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Strange effects of Fasting: less hunger

I’ve been fasting now for 16 weeks…and I have to say it has easily become a way of life for me.  I’m now actually looking forward to my fasting days!  I just feel like it gives my body a rest … Continue reading

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Running and Vanity…

I was a bit surprised in the gym the other morning when my other gym regular, a man in his 50s told me that he ‘runs in the dark evenings out of vanity’.  He’s a healthy weight, fit, opinionated, confident … Continue reading

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How to: Intermittent Fast

I’ve been intermittent fasting now since August 2012 and am pleased to say I’ve successfully made it an everyday (or weekly) part of my lifestyle. So much so, a few people have asked for my advice on how to get … Continue reading

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Gym all to myself (& the bicep girlers :-)

This is one of the main reasons I get up at half 6 in the morning to go to the gym (instead of later on when its busy). I had this area all to myself this morning for about 20 … Continue reading

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Wk45 – 3000m swim and ‘Run Tomas Run’?

Tuesday night and I got picked up from work and taken to Bella pool. The plan was to do Swim Session 11, then run home, taking a long route of about 7 miles. The swim went fine, I was concentrating … Continue reading

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New trainers arrived! (Kinvaras)

How good is Wiggle? I ordered my new Saucony Kinvara’s yesterday lunchtime and they arrived at lunchtime today!  I’m wearing them now (trying them on) and let me tell you they are very comfortable, and very airy! They fit well, … Continue reading

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Wk31 – 7M mile speed reps Glasgow Green

Monday morning and I was adamant I was getting up to do a run as planned.  The idea was for me to do 7 miles, with every even mile being as fast as I could run. I hate the thought … Continue reading

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Wk28 – 4.35M Run then Insanity Day 4

I was really looking forward to my run outside after work on Monday night.  It would be my first run outside for about 3 weeks.  I’ve been building up slowly (from 10 minutes up to 30 minutes on the treadmill) … Continue reading

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Spin Step Ups Bike Workout

Here is the plan for Wednesday morning bike workout: S1 – Spin Step ups Indoor bike Low resistance (level 7-8) 45 minutes. Focus on speed of feet not force on pedals. Can be done on the road if course is … Continue reading

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Wk23 – Spin then 8.2M incl 10k time trial

SPINFIT Tuesday night spin fit… a single session as Helen wasn’t there and I’d planned a run in the time that I usually do the second class.  8 miles or so with about 10k as fast as I could go. … Continue reading

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