Tag Archives: carbs

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An interesting BBC Horizon programme about Low Carb Dieting… it’s from 2004, so may be a bit outdated, but it’s still interesting.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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Two Week Food Test Results!

Two weeks ago I changed what I ate and started my Two Week Food Test.  I did this in order to: Challenge myself to try new foods and come away from the habitual norm of my diet. See what impact eating … Continue reading

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Two Week Food Test – Wk 1 complete

I was sort of dreading the weekend with this Two Week Food Test.  I thought temptation and training would get in the way, but I actually did quite well.  I’m managing to restrict the carbs, but not totally cut them … Continue reading

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Two Week Food Test… 4 days to go…

I posted about this a few weeks ago…and I must admit, I’m a little nervous about the next few weeks… I’m changing my diet to try the Two Week Test.  This is where I reduce or eliminate my well loved … Continue reading

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Want to lose weight?

I’m reading Why we get fat: and what to do about it, by Gary Taubes, (I got the audiobook infact), and thought I’d share some of the ideas within it: If you want to lose weight, it’s less about reducing how … Continue reading

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Wk21 – 5M Pollock Park wi Gill

Thursday morning and after my 10 miles the night before… I wasn’t sure how I’d feel today, but I was ok.  Up and at Bella for 630am to meet Gill. Gill had a cold last week so she wasn’t expecting … Continue reading

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Mashed Potato, Oat and Honey mix

Ok, so I read somewhere that runners who do Ultra marathons tend to rely on actual food to fuel their runs, instead of just gels and energy drinks (like I have done for training for and completing marathon distances). As … Continue reading

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