Brian Rose's Real Deal – Our Politicians Have Failed Us: The Devastating Effects Of The Long-term Lockdown

Brian Rose’s Real Deal Join me as I take an in-depth look at the devastating results and cost-benefit of long term lockdowns. On Wednesday, our elected officials voted in Parliament on the latest measures which saw only 16 representatives out of 540 vote against a lockdown. Is this really the best strategy for our long term future? It is imperative that our elected officials represent us, our interests, our children’s future, our mental health and our long term economic prospects. I believe it is extremely important not just now, but always, that we protect the vulnerable and elderly members of society. In the current climate, that takes the form of Focussed Protection. We must do our utmost to ensure that those who need it, receive priority attention and support, while the rest of the population continues to work and fuel the economy. How else can we ensure the necessary funding is in place to support our NHS, our police, our community support groups and of course avoid what is already an overwhelming debt caused by government borrowing. A deep and long-lasting recession will take many more lives than we have unfortunately borne witness to this last 10 months. The mental

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Lee Haney – 8 Time Mr Olympia – How I Became the Greatest Bodybuilder on the Planet

8-time Mr Olympia & Former American Professional Bodybuilder Lee Haney is the former American professional bodybuilder and true icon of the sport, who is widely regarded as one of its greatest champions. Having won a record 8 consecutive Mr Olympia titles, eclipsing even Arnold Schwarzenegger and matched only years after by another former London Real guest Ronnie Coleman, Haney has changed the sport beyond recognition. As a young man growing up in South Carolina, he learnt from his father the importance of hard work, humility and the value of always giving his best. He was fascinated by mythical giants such as Hercules and Samson and somewhere lurking in the depths of his young mind was a desire to reach the pinnacle of physical greatness. His love affair with bodybuilding began and at the age of 16, he entered his first competition. Victories soon followed and in 1979, a time considered by many to be a golden age of the sport, he won his first contest. Crowned as Teen Mr America, the bodybuilding bug had well and truly set in and a glittering career on the stage quickly followed. From 1984 each year until 1991, Lee Haney was crowned IFBB Mr

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Brian Rose's Real Deal – Sadiq Khan Has Failed Our Communities & Younger Generation – How The Current Mayor Slashed Budgets & Broke His Promises

Brian Rose’s Real Deal Join me as I take an in-depth look at how our current Mayor has failed to support our 32 London Boroughs and overseen a continued cut in funding that has resulted in broken communities and a lack of hope for our younger generation. For a decade now, our leaders have continually slashed budgets and misspent wealth to the enormous detriment of our local communities. During his 2016 campaign for Mayorship, the incumbent pledged ‘A Manifesto For All Londoners’ that would remove “the barriers to productivity and growth” while providing equal opportunities to those who need it most. Yet the reality is that youth centres have been steadily closing across the capital thanks to cuts in spending, something that has increased in the last months in the main due to a lack of preparedness and investment, inevitably worsened by the pandemic. These environments are often the heart and soul of the community, providing a safe space for young people to socialise, learn and grow. Be it amateur boxing gyms, that have helped so many young men and women avoid being drawn into a life of crime, and worse a victim of violence themselves, or after school clubs,

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Brian Rose's Real Deal – London's Housing Crisis Is Threatening Our Capital's Future

Brian Rose’s Real Deal Join me as I take an in-depth look at how our current Mayor of London has failed to deliver on his pledge to build 80,000 new homes a year, despite receiving a record amount of money. Life is incredibly challenging right now and for many this is only heightened by the fact our most basic human needs are not being met, moreover, considered a priority by those that lead us. We face a housing crisis in our capital that is compounded by our current economic emergency. Our leaders have failed to act once again, and the lack of direction does little to promote prosperity or confidence. 67% of Londoners see housing as the key issue we faced as a society, something Sadiq Khan seized upon with his manifesto. And yet since becoming mayor in May 2016, the building of only 34,515 homes has even started, with a mere 12,000 of those having been completed. Promise after promise falls by the wayside and all of this amidst a backdrop of accusations that our government has failed to deliver investment. The need for housing has increased exponentially. Population in the capital has been growing by 1.1% on average

