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  • A song of silence - Dairy in a healthy lifestyle

    Quality time needed to read: 7 minutes


    A song of silence
    Health benefits of dairy in a fit and active life



    Dairy

    For quite a few years, some health 'experts' tried to steer people away from consuming dairy products, Like it was a stain of venom tainting peoples health with the plague of obesity and diabetes. Other child hood horror stories where told about milk and dairy making guys more female thanks to the cow´s natural estrogen found in dairy products. But personally i have been saying for a very long time that anyone being serious about their health and keeping fit and active should in fact embrace and include ecologically and animal friendly produced dairy in their daily food.
  • A healthy life - facts and science

    Quality time needed to read: 1 minute


    Fit and active vs Aging
    The Science of Health



    While we have always had fit and healthy people running around the vast regions of this planet all the way from the stone age when we first started to cook our food all through every stage of our human history, it really isn't until now that we have truly started to understand the science of it all.
    Not just the science of being fit and how to best attain it. But the science of improving life and health itself by keeping active and healthy is now dropping its veil in never before seen ways.

  • Worldwide - threatened mammals

    Quality time needed to read: 1 minute


    Top and Bottom
    Endangered Species, not naughty ties and fun





    This is a short look at the current state of the world. The best and worst performing countries, right now, when it comes to their role as caregivers for all the mammals out there.













Last Few Published Books and Articles

  • Homo Sapiens, the mutant child and our planetary surfboard on which we surf the Universe. Updated.

    Quality time needed: 10 minutes


    We surf across a sea of gravitational waves
    The Science of a healthy life



    Planet Earth. Our bluish marble of brown and green.
    Apex species. Planet Earth is inhabited by a rapidly evolving humanoid species which as this planet's current primary apex predator is actually made up by a lineage of multiple humanoid species as it's diverse genetic origin.

    Mutant name. Contemporary humans.
    Planetary trajectory, unknown.

    The entire planet, solar system and milky way galaxy dart and weave, jump and spin all over the place inside the known universe.
    Speed of planetary travel, millions of kilometer per hour. ( Not millions actually, just 828,000 kilometers per hour to be exact )

  • Box your way to increased health and fitness. The beauty of MMA.

    Quality time needed: 16 minutes


    MMA Workout
    Body and Health through MMA
    The Science of a healthy life



    Movement in feet and body. Hooks, cross, jab, kicks and uppercut. Knees and elbows all combined make for a wonderful way towards better health and fitness. Mastering martial arts makes you better at self defense, sure. But more importantly it provides tremendous health and fitness benefit no matter age and previous experience. And it is great fun too, enjoyed as much by men as it is enjoyed by girls.

  • The Science of shaping your Gluteus for better health and fitness: Hip Thrust

    Quality time needed: 7 minutes


    A fit ass
    will benefit your entire body
    The Science of a healthy life



    Squat, Deadlifts, Lunges. The holy trinity of leg and ass workouts. And for good reason. They shape you, push you, and evolve your entire body and health better than anything else out there. But, there are of course a lot of other exercises out there that also work. One of those is the odd bird called 'Hip thrust'. And while I usually prefer compound exercises over smaller and more focused exercises this is actually a wonderful exercise for keeping your ass not just fit and toned, but as a side effect your entire body healthy and strong as well. In fact, as far as your gluteus go, Hip thrust is scientifically speaking the number one exercise when it comes down to isolating & activating that delicious looking thing that is your ass.

  • Sustainable Food: Designed eco prawns. Sustainable, healthy, eco and animal friendly prawns.

    Quality time needed: 6 minutes


    Healthy living & Tasty Food
    Sustainable Designer Prawns
    The Science of a healthy life



    We all know that seafood has the potential to stand right next to chicken ( and insects :P ) as the by far healthiest meat options. But seafood is not at all an easy choice since it has it´s fair share of major issues. Over fishing, depleted and completely unsustainable fish stocks. Insane amount of human caused pollution in the sea ( which affect both our own health as well as the health of a long range of animal species ), lackluster nutritional information, and even human slavery. There is a lot of reasons why anyone conscious enough to live a healthy and active lifestyle would choose to not include seafood in their daily food choices.


    So, how about the best thing? The taste and texture and nutrition of shrimps, but without all the negative side effects of the fishing industry?.
    Enter, eco friendly and sustainable algae-based, vegan shrimps.

  • Healthy and tasty food: Fresh Scandinavian cloudberry smoothie

    Quality time needed: 5 minutes


    Healthy living & Tasty Food
    a fresh taste from the Scandinavian wilderness
    The Science of a healthy life



    Keeping fit and healthy requires not just daily physical activity and proper recovery, those activities and your ongoing health demands tasty and healthy food to fuel your body and mind with the needed energy to maintain your own health and fitness level.
    And our Scandinavian cloudberry smoothie is just that. Tasty, quick to do, and stuffed with delicious health.

