Healthy ageing

Faster. Stronger. Longer. Longer.

Faster, stronger, longer for longer. I rebranded my website to focus more clearly on having a longer and healthier life. If you are 50 years old or older, then there is something of interest to you in my blog. Physical exercise, being mindful of mental …

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Reading List

Getting the reading list underway, here is a surprisingly good book by The Terminator himself, Arnold. His book Seven Tools For Life is a great read. Simple and easy-to-grasp concepts for improving your life. I haven’t been much of an Arnold fan, but I watched …

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Use It Or Lose It

Living Proof Use it or lose it. That’s a fact when it comes to muscle mass, fitness, mobility and general physical wellbeing. And the older you get – and I include you Ms/Mr Forty-Something – the bigger an issue it becomes. Today is 12 weeks …

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Life Comes At You Fast

I’m A Pensioner Life comes at you fast. Yes, sir, it does. My invitation to get my State Pension arrived today. Life comes at you quickly. I remember my first day at primary school with clarity. Oddly I remember that day better than when I …

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Who Wants To Live Forever?

Who wants to live forever? I don’t. I’m interested in a healthy last 15-20 years rather than being enfeebled or suffering from dementia-related conditions. However, on my last day, I might want to withdraw the statement, but that will depend on my circumstances. Rationally, I …

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Learning From Recovery

Learning from recovery, a month to the day since my cycling crash in Ride London 100. I have discovered new aspects of life, and have had time to reflect on my journey. I’m very conscious that my diary could become a ‘poor me’ or ‘aren’t …

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Rehab Highway

The Journey May Take A Touch Longer Rehab highway may be up to another 12 weeks, according to a top practitioner. I keep trying to make light of some significant league injuries, but many more experienced people than I keep advising me not to make …

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Rocacorba Renaissance

Rocacorba Renaissance. An early season major training event culminated in my own Renaissance artwork, which you see above. It’s at the finish line of the Rocacorba climb near Girona, Catalonia. This is a 6.2-mile-long ascent, scaling 2,445 feet, with an average grade of 7.4%. However, …

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Finding My Way Back To Myself

The Older I Get, The Clearer The Path Finding my way back to myself. It sounds odd, but it isn’t really. I’m assuming that I was myself at the start of my life. Before coming into contact with my family, other people, and the environment …

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Knees Over Toes

Knees Over Toes Guy Knees Over Toes Guy helped me to recover from a meniscus injury last year. I found a simple bodyweight routine I do anywhere. For me, what was a rehabilitation regime has become a very convenient and effective strength-building method. The concept …

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