Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Vale Gallop – A race report

The Vale Gallop has been a regular addition to our race programme since it’s inception five years ago.  We have sponsored it all that time and in the last few years have taken the shop along to the race.  This … Continue reading

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Eat clean and move more

1.5lb gain. 38lb in total, 5.5lb in 2015. Earlier this week, in a discussion regarding nutrition, I had cause to use the words ‘Paradigm Shift’.  This was a big deal since, in an effort to avoid scoring in wank word … Continue reading

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Motivation through darkness and light

Alan and I hosted a couple of marathon training seminars in the shop last week. Over the years we have done them regularly at this (spring marathon training) time of year. I love them. I love the energy in the … Continue reading

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An indulgent blog post about Winter Tanners

2lbs lost. 39.5lb in total, 7lb in 2015. Apparently, this blog is a little guilty of being gushy and self-indulgent at times.  This is almost always deliberate since it’s a personal record of experience :).  Winter Tanners 2015 was a … Continue reading

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Whole 30 – or a very quick way to fill your legs with lead!

  5lbs lost. 37.5lb in total, 5lb in 2015. Carb flu I believe they call it.  That process of weaning yourself off sugar and then feeling like your world has fallen out of your feet.  Well, I’m there, slap bang … Continue reading

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Nipper Knacker, Knicker Knacker, Knacker Cracker 2015

No weigh in until tomorrow so stats will start from then. It’s been an annual ritual to present ourselves at the Knacker Cracker early each New Years Day morning to assist the wonderful Dr Rob, the enigmatic race organiser, before … Continue reading

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