All posts tagged "new"

  • Cyberpunk and Transhuman Technologies You Can Try Right Now (Or Very Soon!)

    Transhuman technology is any technology that allows us to ‘upgrade’ ourselves in terms of our physical athleticism, our intelligence, our senses, our longevity or in any other capacity. There are many different schools of thought within transhumanism...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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    Why We’re Drawn to Action and How to Get Better at Anything

    I’ve discussed many times on this blog how good playing computer games is for your cognitive performance. It can speed reaction times, decision making and even visual acuity (1) and it’s easy to see why: video games...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • The Role of Rhythm in Martial Arts and Athletic Performance – And How to Train It

    “Music is the pleasure that the human soul encounters from counting without knowing that it is counting.” – Leibniz Beat deafness is a type of ‘amusia’ that leaves those affected with no discernable sense of rhythm. That...

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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  • Does Muscle Slow You Down?

    People give a lot of reasons for not wanting to start working out and some of these are certainly more legitimate than others. For those who are interested in training mainly to improve their athletic and physical...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • What Happens in the Brain When You Plan and Execute a Movement

    When you perform even a simple movement, it involves a huge amount of activity in the brain. Even something as simple as catching a ball requires you to plan the movement, decide to act, calculate speed, weight...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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  • The Best Video Games for Brain Training

    I’ve discussed a few times in the past how beneficial playing computer games can be for your brain. And I’m not talking about ‘brain training’ games either (go away Nintendo Brain Age!). I’m talking good-old platform games...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • What You Didn’t Know About Muscle Fiber Types and Your Central Nervous System

    I know you’ve probably heard it all before, fast twitch and slow twitch muscle fiber yada yada… It’s been done to death and for the most part it doesn’t much affect your training. Right? Well actually, I’d...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • I’ll Be Back Soon (Been Getting Married!)

    Hey guys! For any regular readers out there this message is just to appologise for the lack of recent content and to explain. I’ve been getting married you see (huzzah!) and am currently away on honeymoon in...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • iQuzil Nootropic Review – A Dodgy ‘Learning Accelerator’

    iQuzil is a nootropic, ‘learning accelerator’, that comes from thoughtfoods.co.uk. Branded as the ‘Best Nootropic’ (obviously for the benefit of the search engines) it has all the hallmarks of being… as dodgy as you like. But it’s...

    • Posted August 3, 2015
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  • The Role of Your Center of Mass in Parkour and Martial Arts

    Here’s an idea that almost everyone obsessed with their physical performance has at some point: why not wear ankle weights all the time? Then, when you take them off, you’ll be super fast and agile right? Well,...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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