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What does it mean to live and breathe health/movement coaching?

Dominic RapsonComment

“If you don’t wear it, don’t share it” Paul Chek

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Assisting an already strong full back lever into even better form and helping increase isometric hold. 

To me being a decent health and movement coach is not about being the best/strongest and the most famous. It’s about consistently progressing ones own knowledge and fulfilling the experience of each method, idea and belief. If you are doing such a profession, it has to be a passion you would fulfill regardless of money and who is around you. It’s a practice that starts with your own gain and need to be as healthy as possible.

By this I mean, I work my primal/holistic nutrition in the science and name of longevity/performance, but not for work, but for my own health and appreciation for my body and life. What I then do is share it with enthusiasm and energy to others, aiming not to make followers, but inspire others to look after themselves the same. 

Walk in your own light and truth of consistent results, by the hard work applied to give yourself the best. When you give yourself the best and stick to your path to search for optimum in everything you do, people will notice and be motivated to get their own excellent results. 

 

Love the bits during warm ups and in between sets to catch up with all the different personalities and get some laughs in.

Love the bits during warm ups and in between sets to catch up with all the different personalities and get some laughs in.

When it comes to nutrition, you see far too many coaches that go through periods of looking aesthetic and times fat, high energy and strength, low energy and libido. Meanwhile selling you loads of uncessarry food products they don’t take often or are harmed by and a plan that is only for the time under their supervision.

This teaches the client nothing and the coach stays in the same loop of ideas for their understanding on nutrition and nutritional sciences. 

I strive for feeling the experience of new sciences and topics, while researching them from every angle. Only from experience with studying can one be confident in what they do or do not do. 

But being the image of perfect and a know it all is also not ideal, for then there is no relativity to those new to the ways and a honesty to your students on the hard work taken to achieve, the days of failure and frustration to be successful. As a coach being patient and humble reflects the time you have put into the discipline you are teaching, and watching/instructing others through the same, being able to listen to your clients and connect on the level they need.  

 

As a movement coach, if you are not training consistently and exploring different techniques with the goal of understanding them, you won’t be bringing much excitement and progression to your long term clients. Be open with what has failed, what is new you have learnt, regardless of where you got it from, and use the exprience to guide your clients into the same excitement over a new skill or exercise, you know will benefit them the same way it has you. 

Also don’t be afraid to do other coaches programs or workshops and be open to your clients about it, some times we all need a coach in a specific area we are blind in. This only allows us to come back to work with further exprience and knowledge to share and maximise potential for excellent progress.

 

 

Student Progression of one arm back lever. 

Student Progression of one arm back lever. 

Always focus on what the student can do and not what they can’t, but be honest about where they are on the journey and give positive reinforcement to work the movements needed to achieve their desired skill.

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I like to warm up with my clients and students, as to me a motivating coach, is bouncing on their feet and demonstrating exercises. But always be upfront about when you are tired and need to rest from your own training to avoid injuries. This is where verbal skills as a coach is a must. Giving clear precise and descriptive commands and queues for exercises.

 

Good verbal clear instructions during the exercise helps remind students to engage correct areas when new to the movements. 

Good verbal clear instructions during the exercise helps remind students to engage correct areas when new to the movements. 

And he unlocked the one arm on the high bar. 

And he unlocked the one arm on the high bar. 

What to expect from our Workshops? 

 

 

Underground 1 30/31st March - Underground 2 20/21st April - Underground 3 4/5 May - Nirvana Strengh Bali 4th August

Underground 1 30/31st March - Underground 2 20/21st April - Underground 3 4/5 May - Nirvana Strengh Bali 4th August

Our workshops are a duo experience where you will be lead by two coaches specialising in two different methods of training, but two methods that go hand in hand to achieve greater strength and health of your body.

Both of us train each others methods and coach each other in our specialities, with a thorough understanding of what each other does and how to fit the training into solid weekly programming.

