3 Tips to Identify Good Milk Chocolate

It’s a dark time for our dark indulgence, my friends, which raises an important question. How can a foodie identify good milk chocolate in a world of cheap and nasty fakes?

Most of what you find in shops will leave you grimacing at the taste of waxy cocoa butter substitutes and overwhelmed by excess sugar. But never fear, it’s possible to strike gold without paying a fortune for the best artisanal offerings.

Marks & Spencer Milk Chocolate With Sicilian Sea Salt, no wrapper
An example of some great milk chocolate: Marks & Spencer Milk Chocolate With Sicilian Sea Salt, reviewed here.

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Max Strength & Muscle With Just 5 ½ Exercises

Our bodies aren’t naturally inclined towards maximum strength and muscle*, which means a strong stimulus is required to force changes.

It’s logical to think we’d need a lot of different exercises, each with its own contribution towards building a large adaptive response. However, decades of training and experimentation has taught me that just five will do it.

Incredible Hulk - maximum strength & muscle with just 5.5 exercises
Fairly certain this guy used only five exercises, and look at his results!

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Fasting, Coffee & Nicotine – the Perfect Nootropic

Nootropics have received a lot of attention in recent years. In case you haven’t heard the term, it basically refers to drugs that sharpen mental function.

If you’re wise, the idea of regularly using such substances probably strikes you as a bad idea. Normally any drug with a substantial benefit comes at a cost—some kind of detrimental impact on health or quality of life.

However, I’ve found it’s possible to elicit a nootropic effect daily with no noticeable downsides.

Neurons

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6 Best Practices of Fat Loss

Yo-yo dieting isn’t wise nutrition management, but it turned out to have a major benefit. Doing it for more than a decade made me an expert at losing body fat (unfortunately it didn’t teach me how to keep it off—that came later).

All fat loss requires is that you burn more energy than you take in. It’s a simple concept, but there is a lot of room for error in how you choose to do it.

The principles listed here form the basis of an extremely effective fat loss program. They also help prevent the bad outcomes that so many diets result in, such as rebounds from excessive metabolic adaptation.

Joseph Westrupp, lean torso, theTasteofBliss

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