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Monkey MindPong (Neuralink)

NB : We first looked at this one in the weekly Strength & Fitness Newsletter (part of the Strength Kit). If you'd like to have it sent to you automatically (free!) each week, just add your email here. We also discuss a number of training-related books. If you're...
Looking At : Apr 11, 2021

Looking At : Apr 11, 2021

During the past week we’ve discussed a number of great links; on Facebook, Twitter, in The Daily ‘Paper’ and so on. Here are a few of my favourites. Working Toward A Pill To Treat COVID-19 : Although the vaccines have been dominating the headlines, a...
Looking At : Apr 11, 2021

Looking At : Apr 4, 2021

Wild Biotech’s unique database of animal gut bacteria (to treat human diseases) dark chocolate and increased alertness Using smart speakers to contactlessly monitor heart rhythms During the past week we’ve discussed a number of great links; on Facebook,...
Optimo (2.25″ Wing Grips)

Optimo (2.25″ Wing Grips)

These look great. No doubt you’ve seen/used grips before. The Optimo Grips perform the same basic function, using a slightly different form factor. A little video will show you what I mean : Additionally, they’re nice and thick – 2.25″. A great...
Build a Big Back with Bands (NO WEIGHTS!) (Athlean-X)

Build a Big Back with Bands (NO WEIGHTS!) (Athlean-X)

I love this series; exploring the various ways to use bands in your training. NB : We first looked at this one in the weekly Strength & Fitness Newsletter (part of the Strength Kit). If you'd like to have it sent to you automatically (free!) each week, just add your...
Looking At : Apr 11, 2021

Looking At : Mar 28, 2021

During the past week we’ve discussed a number of great links; on Facebook, Twitter, in The Daily ‘Paper’ and so on. Here are a few of my favourites. MSC Extracellular Vesicles Reduce Senescence In Mice : Promising. Episode 410 Of The TechNation Radio...