Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting

Information Overload This post is not going to be a scientific debate about the pros and cons of intermittent fasting.  Over the years I’ve grown increasingly cynical of “scientific studies” either supporting or contesting common theories....
How To Stop Emotional Eating

How To Stop Emotional Eating

Today has been one of those days.  Everything seems more dramatic than it should be; I’m seeing problems rather than solutions; everyone is simply pissing me off for no reason whatsoever.  To top it all off, my daughter’s birthday is in 2 days and...
Are You A Lazy Dad?  I Am

Are You A Lazy Dad? I Am

In addition to my goals for the year, I have also undertaken the concept of the #fitdadchallenge [now #GetDadsFit].  It’s not a fad diet plan, or fitness regime, it’s just getting up and doing more in order that I’ve got more energy to spend on my...
What Is Your Gym Personality?

What Is Your Gym Personality?

I have just got back from my mistress gym…I’ll pause there and explain.  I’ve been with my work gym for some time, it is predictable, boring and the equipment is getting a little old and rusty.  My mistress gym on the other hand, is new, exciting and...
How To Get “Muscles” Like Justin Bieber

How To Get “Muscles” Like Justin Bieber

It’s been some weeks now since my family moved back to the UK whilst I see out my contract working in Germany having moved into a block of rooms similar to that of a Premier Inn, Holiday Inn or other such budget hotel.  My room is en-suite and apart from bulk...
My Terrible Relationship With Food

My Terrible Relationship With Food

For as long as I can remember I’ve had an utterly terrible relationship with food.  Like the girl who constantly runs back to the bad boy despite knowing he’s no good for her, I am the bloke who keeps going back to processed, unhealthy, rubbish.  I know...
Do You Want To Lose Weight Or To Lose Fat?

Do You Want To Lose Weight Or To Lose Fat?

At the start of 2014 I set myself 3 goals that I wanted to achieve by December 31st. The first, completing the press up challenge 2014, went horribly wrong following a wrist injury; the second, not biting my nails or finger skin, went by the wayside with every...
Male Pelvic Floor Training

Male Pelvic Floor Training

Being a blogger I am often exposed to the motherly anecdotes of unfortunate leakages.  A misplaced cough here, an ill timed sneeze there, and don’t even mention the trampolining!  I even sat through a BritMums key note speech by Carol Smillie filled with an...
The Gherkin Challenge

The Gherkin Challenge

Gherkin Challenge – The Beginning A long distant memory ago, while bored after a long day’s work, I was surfing the net looking for some inspiration.  I wanted something to physically challenge me and give me an opportunity to give something back; support...
Using Fitness Supplements

Using Fitness Supplements

When you are considering taking a supplement to improve workouts, there are generally three areas that you want to be addressed: Improved focus. Improved endurance or power output. Ability to recover. But I’m getting ahead of myself; first you need to consider...
Why Am I So Fat

Why Am I So Fat

The Flaws In Measuring Fat I’ve had some devastating news.  I’m so fat that I pose a risk management problem for my employers!  I now need to be regularly weighed and measured in order to monitor my fat levels, and potentially be placed on a monitored diet...
Stay Fit Whilst Watching TV

Stay Fit Whilst Watching TV

How to Stay Fit While Watching TV When you’re a father to a couple of young children, expect to be participating in a lot of activities that they like and not necessarily things that you enjoy, including watching a bunch of kid friendly shows and movies that the kids...
Sci-Mx Advanced Protein Range Cookie Review

Sci-Mx Advanced Protein Range Cookie Review

Sci-Mx Advanced Protein Range PRO 2GO® COOKIE Review Over the years I’ve tried a significant number of nutritional supplements from a large number of companies, so I was both flattered and excited to be asked to review a new protein cookie flavour by Sci-Mx...