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Good Reads 2016 - Fiction

Books play a major role in how I spend my down time. I love to learn new things and I love to read both to educate myself and for entertainment. 
While the training emphasis of The Credible Hulk revolves around strongman, the overall mission is to provide you with quality information in order to better yourself in all aspects of your life. Strength is just one component of that. 

This week I have compiled a list of the best Fiction books or series that I read in 2016. If you check any of them out then I hope you enjoy. 

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Good Reads 2016 - Non-Fiction

This is is little bit of a change of pace from the normal material I write about. The end of the year is a good time to reflect on experiences of the past year and look forward to what new opportunities will be presented in the new year. Today I’m going to share some of my recommendations for the best non-fiction books that I read in 2016. I will outline each book and then share some of the top highlights and bookmarks I have from the books to hopefully entice you to dig deeper into each one.

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Oil Pulling. What's all the hype about?

“I no longer brush my teeth, I just oil pull and I feel amazing. It has changed my life.”

If you’re anything like me, I’m sure you’ve heard this sort of statement from someone, or maybe even multiple people, you know pretty well in the past year. Oil pulling has caught mainstream media attention with claims like it can cure cancer and diabetes and that swishing some oil can “pull toxins from your blood to detoxify your body.” Having friends and family close to me jumping on the oil pulling bandwagon had me wanting to do some digging into the research (or lack thereof) to see what the hype was all about. Apart from the outrageous claims or miraculous cures, hearing people say that they no longer have to brush their teeth really had me shaking my head and wanting to get to the bottom of this fad. So is oil pulling really as great as it’s said to be? Let’s find out. 

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