Tag Archives: nootropics

Lomachenko Training (Footwork, Tennis Ball, Fight IQ)


Lomachenko is an amazing fighter. What’s more interesting however, is his approach to training – using dancing, tennis balls and a range of activities to improve his decision making skills (i.e. brain-training) – is the Ukranian boxing champ on his … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Caffeine – Energy & Alertness


Summary For more short term stimulant-like effect – supplement with ALCAR, Olive Leaf Extract or PQQ For alleviating some of the effects of stress & sleep deprivation – supplement an adaptogen like rhodiola rosea & take 3g of glycine before … Continue reading

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Greek Mountain Tea – Review


  Greek Mountain Tea has a range of benefits Reduces Anxiety (study) Increases brain-power / cognitive function (study) It is a powerful anti-oxidant (study)   It’s a strange one because it increases cognitive performance but also has a mild sedative … 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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Solgar Ashwagandha Review


Not too much to say about this product, other than it’s very good!   It’s a great adaptogen for dealing with stress and as well as a promoted of physical and mental energy. It’s also good for you, which is … Continue reading

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Lion’s Mane Mushroom Review


I’m quite into ‘nootropics’ – as in, supplements that clear brain fog and make you think quicker and focus more easily. I don’t like to take anything unnatural where possible – or at least I’m trying to cut back, I … Continue reading

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L Carnitine – What Doesn’t it do?


Enhanced Energy and Focus I’ve had a few concussions in my time, generally thanks to being rubbish at MMA and other combat sports and martial arts.  After the last one, I had a bad head and felt ‘out of it’ … Continue reading

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Aniracetam Review UK


So I bought this supplement from https://thoughtfoods.co.uk I took one tablet on Wednesday, and had a terrible headache a few hours later. After doing some reading, mainly on Reddit, I learnt that this was probably down to not combining it with … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Treatments / Interventions For Cognitive Decline/Alzheimer’s disease


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4221920/ Really interesting study, looking at non-pharmaceutical interventions and their impact upon cognitive decline: The first 10 patients who have utilized this program include patients with memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI), or subjective … Continue reading

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Nootropics – Acetyl-L-Carninite & phosphatidylserine


I started to take 500mg of Acetyl-L-Carninite at the weekend, with 300mg of phosphatidylserine – I also started drinking yerba mate tea. Bloody hell, I was at my mum’s house when I first drank the yerba mate tea, and didn’t stop talking. … Continue reading

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