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The Sunday Cook-off (or how I learned to get my shit together for the week)

This is an article about how I like to organise my food shopping and meals, not a sermon on how you should be eating. The most important thing that I wanted to get across is that if you make an effort to plan your meals, you can save yourself some time, money and stress. Firstly, I don’t subscribe to any name brand diet or nutrition protocol, whatever you eat is your “DIET”. My diet matches my training and energy requirements and includes the foods and dishes that I like to eat. Simple. I work long hours, train most days, and have very little time at the start and end of the day for anything...

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Not another “gym”!

The word “gym” doesn’t represent what it has the potential to. In fact I belong to that vast and varied group of people that regularly and loudly state they “hate gyms”. We can point the finger at Globo Gym, Planet Fitness, and Swipe Card Fitness and blame them for the bastardisation of what should really be an inspiring and exciting concept, or blame magazines, advertising, the internet, under-educated personal trainers, or all of the above. Sadly, “gyms” just don’t do it for us. I grew up in boxing clubs, trained at Olympic Weightlifting clubs, martial arts clubs and with...

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