Sleep Hacking & Waking Up at 3am

Excerpt from this morning's journal: Slept at 10pm, woke up to use the bathroom at 1130, 0100, 0200 and 0300. Couldn’t fall back asleep from 3am onwards. Tried saying the rosary then meditating but by 4am I gave up and picked up a book (Earthing - The most important health discovery ever?) to read. This pattern … Continue reading Sleep Hacking & Waking Up at 3am

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Reflecting on the past 24 years

Exactly 24 years ago, I came into existence. I still don't know if I'm living in the Matrix or if all this is some sort of scientific experiment on my consciousness by some hidden higher power but it sure seems pretty real to me. When I was a kid, I was heavily influenced by video games … Continue reading Reflecting on the past 24 years

Journal Of The Day: Beneficial metabolic adaptations due to endurance exercise training in the fasted state

Source: Journal of Applied Physiology Title: Beneficial metabolic adaptations due to endurance exercise training in the fasted state Authors: Van Proeyen K, Szlufcik K, Nielens H, Ramaekers M, Hespel P. Summary: The purpose of this study is to investigate if consistent training in a fasted state can stimulate adaptations in muscle cells to facilitate energy production … Continue reading Journal Of The Day: Beneficial metabolic adaptations due to endurance exercise training in the fasted state

Journal article Of The Day (JOTD)

Source: Kinesiology Review Title: Periodization Training from Ancient Precursors to Structured Block Models Author: Vladimir B. Issurin (Wingate Institute for Physical Education and Sport, Israel) This review article provided a short historical overview of the history of periodization. It turns out that the idea of periodization training for elite athletic performance has been around for thousands … Continue reading Journal article Of The Day (JOTD)