Ben Greenfield is a personal fitness trainer who has a master’s degree in exercise physiology and biomechanics. He blogs and podcasts about all things fitness and nutrition. In a recent podcast, he covered some of the basic fitness and nutrition habits that can be developed to improve overall health and wellbeing. The complete podcast runs … Continue reading 8 ways to live a healthier life.
The realisation came in the shower. It was immediate and clear. I had just advanced to the next level. I was hot, my legs buzzed with that sweet post-run burn of satisfaction. Sticky sweat trickled down my back and my feet begged to be released from their furnace encapsulating shoes. Trail running is new to … Continue reading Trail running. The next level.
Went for a run this afternoon (and whenever I say run, know that I mean slow shuffling jog) around the central basin of Lake Burley Griffin. Around about 6 kilometres all up. It has been a warmish day (around 26 C) and the journey out to Kings Avenue Bridge was all shady and leafy and interspersed … Continue reading Peace bell run.
I am currently trying to cultivate the practice of ‘slow’ eating each mealtime. A 35 year history of emergency nursing has left me with a dining imperative to stuff as much food into my gob as quickly as possible. So I am playing with the Japanese concept of HARA HACHIBU or literally: gut eight parts. … Continue reading Hara Hachibu
A month ago I wrote about my change in fitness routine from an expensive Gym membership to a free and more free-form based program (you can read that post here). I thought I would get you up to date with how that is all going so far. So my current routine has 4 components: Running … Continue reading Putting the fun back into fitness.
Gym membership? Thats a lot of money dude. This time of year is always a bit of a money pit. All our registration and insurance and utility bills arrive in a dense, foreboding pile over a couple of weeks making the morning trip down to the letterbox just a little depressing.Last week I also got … Continue reading Moving forwards.