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Stoicism

Years ago I became obsessed in quotes that I later found out came from people who were tied to this philosophy. And to this date I have read many books to deepen my understanding of the teachings of Stoicism. Stoicism is a practical philosophy. It doesn’t concern itself with complicated theories about the world, but…
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Feeling Sluggish After Eating?

Have you ever experiences a so called “food coma”? You know, when you’ve just had a large meal (say at Christmas) and feel like you’ve been drugged, making you revert to the sofa for mindless TV watching or perhaps going straight for a nap? It’s uncomfortable and we almost always regret eating too much when…
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Procrastination

Procrastination is the avoidance of doing a task that you need to get done, usually before a set deadline. Sometimes it’s very obvious that we are doing it, and sometimes it’s in disguise when we try to multitask instead of keeping our head down and work on the task at hand. When we finish something…
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Female Cycle – Part 2

Let’s talk about contraception. This article with definitely have a subjective feel to it, as I am a woman myself and I personally feel that there is not enough information on the long term effects on taking contraception when it’s being presented to you as an alternative to “safe sex”. I was personally only 16…
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Progressing In The Gym

The number one key to making your training program work and to see steady improvements is to adhere to the principle of progressive overload. This means that you should push yourself hard and strive to improve on your performance each time you step into the gym. How can we do this? ●  Add weight to…
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Digital Detox

When was the last time you spent 24 hours without looking at a screen? We are living in a world where we are constantly stimulated and fed information. We have a device in our pockets that allows us to never be bored. But as we are constantly connected to the cloud, we are losing our…
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Reasons You Should Stick To Your Training Plan

I often see people changing their training plan solely for the reason that they get bored. While boredom can be a legit reason to change it up a bit, as if you are not enjoying what you do, the likelihood of your performance being good is low. But I also see it being a personality…
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Delayed Gratification

In 1972 there was a study conducted on delayed gratification, best known as the “Stanford Marshmallow test”. In this study there were three different experiments conducted, but in essence the children who participated were offered a choice between one small but immediate reward, or two small rewards if they waited for 15 minutes. The children…
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Female Cycle – Part 1

This post will possibly only be beneficial for the ladies out there, but I would say trainers and people working with women who are trying to transform their bodies NEED to know this stuff to.  I want to point out that this article will not go into great the depth of what happens on a…
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Intermitted Fasting

There’s a lot of information on “the best diet for fat loss” if you do a google search. Intermitted Fasting (IF) is not a diet, but instead a timed restriction of your feeding window. There are many fasting protocols you can follow, but for the sake of this article IF will be 16:8, meaning you…
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