Category Archives: Weight

Inspiration: Laura did lose weight!

I’m impressed by people who manage to lose weight and keep it off.  I by no means lost a lot of weight, but I’m proud that I’ve lost 24lbs and 9% body fat in 4 years.  My changes were healthy, … Continue reading

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I’m most like an Ethiopian apparently?!

I had to laugh at this… it’s a calculator on the BBC website which can tell you if you are a healthy weight and how you rate against others globally. The test is here:  Where are you on the global … Continue reading

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The Weight Loss Mistake You’re Making (Over and Over Again)

I read this today (as recommended by my brother Ewen 😀 ); I think it makes a lot of sense and is a good read … I’ve taken it from this source over on Livestrong: Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post … Continue reading

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You last a lifetime: Choose to eat well!

The old saying ‘You are what you eat’ is right.  Eating is such a basic in life, we do it every day, and sometimes we don’t even think about it.  We just eat.  Knowing the right what and how much … Continue reading

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The Story of Low Carb Dieting

An interesting BBC Horizon programme about Low Carb Dieting… it’s from 2004, so may be a bit outdated, but it’s still interesting.  Here is is split into 5 x 10 minute clips: Well worth a watch.  🙂 The underlying fact of … Continue reading

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How much exercise to lose weight? Not that much!

You’re ready to take on the battle of the bulge. You’ve got your diet plan down, but you’re not sure how much you should be exercising to lose weight. Two days a week? Three? Maybe six or even seven? My … Continue reading

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Supersize vs Superskinny :-O

I was watching the Channel 4 programme, Supersize vs Superskinny last night.  A programme where they show two extreme examples of an overweight and an underweight person. It details their diets and gets the individuals to swap their diets and … Continue reading

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Steady does it: my weight

I’ve written about how much weight I’ve lost before on here… since the start of my journey, in June 2008, I’m now 22lbs / 10kg lighter than I was.  I’ve been recording my weight and body fat stats weekly since … Continue reading

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My 2011 Totals

It’s come to that time of year again… where I add up all my totals of how far I’ve run, cycled, swum and walked etc… and this year has been a bit of a bumper year for me. 🙂 (In … Continue reading

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Wk51 – Upper Weights & Abs

Thursday morning and I was up early to head to the gym to do upper weights and abs.  As it was a morning session I wanted to limit my time to under an hour, so I cut out some of … Continue reading

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