be bitter! This can be broken down somewhat: Don’t blame other people Don’t judge people – judge actions, not people Move on – bad things happen … Continue reading

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Foods & Supplements to Help Fight the Coronavirus COVID-19


*Disclaimer – these foods & supplements are not evidence-based, in that – with the possible exception of vitamin C, they haven’t been shown to treat COVID-19.However, I think it’s misleading in a sense to say there’s no evidence for any … Continue reading

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