Monthly Archives: August 2015

Whole 10 (a bit like Whole 30 – just shorter!)

The other day, an e-mail dropped into my inbox.  Rather than the electronic ping that heralded it’s arrival, the sound of a gauntlet being dropped would have been more appropriate. The author was essentially declaring their intention to revisit Whole … Continue reading

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Gary Fisher battles with social etiquette

One of the many and varied english language assignments we were given for our GCSE coursework was to write a horoscope once a day for a week.  The brief this time, was to use it aspirationally to describe a desired … Continue reading

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#WOD – Tuesday 25th August

Easy peasy lemon squeezy today*. 1 Mile run as warm up then… 5 rounds with 2 minutes recovery between each round of: 10 x Press Ups 20 x Sit Ups 30 x Kettlebell Squats 1 Mile Run Cool down Repeat … Continue reading

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#WOD – Tuesday 18th August

This weeks session is a good one… 1 mile run to warm up 5 minutes each of: *Pull Ups (If you can’t ‘do’ a full pull up, here’s a modified version… *Press Ups *Squats Count how many you manage … Continue reading

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#LanzaBaby (AKA time to get my shit in one sock)

The day after Outlaw, we breakfasted early and headed back to Surrey to open the shop.  The drive gave me time to think about the options for next year. In essence I had got to the point where this blog … Continue reading

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Outlaw – Another “kind of” race report

A few years ago I was employed as a police constable in the training unit at Gypsy Hill police station in Lambeth.  My job was to ensure that all 900 or so cops working on Lambeth borough received mandatory training … Continue reading

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#WOD – Tuesday 11th August

I introduced #WOD sessions last week.  We ran the first on the Tuesday evening and repeated the session on Friday morning.  They were well attended and everyone left with a smile on their face so hopefully fun for all.  (The … Continue reading

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#WOD – Tuesday 4th August

Over the last few weeks I’ve enjoyed a rest from training.  But after a few weeks, the jeans are starting to tighten and I’ve noticed the muscular definition fading slightly. I’ll get back to full Ironman training soon (cue exciting … Continue reading

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