Tag Archives: fitness

First Olympic Distance Triathlon…

So after my few lazy days today was the big one. My first attempt at the full triathlon. The swim was horrible with awful south westerly swells making everything a lot harder… That’s 9 minutes longer than my last 1500m swim and that swim was after a 10.5km skate, so that’s nearly 25% extra effort read more »

And Now For The Diet Part… #youarebeingfarmed

So following on from previous criticism of the BBC article… ‘Exercise “not key to obesity fight”‘. Which you can find here! We shall now look at the dietary component of this article. Almost immediately we are fed these two paragraphs… They said while activity was a key part of staving off diseases such as diabetes, read more »

Learn To Skate With Skatefresh Apps…

For anyone wanting to learn to rollerskate, whether inline or quads, street skating, derby or disco, then have a look at my Skatefresh apps page. So no more excuses, buy some skates and get rolling! Best wishes.

Don’t Exercise, It Won’t Do You Any Good… #youarebeingfarmed

So now we have this piece of utter nonsense… ‘Exercise “not key to obesity fight”‘. Firstly, let get one thing straight. Activity and exercise are not the same thing. Going for a walk is not exercise, it’s just an activity. Bear that in mind if you want to lose weight. When i walk, which i read more »

Burn Off Those Calories With Sex…

Yeah, you’ve all heard the urban myths that having sex burns as many calories as a 3 mile run – or some other high energy physical endeavour. But is it true? The average time people spend having sex is… 6 minutes! And a young man will expend about 21 calories in that time. 1kg of read more »

Before You Try The Latest Fad Diet…

A lot of people with weight problems look at the adverts for various diets and weight loss supplements and think that simply by handing over money and buying the book or the supplements that they can achieve the same changes they see in the before and after pics that usually accompany these scams. So have read more »

Reasons To Cycle Early – My First Polecat…

People usually look at me like i’m quite mad when they find out that i go out cycling between 4.30 and 5.00 am. The main reason i do this is because there’s hardly any mettle monsters on the roads. Not only is this safer, but also a hell of a lot less stressful and also read more »

Juice v Smoothie…

So what’s the difference in health benefits between a juicer and a blender? Let’s see… As you can see, the stuff that the juicer removes isn’t just the fibre. There’s a ton of stuff attached to that fibre that is good and healthy – and the fibre itself is good and healthy too. It prevents read more »

Breatheology (book review)…

…or to give it its full title, ‘Breatheology: The Art of Conscious Breathing’ by Stig Avall Severinsen. Being a four time world champion freediver, Stig certainly knows a thing or two about breathing and he lays it all out in this great book that is aimed at everyone who wishes to improve their health, fitness read more »

From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food…

Spare one single hour of your life to watch this presentation by Dr Michael Greger M.D. One single hour of your time now to learn how to save yourself years of life and years of suffering… The science is all there. Your health is your choice. Best wishes.