I had to redo my bricks after one of them came loose from the padding they were wrapped in on my run yesterday which unfortunately did some damage to my rucksack. Continue reading
After three months on the paleo diet and handing out copies of The Paleo Solution to everyone (told you it was a little cultish but at least I drew the line at going door to door). I thought ‘I feel great but I bet I can feel even better’.
I started reading that a little dairy in the form of heavy cream and pastured butter was actually beneficial. I don’t think I noticed the ‘little’ part and may have gone a bit overboard. I still felt good but I was gaining weight and my body composition was being thrown off.
I was still making gains in the gym but it was time to tweak again. I had already been doing a little bit of running so I thought that taking it more seriously by setting some targets would add some variety and get me lean again. I was reasonably fit from all the circuits but I actually went from running 3–4 miles up to regular 14 mile runs in the space of 7 weeks. Super endurance? Sadly not. The trick? Nike+, Facebook and sheer pigheadedness. Let me explain.