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Men's health, performance, survival, fatherhood. Stoic readings for the modern warrior.

February 22, 2017

In the world of human physical performance, there is an incredible amount of knowledge and science in the realms of strength and conditioning. One of the beautiful aspects of evolutionary biology is that we can see when as a species we were arguably the healthiest, str...

February 22, 2017

Building metabolic efficiency and the application of intermittent fasting for military personnel.

I recently worked with a Gentleman who was serving in the Special Forces on the benefits of intermittent fasting and how it would be useful in a military role.

Throughout my...

February 4, 2017

The scenario: We go for a 3-day hike deep in the Southern Alps, it is heading into winter time and will be cold but we plan appropriately and take adequate supplies and clothing. A river crossing presents itself and we decide we can safely cross in a particular spot. I...

February 4, 2017

In the last 10,000 years, Homo Sapiens have managed to conquer some jaw dropping feats of innovation. From the Pyramids to the New York skyline, the evolution of what our species has been able to create knows no limits, and to think it all started with planting a seed.

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February 4, 2017

Situational Awareness is the ability to identify, process, and comprehend the critical elements of information about what is happening around you. It's a skill we see as invaluable and are always trying to hone. Once tapped into, it's a skill that can be used to avoid...

February 4, 2017

In any emergency, if we can, we should stop and think.
But in some emergencies, there is no time. So we rely on instinct.

The problem is that instinct is designed to save the species, not necessarily the individual.
That's why the first time I know one of my goats is si...

February 4, 2017

Why do we place such an importance on the work we do and practice what we preach? because we never want to get caught with our pants down. We plan for the worst and hope for the best. Does this mean we are paranoid and spend 5 hours of our day prepping? far from it. We...

February 4, 2017

When placed under duress from an unpredictable situation we cannot control, our actions to follow comes from 2 places; our instincts and previous behaviours formed from similar experiences.

On our survival courses, we teach that in a hostile or dangerous situation our i...

February 4, 2017

We work off a 100% sphere that makes up performance. Nutrition could be 40%, movement could be 30%, sleep perhaps 30% etc, you get the idea.

Within the areas of nutrition, we see wild foods as fundamental bedrock. Not so much the idea of running around at night wearing...

February 4, 2017

Today we talk about intermittent fasting, not for its health and longevity benefits, but as an incredible weapon to keep in our survival tool bag. For most people, the idea of going into the wilderness and being forced to navigate harsh terrain and travel long periods...

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