Category Archives: Lifstyle & Weight Management

What it takes to lose a Pound.

I don’t want to take credit for someone elses information but here is a useful link explaining the difference between body fat and food fat. http://www.caloriesperhour.com/tutorial_pound.php The crux of the article is a Kilogramme of body fat is 7,700 calories but … Continue reading

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Help Wanted Calories burnt exercising calculation.

Can anybody point me to the calculation that works out how many calories you burn while exercising. The Garmin products do a time /distance calculation but that is no use in the gym where you are essentially static. I know … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions

Rather than end the year on the previous negative post I thought I would try and end it with a positive one. Throughout the year I’ve had various comments about this site being inspirational to others. 2007 was a challenge … Continue reading

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The Times, Dr Copperfield, Inside the mind of a GP.

 I take “The Times ” as they say  and read the Body and Soul section on a Saturday. The inside the mind of a GP articles get read now and again but this one really struck home about your visit … Continue reading

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Oat Cluster Comparison (Quaker Oats, Tesco, Lidl, Jordans Superfoods)

Thought I would post a comparison on Oat Clusters. I have these most days topped off with at least three types of fruit or berries. The only time I won’t have this breakfast is when I ride out to the Eureka Cafe … Continue reading

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Lidl Body Fat Monitor (Scales)

I’ve been using these scales now since  September last year. They are excellent value at £17.99 comparable to £50 ones elsewhere. http://www.lidl.co.uk/uk/home.nsf/pages/c.o.20070714.p.Digital_Body_Fat_Monitor.ar7 This year Liddl have dropped the price to £9.99 which is superb value. I’ve been doing a morning … Continue reading

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The Ninth and Final Followup Class

Next Wednesday is the ninth and final followup class for me.  It was a year ago when I started on the Lifestyle and Weight management course, what a year it’s been. This time last year I was 122 Kg (268 … Continue reading

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The eighth followup class

I’ve another followup class coming up tommorow and I’m coming up to the end of my year on the course. Saturday was the anniversary of my making the decision to do something with my life and sign up for this … Continue reading

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The Seventh Followup Class

Wednesday 24th Jan sees me attending the seventh followup class. The classroom sessions were once a week for 12 weeks and then there is a monthly followup class and weighin. The idea for this site came shortly after finishing the … Continue reading

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The Sixth Follow up Class

There,s another followup class for me this Wednesday which will make it 9 months since I started the classes.  It’s been a remarkable year, not just from the weight loss perspective. You wouldn’t believe the difference that doing this course … Continue reading

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