Monthly Archives: August 2014

How I Gained 12lbs in 6 weeks

I completed a 6 week bulking program back in May of this year. I followed Dan John’s “Mass made simple” weight training program. It was the most difficult program I have ever done but the program in which I made the biggest gains, both in body weight and strength. I only did 14 session during…

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4 Lessons On Eating From Thailand

Disclaimer: This is a general observation of what I have seen in Thailand. Obesity is becoming a problem here like the rest of the world but these are the most common eating practices I have noticed while living here. When asked for nutrition advice I will usually state the following points: • Eat nutrient dense unprocessed foods…

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7 Insights From One Year Meditation Practice

“True happiness is not out there. True happiness lies within.” – Og Mandino It has been exactly one year this month since I started practicing meditation. I attended a month-long 200 hour Hatha Yoga teacher training course in Mysore, India last August. This was where I learned how to meditate. Monday to Friday I attended…

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Embrace the Flinch

I see a girl in a café, my stomach flutters, I think about asking her, her name. I stop and go back to what I was doing. I’m at work and they are looking for volunteers. Instead of offering a hand I look at my desk and wait. “Phew!”, they pick someone else. I think…

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