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Breakfast– The Worst Meal of the Day

I’m tired of hearing how breakfast is the most important meal of the day –absolute rot. Breakfast is entirely optional and – the way most people use it – is best avoided entirely. To understand why, it’s important to look back into our dark, wild past when we roamed the earth as nomadic people, in […]

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The Simple Joy of Movement

Q. How do you make getting fit more attractive, fun and enjoyable? A. Make a game out of it!   Exploration and movement from birth Think back to when you were an infant and you mastered (what were at the time) incredibly complicated feats of balance such as standing, crawling, walking, running and jumping. You […]

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The Hunter’s Meditation…

“Meditation, Stress and the Hunter’s Mind”   Staying present – the essence of both hunting and meditation. For many of us today the biggest handicap to a happy, contented life is long-term stress. We live very different lives to those of our ancient ancestors. No longer do suffer the adrenaline rush of having to run […]

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Come Rain or Shine

The life you were born to lead: Welcome to The Outdoors!  Muddy, squishy, uneven and sometimes even smelly: the countryside is full of scary obsticles for ‘townies’, yet it also offers nourishment for both body and soul! It’s all too easy to think of outdoor activity as something special, as a small subsection of our […]

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Global Conspiracy or Industrial Scale Incompetence?

Society is being looked after by its governing institutions right? Our health is more important to them than their profit is it not? Our happiness, wellbeing and longevity take priority over any booming economy, don’t they? I mean, surely the scientists, the ‘experts’, the politicians, the banks and the agricultural, food and pharmaceutical industries in […]

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Caveman Like ‘em Fat!!

The deer had barely stopped twitching, yet the most prized parts of the animal had already been stripped and eagerly consumed. Life was hard 20,000 years ago and it had been days since our Paleolithic diners had eaten properly. Instinctively they went straight for the parts of the animal highest in energy and badly needed […]

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HIIT – the missing evolutionary link?

…in your training? These days, you can’t swing a cat now without someone asking if you do ‘HIIT’ – High Intensity Interval Training, that is. Michael Mosely was commissioned to produce a whole documentary about it for Horizon and the BBC recently. Every fitness website’s got it own idea of what it means and twists […]

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Success: Marc’s Story

It was lucky chance and coincidence that led me to my new, fitter self. My job as a busy sports massage and remedial therapist meant that I was used to performing physical activities all day, especially at certain endurance sports events where it was not uncommon for me to be treating one athlete after another […]

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