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The Fast Diet Support Group

If you’re taking part in Intermittent Fasting (IF) or The 5:2 Diet and you’re on Facebook then please feel free to join the Facebook group: The Fast Diet Support Group The group has been set up for everyone to share their experiences with regards to IF and everyone can see what does and doesn’t work […]

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Five Days In

It has been five days since I started the fast diet and things are going well. Previously, when I’ve attempted a calorie restricted diet I would aim for about 1200 to 1300 calories per day. I managed it, but it was hard. With that sort of restriction you find yourself thinking about food all the […]

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That was FAST

After many months of lethargy and being severely overweight I’ve decided to try something completely new.  Well, it’s new to me but the concept has been around for some time. I’m sure may of you have heard of “The Fast Diet” or the 5/2 diet whereby you eat normally for five days a week but […]

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Change

Fear it? Embrace it? Either way, change is going to happen. However, sometimes you need to initiate change in order to improve your life. Some people fear change because it means simply things that things will be different and not what they’re used to. I’ve read a lot of articles that say you should embrace […]

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Not so virtual

Well, I have officially completed Week1/Day2 of my fat-butt-to-10k routine.  It’s been so long since I ran properly that I decided it would be better to build up using a proper plan then to just go out and run for the hell of it and probably hurt myself. This now means I’ve got a 14 […]

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Manfluenza

Ten days in to June and also Juneathon but not much running coming from the Virtual Runner at the moment. We had some holidays recently and my wife, son and I went to Normandy, France for a week with Eurocamp.  We only got back during the long weekend and then I had work and now […]

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Je suis le coureur virtuel

Things are going well at the moment.  By ‘well’ I mean that I am still feeling good and motivated even though I haven’t run in the past few days.  I’ve just been busy as I need to prepare for a trip I’m taking in a week or so to Normandy, France. I’ve been living in […]

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Tips for running in the morning

Running in the morning can feel like the biggest chore in the world. Particularly if you aren’t a morning person. You have to physically get out of bed in the morning in order to go. Once you manage to talk yourself into going though, running in the morning gives you the verve and vigour to […]

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Lull in the Fitness Storm

Things are going absolutely fantastic with my current fitness drive and I’m really glad to be running again. Eating and running I really don’t know what happened before and why I just end up going for weeks and weeks without doing anything other than stuffing my face with food.  I think that one of the […]

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The Battle Continues

My wife and I recently decided (after a long bout of laziness and eating) that we were going to kick start our healthy eating (diet) regime by going on the Atkins Diet. I don’t know if any of you have tried this diet or not but you basically reduce your carbohydrate intake to about 20g […]

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