Richard’s Blog

Useful ideas for leading a better life

Running The World’s Steepest Race

I ran the Red Bull 400 in Planica, Slovenia in September 2018. My time was 11:06. When I finished the race, I collapsed onto the finishing platform, was dragged away to crash mats on the side where me and the other athletes writhed around in pain for about 5 minutes. I have never done such brutal cardio in all my life. Thanks to my team mates who supported me so much.

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The Benefits of Vitamin D

This video looks at some of the health benefits of supplementing vitamin D. I had a lot of fun researching for this video, and took great pains to examine the primary research materials. Extreme claims require extreme evidence, and I did my best to provide that within the succinct format of this video. My intention is that this video gives anyone a grounding into some of the reasons why vitamin D supplementation is important, but also provides a research launch pad for the more interested enquirer.

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The Benefits of Cod Liver Oil

This video covers the experimentally tested benefits of supplementing Cod Liver oil which include: aiding fat loss, reducing inflammation, helping to prevent a whole host of diseases (including heart disease and stroke). When I made this video, I had a good look through all the medical literature to see what the real benefits of cod liver oil were. Researching for this video was a fun process for me. I tried to put the most useful findings to you in the most convenient form. I hope it helps you.

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The Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil boosts your energy, kills of harmful microbes, aids fat loss, prevents heart disease, and even makes you live longer. This video gives an overview of the science behind the beneficial properties of coconut oil.

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The Benefits of Spirulina

Spirulina is a superfood which contains virtually every nutrient the body needs. It’s anti inflammatory, a powerful antioxidant, boosts energy levels and can remove heavy metals from the body. In this video, I present a summary of research around spirulina and outline some of its wonderful benefits.

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