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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Wk52 – 262 mile challenge – complete!

Tuesday morning I went to the gym at 10am when it opened. As you can see the snow has finally thawed and the weather is looking decidedly warmer (not in negative numbers) for the next week at least.     … Continue reading

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Totals for 2010…

Up to this week this year (51 weeks) I’ve: Cycled: 900 miles, 64 hours, (22% of time), ave 14mph, 48,000 calories Run: 720 miles, 106 hours, (37% of time), ave 6.8 mph, 77,000 calories Swim: 60 miles, 25 hours, (9% … Continue reading

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Recovery

I’m pretty tired after the long run effort on Saturday.  On Sunday I was starving quite a bit of the day.  Had my breakfast as usual (big bowl of frosties – a bit different than porridge), then lunch (chicken and … Continue reading

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