Category Archives: Analysis

My Carb Cycling Plan

So I met ‘Mr Muscle’ a few weeks ago and he looked at my training and nutrition. The first thing he noticed about what I eat is that I eat hardly any carbs, and any I do, are usually sugary, … Continue reading

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Wk4 Training Summary

Week 4 of 2013 and I was back to normal after New Year and the Norovirus early on in January. I took a rest day on Monday, then did 4-5 runs, two strength sessions and a metafit workout. I did … Continue reading

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My Favourite Books

I’ve already written about my books here, and I thought I’d get together a new Books page with a list of my favourite books, some of which have changed the way I eat, run and live. The books I’ve put … Continue reading

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2012 in review: my blog stats

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for my blog. Click here to see the complete report.

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So this is Christmas, and what have we done?

So this is Christmas, and what have you done? Another year over, a new one just begun. 2012 was a bit of a strange year for me… I seemed to change direction quite a bit… less competing in my own … Continue reading

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What’s your waist to height ratio?

Here’s how you work out your waist to height ratio: 1. Measure your height in cm. 2. Measure your waist in cm (just above your navel). 3. Divide your waist cm / height cm. (Image from my Tactio Health app) … Continue reading

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Chicago Half Marathon course video

Around about a year ago I ran the Chicago Half Marathon.  It was a great experience and a great event.  I’d thoroughly recommend doing running events in America. Here’s the course fly though:

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Great Scottish Run 2012 Report

Results / Garmin Link / Photos / BBC2 Great Scottish Run programme On Sunday 2nd September I ran the Great Scottish Run half marathon for the third year in a row. Over 24,000 people entered this year which just shows … Continue reading

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GSR Half Marathon Top 10 Tips

As it’s my third year running the Glasgow GSR Half Marathon, and I’ve taken to trying to help others run this year… I thought I’d get my top 10 tips together about the event and about running half marathons in … Continue reading

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Totals for 2012 so far… 30 weeks in…

I thought it was about time for some TOTALS: Since the start of the year (30 weeks)… I’ve: Run 560 miles (19 miles a week) Run almost 100 times (98 – 3 times a week)… Cycled 128 miles (4 miles … Continue reading

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