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What’s your food personality?

» by March 30th, 2009 at 4:21 pm » Comments (17)

Photo by tobo I have just taken part in a Myers-Briggs exercise at work (INTJ in case you were wondering) and this got me thinking about how my personality dictates my approach to exercise and dieting – particularly dieting. For those who aren’t familiar with it, Myers-Briggs is a system for identifying your personality type, […]

What is strength?

» by March 22nd, 2009 at 4:26 pm » Comments (16)

When I mention to people that I do powerlifting, invariably I get the same reaction: a glance up and down my moderately trim 5’4’’ frame and a raise of the eyebrows as if to say ‘but….you’re not exactly big are you?’ I tend to laugh it off and simply say that you don’t have to […]

Life’s too short

» by March 10th, 2009 at 6:23 pm » Comments (14)

I suspect many of you have had the experience of trying to explain to people at the office why you do what you do: why you watch what you eat, why you get up at 6am to train, why you’d rather go to the gym on a Friday night than go to the pub. And the […]