Category Archives: General Blog

What is a Boot Camp?

What is a Boot Camp? For the last few years the buzzword in the fitness industry has been ’Boot Camp’. So just what is a Boot Camp? Put simply it is a structured fitness program, Boot Camp takes it’s name from American military jargon, a Boot Camp is slang for the place where new recruits […]

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MAKE THE MOST OF WINTER SUN.

MAKE THE MOST OF WINTER SUN. As someone who works mostly outdoors I absolutely need sunshine. I hate our British winter when we have very short days and very little sunshine. But it is now February and I can tell you as only someone who is outside all yeaar round year after year, that we […]

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A Halloween Post

HOW TO SURVIVE A RUN IN THE DARK! If you hear any strange creepy noises, do not investigate. Proceed in the opposite direction. Do not walk towards the strange light (see above for further instructions). If you are abducted by aliens keep your buttocks tightly clenched at all times. If you are persued by a […]

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SPORADIC EXERTIONAL RHABDOMYOLYSIS- READ THIS IF YOU RUN WITH YOUR DOG!

SPORADIC EXERTIONAL RHABDOMYOLYSIS- READ THIS IF YOU RUN WITH YOUR DOG! On a recent run my Greyhound/ Deerhound cross was lagging behind and eventually I stopped and we rested a while before walking home. Normaly he will run 20k with me without any problems. Later that night I noticed his urine was a very dark […]

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My 4 month weight loss success.

In 2012 I weighed in at a little over 14st. I started training in November 2012 and reduced my bad food intake and cut out eating after 7pm and dropped the booze almost completely. Feb 24th 2013, this morning I weighed in at 12st 5lb. Wit 13.8% body fat. I look great, Still muscular but […]

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TRACKING YOUR PROGRESS

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Friday, 13 September 2013 Tracking Your Progress So you’ve decided to make a change in your life, eat better, exercise more and be healthy. How do you ensure you are progressing towards your goals?Well logging your activities is a great way to keep yourself on track. Having a record of when you started, what you […]

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ARE SUPERMARKETS ACTING RESPONSIBLY?

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Tuesday, 24 September 2013 Are Supermarkets Acting Responsibly? I suspect this is a theme I may have to revisit, often! I visited a Tesco store yesterday and positioned near to the doors, in the first isle you have to walk along, are the special offers. One particular offer caught my eye, “1 Dozen Doughnuts for […]

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GOING INSANE FOR THE DAY!

Sunday, 29 September 2013 Going Insane for the day! By day I own and run a landscaping business, is a tough and physically demanding occupation. So it’s a good idea to live a healthy lifestyle and keep myself fit even away from work and if I can have a bit of fun in the process […]

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ANOTHER HALF MARATHON RUN AND A NEW TRAINING PARTNER.

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Another Half Marathon run and a new training partner. It has been a busy few weeks, since doing the Insane Terrain race at Doddington, I have been putting in the miles preparing for the Perkins Great Eastern Run which is a half marathon that takes place in Peterborough city centre.I was aiming to set a […]

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STAYING MOTIVATED DURING WINTER.

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Staying Motivated during Winter. Here in the UK we are now experiencing very short days and often overcast grey skies and cold damp weather. It’s hard to stay motivated at this time of year, I find that I have so much less enthusiasm for doing things, especially in the evenings after dark.There is plenty of […]

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