Health & Fitness

Why I switched to a standing desk

March 28, 2012
Die Euphorie erreicht ihren Höhepunkt

Are you sitting comfortably? Any office worker chained to their computer for the best part of the day will undoubtably complain of RSI, lower back pain or mysterious cramps and aches that come and go. I am the same. I’ve been working at a desk for nearly 15 years now and I’m convinced that it’s [...]

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Junk your scales now

May 18, 2007

When you mention diet you instantly think of several things, two of which are calorie counting and weighing yourself. In our goal oriented society the amount of gravitational force acting upon your body (that’ll be your weight) is regarded as the single most important figure when trying to lose weight. After a weeks hard graft [...]

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Exercise Log Sheets

May 14, 2007

I like to keep a record of my exercise sessions. I log the exercises I do, in the order I do them and how many reps I perform with the weight I use. I find it really handy to keep these so I can look back at my progress, or lack-thereof and decide if something [...]

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Exercising for weight loss

May 14, 2007

Introduction The first thing people think when you mention the words “fat loss” and “exercise” in the same sentence is running. I know I did. It makes sense too. Running makes you sweat and leaves you puffing for breath. Professional runners are skinny. Case closed. Where’s my running shoes? It’s actually not that simple. Running [...]

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Losing Weight

May 11, 2007

Preamble Health and fitness has become a bit of an obsession of mine. The picture shows me at my heaviest in May 2004 and most recently at a 5k race in March 2007. I’ve always struggled with my weight which basically means that I struggled to take weight off. Putting it on was very easy. [...]

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