Category Fitness


I’ve realised something about myself over the past few weeks. I can be a bit of an idiot sometimes. Really, I can. I wrote in January that my goal was to not do any pushing or pressing under load so as to help my shoulder heal. I failed. How hard can it be to stop […]

Strength rocks

I’m writing this during my daughters dancing lesson. As I’m watching the teacher take these eight year old girls through their drills I’m struck by how much this is a strength skill practice as much as it is a dance skill practice. This makes sense as it important to be strong and flexible if you […]

Write down the vision

Well it’s January and everyone is busy making resolutions and unfortunately most people will then fail to keep them. One of the problems with resolutions is that they are sometimes too vague (i.e. lose weight, exercise more) and can’t be broken down into achievable steps. Another problem people face is that they don’t know how […]

Training frustrations

I’m not the patient type. When I want something I want it NOW. But of late I’ve been having to learn patience thanks to my strength training. I started training with kettlebells back in March. At the time I didn’t really know what I was doing but then I read the excellent book ‘Enter the […]

Are you happy?

I’m writing this in a café near my work place enjoying a lunch time latté. Very nice. Something I’m thinking about at the moment is happiness. I think it’s an often overlooked subject, especially in the health and fitness community which can so often be goal orientated. Sure, we may have to make sacrifices in […]

New Kettlebells!

I received some new kettle bells today and I’m very excited. I’ve wanted a pair for a little while now as up until recently I only had a 16kg and a 24kg bell which meant I could only do exercises based on a single kettlebell. I also really wanted some RKC kettlebells as they are […]

Nashville Kettlebell

A Christian viewpoint on diet and exercise


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Serving up health and fitness insights (daily, of course) with a side of irreverence.

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A Christian viewpoint on diet and exercise

A Christian viewpoint on diet and exercise

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Blog site for the comedy-documentary Fat Head

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