Category Archives: Health and wellness

Busy month

March was a pretty busy month in many ways (!) but on the cycling front there were finally some training rides on top of my regular commuting.  The graph from my (free) Endomondo application makes happy reading.  Yellow is commuting, Red … Continue reading

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You are what you eat

Which means I’m in big trouble! With all my physical activity I can eat what I want without fear of putting on weight, however a better choice of diet could help me over the next month.  There are good carbs and bad carbs and I … Continue reading

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2010

It’s been a really busy year and 2011 is probably going to be even busier. Physically, 2010 has been the most satisfying of my life; breaking and smashing all sorts of targets I have set myself.  At the age of 39 … Continue reading

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Time to step up the training again

I popped along to Salford University’s sports injury clinic on the way home from work.  Although my back has been fine for a while, my hamstrings are still tight.  If I’m to do a full distance triathlon next year I … Continue reading

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A little more conversation, a little less action

Yes I did get that the right way around.   I am enjoying all my training at the moment but that’s not necessarily a good thing.  All this physical activity is rewarding but frankly it’s a massive distraction from more … Continue reading

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On to the next challenge

I’m still basking in the glory of last weekend’s stupendous result and Ben, my Department Head, keeps bigging me up.  Today he mentioned my result to the whole department in our monthly meeting in amongst the promotions, people leaving and … Continue reading

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Yet more running and cycling

We’ve had another active day already in the Holmes household and it’s only just turned 11 o’clock.  I tried and again failed to break 40 minutes for my 20k bike ride early this morning but got closer to the target.  … Continue reading

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