Foreword. I shuffled along the seafront at the tiny Welsh seaside resort of Amroth. My wife Elvira , following me in her beat up old Vauxhall, wound down the window and shouted that it wasn’t much further to reach the large plaque that marked the end of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, West Wales. I hobbled… Continue reading My first book – coming next year!
Right now you feel fat and bloated, drained of energy, permanently tired. You have aches and pains in many places and even the simplest of movements cause you physical discomfort. As a result the last thing you want to do is exercise or even get up and prepare a meal. So you order a… Continue reading From overweight, unfit and tired to lean, energetic machine – Roads to Freedom.
So when exactly did losing weight suddenly become this massively complex problem? After all, it must be a problem right, otherwise all the scientists and the Government would have come up with the solution by now? The funny thing is that, before the obesity epidemic began in around the 1970’s, everybody understood what caused… Continue reading Exciting new discovery – stopping eating causes fat loss!
‘I can’t afford a personal trainer’. I hear this all the time. Then I look at the £800 phone, the £20,000 car, the £2000 holiday, the designer clothes etc. So what can a trainer do for you that these can’t? Well studies have shown that even an obese individual who engages in regular… Continue reading What price your life?
Freedom is one of our most treasured values and quite rightly. There are many kinds of freedom of course; political freedom, physical freedom, mental freedom, freedom of speech etc. Without freedom we are seriously diminished as human beings. Although we in the Western world are relatively free, at least in a political sense,… Continue reading Freedom to change – what’s holding you back?
Is skipping the odd meal bad for your health?! On the contrary; here are 18 benefits of intermittent fasting, without even trying! Improved mental clarity, memory and focus. Weight and fat loss. Lowers blood sugar levels Improves insulin sensitivity Increases energy levels Lowers blood cholesterol Possible prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease. Greater longevity. Reverses the Ageing… Continue reading 18 (yes 18!) benefits of fasting.
Circuit training is usually performed in a very structured way. Often you perform a series of exercises for a set me or a set number of repetitions (normally the former), then do a recovery jogger something similar, again of a set time. Fartlek training is especially associated with running. It’s a Swedish word… Continue reading Try Fartlek Circuits for fun and variety.