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Turning your fitness hobby into a career

After leaving the office, is the first thing you think about hitting the gym? Or do you prefer running to written work? If so, a change of career may be for you. Leave behind your boring, old nine-to-five job and turn your fitness hobby into a profession. Tempted? Here’s how to do it… What’s out […]

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No more virtual running

As you know, bursts of motivation come and go for runners, and with every day life virtual running can occur more than anything else! Then, finally the motivation hits you and you eventually have that push to get back into training and work towards achieving your ideal weight goal. You can read more about why […]

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WordPress Security

If anyone else out there has a WordPress blog installed on their own domain name I would strongly suggest you put in place whatever security protocols you can to ensure your site isn’t hacked. I recently installed some things that tell me who has been trying to access files on my site install and from […]

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Nike+ FuelBand & Trion:Z Wristband

Some packages arrived today! The first package to arrive was my new Trion:Z wristband.  If you have read my previous ramblings, you’ll know that I was sent one of these back in 2011 for free to review (http://thevirtualrunner.org/2011/04/29/trionz/) and I wore it until it was loose and falling apart. I decided to buy my own […]

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Getting a little tiresome

I posted my blog link in one of the Intermittent Fasting (IF) groups on Facebook to share my experiences and opinions with others and it was immediately attacked.  Quite a amusing frankly but also quite tiresome. I’m not one to hold my tongue at the best of times but I can’t have people trying to […]

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Light as a Feather

I may have mentioned before, but I am a member of a few Intermittent Fasting (IF) groups on Facebook.  Mainly as a support sort of thing but also to see how this lifestyle works for others. There are a few things which occur in all the groups which really annoy me: People saying they can’t […]

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Forty Percent Fat

Yeah, that’s right.  I’m currently a fatty.  I got some new scales today that tell you your weight, % body fat, BMI and % water.  Man, it makes for some depressing reading… Obviously, I already knew I was overweight but I don’t think I look overweight.  Now I know how badly and it gives me […]

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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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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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