So what to expect in our workshops, apart from getting to know each other and having a good laugh over the weekend. 

We will assess your level of fitness and your body’s mobility, then working through a balance of needed strength drills, and mobility focus to allow development in the joints and muscles with nervous system connection, to execute and recover from the training properly. 

From basic to intermediate conditioning of strength, unique mobility exercises for your body and advanced strength holds/movement, we will teach the how, but also the when and the understanding of how to group strength and mobility exercises together. Also importantly and a big focus of the workshop, is which days to do certain movements around other training disciplines you are using these skills we are offering to enhance your other training. 

 

Skills covered :

Day 1

L/V-Sits and compression mobility  

Hamstring tightness or weakness identification  

Dragon Squats

Sissy Squat / Active Hero

Skin the cat / Shoulder dislocates  

Day 2

Back and Front Lever

Pancake splits

Front splits  

Muscle up

 

 

  Who would this be beneficial for?   Gym goers and general body weight/ flexibility enthusiasts, looking to build muscle, strength and mobility in a balanced routine. Starting off right means, not getting heavier with muscle and stiff, but having functional strength connection and freedom in all angles of joint movement needed for health.  Bodybuilders/Powerlifters/Olympiclifters/Athletics, that need maximal force and recovery of their joints to keep lifting. Having great recruitment of individual parts of their body with contractile awareness of muscle groups, means more force production. More mobility and balanced tensions/muscle length, less risk of injury and discomfort in the joints being compressed.  MMA and Boxers, developing more stamina in the core and utilising core for further torque in their punches and kicks. Also improving dynamic and passive flexibility for jujitsu, getting out of holds or slipping out of grapples.  Pole Dancers and bigginer Breakdancers/dancers - Needing to develop core strength and upper body strength for their disciplines. But most importantly having the upper and lower body mobility to perform the movements elegantly and prevent injury. These disciplines generally create one sided patterns in muscle activition. Learn how to balance this out.   Dominic Rapson - WCO streetsport & Holistic Coach : will be leading the instruction on core engagement, neuromuscular enhancement, skill programming and skill training.    Antoinnete Weatherley - Yoga & Mobility/Movement Instructor : will be covering teachings of indentyfying musculature weakness and tightness. Mobility drills to strengthen and to stretch with myofacial release. Covering the programming and the training routines for sought after flexibility poses and holds such as the pancake and splits. Also active mobility drills for strength movements such as dragon squats and shoulder dislocates.    Together we aim to provide the on hand experience to do the training methods in good form and safely to the level and current condition of your unique body. Then leaving you with the tools to program your continuation of goals and needs for the rest of the year and further.    Aimed at helping progress strength and mobility for all aspects of movement and functionality.

 Who would this be beneficial for?

Gym goers and general body weight/ flexibility enthusiasts, looking to build muscle, strength and mobility in a balanced routine. Starting off right means, not getting heavier with muscle and stiff, but having functional strength connection and freedom in all angles of joint movement needed for health.

Bodybuilders/Powerlifters/Olympiclifters/Athletics, that need maximal force and recovery of their joints to keep lifting. Having great recruitment of individual parts of their body with contractile awareness of muscle groups, means more force production. More mobility and balanced tensions/muscle length, less risk of injury and discomfort in the joints being compressed.

MMA and Boxers, developing more stamina in the core and utilising core for further torque in their punches and kicks. Also improving dynamic and passive flexibility for jujitsu, getting out of holds or slipping out of grapples.

Pole Dancers and bigginer Breakdancers/dancers - Needing to develop core strength and upper body strength for their disciplines. But most importantly having the upper and lower body mobility to perform the movements elegantly and prevent injury. These disciplines generally create one sided patterns in muscle activition. Learn how to balance this out.

Dominic Rapson - WCO streetsport & Holistic Coach : will be leading the instruction on core engagement, neuromuscular enhancement, skill programming and skill training.

