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    I'm sticking with the HIIT static rowing and Body...

    I'm sticking with the HIIT static rowing and Body by Science strength training. Started leg press at 140Kgs in November and about to go up from 180 Kgs next week.

    Been naughty with treats/wine...
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    I've dropped 8lbs since starting to cut down on...

    I've dropped 8lbs since starting to cut down on carbs/wine since the New Year. I have had sourdough bread toast & Marmite a couple of times and more wine than I should a couple of Saturdays so I'm...
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    Nearly got back on the wagon January 3rd. HIIT...

    Nearly got back on the wagon January 3rd. HIIT rowing machine four mornings a week (30 seconds x 3) and Body by Science strength training once a week taking about 10 minutes. I walk to the gym, do...
  4. We're all different and have different wants. I'm...

    We're all different and have different wants. I'm an idle git and just want to be healthy with what *I* consider to be a reasonable level of fitness. I'll be doing more low level stuff as I've just...
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    Yesterday I had a 2 large egg mushroom (fried in...

    Yesterday I had a 2 large egg mushroom (fried in butter) omelette for breakfast, 3.5 slices of bacon with mushrooms & some home made vegetable soup for lunch and minced turkey cottage pie, brussels...
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    Indeed! Good day today as far as food intake...

    Indeed! Good day today as far as food intake goes. Saw the Asthma nurse at our local surgery and got a Ventolin inhaler. Hopefully be able to ditch it again once the lack of grains and weight loss...
  7. I'm going on a Concept 2 rowing machine doing...

    I'm going on a Concept 2 rowing machine doing HIIT for three 30 second bursts Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Wednesdays are devoted to Body by Science strength training, doing the Big Five...
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    I've been naughty for longer than that so put on...

    I've been naughty for longer than that so put on some 35lbs over the course of a year. And, cut way down on exercise apart from the two mile round trip to buy shopping in town five days a week plus a...
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    I'm doing a Permaculture Design Certificate...

    I'm doing a Permaculture Design Certificate course up in Scotland the last two weeks of May.
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    I only get to see cousins, aunts & uncles at...

    I only get to see cousins, aunts & uncles at weddings and funerals and due to my age, usually funerals.
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    Sorry to hear of your loss and understand how you...

    Sorry to hear of your loss and understand how you must feel as I lost my Dad 30 years ago.

    However, I couldn't resist a bit of dry wit.

    I'm researching Spalding Grammar School old boys who...
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    I haven't had a migraine in over two years and I...

    I haven't had a migraine in over two years and I put it down to not eating wheat, rye, barley & oats.
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    Well done! Great effort mate.

    Well done! Great effort mate.
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    I've read :- The Primal Blueprint ...

    I've read :-
    The Primal Blueprint By Mark Sisson
    The Primal Connection By Mark Sisson
    Perfect Health Diet By Paul & Shou Chi Jaminet
    Your Personal Paleo...
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    Not at present as the bloody Sciatica is back...

    Not at present as the bloody Sciatica is back again. At least I am managing to keep off painkillers by doing the stretches I learned when it was full blown a few months ago. Now I'm not sure what's...
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    I bought some Cacao Exo (www.exo.co) bars when...

    I bought some Cacao Exo bars when they were offered on the Kickstarter site. They're made with Cricket protein and very tasty. Just hope I can keep my hands off them until I go and assess Duke of...
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    Thanks John. Feeling better but still eating the...

    Thanks John. Feeling better but still eating the occasional Jakemans. FYI, Jakemans are made in Boston (the real one, not the renamed Trimountaine you have in the USA). They are called "chest and...
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    No illnesses for two years since giving up wheat,...

    No illnesses for two years since giving up wheat, rye, barley and oats. Now, two colds in a month. Looking on the bright side, I have been examination invigilating in a school so able to share my...
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    I bought a box of Cacao Nut flavoured bars from...

    I bought a box of Cacao Nut flavoured bars from these people:- Exo | Made With Cricket Flour

    Very tasty. Now I've got to see if I can stop eating them until I go to the Peak District assessing D...
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    I really don't think so, I believe it was the...

    I really don't think so, I believe it was the three months of inaction. I am working out three times a week and it is obvious that I am gaining my fitness back quite rapidly. I'll be back to where I...
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    Saw the NHS physiotherapist last Tuesday about my...

    Saw the NHS physiotherapist last Tuesday about my Sciatica. She has signed me off saying that I am close to 100% again and that I do not need to see her any more. Good news but I still can't do...
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    Finding press ups etc a bit painful at present...

    Finding press ups etc a bit painful at present but I am improving slowly but surely. I can touch my toes again but still can't get my palms on the floor. I am seeing a physiotherapist every two weeks...
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    I used to be CW fit when younger as I was in the...

    I used to be CW fit when younger as I was in the Army and latterly on a police firearms team. Then I retired, got heavy and unfit.

    Just under two years ago at 5' 11" I was 240lbs and decided to...
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    Haven't been in for a while. I got Sciatica at...

    Haven't been in for a while. I got Sciatica at the beginning of last month. It is a pain the bum and has taken a toll. I still can't do much in the way of a workout as press ups, sit ups/plank or...
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    I like Al Kavadlo (http://www.alkavadlo.com/)'s...

    I like Al Kavadlo's ideas. His basic bodyweight exercises with no equipment are Push Ups, Squats and Inversions but he does state that one needs a Pull Up bar to get all muscle groups. He does...
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