Staying on track with a nutrition plan..

The Personal Training Challenge

Staying on track with a nutrition plan..

One of the most common questions I get asked is how I stay on track with my nutrition plan.. Here's my thoughts on how I've been able to keep to the plan, and also how to look out for those times when you may be wobbling!

The PT Challenge-3 ; Nutrition Plan

The Personal Training Challenge

The PT Challenge-3 ; Nutrition Plan

3 weeks and I'll share what my goals are, and how I've been getting on so far!

The PT Challenge-2

The Personal Training Challenge

The PT Challenge-2

I've gone through the initial consulation, goal setting and framing my current position and the immediate and obvious gap is Nutrition.

The PT Challenge-1

The Personal Training Challenge

The PT Challenge-1

There is an old business saying that you need to eat your own dog food. Essentially this means you should practice what you preach, so for me, I am going to be fully writing up my Personal Training process and planning as if I was a new client.

Coast to Coast 2017 - Race Day..

Coast to Coast 2017

Coast to Coast 2017 - Race Day..

This was my main journey for 2017 - taking on 100+ miles of running, cycling, kayaking and hiking across the highlands of Scotland. Time out limits are set for each stage, and I've failed once already, so I think this is my biggest challenge yet!

Coast to Coast 2017 - One Month to Go!

Coast to Coast 2017

Coast to Coast 2017 - One Month to Go!

This is my next journey - taking on 100+ miles of running, cycling, kayaking and hiking across the highlands of Scotland. Time out limits are set for each stage, and I've failed once already, I think this is my biggest challenge yet!

Hit the Downs 2 - getting bike fit for a 40 mile MTB ride

A South Downs MTB Adventure

Hit the Downs 2 - getting bike fit for a 40 mile MTB ride

Second in a series of three articles about training for and taking part in a 40 mile off-road mountain bike event on the South Downs in Sussex. In this installment I begin my training in earnest and struggle to find the time to meet my training goals.

Couch Potato to Ironman - Part 3

Couch to Ironman

Couch Potato to Ironman - Part 3

What makes an average middle aged man go from a couch potato life to become an extreme endurance athlete who competes in ultra-marathons and Ironman competitions, and what did he learn along the way about himself and about his relationship with his faith.

Coast to Coast 2017 - Finish or bust!

Coast to Coast 2017

Coast to Coast 2017 - Finish or bust!

This is my next journey - taking on 100+ miles of running, cycling, kayaking and hiking across the highlands of Scotland. Time out limits are set for each stage, and I've failed once already, I think this is my biggest challenge yet!

Hit the Downs MTB ride - getting bike fit for a 40 mile off road ride

A South Downs MTB Adventure

Hit the Downs MTB ride - getting bike fit for a 40 mile off road ride

First in a series of 3 articles about training for and taking part in a 40 mile off-road mountain bike event on the South Downs in Sussex. In the first installment I discover I'm not in as good shape as I'd thought and decide on a training plan.

Cracking the Marmotte - Part 2

Cracking the Marmotte

Cracking the Marmotte - Part 2

The Marmotte 2014 had ended with a successful silver medal ride despite multiple punctures and a final ascent on a completely flat tyre... Now aiming for the Gold Medal time. would it all come together on the next attempt?

Couch potato to Ironman - Part 2

Couch to Ironman

Couch potato to Ironman - Part 2

What makes an average middle aged man go from a couch potato life to become an extreme endurance athlete who competes in ultra-marathons and Ironman competitions, and what did he learn along the way about himself and about his relationship with his faith.

Crossfit Journey 4 - The Crossfit Open

The Crossfit Challenge

Crossfit Journey 4 - The Crossfit Open

Crossfit Open 2017 - My thoughts on taking part, the workouts, my performance and on completing the first challenge of the year.

Couch potato to Ironman - Part 1

Couch to Ironman

Couch potato to Ironman - Part 1

What makes an average middle aged man go from a couch potato life to become an extreme endurance athlete who competes in ultra-marathons and Ironman competitions, and what did he learn along the way about himself and about his relationship with his faith.

Crossfit Journey 3 - Ready for the Games??

The Crossfit Challenge

Crossfit Journey 3 - Ready for the Games??

With the Crossfit Games rapidly approaching and my entry confirmed this is a review of my progress so far and thoughts on the next 5 week ahead!

The Crossfit Challenge - Part 2

The Crossfit Challenge

The Crossfit Challenge - Part 2

It's been just over 8 weeks since I posted the start of my journey, and I've been training regularly at Crossfit Corinthians. There are just under 60 days to go until the Crossfit Open... it seems so close already!

Cracking the Marmotte - Part 1

Cracking the Marmotte

Cracking the Marmotte - Part 1

When you look at a single day challenge, then The Marmotte is up among the toughest. 170km, 5000m climbing with the famous 21 hairpin Alpe D'huez climb to finish it off, it is a special day out.

The Channel

Swimming The Channel

The Channel

Swimming the Channel - Matt G's journey, starting from his decision to take on the english channel wearing only a pair of speedo's

The Crossfit Challenge - Part 1

The Crossfit Challenge

The Crossfit Challenge - Part 1

Crossfit Challenge - The first part of my journey - why I chose the Crossfit challenge, how I started at Crossfit Corinthians and my first thoughts on functional fitness