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#3 Warrior Diet… in 100 words


An occasional series aimed at the A.D.H.D. reader, these will describe each diet I am doing in 100 words. credit: One of the first modern ‘health and fitness’ intermittent fasting diets. Warrior’s based around a high frequency, usually daily,

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Diets are Shit: It’s Not (Good) Science


Time to ‘fess up. I’m getting bloods tested, weighing, measuring and so on, but whilst it may look like science  DaS is not science. Well, not ‘good science’ at least. Here’s why;

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DaS: … What exercise am I doing?

cardio spanish

I keep getting asked what exercise I am doing and if it is the same every month. Good Question. It’s true, a number of diets that I’ll be covering also come with a training prescription bundled up as part of

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DaS … Starting Stats Info Graphic

START v3 crop

The Internet loves pictures so here’s an info graphic showing my starting stats – this is what a few months of fattening up does to you!

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Diets are Shit … has a column. Read. It. And. Weep.


So the project is well under way and now… oh yes … HAS A COLUMN. In a real magazine and everything. Holy shit.  Yet another reason for my old English teacher to throw up her hands and weep. Mum is so

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DaS … Baseline data: Body comp, blood test etc

heallth tests

A project like this needs a decent baseline to work from. I’ll be collecting and trending the body composition data and blood analyses as well as other stuff through the year so here’s some of the more interesting and relevant data

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DaS … The Shit (Short) List

diet breakdown

If you were going to do a year of diets which would you choose? …. Well, diet is a complex thing. There are hundreds of thousands of different  compounds in the foods we eat, and we eat tens of thousands

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DaS … The Preparation Phase: August to October.


So  how do you prepare for a year of dieting? You get fat. There’s a number of different reason why this would be useful. I was actually a little nervous. I have one of those bodies that likes to hold

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Diets are Shit … What’s the point?

got purpose

12 months of diets – some that look like they’re going to be diabolical – blood tests, health checks, body composition scans, psych evaluations. So, why am i doing this to myself? The main reason is that it’s a chance

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DaS … Diets are SHIT


Well, they are. Exactly how ‘shit’ depends upon the diet, and it also depends upon you. There’s lots of ways to slice and dice ‘diet’. Counting calories, weighing and measuring, avoiding certain foods, or carbs or fats are just some

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