Engagement on Social Media & Why Baiting doesn’t work.

I’ve just come out of a short meeting I’ve had with a Norse Media client, regarding why their campaigns weren’t quite as successful as they were back in “day dot”. We were talking “Engagement” and how to go about it. Engagement refers to actions on your page and posts, likes, clicks or comments on a video for example.  With Facebook Insights, engagement is defined as post clicks, likes, shares and comments and we had one…

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Protein Pancakes (if you REALLY can’t have regular pancakes….) that don’t suck.

Protein Pancakes – A great way to mix up your breakfast! The internet is awash with recipie, using cottage cheese, oats, eggs, but this is a simple effective recipie that we’ve used for years. The fats in this pancake come from the use of an egg and that we cook them in coconut oil.The carbohydrate comes from the banana, berries and fat free yoghurt and the protein comes from quality whey, egg and yoghurt used…

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Olympvs Athletic Fit Shirt Review

We got our hands on an Olympvs athletic fit shirt and have been putting it through it’s paces for the last 3 months – Here is our review of the smart formal shirt (as worn in the video) that has seen squat sessions, Olympic lifting session, work in a butchery and generally loved to death, by Rich. In summary – The Athletic Fit range of Shirts from Olympvs are amazing. breathable, stretch with no uncomfortable…

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A Very British Blog

Hot drinks are a staple of the British diet and as such, we will almost always come into contact with someone selling something magical to us, but as Brits, we’re naturally sceptical toward anyone who screws with our brews. Tea is fantastic, most of us are used to having a morning brew, an afternoon pick-me-up or a ritual cuppa at some point of the day, however, now, more than ever, people are trying to convince…

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Conditioned to Have no Time!

One of the main reasons we created The Chosen Few, was dealing with adulting. None of us were particularly good at it and our time management sucked, we lost our love of training and short WOD style workouts reignited our love for it.  For a simple taste of the weekly workouts that our chosen crew go through each week, to stay on-top of their individual leader boards, have a peek at the three workouts above.…

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Swiggity Swooty, check that Booty

COMING SOON – FREE BUTT TRAINING GUIDE in order to chose the best movements (meaning, the best exercises to do, to make your butt grow) we need to first, understand the muscle that is “the butt” Here on out, we will be referining the the group of muscles that make up your “butt” , “booty” , “ass” or “hiney” as the “Glutes”. The Glutes are more than just one muscle, but you don’t need to…

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Exercises Women Should Avoid!

Some of the wealthiest people in fitness today have a huge following and turn over more money than many of us can ever imagine.  Hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake and there is such fierce competition, you occasionally see some truths get bent as a way of ‘standing out’ You see, it’s incredibly hard to make fitness and nutrition ‘sexy’; I mean, if we were all on the same page, how would any…

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Caffeine use In Sports

SPORTS THAT LIKELY BENEFIT FROM CAFFEINE USE Endurance sports : Trained cyclics – Hodgson et al 2013: 5mg per kg, 60min pre event. Powder vs instant coffee, placebo and decaf Universally 6mg per kg of BW improved performance in cyclists, Doses of 1.5mg have been negatively linked Desbrow et al 2009 – trained cyclists at 3mg and 1.5mg/kg 1hr pre event from Cox et al interesting research showed well trained cyclists and triathletes work equally…

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Coffee & Training – An Overview of Caffeine use

A review of caffeine levels in hot beverages in the United Kingdom generally show a broad range of 15– 254 mg caffeine per serving across all high street coffees, including espressos, long blacks, lattes, filter and cappuccino style coffees. Coffee strength varies depending on the way it is prepared. Espresso coffee provides the highest concentration (but is served in much smaller quantities), percolated or boiled coffee provide higher concentrations then drip, filter or French press…

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