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Tough Mudder South West – We Nailed It!

I don’t think I’ve ever been more nervous about an event than I was before Tough Mudder South West. I got badly injured the last time I did an obstacle race (you can read about that here). I’m still doing work in my training to…

Can Popping Pills Get You Fit? My Take on Supplements

I’ve talked quite a bit about my diet on here recently – I’ve shared why I’m no longer vegetarian and I’ve explained Why I Won’t Tell You What I Eat. People also often ask me about nutrition supplements. I always tell them it’s far better…

How a Fish Persuaded me to Give up Vegetarianism

Some meat-eaters won’t like what I’m saying here and some vegetarians won’t either. But I often get asked about my diet and I felt I needed to write this so (if only so I don’t have to keep repeatedly explaining my eating choices on social…

Obstacle Race Training with Spartan Race

The Spartan obstacle race training camp couldn’t have come at a better time for me. I was just recovering from the back injury I sustained during the Fisherman’s Friend Strongman Run and my thoughts were starting to turn to Tough Mudder South West, which I’ll…

3-Month Fat Torching Online Fitness Programme – Extreme Inferno!

Are you feeling fed up with any of this: Exercising hard without seeing results? Stop-start fitness fads? Boring, repetitive exercise regimes? Paying for a gym you can rarely get to? Home fitness programmes that don’t deliver results? If you’re ready to do what it takes…

Extreme Inferno – New Online Fitness Programme

I am super-excited about launching the first 12-week round of my new online fitness programme, Extreme Inferno. I absolutely love the workouts in this programme – it’s totally my kind of training. If you’re ready to take your fitness to a new level and prepared…

The one that got Away (for now!): Unfinished Business at Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun

With icy lakes to swim, towers of shipping crates to scale, near-vertical muddy slopes to scramble and many more obstacles designed to test the fittest of the fit, I always knew the Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun was going to be a challenge. But I never once…

Here’s a Video of me at the Start of my own “Fat Loss Journey”

Here’s an old YouTube video blog I made in March 2012. As you’ll see and hear, I was feeling totally fed up with the excess fat that had been slowly accumulating on my body and had resolved to finally do something about it. I’d forgotten…

There’s Nothing Wrong with Wanting to Lose Fat

Over the last few months I’ve received several emails, all from women, which had an apologetic, almost guilty, tone about wanting to shed fat and sculpt their bodies. It’s usually along the lines of “I know I’m not supposed to want to exercise to get…

Is How You’re Exercising Keeping You Fat? Why Your Training Isn’t Shifting The Flab And What To Do About It

Exercising on a regular basis and yet still struggling to shed excess fat? I can probably tell you why. Chances are, either you’re eating too many fattening foods or your training is not optimal for fat burning. Does the following scenario sound familiar? You decide…