Ripple Effect: Episode 02- Why Should We Get Better Sleep?

We decided to cover something that tends to be hugely overlooked- sleep! Despite it contributing to muscle growth, reaction time, recovery and mental health, we still seem to ignore the importance of good quality sleep. In this episode we have a discussion between ourselves on ways we have improved our sleep and why it’s an Read More …

Are Kettlebells King?

Kettlebells have now been around for some time in gyms and I would be confident in betting that numerous people have bought one at some point and no doubt it is now gathering dust just like them famous York dumbbells that you now see at a local car boot sale for loose change. A kettlebell Read More …

Travelling Iceland Alone

After deciding I wanted to do something different, I booked an Iceland trip. I began travelling around Iceland in August with nothing but a tent and a backpack. It was early March when I was sitting at home looking at trips away. I wanted to do a trip that connected me with nature as well Read More …

Going Vegan Podcast- #Episode 01

The Ripple Effect Podcast In this podcast we have a general discussion and talk about our vegan journey so far, this includes some of the things that influenced us, accounts and websites you can use for help and some great research that’s out there. We try our best to tackle some of the pre-conceived notions Read More …

Stic from Dead Prez

Stic from Dead Prez It’s still Bigger than Hip Hop! Legendary rap outfit Dead Prez are famous for social movements and being a voice of the people, some of their many inspiring songs include ‘Be Healthy’ a song that alluded to cutting out meat and dairy from the diet. Stic from Dead Prez talks us Read More …

Top Vegan Places to Eat in Birmingham

Birmingham is still in my opinion behind compared to other major cities for vegan places to eat. With that said, it is slowly getting better with more options and has a few hidden gems in the most unlikely of places. Considering Birmingham is the “second” city it is certainly not in terms of vegan eat outs. I Read More …