Category Archives: Nutrition

Do Altitude Masks Work?


Do Altitude Masks Work? In a word “yes” Altitude masks have 2 main physiological effects: 1. They generate a hypoxic training environment – by restricting oxygen intake 2. They strengthen respiratory muscles – by making it more difficult to breathe … Continue reading

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Is Coconut Oil Bad for You?


Nutrition has become a lot like discussing politics and religion recently. People get emotionally attached to a diet or an opinion and sometimes miss the bigger picture. Nutrition is not black and white unfortunately. The great coconut debate is a … Continue reading

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Shin Conditioning at Home for MMA & Muay Thai


Shin toughening, shin conditioning, shin rolling, whatever you call it, is a huge aspect of Muay Thai. Checking shins is a horrible, horrible feeling, but try kicking the bag for the first time and that’ll almost floor you too! Get … Continue reading

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Dr Rhonda Patrick – Vitamin D


Sourced from: FoundMyFitness Vitamin D Infographic. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with stress and illness. Although correlation does not necessarily equal causation (i.e. low levels of Vitamin D in stressed people, doesn’t mean it’s the vitamin D that’s … Continue reading

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NSI 189 Review (Suprising ‘Side Effect’)


NSI-189 Review – Updated 2019   NSI-189 is a nootropic drug & potential anti-depressant that is still in the clinical-experimental stages of research. It has been shown in studies to alleviate major depressive symptoms and to increase the size of … Continue reading

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Cardio Hacks for MMA


Wim Hof Check out the Wim Hof Breathing Technique, this will increase the strength and power of your lungs, providing a better ‘base’ for your MMA specific cardio.   Baking Soda Baking soda buffers lactic acid, allowing you to grapple … Continue reading

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How to Grow New Brain Cells (6 Potent Hacks) 🤓


MMA is a new sport, established in the 90s (although Vale Tudo & NHB fighting has been around a lot longer). It’s still a bit of an unknown, in terms of the long term health implications. With ex-fighters in their … Continue reading

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Dangers of Weight Cutting in MMA


So, Big Yoel fails to make weight again for a title fight. Pretty gutted for him to be honest, missing by 0.2lbs, he must have been tempted to remove an eyeball or something to lose the extra. Hopefully the UFC … Continue reading

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Intermittent Fasting Diet Plan


I’ve been suffering with pretty painful joint and back issues this week, and I think I’m going to give intermittent fasting another go. I tried it once before and lost too much weight. This time I’m going to add some … Continue reading

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Why is nobody talking about Post-Graduate Depression?


I’m a big fan of Stoic philosophy,  so I’m not complaining as such, when I say that money is the main motivation and driving force behind a given university’s programme of degrees on offer. It’s just something you’ve got to … Continue reading

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