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3lb off this week; 13.5lb total; 13.5lb in 2018 I’m nearly there…the first stone.  Pete said I could claim it now but it didn’t feel quite right so I’m working hard to make sure the next weigh in smashes the … Continue reading

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Ironman is the easiest thing in the world*

314 days to Ironman Austria; 2lb lost since 18th August 2017 In a recent job interview, I was asked what my greatest achievement was.  The question was intriguing and I suspect, loaded.  I mean, what credit would “getting through an … Continue reading

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327 days to go – Ironman Austria 2018

The good thing about the days after entering an Ironman is the feeling of time.  Plenty of time to make plans, start training, lose weight.  To fantasise about how much you are going to do and, of course how well … Continue reading

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10,000 hours

After a wonderful trip to Lanzarote last week and a week long catch up with old friends, G and I cycled down to Shoreham yesterday to meet up with one of them, the lovely Lee, for coffee and post holiday … Continue reading

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The carb fuelled cardio-vascular lie

Here’s the thing…  For years now we’ve been told cardio-vascular exercise is essential for weight loss and while you cannot outrun a ‘bad diet’, an exercise programme rich in CV workouts in conjunction with ‘healthy’ eating is the way to … Continue reading

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   The other day I bolted awake from a really deep sleep.  McGill was starting work a little later than his usual God awful o’clock.  And prior to the abrupt start to the morning, I had slept really well. Instead … Continue reading

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#WOD – Fri 22nd Jan

An easy one this week (hahaha) Allocate 1 minute per exercise no rest break.  3 rounds with 1 minute rest in between each round.  Good luck *Renegade Press up *Kettlebell Squat *Shoulder Raises (alternate front and side) *Weighted Lunge (alternate … Continue reading

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