Tagged: Health

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Helicobacter Gut Infection

As I think I’ve mentioned previously, I’ve been back and forth to the doctors recently for some blood tests. First I was referred by the opticians Second I was due a routine cholesterol check-up Third they asked me back by mistake when they received a letter from my opticians Fourth because of a few unusual...

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Sleep Tracking Comparisons – Garmin Fenix 3 and Xiaomi Mi Band

I’m not the greatest of sleepers – sorry, but I can’t be good at everything! So, I’ve always been interested in sleep tracking just how much sleep I do actually get. My Garmin Fenix 3 does this for me thanks to it’s inbuilt sleep tracking abilities (just one more reason why I love it), but...

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Weight Trend – Withings WS-50

Ooh, a new ‘Weight Trend’ screen has suddenly appeared on our Withings WS-50 Smart Body Analyser Scales. Ok, it’s not ground breaking news but it’s still quite nice to get an update to a pair of scales without asking for it. Weight Trend Screen The new weight trend screen is displayed after the weight measurement screen...

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Ramp Test and DXA Scan

As regular readers of this weblog will know, I often volunteer as a participant in various studies at the Sports and Exercise Department at Aberystwyth University. Most of these require a fair bit of my time to do but often prove interesting and painful in equal measure. Interesting from a point of view of getting a measure on...

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Supplements to keep me active

As promised in my recent blog post about the “Keys to Consistency in Triathlon Training” I was going to go into more details about some of the main points I thought had helped. These were: Changes to my diet, A few well chosen supplements, A strength and conditioning program specifically targeting injury prevention, Regularly changing...

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Winter Firsts

Well, we had our first sprinkling of snow for the winter last night. Only a tiny bit here and temperatures were down to -1.2ºC on the weather station. Morgan was unimpressed, but Anna and I are always excited by a bit of snow. There could be a bit more on the way as well. If...

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The Long Road to Recovery?

I can take it no more! It’s been 2 months since my 2nd ‘cardiac incident’ of the year and I’ve been doing well with ‘taking it easy’. I still have some discomfort in my chest and back and I’m hoping to see the doctor on Tuesday. However, it’s blowing a hoolie outside and a nice...

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How easy is easy?

So, how easy is easy? When a cardiologist says take it easy what do they mean? For me, taking it easy would be a nice easy 10 mile mountain mike ride at a steady pace. Somehow I don’t think they mean that. They’re probably used to talking with the majority of the population and take...

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