Blokeology

/bləʊkˈɒlədʒi/

noun

noun: blokeology

1. Evidence-based health, fitness and lifestyle.

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What Blokeology Is. And What It Isn’t.

What Blokeology Is. And What It Isn’t.

Blokeology is my effort, in my own little corner of the internet, to live a decent, healthy life using evidence around men’s health to inform that. I’m a doctor so that involves stuff like physiology and psychology. And all the ‘ologies’ of medicine.

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Misogyny and mental health

Misogyny and mental health

In a nutshell: Misogyny damages women but it is also associated with harmful behaviours in the men themselves. Misogyny is, unsurprisingly, known to be bad for women. They face threat of physical, sexual and psychological abuse. Yet, not all that much is known about...

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FODMAP and dodgy guts on ultraruns

FODMAP and dodgy guts on ultraruns

In a nutshell: A low FODMAP diet could help runners who get problems with severe GI symptoms during races. A case study reported on a female ultra-runner who was competing in a multi-stage ultramarathon. She suffered from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you've ever...

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Digital rectal examination for prostate cancer screening

Digital rectal examination for prostate cancer screening

In a nutshell: A finger up your bum to examine your prostate is not a great way to screen for prostate cancer. We need better screening options.  It could be perceived as a barrier to prostate cancer screening. Blokes don't like the idea of digital rectal examination...

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Late presenting cancer and colour vision

Late presenting cancer and colour vision

In a nutshell: If you are colour blind then you are more likely to present with later stage bladder cancer. I am red-green colour blind and I'm well aware of my general inability to distinguish red particularly well. In particular, I often miss subtler shades of pink....

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Latest Podcast Episodes

Episode 038: Vegetarianism and Healthy Eating with Anita Bean


Episode Notes

Anita Bean is an award-winning nutritionist and author. She specialises in sports nutrition and was a British champion bodybuilder in her 20s. She is an expert at taking the science of nutrition and presenting it in easily digestible chunks. In this episode we talk about healthy lifestyles and cover Vegetarianism 101. In the process, Anita tackles and busts some of the common myths around vegetarianism and offers a potful of tips for improving your diet as part of a healthy lifestyle.

We start with talking about walking, exercising, and being physically active

  • 10.00 Anita tells us about definitions around vegetarianism and plant-based diets
  • 16.30 Health benefits of vegetarian diets
  • 32.00 Myth busting: How vegetarians can get enough protein
  • 38.00 Myth busting: How vegetarians don’t get iron deficient
  • 41.20 Supplements for vegetarians and vegans
  • 51.00 Myth busting: Vegetarians aren’t necessarily tired and lacking in energy.

Links

Anita’s website: www.anitabean.co.uk
Anita on Twitter
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It’s my regular newsletter that shares some cool evidence-based health, fitness, and lifestyle advice. And get your free Healthy Bloke Action Plan. Head over to www.blokeology.io/journal to do that.

Feedback

I would love to hear from you and your own experiences. Best bet is to email: blokeology AT gmail.com. Or there are numerous options via social media as well. You don’t need me to point them out. Try these links:

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Episode 037: Orthorexia and Healthy Eating with Renee McGregor

Episode Notes

Registered dietician Renee McGregor is a best-selling author and leading performance and eating disorder specialist with over 15 years experience working with elite athletes, coaches and sport science teams. She understands how to offer nutritional support to athletes and works with people who have developed a dysfunctional relationship with food. We discuss healthy eating, orthorexia, and we talk generally about good dietary principles and bust a few myths around clean eating and low carbs. 

Links

Renee’s website: www.reneemcgregor.com
Renee McGregor on Twitter
Renee on Instagram
Train Brave website #TRAINBRAVE

Podcast Promotion

We’d love it if you could please share #blokeology with your Twitter followers. You can do that by clicking here

If you got something out of this episode then please mosey on over to Apple Podcasts and kindly leave a rating, a review and you can subscribe there too!

Other ways to subscribe to Blokeology

Sign up for the Journal of Blokeology newsletter

It’s my regular newsletter that shares some cool evidence-based health, fitness, and lifestyle advice. And get your free Healthy Bloke Action Plan. Head over to www.blokeology.io/journal to do that.

Feedback

I would love to hear from you and your own experiences. Best bet is to email: blokeology AT gmail.com. Or there are numerous options via social media as well. You don’t need me to point them out. Try these links:

Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest

About me

Dr Euan Lawson My name is Euan Lawson and I am a British doctor. I don't do hokum but I can offer some inspiration, some motivation, and a solid dose of evidence-based insight.
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