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What an extra 20 calories a day will do…

I’m listening to an audiobook just now that my Dad recommended me: Why we get fat and what to do about it by Gary Taubes. Here’s an interesting bit from it. 20 calories. Just an extra 20 calories, a bite … Continue reading

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Suitably pleased with that long run….

Thursday night and I did a nice and strong long run around 11.7 miles of the Great Scottish Run Half Marathon route. I pushed it right from the start… no exact plan pacing or negative splits  – I just wanted … Continue reading

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Nearly half of UK population taking no exercise?

I stumbled across this article… which details research by Scottish Widows that states that ‘on average, people spend just 108 minutes exercising a week’… and that ‘just under half of the population abstains for any form of exercise (45%)’.  ‘Those that … Continue reading

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