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    5 August, Wednesday


    1 hour hike

    Breakfast - fruit salad - 3 kiwis, orange, nuts & seeds (MDA trail mix ingredients), mixed berries, banana, natural yogurt. 1 Apple. 4 fish oil caps.


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    Snacks; sardines in olive oil, 95g can

    handful of sliced roast beef, apple & banana

    Some creatine pre WOD


    Lunchfit

    Partner Murph

    (Divide between partners, taking turns to rest)

    Run 1600m between partners. (800m each or split as you like, run at same time)Did 3 laps

    100 pullups - did 50 in 10s

    200 pushups - did 90 (poor partner!)

    300 squats - did 150

    Run 1600m between partners. (800m each or split as you like, run at same time)Did 3 laps


    Post Wod snacks;

    banana/kiwi

    Lunch; salad - spinach, red salmon 210g can, tomato, heaps of olive oil.

    Snacks (it was a tough workout ok!); 2 apples, 5 fish oil caps, 1 orange.


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    Go Mike! This is looking truely primal!


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    More snacks at home! 2 boiled eggs, some grated cheese, 3 handfuls of trail mix (just almonds, raisins, blueberries, pumpkin & sunflower seeds)And 1 apple.


    Dinner - later...a packet of freedom bacon (no nitrates thanks!)3 eggs, grated cheese, onion and some butter to cook it in. yum!

    And another apple!


    Feeling hugely full now, in a good way!


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    6 August - Thursday

    B - mixed berries/trail mix/yogurt (plain)

    S - kiwi/banana

    white tea/trail mix

    handful roast beef slices/banana/5 fish oil caps

    L - salad; 3 boiled eggs, red capsicum, tomato, spinach, 210g can pink salmon, olive oil, lemon juice

    S - kiwi/2 oranges/trail mix/white tea

    S - trail mix/8 dark choc squares/creatine

    D - crockpot dinner; spinach, beef steak, can of tomatoes, peanut butter sauce, ground hazlenut sprinkled on top.

    S - more dark chocolate and an apple.


    No WOD today, needed the rest, and family committments took priority. Bit heavy on the dark choc today!


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    Friday 7 August.


    WOD - Crossfit Endurance: Run - 2mins on/1min off x 6


    B - mixed berries/trail mix/yogurt, 5 fish oil caps, black coffee with 1 sugar

    L - leftover crockpot dinner - beef steak, spinach, tomatos, peanut sauce. 2 boiled eggs/5 fish oil caps

    S - 3 bananas/3 dark choc squares

    S - mixed berries/trail mix/yogurt.

    4 dark choc squares

    S - 1 Beer

    S - 4 dark choc/apple/trail mix

    D - beef mince, red capsicum, onion, garlic, 3 courgettes, sesame oil, sesame seeds, almonds, soy sauce

    S - finished the dark chocolate/apple


    OK, no more dark chocolate from here on!!!


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    Saturday 8 August


    B - mixed berries, trail mix, yogurt (admitedly a sugary mixed berry kind)

    black coffee with one sugar

    L - salad; small tomato, lettuce, red onion, olive oil and balsamic, 210g tinned tuna in olive oil, 2 radishes, 1 green capsicum, cucumber. 5 fish oil caps.

    S - 2 mussels/apple

    S - apple/100g sliced ham

    S - apple/100g sliced ham (again - it was so good this first time!)

    S - 2 snack packs - cranberries, raisens, cherries, choc covered raisens, yogurt coated raisens. Yes, sugar!!!

    S - banana/trail mix

    D - meaty frittata; spinach, minced beef (grass fed, hormone free)onion, garlic, salsa, 7 organic eggs.

    S- apple/banana

    S - a few spoons of organic coconut oil


    No WOD today - is my usual rest day. Race 6k off road trail run tomorrow.


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    O for awesome Mike!Looking good


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    Sunday 9 August


    B - creatine drink, 2 boiled eggs & an apple

    S - trail mix, organic yogurt. black coffee with 1 sugar

    S - pre race jelly beans!


    WOD - Race 5 Xterra Trail run 6k. Came 3rd, first masters in. Beautiful day out there in the forrest. Although placing was ok, race effort was below par, mostly due to still recovering fitness after dealing with a bug the week before last. Despite that it was good fun, with some good cat & mouse action in the event. Need to improve my downhill running!


    S - post race jelly beans! sugars not as bad around the WOD right? Hmmm, then 3 squares of dark choc. oh well.

    L - large black coffee & sugar. Kumara (sweet potato) salad with spinach, parmesan cheese and cherry tomatoes. 1 chip!

    S - 2 bananas, 2 snack packs - cheeries, raisins, cranberries, choc/yog coated raisins. 1 nacho! Glass of white wine and 1 chocolate.

    S - apple/green tea

    D - leftovers from Friday - beef stirfry

    S - apple

    D - second dinner! Leftovers of meaty frittata from saturday night.

    S - kick arse dessert; mixed berries, trail mix, organic plain yogurt, banana, cinnamon& 1 tsp honey


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    Primal Blueprint Expert Certification


    You are right Mike, your primal diet is way more than mine! But so is your workouts! Hopefully once i get the knee right i will up the intensity of my workouts. Otherwise looking at the indoor bike wind trainer and even considering buying a surfski! My weight down by 1.2kgs from last monday!


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