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Renzo Gracie – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Is My Life: Why Nothing Is As Rewarding As Teaching Jiu-Jitsu

MMA Fight, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Trainer & Entrepreneur Renowned martial artist Renzo Gracie is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, 6th-degree black belt, and founder of the Renzo Gracie Academy. In a career that began in 1992 as he fought in his homeland of Brazil on the Vale Tudo circuit, he rose to the very pinnacle of the sport and became one of the most recognisable fighters on the planet. Not surprising given his family’s rich legacy in the world of mixed martial arts. The grandson of revered Gracie Jiu-Jitsu founder Carlos Gracie, Renzo has continued forging the family name in fighting folklore, with the same never say die attitude and relentless determination to challenge and be the best. As a young man, Renzo was never far from trouble, honing his fighting skills on the beaches of Rio, taking on rival surfers, in a battle for territory, as he indulged his other great passion in life. He has been shot at, stabbed, and shot some more, but never allowing such adversities to dull his natural charisma and passion for life. It was on moving to New York City in the mid-90s that Renzo’s great calling in life transpired. By establishing the Renzo Gracie

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Roy Jones Jr – Mike Tyson Fight Is My Biggest Test Yet: Why I’m Prepared To Die

World Boxing Champion in Four Weight Divisions Roy Jones Jr, AKA Superman, Captain Hook or just plain old RJ is, without doubt, one of the pound for pound greatest boxers ever to lace up a set of gloves and climb inside the ropes. In a career spanning some thirty plus years, Jones’ unorthodox style saw him blaze a trail right to the top of the sport, in a destructive and calculated manner, comprising incredible speed and agility mixed with raw power and athleticism. As a young man, Roy Jones Jr left a lasting legacy on the amateur circuit culminating in a silver medal at the Seoul Olympics in 1988, establishing a pedigree that would characterise his meteoric rise in the professional ranks. Boxers come in all shapes and sizes, but very few fighting men are able to negotiate the weight divisions like Jones did in his prime. In 2003, 14 years after turning pro, he succeeded in becoming the first man in 106 years to make the tumultuous journey from Middleweight champion up to Heavyweight titleholder, beating WBA champion John Ruiz despite relinquishing 30 pounds to his rather sizable opponent. An unbelievable feat, in fact, Jones spent his entire career

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The Story Of My Dad – The Conversation We Would All Love To Have With Our Father

Not many people get the opportunity to have a personal interview with members of their own family, but this is my opportunity to sit down with Dad and get to know more about his life. He was born in 1942 in Florence, Arizona in a hospital made of Adobe – mud bricks, to which people still use to this day. In fact, my grandad’s house was made of the same material. Growing up, both his parents, my grandparents, were farmers and lived in the south of America. During the depression, they came west and ended up in Arizona. His dad worked as a farmer while his mother worked in the courts. Times were tough. They didn’t have much, they had no real help, no services and it was all hazards and hardships. We talk today about how life has gotten easier for people and there isn’t that challenge anymore to test yourself or push through adversity and standing up for what you are fighting for. It seems to be an easier way of life. Yet, working on the farm helped me become a better person. Understanding the challenges of life and what it feels like to roll up your sleeves,

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Alain Robert – Achieving New Heights: Why The French Spiderman Battles With His Fear of Death

International Urban Free Climbing Legend Alain Robert, AKA The French Spiderman is an International Urban Free Climbing legend, man of mystery and mayhem, and quite possibly one of the world’s most daring athletes. For those less acquainted, it’s our genuine pleasure here at London Real to introduce you to someone, who at 58 years of age, is pushing boundaries and surmounting challenges that would test the very core of someone not even half his age. Alain has been free soloing for over 45 years, living, balancing precariously, securely dangling on the very boundaries of human capability, scaling the world’s most daunting, beautiful, unassailable buildings. 170 in fact, including iconic buildings such as the Eiffel Tower, The Shard, The Empire State Building, the Sydney Opera House and any number of picture perfect landmarks that cast shadows over the most famous cities in the world. In 2009 at his third attempt, Alain climbed 452 metres into the sky to the top of the daunting Petronas in Kuala Lumpur. In 2011 he climbed The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, ascending almost 3,000 feet, a challenge which took 6 hours and secured his place in the Guinness Book of World Records. Along the way there’s

