Category Archives: Fitness

Bending Horseshoes by Hand & Horseshoe Bending Technique


A great demonstration of strength of the hands, grip and the ability to brace against your leg – bending horseshoes is a great party trick (if you party in a barn) and also a good goal to aim for if … Continue reading

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Vegan Warrior Wellness Podcast


Got an 80’s intro for the podcast! Stress ‘hacks’ – lots of magnesium glycinate, vitamin D, kava kava (not legal in the UK but available on ebay) adaptogens like rhodiola rosea Eating well(ish) when well busy with work and children … Continue reading

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How do you prevent Muscle & Fitness Loss During Injury?


You can use TENs machines to prevent muscle loss whilst injured Nutrition is important – Under-eating will lead to more muscle loss Clenbuteral is an illegal performance enhancing drug that prevents muscle loss Alpha Lipoic Acid supplementation may help prevent … Continue reading

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Benefits of Working Out / Exercising in the Heat


Metabolic Responses to Exercise in the Heat – Scientific Analysis For information purposes only. Exercise at your own risk Any team or athlete that competes on an international stage will no doubt have to deal with the physiological challenges that … Continue reading

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Knee Injuries & Rehab in MMA


This article will look at the most common knee injuries that can arise from both MMA training and competition.  Anatomy of the Knee The knee joint works like a hinge to bend and straighten the lower leg and is made up … Continue reading

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Vegan Pizza Recipe


Vegan Pizza with Vegetables & Houmous Ingredients: 1 Red Onion 1 Courgette 1 Red Pepper 2 x Flat Bread 1 tbsp Olive Oil 2 x tomatoes 1 clove garlic – crushed 1 fresh basil leaf, chopped 50g vegan style cheese … Continue reading

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Ankle Injuries (BJJ, Wrestling & MMA)


In this blog post we are going to look at the most common ankle injuries that can arise from both MMA training and competition.  The foot is an incredibly complex mechanism, too complex in fact to discuss here so we’ll … Continue reading

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Essential Fatty Acids Benefits For the Body & Human Brain


Two classifications of fat are – Saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. Saturated fats, are solid at room temperature. It used to be touted as standard that saturated fats are extremely damaging to general health, but in particular, heart health. This … Continue reading

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Strength Training in Older Adults (Starting Exercise at 50+)


A phrase or remark used quite often when discussing certain forms of exercise is ‘I’m too old for that now’. This is not true, for most types of exercise at least, maybe for wrestling or bungee jumping, but not weight … Continue reading

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Limiting Factors of Human Performance


For information purposes only. Exercise at your own risk Please note – studies in the blog post are referenced by the scientist’s name and then the year in brackets. eg. Williams (1994) refers to a scientist called Williams, who carried … Continue reading

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