Tag Archives: calories

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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Wk 30 Popular Search Engine Terms #2

Here are what people have been searching on to get to this blog this week:   how many weeks so far this year 2011 We are in week 31 (although I missed a week somewhere so I’m on 30) Here’s a … Continue reading

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More calories to consume

So, following on from my ‘ Watching my calorie burn vs intake ‘, and after running 12.6 miles yesterday I figured I deserved quite a big breakfast to keep me going (I usually just have porridge and OJ): Porridge, two slices … Continue reading

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Not losing weight through running?

A few people I’ve come across are taking up running in their quest to lose weight, or some have taken up running to train for a half marathon or full marathon and hoped that the training would mean weight loss. … Continue reading

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Wk8 – 1 Hour Bodyweight & Kettlebell circuits

Monday night and I decided I would up my circuits from 45 minutes to 1 hour.  It meant 8 repetitions of 10 exerises, 30:15 secs work:rest ratio.  A mixture of bodyweight and 12kg kettlebell exercises. Here are the exercises I … Continue reading

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Wk6 – Calories burned!

I just totted up the calories I burned last week – around 7,300!!  That’s just over 2lbs worth!! Half of them were on my 4 runs, 4.3 miles, 4 miles, 6 miles and 22 miles.  I also swam once, did … Continue reading

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Final Totals for 2010…

I’ve got together the stats for 2010 and I did the following: Cycle: 893 miles, 65 hours, burned 48,388 calories Run: 734.8 miles, 109 hours, burned 78,186 calories Swim: 45.4 miles, 24 hours, burned 16,282 calories Walked: 250.5 miles, 91 … Continue reading

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