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.

Yoga Poses – Sukhasana or Easy Pose


Meditative Pose. The Easy Pose, isn’t always easy. After 10 minutes the position can become painful and unstable. It can help you feel ‘grounded’ and connect with yourself. If you have knee and/or hip injuries or issues, then you may … Continue reading

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Tips on Getting Fit at Home in 2021


Don’t procrastinate – grab a notepad now or open a Google Doc and take some notes Get a Specific Plan Write down 2 reasons Why? you want to get into shape. Be as specific as possible – to have more … Continue reading

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Yoga Poses – Marichyasana or Sage Pose


This is a pose dedicated to and named after the sage – Marichi I It’s a good idea to warm up with easier poses before attempting this one. Using a stick pose and/or Janu Sirsasana It is said to put … Continue reading

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Yoga Poses – Triang Mukha Eka Pada Paschimottanasana or Three Parts Forward Bend Pose


As with the vast majority of yoga poses, this one is easy to pronounce and you want to make sure that your pelvis is neutral and the spine is aligned ‘straight’/normal curvature. With this pose, avoid or modify if you … Continue reading

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Yoga Poses – Balasana or Child Pose


Children are proper chill. Well, they can’t control their emotions generally, but when they want to chill and switch off, they are yogi master level instructors. This pose helps you to chill like a child. It’s also called child pose … Continue reading

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Yoga Poses – Paschimottanasana or Seated Forward Bend


Make sure that you are putting equal weight on each glute / sit bone Normal people with sitting or sedentary job get a pelvis with an incorrect tilt, causing a exaggerated curve in the spine. This pelvis issue causes a … Continue reading

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Yoga Poses – Dandasana or Staff/Stick Pose


Dandasana or Staff/Stick Pose The Stick pose can be difficult for general population – office workers and static standing jobs can ‘re-align’ the body. Problems with sitting jobs – passive lengthening of neck muscles and forward head carriage, rounded shoulders, … Continue reading

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Sport Science Overview for Football


I’ve made a quick video regarding sport science for football or soccer. It can be applied to most sports though, including MMA. Probably should have mentioned fitness testing in there Goal setting – use outcome goals, the result you want, … Continue reading

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Wellbeing and Business Podcast Episode 2


Second episode of this amazing podcast. Stress – stress is the inability to activate the parasympathetic nervous system and doesn’t necessarily relate to a mental feeling of stress. Stress of sorts can be caused by shallow breathing, poor posture or … Continue reading

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Wellbeing & Business – Podcast Episode 1


Best described as “Not the Joe Rogan Experience” – my new podcast covers wellbeing, fitness, nutrition and also a bit of digital marketing to finish. In the first episode I cover: Garlic – crush in 20 mins before you eat … Continue reading

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