Book Review: The Long Run by Mishka Shubaly

Having been captivated by his warts and all account of his time in various bands and his struggles with addiction in Beat the Devil, I was pretty interested in checking out Mishka Shubaly's book about running. This was because of three major factors- His writing style in Beat the Devil had really impressed me. I … Continue reading Book Review: The Long Run by Mishka Shubaly

Fat Boy on a Diet: The Fresher Fifteen and the Whitesnake Shirt

The "fresher fifteen" refers to one of those facts that I've never verified, but sounds likely to be true. It states that in the first year at university students gain weight, with the average being about 15lbs. Like I said, I have no idea if this is true or not, but it seems believable because … Continue reading Fat Boy on a Diet: The Fresher Fifteen and the Whitesnake Shirt

Jocktober

So, I realize I've made fitness manifestos before, and fallen short, but after a poor showing in the last couple of months I'm eager to get back into my groove. I've rediscovered my love of running and over the last fortnight or so I've managed to stick to running roughly every other day. I'm not … Continue reading Jocktober