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Diamond Dallas Page – Be Positively Unstoppable: How To Master The Art of Owning It

Diamond Dallas Page is a former World Championship Wrestling heavyweight champion, actor, fitness expert and motivational speaker. He won the WCW world heavyweight title aged 43, becoming one of the oldest champions in history and is a man who’s made an entire career out of overcoming the odds. This is thanks in the main to his relentless work ethic, never say die attitude, unwavering self-belief and latent talent that culminated in him becoming one of the sports greatest stars, and in 2017 inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He has had a prolific acting career starring in 15 feature films and numerous documentaries while making appearances in 18 video games, and his hugely successful book “Positively Unstoppable” encourages readers to eliminate excuses and take control of their lives. Added to this and quite possibly his greatest achievement is the increasingly popular DDP YOGA Programme, which has become one of the leading fitness apps on the market and helped thousands to overcome injury, obesity, and other physical limitations. Developed off the back of his own experiences having battled serious injury that included a major spinal operation, Dallas credits yoga with transforming his life and supplementing his proactive and positive outlook,

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Peter Dore-Smith – Saving Kaffeine From Going Down Under: How Lockdown’s Have Ruined My Business

Peter Dore-Smith has worked in the hospitality industry for 35 years. Originally from Melbourne, he made his way to the UK and worked at a number of large venues and sporting events, before branching out and creating his own Coffee house empire. Peter is the proprietor of Kaffeine and runs two busy shops in Fitzrovia right in the heart of London. However, like many small business owners across the world, his livelihood was placed in serious jeopardy earlier this year. With no tourists and office workers staying at home, London became a ghost town, leaving Peter facing the stark prospect of high rents, eager staff and no income. Peter knew something needed to be done and rallied Westminster Council to allow more outdoor seating for cafes, restaurants and bars, as soon as the green light to reopen was given. The council duly obliged and this small victory meant Peter was able to accommodate more customers, allowing him to keep members of staff in work and slowly but surely claw back some of that lost revenue. However, as winter is upon us and the looming threat of a serious second wave increases, it’s becoming clear that we have to find a

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Nick Whitcombe – WE WON! HOW THIS GYM OWNER DEFIED ARMED POLICE & GOVERNMENT LOCKDOWN TO PROTECT OUR MENTAL HEALTH

These are frustrating times for Nick Whitcombe. The owner of Body Tech Fitness Gym and Raw Iron Clothing in Liverpool recently made national headlines after the armed police attended his gym and issued him with a £1,000 fine after refusing to close in response to new lockdown rules. Last week, Liverpool went into Tier 3 as Northern cities like Manchester and Leeds were also hit with similar measures. The impact on Liverpool has meant gyms, bars and restaurants have been forced to close during this two-week period. Since then, Nick has joined forces with several other gyms in Liverpool to stand up against the Government and has remained open. Despite the warnings that fines would double every three hours, Nick continues his stance and has been supported by a GoFundMe page called ‘Save Liverpool’s Gyms’ which has raised over £50,000 and continues to rise. This lockdown has been responsible for contributing to myriad detrimental effects to people’s mental and physical health, with male suicide at an all-time high in London, and exercise has been a release for people during these uncertain times. However, Nick has been keen to keep people mentally and physically active by providing members with a free

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Normal Human Virome: 2017 Study Finds HIV, Hepatitis and Many Other Viruses Present in People

Did you know the normal human virome contains a multitude of different viruses, including many strains of coronavirus? And did you

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Normal Human Virome: 2017 Study Finds HIV, Hepatitis & Many Other Viruses Present in People

Do you know what your virome is? A normal human virome is full of viruses, even ‘scary’ ones like HIV

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DEFUND MEAT: The New Plan to End Meat by Stripping Credit/Capital

Having been unsuccessful at Social Engineering efforts to stop people from eating meat because of “Cow Farts,” forces are at

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