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.

Supplements for Depression (That Work)


A few thoughts on depression before I start on the supplements… Depression is often a symptom of a physical illness or issue. Gut problems, chronic inflammation (often starting in the gut), allergies, brain injuries, thyroid issues – these are all … Continue reading

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The Drew Jiu-Jitsu Grappling System


This is a work in progress, but give you an idea… An If-This-Then-That style approach to grappling. I never want to be stuck in a position thinking “I’ve absolutely no idea what I’m doing” (which happens a lot) Scrambles Keep … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Wrexham is a Brilliant Place to Live (or Work)


Completely off topic, more of a personal blog post… Wrexham is Beautiful – Really! A lot of people complain about Wrexham, but we’ve got a lot to be grateful for. If you don’t like living in this beautiful part of … Continue reading

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Natural Alternatives to Ibuprofen


Ibuprofen has had some bad press recently, and rightly so! Ibuprofen is linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes, it damages the stomach lining which can cause a range of problems from allergies to stomach ulcers and … Continue reading

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Bonanza Peanut Butter


  Bonanza is a new UK company producing top class peanut butter products. Their range includes a high protein peanut butter and a tasty product which is a mix of peanut butter with almond butter – it basically tastes like … Continue reading

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Best Carl Jung Quotes


Carl Jung was an early advocate of analytical psychology and like Freud is well known for his work relating to theories of personality & the human subconscious. Whilst Freud’s work, was still rooted in 19th century theories regarding suppressed desires, … Continue reading

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Joe Rogan & Dr Rhonda Patrick – Summary


    Some notes I made whilst listening to this podcast: BroccoliĀ Sprouts & Sulforaphane Sulforaphone helps heal the gut lining, helps support the immune system and can even help fight cancer: SFN (Sulforaphone) is one of the most frequently studied … Continue reading

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Keto-Pro Exogenous Ketones Review (Great for Focus & Energy)


I was pretty cynical about exogenous ketones when they first came out. I’m not a big fan of pyramid schemes (they’ve killed the integrity of the nutrition industry) and a lot of the exogenous ketone supplements used these schemes as … Continue reading

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Intrinsic Goals vs Extrinsic Goals – How they can hinder success & happiness


Goals have been associated with sports psychology and general high-achievers for several decades. They’re also inherently tied to personal development and Positive psychology. The type of goal you set is in many ways, as important as the outcome. Coaches and … Continue reading

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We Are All One (Why Nobody Really Dies)


  It was World Mental Health Day yesterday. I’m not a huge fan of ‘awareness’ days, I think they bring problems but not solutions. I think depression is a problem that has a number of causes… Lack of exercise Poor … Continue reading

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