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The Babyeye – Grip Training

The Babyeye is a free hanging, versatile and ergonomic device to train your whole hanging and gripping system from absolute beginner to superstar. If you haven’t yet managed your first pullup or you’re a seasoned veteran, an obstacle racer or a climber who wants a lightweight training device, the Babyeye is designed for you. Its

OpenTK on .Net Core

Following through the example on the OpenTK site came up with a lot of compiler errors. Here is the extra information required to get up and running with the example. To begin, install Open TK by opening the NuGet package manager: Visual Studio > Tools > NuGet Package Manager > Package Manger ConsoleAt the prompt,

Fibre, Probiotics and the Microbiome

Have you ever heard that you need fibre or roughage (another name for fibre also spelled fiber) in your diet? You may even have seen ‘Added Fibre’ advertised on your food. Fibre is plant carbohydrate such as cellulose which cannot be completely broken down by human digestion. It comes from whole grains, fruit and vegetables.

UKOSF Time Trials 2020

Ninja Nigel vs Alix Arndt on an epic road trip. 5 days, 5 competitions. Day 1, Run 1: Body Hub Obstacle Centre Darryl White has set a 500m undulating energy sapping racetrack shaped course. Run 1 5m34s. Run 2 5m32s, shaving 2 seconds off. Alix sprinted round in 4m55s but fumbled the low rings on

Proteins

Proteins are the building blocks and the builders of your body. Muscles, ligaments, organs, blood vessels, skin, hair and nails are all proteins. The proteins in our foods are broken down during digestion into small pieces called amino acids. There are 20 amino acids which are rebuilt into the 100,000 proteins we need. 8 (for

Carbohydrate

Carbo – hydr – ate = Carbon + Hydrogen + Oxygen. In a typical western diet most of our energy comes from carbohydrates. Rice, potatoes, sugar, starch, bread, flour, fibre and many other foods have a high carbohydrate content. Most natural food sources for carbohydrates: grains, vegetables and fruit contain many other nutrients and also

Sugar

There are many sugars: galactose in milk and exciting new polyols (sugar alcohols) which sweeten food without adding as many calories as normal sugar. All sugars are carbohydrates. Normal sugar, also called table sugar, is a mixture of two sugars: Glucose and Fructose. Whether you’re eating sugar, syrup, honey, high fructose corn syrup, brown, white,