Friday Five 31-03-2017
31 March 2017

Friday Five 31-03-2017

The Friday Papers  –

This week I have been looking at the review of material supporting Thomas Meyers Anatomy Trains theory.

“To provide evidence for the existence of 6 myofascial meridians proposed by Myers based on anatomic dissection studies"


Inspired words -

“The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.”

Thomas A. Edison

Foody Friday -

With a focus on training the connective system of the body, why wouldn’t we look at dietary measures that can help us build connective tissue and joint health. I have been looking into some research regarding the use of dietary collagen for this purpose and there are several studies that caught my eye related to osteoarthritis.

“A growing body of evidence provides a rationale for the use of collagen hydrolysate for patients with OA.”



From the world of MA’s – Pan Ams

A few well known athletes have been pinged for Performance enhancing substances in both BJJ and MMA in recent weeks. Some have stated that it is less of question of who is on PED’s, more who Isn’t!

To check out …

This week I am recommending Strength and conditioning coach, martial artist, researcher and all around awesome guy Steve Maxwell. His depth of knowledge is amazing, check him out on Instagram, facebook and on his website at :  http://www.maxwellsc.com


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