Health & Fitness Digest - 3 September

Health & Fitness Digest - 3 September

In today's health & fitness digest:

  • If you want your kids to do better at school, make sure they're active in sports!
  • Large-scale study reveals association between phthalates and risk of autism
  • Significant calorie restriction transforms the type of fat cells we have
  • Another study demonstrates that high intensity training is superior to moderate intensity when protecting against heart disease
  • The more hours you exercise the lower the chance of "pelvic girdle pain" during / after pregnancy

 

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Health & Fitness Digest - June 3

Health & Fitness Digest - June 3

In this edition of the digest:

  • Harvard study: 27min of meditation/day triggers changes in gray matter in the brain.
  • High "choline-containing foods" may help you lose weight.
  • Fish can reverse brain damage caused by fruit sugar.
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The first health & fitness digest for 2016!

The first health & fitness digest for 2016!

In the first digest of 2016: 

  • Study reveals that the less children sleep the fatter they get
  • Clear evidence that nuts reduce risk of mortality
  • Dark chocolate will make you stronger on the bike!
  • Antidepressants during pregnancy significantly increase risk of child autism
  • If you want to get smarter, then focus on HIT
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Join me for a talk on High Performance & Productivity!

Join me at the inaugural Tap Talk on Set 9th in Dubai where I'll be speaking about High Performance, productivity, and reaching your maximum potential in every aspect of your life!

So come down and join like-minded people who refuse to live a life of mediocrity and strive to live life to the fullest!

For more info and to register, visit www.tap-talks.com

Tony

#neversettle 

 

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50% discount off my custom-made marathon plan!

50% discount off my custom-made marathon plan!

This is a 20-week plan I've developed based on the same cutting edge sport science principles I use with all athletes I work with.  

It is also designed for 3 levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced. 

It's designed with a "quality over quantity" mindset, with far fewer hours of training compared to traditional plans, but is much more effective. 

 

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4 top tips on achieving more with less discipline.

4 top tips on achieving more with less discipline.

Discipline, discipline, discipline! Many "self-help" books and gurus, as well as coaches, praise the benefits of "discipline" as the most powerful tool to achieve anything in life.

But the world is filled with people who struggle to achieve certain goals (weight loss, fitness regime, making a business work, spending time with family, staying away from social media, etc).

If you were to take a survey of people you know today, I would bet that over 50% can list goals they’ve struggle to achieve. 

Are they ALL lacking discipline?

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The Digest - June 7

The Digest - June 7
  • Get a training partner to get a performance breakthrough.
  • Cranberry juice: kicks heart disease markers in the gut!
  • Burnout is common among entrepreneurs, learn the skills to avoid it.
  • One of my ventures failed because I was missing 1 key person.
  • Common household pesticide linked to ADHD in children.
  • Menthol to deal with Dubai weather? Why not!
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The Digest - June 4

The Digest - June 4
  • Why fat-adapted athletes have a much easier time dropping weight.
  • New study as further proof of link between gluten and inflammation in people without Celiac.
  • Consumption of high fructose corn syrup (soft drinks) directly linked to rise in heart disease factors.
  • A 20-year study reveals a link between consumption of certain vegetables and reduction in breast cancer risk.
  • Another study showing that while saturated fat may increase LDL Cholesterol, this has no impact on atherosclerosis.
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The Digest - May 5

The Digest - May 5
  • 5 easy ways to be more mobile in the office and avoid sitting for long stretches.
  • Adding potassium to a high-sodium meal reduces negative effects, or you can just use real sea-salt!
  • Women and heels… I’m treading lightly on this one… no pun intended!
  • Are e-cigarettes putting newborns at risk of reduced brain development??
  • I hate when athletes skip this specific warm-up before a hard workout!
  • Don’t knock it till your try it!
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The Digest - March 24

  • Dehydration shown to clearly increase levels of perceived fatigue in endurance athletes.
  • New study reveals how gluten can cause weight gain by blocking receptors for the “hunger hormone”.
  • Chemicals in everyday household items are getting into your bloodstream daily.
  • High intensity interval training more beneficial for heart health than moderate cardio.
  • A number of carbs clearly cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
  • Easy mobility drills to mobilize your thoracic spine and get rid of neck/shoulder pain.
  • A “must watch” video.
  • Productivity hack: easy tip to clean your microwave.
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The Digest - Feb 23

  • Can probiotics help with weight loss / weight gain?
  • Study confirms that certain foods actively increase inflammation, triggering an immune response with various adverse complications.
  • A cheap, convenient and reasonably accurate way to test lactate threshold for endurance athletes.
  • Stress made simple: an easy-to-read article on how stress affects your thyroid and why your conventional doctor wouldn't even know where to look.
  • Another study on Sudden Cardiac Death in athletes: most victims had "normal" hearts and pre-screening would not have saved them.

 

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