Category: Health

Rapid weight loss with Raspberry Ketone: is it safe?

Raspberry Ketone is, apparently the next rapid weight loss diet mania to hit the high street, but what exactly is it? The science Many ketones are known and many are of great importance in industry and in biology. Examples include many sugars and the…

Overweight? Is it ‘committing suicide’ if you don’t take action?

The Olympics have just been on, the nation is feeling inspired, but the mountain that you have to climb to get from the couch back to the fitness and weight loss you dream of seems a lifetime away.

Personal Experiences of working against the Circadian Rhythm

The last blog in this series threw up three main ways we can influence our circadian rhythm – Melatonin supplements, light therapy and exercise. So I decided to try and look into what personal experiences people had with relation to using these three possible…

Can we influence our circadian rhythm?

First, in order to answer this question, we must establish what is thought to be: The main factors

How does our circadian rhythm affect athletic performance?

Mark Taylor (@coolerking198 on twitter) recently asked me to research the affect circadian rhythms have on athletic performance. What on earth is that I thought!? So he sent me a piece of research to start me off.

ACL reconstruction: 13 years on

BACKGROUND September 2008. Kettering rugby club. I am playing in the lock position. I had complained to the coach a few times that my fellow lock kept collapsing – bad technique – and was concerned that someone was going to get injured. I was…