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Health & Fitness

My diary about health and fitness, injury recovery from a serious car crash in the beginning of 2006, including several subsequent operations to help fix the damage.

Top 10 Free and Essential Apps for Weight Loss
23rd June 2018
In this article I look at several free applications for Android and iOS which I think essential for aiding your weight loss efforts. I have tried these and used them myself and found they are all beneficial to achieving your weightloss and fitness goals.
Why your Diet does not keep what it Promises
23rd February 2018
We have all tried some fad diet plan at some point in our lives, putting our bodies through a crash calorie diet to lose weight for a wedding, holiday or important date. The truth is that the weight will start creeping back just as fast as the weight loss is unsustainable in the long run.
Movember 2017
1st November 2017
Every year, for one month, perfectly normal men across the globe, begin obsessively competing to grow the wildest, bushiest facial hair they can muster in 28 days to raise money for charity.
10 Things I Learned From Running My First 10K
21st June 2017
On the 18th June 2017, I completed my first formally timed 10k run for the Glasgow Mens 10K, and I was raising money for Cancer Research UK as well. After months of training from the couch to 10k, diet, running plans, running gear, injury and recovery, here's what I learned from the experience.
Running style, heel strike & shin splints!
14th May 2017
I've been suffering from shin splits ever since I started running a year ago. It seems to be a persistent problem where after 2 weeks of running twice per week, about 3-4k distance each run, I then have to take a few weeks off to recover from shin splints.
Glasgow 10K for Cancer Research UK
12th April 2017
As part of my latest fitness drive, I've set myself the triple challenge of not only competing in my first competitive event and raising money for charity, also I have also set a time to complete the run in as well.