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Unfit Me – Fortnightly Update 1

By Lee Sands / 6th March 2015 at 13:17

For anyone that read the first article the title of this one is already a give away, I haven’t even managed to do a weekly update let alone stick to my original plans. I have my excuses lined up ready to go, lets get them out of the way. The weather hasn’t been that great, I […]


6-Pack at 36? Insanity Results

By David Toon / 18th February 2015 at 15:56

I’ve always enjoyed playing sports and staying fairly active, from Sunday league footie, mountain biking to more recently running and squash. I’m no fitness freak but I’ll always be up for trying something new and having a go at the latest fitness crazes that seem to pop up every few months. After a recent inspired […]


Unfit Me!

By Lee Sands / 17th February 2015 at 10:39

I am unfit. My Wheels – 2011 Specialzed Hardrock Sport Disc This is not some new revelation, it has been in the back of my mind for a few years. I have attempted to rectify the situation numerous times. I own a fairly decent mountain bike and I enjoyed attempting to ride it for a […]


Avoid Rush Hour Traffic!

By David Toon / 16th February 2015 at 17:37

In this post I explain how I found a way to finally avoid rush hour traffic from my daily commute. The INRIX Traffic Report claims that by 2030 the average driver will spend 18 working days sat in traffic, 40 days if you live in London! This adds upto to costing the same average driver […]


A Hostel? Take a hike!

By David Toon / 8th February 2015 at 13:45

Risking the wrath from the wife and children,  I take a gamble on family weekend stay in a YHA family hostel in Derbyshire “You won’t get me in a Youth Hostel!” stated my wife as I read out the list of features from the Gradbach Mill Hostel on the YHA website. “A stunning rural retreat,” […]