Antoinnete Weatherley - Yoga & Mobility/Movement Instructor : will be covering teachings of indentyfying musculature weakness and tightness. Mobility drills to strengthen and to stretch with myofacial release. Covering the programming and the training routines for sought after flexibility poses and holds such as the pancake and splits. Also active mobility drills for strength movements such as dragon squats and shoulder dislocates.

Together we aim to provide the on hand experience to do the training methods in good form and safely to the level and current condition of your unique body. Then leaving you with the tools to program your continuation of goals and needs for the rest of the year and further.

Aimed at helping progress strength and mobility for all aspects of movement and functionality.

Healing the Ancestral Way

Dominic RapsonComment

I broke both my wrists at the same time 3 years ago. What happened within my body and the swift pace of recovery, gave me in-depth experience with the science and historical evidence I already knew. From that point on, fine tuning the protocols and going deeper into the science, has led to the same incredible swift recovery from many different types of injuries and in many different types of people.

Breaking both my wrists from this fall, rushed into a rare and complicated surgery. In casts for 5 months and 4 months full recovery. Carpal tunnel decompression, all small wrist bones shattered and pinned down, a screw into my radius. The right wrist, shattered clean and needed no surgery.

So how did I go from a bulk 84kg, down to 70kg in 5 months and back to 80kg in 4 months? 

 

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84kg

So you can see the differences in my body composition, I stayed lean,  but lost a lot of muscle and of course my nervous system also lost strength gains/movement patterns.

Is there anything you can do to reduce strength loss and muscle loss? Well we know at 14 days in stagnant, the body will start to lose muscle mass and strength. So the only focus should be recovering the tissues as quickly as possible, to allow some comfortable movement and start some contractions in the muscle.

If you want my in depth do it yourself protocols for dealing with training injuries or accidents, head to Ebook page and download Ancestral Recovery Manual.  

70kg

70kg

So why is muscle mass so important and connected to longevity, injuries give us a lot of insight into how important muscle mass is. 

Not only does good muscle mass reduce the amount of damage from impact, it keeps your bones dense. The doctors told me that because my wrist and arms were so well built up, it stopped my elbows and shoulders from being damaged from the way I landed, the wrists were strong enough to absorb all the shock/force from the fall. 

But now the science of what is happening within -

 

The body used a lot of the muscle tissue and fatty marrow stores I created from being Keto/Primal over 3 years. Even though during recovery I was consistently replenishing with more animal products from biodynamic pork, beef, and raw dairy, it was much faster for my body to utilise my own stores as I rested to deliver repairing components at the scene of trauma.

Upon coming out of surgery I fasted 72 hours, this was to allow my liver to clean the anaesthetic, morphine and other drugs used by the surgeons. Also as we know some fasting stress promotes growth hormone into the bloodstream, so I intermittently fasted every morning, did long walks to promote further growth hormone and medicated pain with smoking marijuana. Marijuana’s slightly reduces testosterone when smoked, but is also a homesis that promotes slight stress, this raises metabolism and gets the body working. 

If you are constantly bombarding your body with food during an injury, your body will be dealing with breaking that food down, rather than time spent on the immune system and managing inflammation/angiogenesis. It’s not that you have to eat little, I ate a lot at each meal, all of the fats/high cholesterol, protein, calcium and phenolic compounds. But this was all within 1 big meal or 2, 6 hours apart and after 12-14 hours fasted.

We know that having a great abundance of carnatine/carnosine/tryptophan will make excellent lean muscle mass (all found in red meat) and high cholesterol will allow intercellular carry through into your bones to make healthy marrow. Along with sunshine vitamin d and calcium from raw dairy and meat, your bones will create more tissue and harden faster.

By consistently building up your bone marrow stores with building blocks (amino acids, calcium, and pre cursors to hormones/IGF1) on daily basis, you will maximise the response to quick recovery. Your osteoclasts, osteoblasts, osteocytes will be able to quickly breakdown/reabsorb the bone while constructing from the stores right there at the site. This means quick reaction, breakdown of harmed tissue and immediate rebuild. Much like firefighters having a large source of water right at the site of a fire to combat the fire.

