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CAFFEINE SENSITIVITY AND PERFORMANCE

Caffeine is one of the most studied drugs in relation to performance however its guidelines for optimal dosage has large individual variance influenced by the environment & arousal, habituation of ingestion, and epigeneitcs. The gene CYP1A2 produces cytochrome p450, an enzyme responsible for up to 95% of all caffeine metabolism (Pickering K. 2017). Individuals with

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PLASTICS

Since BPA has come under pressure from regulators, companies have moved to using other similar bisphenol alternatives, such as bisphenol S, bisphenol F, and bisphenol Z all found to have similar toxic implications and endocrine-disrupting properties. The structure of the BPA molecule is similar to the body’s natural female sex hormones allowing it to bind

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COLD WATER THERAPY

New emphasis’ have been put on recovery modalities such as cold water therapy. How would todays people go surviving in cold wilderness like the vikings did? With many in consensus that cold water therapy boosts testosterone production, is a lack of coldness further castrating an already feminised male population? Question marks arise next to the

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BULLSHIT BCAAS – HYPERTROPHY, RECOVERY & MOOD

BCAAs (Lucine, Isoleucine & Valine): one of the most popular and frequently used supplements on the market today. We are told they will promote faster recovery, prevent muscle soreness and aid muscle hypertrophy. Often used to hydrate with more pleasure due to its flavouring without understanding the potential for detrimental effects on mood and mental

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EARTHING – HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF RECONNECTING WITH THE EARTH’S SURFACE

Modern civilisation has increased our exposure to electromagnetic currents while seeing further detachment from physical contact with the Earth’s surface. This buildup of static electricity can result in excess free radicals causing oxidative stress and negatively impacting muscular contractions, nerve transmission, hormone secretion, and other bodily functions. Though not widely appreciated, the Earth’s surface possesses

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