Tag Archives: Exercise

How do you do it?

I was asked this very question last week: “How do you do it?” In the context of keeping going with my healthy lifestyle when it’s dark, when I might have had a bad day, when I might be distracted elsewhere, … Continue reading

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From medical write-off to mountains and marathons – a healing journey and the joy of stubbornness

I admit it, I’m stubborn. Capricorn characteristics or otherwise, if anyone tells me I can’t do something, I will go out of my way to prove them wrong. It wouldn’t be the first time. I was sitting in the doctor’s … Continue reading

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Health improvement in 2021

Feeling a little stuck with your goal setting for this year? Help is at hand! I always love to spend time at the beginning of each year to consider what I want to achieve in the coming 12 months, and … Continue reading

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Do you have time to be fit and healthy?

“Max is the busiest person I know…”. So stated one of my friends who wrote an endorsement for my first-published book The Whole Body Solution. I hear time and again people saying that they don’t have time to exercise, or … Continue reading

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5 important ways to keep your vitamin D levels high

Before launching in to this vital topic, let’s think about why we might want to maintain optimal levels of D3, the active form of vitamin D, in our bodies. Vitamin D is involved in keeping the immune system healthy and … Continue reading

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The Path of Most Resistance

Compared with many people, I have had a pretty easy life, and looking back I have made the most of the many opportunities that came my way. However, as I describe in my book The Fatigue Solution,  I was often … Continue reading

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The frightening consequences of inactivity

This article was inspired by my decision to enter another race, and planning my training schedule leading up to it. We are currently hearing that “sitting is the new smoking”. Sitting is even being classified as a “disease”, and physical … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Immune System Healthy – Part 3

This is the final part of my 3-part mini-series on immune system health – hope you’ve found it to be useful. If you missed parts 1 and 2, you’ll find the links in my last blog here. Let’s get right … Continue reading

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Recovery, Running and Visa Applications

I used to like filling in forms. What could be more satisfying than taking a blank document and experiencing the joy of completing it to someone else’s exacting standards? Does this make me odd? Maybe you’re just not with me … Continue reading

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The Triple Treble

I am a big fan of athletics, so obviously I was glued to the Rio Olympics in the summer. I was delighted to see Usain Bolt inaugurated into the heady category of “living legend” by winning the 100 metres, 200 … Continue reading

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