This is may be my second or third successful attempt at a slow 720 degrees rotation while keeping my body in a straight line as much as anatomically possible. Naturally, I am going through a Front Lever, then into a Back Lever and all the way down closing the circle. Then back up again – […]
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My name is Ivan 'Colo' Nikolov. I am a former competitive natural bodybuilder, a former specialty bakery owner, an engineer by education, an entrepreneur by spirit and an avid explorer of human health and functional fitness.
In my last article I wrote about the different dietary protein needs in general. I also expressed that although it is clear who needs baseline protein levels (current RDA), who needs more than that and who needs less, it is still not very clear how to determine the exact needs for each individual. In order […]
Protein, as opposed to carbohydrates, is an essential macro nutrient – meaning you must have it in your diet because you can’t live without it – not for very long. Different people have different demands for the amount of protein they should consume. Earlier today I listened to a podcast by Chris Kresser. Chris discussed […]
Do you have a health, wellness, training or diet and nutrition-related question? If yes, now you can ask me directly here on my website. For the longest time I’ve been getting questions sent to me via the Contact form on my website. There is nothing wrong with this – always glad if I could help […]
I came across this interesting video on Zurich Minds – it’s about social motivation (external stimuli) and how it affects internal regulatory variables in humans. More precisely the talks is about the ancestrally-traceable relationship between what scientists call Welfare Trade-off Ratio (how we expect others to treat us) and anger. The talk was given by […]
Yesterday I discovered and watched (several times) two Youtube videos – each very inspiring in its own right. The first video: ‘Frank Medrano – Superhuman Bodyweight Workout Domination’. All I can say is it looks to me that gravity doesn’t exist for this guy! Watch it. Tell me you don’t feel inspired. Tell me this […]