Yearly Archives: 2012

Intermittent Fasting – Week 3

The Fasting Continues Yeah so week 3 has been and gone, I survived 2 birthday meals and am still here to tell the tale. As far as the IF goes it’s all things running smoothly, it has become an integral

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Tapout XT – Month 1 – Review

I’m at the end of week 7/12 at the minute so just over half way and thought I was time I wrote a review. Week 1 We start with Cross Core Combat and what an introduction, I HIGHLY recommend using

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Fasting Week 2

So here we are the end of week 2, what have I learned? Well mostly that it gets easier and easier to stick with the program the more you do it, I’ve really settled into a routine and I for

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Fasting Week 1

So I’m a week into my Intermittent Fasting (IF) and its been a bit of a rollercoaster ride. I was going great guns and right up until Thursday where I’d actually gone 19hrs in the fast because I just wasnt

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Fasting Day 1 & 2

So I’ve made it through 2 days of my 18hr fasting and I have to say it’s gone ok. Day 1 I had eaten Burger and chips (fries) for my dinner the night before and during my Tapout XT –

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Intermittent Fasting – an experiment

I have been following the paleo/primal eating styles for a number of months now, with some slips and experimenting but am pretty consistent with its tenants 80-90%. My most notable exception is dairy in the form of whey protein shakes

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Supplements

A lot people have been asking me what supplements I take or recommend. I have tested and tried a lot of different stuff to see what works (for me) and so I can hang my hat on it a truly

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The 30 Day Diet challenge

Basically this is the Paleo diet or Atkins Diet The intention is for you to do this for 30 days to break your addiction to Processed carbs and bread in particular. Why 30 days? well it takes 28 to form

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Obstacle Race Training

People who know me know that my passion is for adventure racing (obstacle racing or mud runs) this said I am by no means running to win just to finish and have fun. My favourite events in the UK are

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Sledge Hammer Training

Posted on 10 February 2012 by ultra-FIT One of the more unusual training tools I use with my clients is a common-or-garden sledgehammer. Hammer swinging virgins and passersby often look shocked when they get their first glimpse of this kind

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