This also applies to starvation, where the more muscle mass you carry, the more energy production you will have to survive for longer. Why do older long term vegans suffer a lot of injuries and do not recover well? Well that’s because during their many years, they have been getting by, by eating away at their marrow stores to cope with fuelling the body and building it up from stress. So when they have a breakage, the bone cells have nothing immediate to draw from and need to go through the longer process of breaking it down from food, storing and then utilising.

 

Apart from the real foods I eat, I also incorporated the fastest growing bone in the animal kingdom and raised my growth hormone. Deer Antler Velvet spray from @buckedupsupps

 

I suggest incorporating this for performance and healing, more minerals flushed into your marrow the better.   Head to my IG - @origins.nutrition for USA and UK discounts on this product, and read more about how to recover and dosages in Ancestral Recovery Ebook. 

I suggest incorporating this for performance and healing, more minerals flushed into your marrow the better. 

Head to my IG - @origins.nutrition for USA and UK discounts on this product, and read more about how to recover and dosages in Ancestral Recovery Ebook. 

3rd World Countries and Dependency on Cattle.

Dominic RapsonComment

Can we stop desertification and malnutrition in Africa with the help of cattle? 

Naturally Aesthetic. 

Naturally Aesthetic. 

Africa has had a deep rooted relationship with these ruminants, from hunting to herding them, useful tools for farming. The Egyptians were all over it. 

African cows, herding on the plains, where farmers have to keep watch for big cats and dogs looking for an easy meal. 

African cows, herding on the plains, where farmers have to keep watch for big cats and dogs looking for an easy meal. 

Hunting and more domestic tribes, use cattle for their survival, they drink their milk and blood, sometimes in combination. And these people are not malnourished, smaller due to not the same amounts of food, but strong. 

Certain parts of Africa are drying up and the land becoming desert. Not much arable land for crops. But parts utilising cattle to fertilise the soil, move the soil around and help moisture be retained. Are slowly recovering their fertile land, soon habitats and food for other animals grazing and predatory. 

 Trying to mimic the roles of wild herdsThat protective layer, it turns out, is vital for healthy soils that trap carbon, break down methane and produce more grasses every year to feed returning grazers. In turn, those herds feed predators like lions, cheetahs and, yes, human beings. - https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/can-livestock-grazing-stop-desertification/

 

Just like the mistake of culling elephants because they moved a lot of soil around and uprooted vegetation was destroying the land. When their numbers reduced, the land quickly began to die and dry up. 

 

Lets talk more of the science behind the nature of ruminants and soil, and also humans farming/herding the ancestral way. It was not up until tribes reached numbers of in the thousands for their population, that they began to settle more in soil/stone built home communities. Still hunting and at the same time farming land. This enabled the population to grow and eventually the easy to control food for quick calories became more of the norm..and perhaps even disturbed our evolution...maybe even reverted us slightly, rather than just bringing development to a hault.

 

Within each food availability scenario, plants-only diets required 444–522 g more food solids than those with animal products to meet nutrient requirements. This lower solids intake is evidence of the higher essential nutrient density of animal-based food products, which has also been identified by research focusing on improving nutrient density of diets in developing nations and indigenous populations. -  https://www.pnas.org/content/114/48/E10301

 

 Livestock are not part of the solution but vital to reversing desertification. Let me explain. Desertification is the end result of the available rainfall becoming increasingly less effective. It is occurring to varying degrees in vast regions of the world where atmospheric humidity is erratic due to rainfall that is seasonal in nature. Throughout history people have associated desertification with overgrazing by too many livestock. This deep belief has assumed scientific validity and I too fell into that trap and published papers that today are embarrassing to me.

