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MANCMALE78's Blogs

Injured and loosing
Sunday, July 14, 2013      4 comments

So here we go again after a bit of MIA time. Ruptured the cartilage in my knee and so am unable to exercise properly. With overeating an no exercise the weight piled on. SO back i came and logged everything and a 10lb weight loss. on my first we... Read more
Back to the running..
Monday, January 28, 2013      0 comments

Have started a training program that should have be running a 5k in a decent time. It is set out with three runs a week but I am trying to fast track and I have a bit of a base level of fitness so I did the first two sessions. Out for an hour an... Read more
Running...or at least trying
Sunday, January 20, 2013      3 comments

SO went for a jog on tuesday and went out again tonight. Spend more time walking than jogging at the moment but I'm out and about. I have an app on my phone that breaks up older play lists so it makes being out a little fresher every time and fu... Read more
Beep test...
Sunday, January 13, 2013      0 comments

So went out today and did the beep test over a 15m distance. Wet grass, snow falling and still did it. Didn't do very well though, got to 6.2. That gives me a Vo2 score of 33.6. The range for people my age is 44-47. So another challenge is set f... Read more
Illness and recovery
Monday, October 22, 2012      0 comments

So been ill with a virus for a fortnight and getting back to fitness now. Going to leave insanity for a little longer but back to rugby training (only missed one session though).... Read more
Insanity Day 4...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      1 comments

Stretches done today... was more like a power yoga session hard work but a break from the massive cardio work. Still keeping on it and going strong... Read more
Insanity Day 2..
Monday, October 08, 2012      0 comments

Just finished the first insanity workout. Was hard but not really bad. I think it is comparable to some of the boxfit or rugby training sessions I have done, the difference is this is scheduled for 60 days every day. The other is this is a 40min... Read more
Insanity Day 1...
Sunday, October 07, 2012      0 comments

Just done the fitness test for insanity. It's hard, but I did a bit better than I thought I would do. The good news is as this is a base line test I can only get better as well. Recovered fairly quickly as well so the rugby training I have done ... Read more
Rugby training week 2
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      1 comments

Tackling training last night. Nowhere near as sore today as I was last Wednesday. and that was only a light contact night. Due to the weather staying in and doing some home workouts.... Read more
Day off work..
Monday, September 17, 2012      1 comments

But not the gym, been there and done the stuff. Back in tomorrow morning and then rugby training in the evening. Just keeping rolling at the moment.... Read more
Rest Day...
Sunday, September 16, 2012      2 comments

So last weeks training went dance central, rugby, gym, rugby, circuits and boxfit and then running the line at a rugby match. Today after pushing my body I am having a day off. Covered in bruises and full of aches and pains, same again thi... Read more
pushing on
Thursday, September 13, 2012      1 comments

Back to rugby training tonight did a light gym session last night. Biking to work as well. All going well with the weights. Onwards and upwards.... Read more
Back on the pitch.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      1 comments

So back from my first rugby training session, and the claret has run. Split lip but not dead as I thought I might have been. So back on thursday and gym for the rest of the week. rugby twice a week and boxfit as well as gym and other kinect... Read more
Dancing bear...
Monday, September 10, 2012      4 comments

Had a blast tonight embarrassing my eldest girl with dance central. You can teach a bear to ain't pretty but it burns calories. he he he!!... Read more
Starting Sept
Sunday, September 09, 2012      2 comments

So the kids are back in school and the chance to settle into a routine is here. The start of the week and I have been out on the bike and heading to the gym later. I am looking to get to rugby training twice a week and still head to the gym. Ano... Read more

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