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Mayday Bank Holiday 2020

  Not sure how I managed to miss it but the may day bank holiday has moved from Monday to Friday. Where have I been?

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Don’t blame salt for what the sugar did…

Salt:  (also common salt)  [mass noun] A white crystalline substance which gives seawater its characteristic taste and is used for seasoning or preserving food. Table salt – NaCl A mineral that is so valuable to humankind that we used to … Continue reading

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Have we missed the point?

  If Mother Nature designed a system to manufacture cholesterol within the body, why are we so busy demonising it? MN doesnt get things that wrong. Cholesterol is amazing – so amazing that you simply would not exist without it. … Continue reading

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Learning from Sunday

As  my last post explained, I ran/walked a half marathon last Sunday, off the cuff with no real training for the event. It took me nearly 4 hours of constant movement, fuelled by 2 Bourbon biscuits (one on the way … Continue reading

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Can I? Will I?

I took part in the Settle Saunter today. 21.1kms of relatively low level trails and the first time in many years I’ve attempted that distance. but I wanted to prove that I can set a challenging goal and push on … Continue reading

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Love this time of year

When it’s warm during the day but cool enough overnight to appreciate the duvet and make that morning mug if tea really welcoming.

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Salt – the age old debate

Do you get paid a salary? Do you have a colleague who is “worth their salt”? Ever described someone as the “salt of the earth”? Do you know the origin of the word “salad”? Image by Philipp Kleindienst from Pixabay … Continue reading

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Marathon Hydration

What to drink and how much during a marathon is a perenial topic of discussion. Over time we have passed through the “drink sparlingly or not at all” to “drink frequently” to “drink to thirst”. What is a good marathoner … Continue reading

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Easter is a comin’

…but can you DO Easter without chocolate? Well yes you can, which if you are trying to cut down on your sugar intake must be welcome news. The key to Easter is eggs. It’s the symbol of a new beginning … Continue reading

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It’s a rest day – if I’m not running what do I do?

Smart ideas for rest days Having convinced yourself that your rest days are worth honouring, what to do on a day you are not running? After all, you want to make even the down time count, right? Well you could … Continue reading

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