The vast grasslands, savannahs and man-made deserts that constitute the greatest areas of the world’s land experience seasonal rainfall and thus dry or dormant periods in every year — high or low rainfall. They do not enjoy the more even distribution of humidity of even low rainfall areas in much of Europe or some, mainly coastal, areas of the United States (US). In such seasonal environments perennial grass plants, and their dead litter, provide most of the soil cover and more so as rainfall gets lower and insufficient for a full canopy tree cover. Such grass plants co-evolved with their living soils and the vast herding herbivore populations that sustain pack-hunting predators. Most perennial grasses have growing points close to ground level, out of harm’s way because they co-existed with billions of grazing herbivores.

Grass plants grow profusely during the growing season, but as the atmosphere dries off most of the plant above ground dies. This dead plant mass, dying with in a compressed few months every year, needs to decay biologically and rapidly for growth to continue uninterrupted in the following season. However in the absence of adequate grazing herbivores the dead material that stands upright shifts from rapid biological decay to gradual breakdown through oxidation and weathering. This gradual breakdown leads to the dead material filtering and inhibiting light from reaching growth points and thus provoking the death of many grass plants. What follows varies with the amount of rainfall. If the precipitation level is high enough, grassland shifts to shrubs and trees, or else where lower, it shifts to bare generally algae-covered soil and desert bushes.

As grass/plant spacing opens and bare soil increases, the available rainfall becomes less effective — leading to desertification. Rain that soaks into the soil largely evaporates out of the soil surface in subsequent days. Or, if large falls of rain occur, most of the rainwater flows off — causing flooding. This is why both droughts and floods have increased in frequency and severity even where no change in rainfall has yet occurred. This process happens more rapidly where rainfall is lowest.

In such environments, before humans killed off most wild herbivores, rainfall effectiveness and health of grasslands was maintained by masses (billions) of large herding animals with bunching behaviour as protection from pack-hunting predators. Bunching, even where no migration occurs, ensures movement off of dung and urine fouled ground, so constant movement led to trampling, grazing, dunging and urinating thus maintaining overall soil cover and grassland health.

Following the killing of most herbivores and their replacement by relatively few domesticated livestock, humans would soon have learned that the grasslands began dying if not burned using fire. While fire does remove the moribund material and thus keep adult grass plants alive prolonging the grassland, it also exposes soil and leads to wider plant spacing and thus desertification over time.

 

The last 3 paragraphs taken from - https://ourworld.unu.edu/en/reversing-desertification-with-livestock

Please read further and get a deeper understanding, I could not have written it better. This information applies to most 3rd world countries suffering from malnutrition, desertification from climate change, and of course ruining top soil by focusing on crops/monocroping for western countries..not sustainable. 

Has there really never been a Carnivore experiment before or study...

Dominic RapsonComment

I think if people actually remember to check the past, I don’t mean dwell on the past.. but just look back once in a while lol, you will find there has been.

 

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We will be talking about Vilhjalmur, although there are far earlier explorers, but his story of being stuck with the Inuit is one not very well known. And damn it should be the most known, but anyway here’s a link of all the others in order - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Arctic_expeditions

 

Vilhjalmur Stefansson, lived with a few different Inuit family’s in uncharted territory over 4 years. During this time he lived off only their diet, their schedules and followed life exactly as the artic people do. The Canadian was mostly interested in their nutrition, health and living conditions.

Not only him but also fellow expedition sailors and research colleagues, hunted and ate a variaty of sea mammals/fish, bears and migrating large ruminants such as caribou.

The Inuits ate 3-4 times a day, and dealt with the extreme colds very well, due to high amounts of calories from fat and protein. They ate nothing that had carbohydrates and also did not use or have any salt to add to foods, eating most of their meat raw and boiled.

They would preserve their food by freezing and drying, eating high fish (slightly rotten), and they would eat their fish slightly frozen, almost as hard as an ice cream left out the freezer for 5 minutes in room temperature. Also had no real problems eating slightly rotten red meat at the end of summer/autumn, with the odd polar bear meat and organs also. 

