Category Archives: Fitness

How to Stick to a Diet

1. Have a Specific Plan & Goal If you say ‘I’m just going to eat healthy’, you’re less likely to succeed than if you have a specific diet or somekind of specific guidelines. Nail down what you can’t eat e.g. … Continue reading

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Cherry Juice for Joint Pain & Recovery

If you live in the UK, there’s an excellent programme on Channel 4 (first 3 series are on the 4player app-thing) called ‘Superfoods the Real Story‘. One episode looked at cherry juice and did a (non-scientific) experiment on American Football … Continue reading

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Infographic – Beginner’s Guide to Photography

I was learning about photography and got a bit carried away and made an infographic:   So if you’re looking to do photography for an MMA or martial arts event you will probably want A fast shutter speed to freeze … Continue reading

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Carb Cycling – Beginner’s Guide

Carb cycling involves days of eating a range of high carbohydrate foods, days of moderate carbohydrate intake and often days of low or no carbohydrate intake. Carbohydrate / carb cycling is said to stimulate certain metabolic functions, such as insulin … 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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Fitness Training for Firefighters

Training ideas for those wanting to join the fireservice. The fitness tests, that form part of the selection process in the UK are: The 6 National Firefighter Physical Tests Ladder Climb Casualty Evacuation Ladder Lift / Lower Simulation Enclosed Spaces … Continue reading

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Hanging from a Bar for Shoulder & Back Pain

Joe Rogan – who else – introduced me to this concept. Hanging from the bar decompresses the back and the intervertebral discs whilst stretching the shoulders. There is a whole book based on hanging from a bar to rehab shoulder … Continue reading

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