    Fresh cloudberries or blueberries. Sugar-free and ecological yogurt and kvarg ( think really creamy greek yogurt, smooth like the sweetest vanilla ice cream ever tasted, and choke full of proteins ).
    And if needed, you can spice it up by adding a tiny little bit of luxurious real whipped cream and cacao on top.

    Read on to get the super easy and super healthy recipe in full.

  • Individual health is global health, and vice versa: How to feed 10 billion people.

    Quality time needed: 4 minutes


    Healthy living & Tasty Sustainable Food
    is the sweet answer
    The Science of a healthy life



    Farming 2.0 which makes use of both high tech advancements in technology and science, as well as sustainable, organic principles holds the key to feeding our global population while also preserving our planet.

    In a study published earlier this year, scientists making use of 500 different food production scenarios focused in on the task of feeding a global population of 9.6 billion people without expanding our farmland footprint which we already use.

  • Fitness: Biceps, Abs and Triceps workout, viking style.

    Quality time needed: 8 minutes


    Biceps & Triceps workout
    'Like a Viking'
    The Science of a healthy life



    This weeks biceps and triceps workout took place today and I decided to switch some minor things up, resulting in a wonderful and sweaty challenge.
    After 5 set of close grip bench press for triceps I decided to create one giant set by combining dips ( triceps ) and barbell curls ( biceps ) with a special biceps pull up version of "hanging leg raises". I repeated this giant set 3 times before finishing my workout with 3 set of biceps dumbbell curls for each arm ( no rest between sets for those dumbbells ) and one more set of hanging leg raises.

    In addition, todays workout ended with 5 minute of sprint intervals and 20 minute of mma.  

  • The global Environment Performance Index: Scandinavia sweeps the top 4 as the worlds best.

    Quality time needed: 8 minutes


    Environmental Performance Index
     Scandinavia leads the world
    The Science of a healthy life



    2016 years Environmental Performance Index tells us in one more way, what we already know, and that is that Scandinavia is one hell of a wonderful place to live. The world's four best nations according to the index are all Scandinavians with Finland, Iceland, and Sweden being the only 3 nations in the world with an EPI score above 90.
    ( All three still have plenty of room to improve much more, and obviously do need to improve much more. )
    And just behind that trio, ranked as number four in the world is Denmark. So, just what is the Environmental Performance Index? Read on to find out.

  • Our beautiful Earth. Every day is Earth day for all of us. Updated

    Quality time needed: 18 minutes


    Mutual symbiosis
     Planet Earth, Animals and Homo Sapiens
    The Science of a healthy life



    Today is Tuesday, or perhaps it is Wednesday or even Friday at your corner of the world. But whatever the day, I hope that it is a beautiful day for you. It certainly is such where I am. The sun is shining and the air is as clean as it is healthy to breathe, and behind me, the coffee is brewing as I type these words. Even better still, in a few hours I have a romantic date waiting with my beautiful girlfriend. Yes, today is a beautiful day by all accounts.


    But today is also Earth day, or at least it should be,

  • Equality and delicious sex, the sweet nectar of a healthy life. Updated

    Quality time needed: 14 minutes


    Sex, and People
    The sweet nectar of a Healthy Life



    I actually wrote the foundation for this piece a couple of years ago. But the subject, insights, and the all-encompassing conclusion is every bit as important and right today as it has always been and always will be.

  • The wild animals we live and work with in mutual symbiosis. African honey hunters and the honeyguide bird

    Quality time needed: 6 minutes


    Mutual symbiosis
     Wild animals and Homo Sapiens
    The Science of a healthy life



    Once, we hunted with wild wolves. Not from domestication or forced cooperation. But instead, humans and equally wild wolves formed a natural and mutually beneficial symbiosis between two predatory species. Just as how we and wolves, once hunted together with wild ravens in the cold north. Fast forward to 2016, and this natural evolution that at times have allowed humans to work together with wild animals have given us another wonderful cross species partnership.

    This time, the greater honeyguide bird species and human honey hunters in northern Mozambique, Africa are the ones that work in tandem to conquer the sweet treasures of African bees. And unlike so many other animal/people relations, this is a real partnership benefitting both species equally much and initiated by the birds as often as it is by the human honey hunters.  

  • 7 day workout plan. V03 - Like a Viking

    Quality time needed: 8 minutes


    7 Day workout plan
     V03 - 'Like a Viking'
    The Science of a healthy life



    Welcome to the third version of our 7 days long, one-week workout plan for increased health, strength, lean muscle mass, and cardiovascular performance. This round is paying tribute to all those fit and brave old Norse men and women that traversed beyond the boundaries of our known world. So do it like a Viking and kill it in the gym with an unyielding will. 4 days of lifting intense, challenging weights pushing beyond your own limitations each set. Every set will have you using drop sets, and once you are done lifting weights, every workout is followed by 100% 5-minute long sprint interval rushes.

    In addition, 2 days of cardio/MMA classes, and 7 days of lower every day paced cardio.  

