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Personal Experiences, Road Run

Road Run, Six Weeks Down

Six Weeks Down and my running is making progress. Even though I have not been running twice every week, my times have been improving steadily. I have reduced my time
Posted on 10/12/2019 0
Personal Experiences, Road Run

My First Run of 2019

My first 5km road run of the year. I have finally taken to the road after many years of promises. My only objective, finish within 30 minutes. It was tough,
Posted on 03/01/2019 0
Personal Experiences

Most Steps in a Month Part 2

Just over a year ago I managed the most steps I had done in a month. I made a post about how proud I was to have achieved a new
Posted on 01/09/2018 0
Food For Thought, Personal Experiences

Ketones and the confusion of health and fitness.

I thought I would take some time to introduce you all to one of the fads of health and fitness called ketones. Basically these are substances found in food that
Posted on 04/10/2017 0
Food For Thought, In The News

Drinking wine daily can SLASH the risk of early death

Guess its something we have all heard about, but it is nice to get some confirmation that the odd drink of wine can reduce the risk of early death. And
Posted on 02/10/2017 0
Just a thought, Personal Experiences

I Can’t Do That!!!

Have you ever said that? When faced with a challenge that you do not believe is possible to achieve. Can I challenge that thought for a moment and get you
Posted on 01/10/2017 0
In The News, Personal Experiences

How Often And Long Should You Exercise?

How many times a week should you exercise, and how long should your workouts be? It’s crucial to factor in rest days too. I saw this question posed online, and
Posted on 30/09/2017 0
In The News

Burpees And Other Full Body Exercises

I saw a couple of articles in the news that I found quite interesting regarding burpees and other full body exercises. The first one was discussing how to do a
Posted on 28/09/2017 0
In The News

I Like My Meat But…

There is a write up about what goes into our fast food meat these days, and I got curious to read more. You see my question is, is there really
Posted on 27/09/2017 0
In The News

Three Minutes Of Exercise Equals 30 Minutes In The Gym

These are the words of an expert apparently, three minutes of exercise is equivalent to 30 minutes moderate exercise in the gym. Now, I do not want to sound mean,
Posted on 26/09/2017 0
In The News, Personal Experiences

Is Lack Of Sleep Killing Us, Or Just Driving Us Crazy?

Do you feel it? Most of us are not very conscious of the effects of lack of sleep. It can make us miserable, depressed, stressed, short tempered.. The list of
Posted on 25/09/2017 0
In The News

Spending Too Much Time On The Toilet

Brits spend twice as long on the toilet than they do exercising new figures reveal. Really… That appears to be quite a worrying statistic. Even more so when you realise they
Posted on 25/09/2017 0
In The News, Personal Experiences

Eat Carbs And Lose Weight

How to eat carbs and lose weight. Well I did not know that was possible! Or maybe it is.. Just stay young and carefree. I guess your metabolism will never
Posted on 13/09/2017 0
In The News, Personal Experiences

Sugar And Brain Health

There is a doctor advising that sugar has benefits for your brain. Like of course we know that!! That is why we feel good after eating a bar of chocolate
Posted on 13/09/2017 0
In The News, Personal Experiences

Desk Jobs Double The Risk Of Premature Death

A new study out advises that having a desk job doubles your risk of premature death. I would not find a claim like this too surprising, but the study also
Posted on 13/09/2017 0
Personal Experiences

Recovery is a …….

Last month was a one of milestones for me in a way. I managed to increase my step count dramatically by just making a few changes to my day. It
Posted on 12/09/2017 0