They generally ate one thing at a time and in its season, only sometimes mixing fats from other animals to leaner proteins from another animal if needed, such a seal blubber or whale blubber.  They chewed all the fatty parts of bones and ate cartilage/tendons raw and swallowed pieces whole. The heart and kidneys were fed to kids and the liver and all other parts fed to their sledge dogs. They ate little to no organs and were thriving on their favourite fats, full of fat soluble vitamins.

They had remarkably strong bones, energy, resistance to cold and musculature, which was only seen at night in their ice homes, heated by lamps burning fat oil, in which 20+ would sleep in completely naked. Their baggy clothes made of skin and left to dry for the next day of hunting and hard work to survive, they were not fat as their clothes may make them look and their round faces are genetics.

The Canadians explorers at 1st hated their diet and the Inuits would cook their fish differently for them. After 3-6 months, the explorers ate just like them and craved/loved their diet and reported never being bored of just meat. Upon returning back to boats, where they had a kitchen and western food, many felt sick and lethargic from the food, wanting to return back to their all meat diet. Although new comers that only stayed a few weeks, never adapted and would not return or try to be on meat alone, not enough adaptation time. 

Upon returning to North America, with growing vegetarian propaganda, no one believed the explorers and the different ethnicity’s of sailors, all survived on an all meat diet and actually thrived by feeling really strong and looking physically slim and fit.

 

The doctors and chemist at Bellevue Clinic, took in Vilhjalmur and an American called Anderson for a year long, extremely controlled and watched by lock and key study during 1928-1929, to see if they would become ill and what biochemically was occurring within their body’s.

2,100 calories from fat and 500 from protein a day, eating lamb/beef/chicken/bacon, no dairy or organs what so ever. Some raw or pink in the middle and some medium well cooked.

Over the year,  they lost excess fat, built muscle, stopped hair loss, raised their immune system in which around the time a nasty flu was admitting people to Bellevue and people were dying in the hospital, the carnivores shock off in a few days and looked healthier than previous times before the exploration and study.

Both explorers/study subjects developed no illness and had no cravings or wants for anything other than fatty meat. 

 

Instead of giving too much, time again if interested to do your own thinking and research. So I suggest you buy the book - Not by Bread Alone by Vilhjalmur Stefansson 

I hope I have sparked again your interest to look deeper than the years 2000. 

 

Read up and please share and or leave a comment if this was insightful for you. 

Read up and please share and or leave a comment if this was insightful for you. 

Tribes have gains

Ancestral, Holistic, Ebook, Nutrition, PrimalDominic RapsonComment

Can we be robust and energetic on meat alone? Many of us are finding that’s a simple yes, even with little hypertrophic stimulation in the gym involved. This new so called carnivore trend, is it a trend or are we just copying the humans that got us here? Why is history repeating and many of us coming back to this old relationship to food, is that a trend, they come and go..? 

This so called trend has and still is consistent from millions of years to now...definitely popular for some reason ;) 

Andamnese Tribe : One of the earliest African natives of Asia and original inhabitants of India.

Andamnese Tribe : One of the earliest African natives of Asia and original inhabitants of India.

So why are coastal tribes so remarkably healthy, with low body fat and well developed musculature built in the purpose of their survival needs and environmental mechanics to navigate?

Could the answers just simply be, the food, the movement, the environment, I think it’s pretty obvious in both nature and science.

How do they build and maintain such strong, lean and muscular body’s all year round with no fatigue or modern diseases.

 

Lets begin with the food, 

 

These people fast when necessary and feast at every opportunity available, no measurements or same day meal timings, and nor any broad selection of food. Their calories come from 50+ % of fat and the rest protein, with the odd seasonal or avoiding starvation glucose from fruit and or some root starches prepared safely.