  • Fit and healthy - 7 day workout plan. V02 - Healthy fit. Toned & girly chic

    Quality time needed: 7 minutes


    7 Day workout plan
     V02 - 'Healthy fit. Toned & girly chic'
    The Science of a healthy life



    This is the second of our 7 days long, one-week workout plan for increased health, strength, lean muscle mass, and cardiovascular performance. This time aptly named for it´s target group, girls of all ages that would like to improve their health and fitness level while also ending up with a more petite and feminine toned body in the style of Minka Kelly . 2 days of lifting challenging weights. 3 days of classes and more intense cardio and 7 days of lower every day paced cardio is what awaits you in version two of our complete workout plans for a life of real health and fitness.  

  • Fit and healthy - ageless health and fitness beyond 40. Biological age versus chronological. Updated

    Quality time needed: 35 minutes


    Fit beyond 40
    active, fit and healthy, becoming ageless



    Life as a young, fit, healthy and toned guy/girl does not end once you leave your precious 20´s behind. Instead, the fit and healthy, young and happy feeling definition that people so eagerly, and so mistakenly wrong have persisted in pushing on to each other since the dawn of mankind will only keep on moving up, up and up.

  • The + turns 5, a lifetime of adventures still to do.

    Quality time needed: 6 minutes


    Tardigradous conversations
    The Science of a healthy life



    Happy bday G+, you have now had five years of adventures, and hopefully there will be aeons more to go.

    I can of course not say that G+ turning 5 is cause for actual cataclysmic global celebrations. But none the less, here it is. A softly spoken 5-year-old stranded on a world that has already seen so many incredible changes since the summer of 2011.

  • Gym: 7 day Workout Plan. Strength, health & cardio. V 01 - The complete lifestyle

    Quality time needed: 9 minutes


    7 Day workout plan
     V01 - 'The Complete Lifestyle'
    The Science of a healthy life



    A short, but hopefully inspirational 7 days long, one-week workout plan for increased health, strength, lean muscle mass, and cardiovascular performance. A truly tried and tested approach to not just a healthier and more fit body, but also increased healthy longevity.

    Presented both as a visual daily timeline, and a long form article. 

  • Short Sci.fi story: A tower of glass, our city - Updated

    Read time: 11 mins


    Vertical Cities and 'smart' Farming
    Sustainable progress & technology





    High up, in our ivory-like tower of glass, each evening we look out at the setting sun and how it after a long day of traveling, in the end, as always slowly dips each and every one of its rays of light into the watery ocean far beneath our toes and view.

    The evening sky and rolling landscape change their hue under the traversing basking light, and in the water, a rainbow of countless shades paints an illuminating backdrop to our goodbye and good night to the day that was.

    This unfolds while somewhere else in our sheltered home.

  • Healthy living: Farming 2.0 vs 'fossil fuel' farming.

    Quality time needed: 11 minutes


    Farming 2.0 is high tech, healthy, animal friendly & sustainable
    The Science of a healthy life



    Some might think that organic farming is a tired old buzzword from past times that promises to ruin the life of farmers and cheat customers of their money. And yes, organic farming is harder to do for the farmer, costs money initially to adapt to, and often times our broken food industry make the up front cost for the customer at checkout higher as well. But, Farming 2.0 is a step forward, making use of high tech, automation and the very latest science to make farming more ecological and efficient, while making the end product healthier to eat for the end customer. And is that not the future?

    A better one that is.

    Farming 2.0 is friendlier towards the animals, the planet, the customer, and the farmers. Helping us all increase the amount of healthy food being produced, while we lower the resource drain, pollution and adverse health effects of "fossil fuel" farming. In the end costing society, this planet, and you and me far less than the real cost of the unsustainable,. low quality crap that "fossil fuel" farming produce.

  • Earth: Shell Arctic Canada rights will be used to create a bigger and better protected marine park.

    Read time: 3 mins


    Shell is divesting & that is wonderful
    The Science of a healthy life



    June, 2016 dirty oil company Shell surrendered its oil exploration licenses in the Canadian Arctic, paving way for the creation of a much bigger and better protected marine park for whales, walruses and seals.

    Shell has recently withdrawn from exploration in Alaska and Norway, and now its rights to drill in the area east of Lancaster Sound has been handed over to the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
    A good will and thing to do for Shell, but also a wonderful thing for all of us. As is the roughly 10 percent of it´s oil and gas assets that shell is currently divesting ( but still just 10%, common guys, you can do so much better business than oil and gas, aim higher, transform, and go big).

  • Photography: Video review, Nikon D500 by Steve Perry

    Read time: 3 mins


    Video Review, Nikon D500
    The Science & Art of photography



    In short: This is a wonderful video review of the newly released Nikon D500 dslr. Comprehensive, to the point and made with both passion and knowledge. It is not about test charts but about all the things that actually matter for a real photographer out in the field doing real work ( or art ). The spoiler verdict is that the Nikon D500 ends up being more or less called Nikons best wildlife camera to date, not perfect but the best one yet unless you absolutely do need the small but real ISO advantage of the Nikon D4 and D5.



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