The Best Articles of 2018!

Instead of the usual Sunday Supplement post this week, I thought I’d have a look back at the best articles of the year, both my favourites from the weekly round ups, and the most popular articles from my own blog. Plus, it’s a great excuse to use a Jadakiss album cover on a blog post!

This is a great article from with Dr Mike T Nelson

on metabolic flexibility and getting better at using the

right fuel (carbs or fat) at the right time.

Metabolic Flexibility: how to use carbs and fat as fuel

Dean Somerset nails down everything you could ever need to know about squatting.

Some Squat Stumbling Stones and Solutions for Successful Squat Supremacy

Brilliant article from Nia Shanks on losing the fat loss mindset

Screw fat loss

Tony Gentilcore on why getting stronger might be just what you need.

Getting stronger is corrective

No list would be complete without a great article from Dan John!

The 5 pillars of training

The most viewed selection from

hip flexor pic

2 steps to sort your psoas


Kettlebell finishers for fat loss

fat adaptation

When to use fasted cardio for fat loss

5 things messing up your fat loss (and what to do about it)

High protein breakfasts – starting your day right!

Finally, the top 5 books I’ve read/listened to in the last 12 months.

This was a hard list to narrow down, but here they are:

Atomic habits by James Clear. A fantastic look at habit building.

Why we Sleep by Matthew Walker. This will change your view on the importance of sleep!

Made in Scotland by Billy Connolly. One of my favourite comedians of all time.

Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday. Ryan Holiday on Stoic philosophy.

Past Tense by Jack Reacher. Guilty pleasure, I look forward to the new Jack Reacher every year!

I hope you have an awesome end to 2018. And I’ll see you next year!

Stay strong,


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