The stress of fasting is a homsesis effect these people under go in scarcity, unlucky hunts and illness. They utilise this stress naturally to rejuvenate their body’s, a brief break for the digestive system, a clean up of cells/mitochondria and of course eating up some of your own stored body for energy. Releasing any stored toxins to be dealt with by Liver, Kidneys, Skin and Colon. 

When they feast, it will be a hunted animal if a good hunt, accompanied by fish, shellfish, mollusc. Not often all mixed together, when something is in season, focus is generally on that 1 food. 

These people are eating a lot of phenolic compounds, fermented plant nutrients by the animals into their fat, along with lots of cholesterol/fat, especially DHA fats and a lot of protein which within has carnitine/carnosine.

We know cholesterols role and how it functions in our cells (if you don’t know, lots on this In ebook To Thrive With Vitality), so the intercellular activities of HDL & LDL is the key function that makes them so important to have In abundance within your body.

LDL transports the cholesterol assimilated in the liver to peripheral tissues, this will eventually go into synthesis of steroids and into membranes. HDL, once the LDL has delivered nutrients and itself and made the exchange, HDL comes round and cleans up the exchange/left over back to the liver to be stored.

So you already get a hint of what’s needed to get nutrients (building blocks) into your muscles in order to make repairs and growth. But there’s more to this, such as amino acids and omega 3-6 (want in-depth on this, refer to ebook) , and it’s not about quantity, but quality of those proteins and fats.

These tribes do not have the luxury and comfortability of large or frequent meals of their choice. They also are adapted to this way, just how I give form and structure to adapt back more intuitive thoughts and reactions to food with clients. So this is also why you do not see any looking like bodybuilders, but just slightly more muscular than average on and off gym goer, who eats well.

 

In the windward islands of the Caribbean I use to catch and eat Lobster often. High in DHA, protein and minerals, complete source of nutrition for the brain and body. 

In the windward islands of the Caribbean I use to catch and eat Lobster often. High in DHA, protein and minerals, complete source of nutrition for the brain and body. 

When your getting lots of cholesterol and protein/fat/collagen and fat soluble vitamins/minerals, you have a larger workforce to carry your nutrients and keep your bloodways empty and strong after each exchange into your cells/mitochondria. Not only this as remember cholesterol is a pre cursor to many chemical pathways of hormones to be created and utilised optimally, and one of the main for building muscle, testosterone and growth hormone. 

Eating a full protein source with fat, will fill up your marrow and amino acids store (used in survival during long fasts and starvation from lack of food availability), but when these stores are full and consistently rejuvenating themselves, the focus will turn to adding more lean tissue on your frame, now this of course even more so if stimulating resistance stress in all of the muscles.  Elevated growth hormone with testosterone levels high, and receiving lots of tissue and organ building blocks, muscle is built. Of course there is slight gluconeogenis that occurs delivering some glucose to be stable. Such as 4g in the bloodstream and up to 300g stored in the liver for emergency. This keeps your energy high from ketones and fats, the little glucose will not disrupt vitamin balances, water or mitochondria.

Yup all of this done without a single fibre/carb in sight. 

 

Now the tribes are also strong and energetic due to the amount of creatine, vitamin K2, Iron and this enables faster atp production and exchange (Mitochondria power, the power of the cells), giving a raise in strength just like creatine powder.. 

Their mitochondria react and work optimally, also due to correct exposure to sunlight, no blue light pollution, and good circadian rhythms. All this will help assimilate vitamin D3, keep DHA in the body high (for anti inflammatory purposes of physical stress and living), and keep their cortisol, insulin, adrenaline levels in check.

 

If you have not tried red light therapy , it’s worth it @redlightrising . Discount codes on @origins.nutrition

 

Look deeper into Carnitine in red meat - important in energy production  and transports of long-chain fatty acids to be oxidised (saturated fats)

 

 Carnosine - builds our muscle tissue and brain tissue, heavy concentrations in those areas, maintain longevity of the body and power of the brain as we age...only found in red meat...or some bullshit pill....make the intelligent dicision x