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New Year's Eve dinner

Resolutions For 2015?

Today is January 1st 2015. It’s the first day of a new year and I am spending it (mostly) on planes. If there’s any truth in the entire concept of “starting like you plan to continue” then my choice of activity for January 1st is probably oddly appropriate. In 2014 I got slightly more active. […]

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lock on the Barrow near Carlow town

Exploring Carlow Environs By Bike

For the last couple of months I’ve been cycling in and out of work and around the town. The distances I’m covering every week aren’t exactly amazing in terms of burning calories etc., So this weekend I decided I’d do a bit more. The Barrow river flows through Carlow town and the old tow path […]

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varidesk blacknight office

Standing Desk Time

Standing desks and other types of desks that encourage office workers to be that bit more active during their day are becoming more and more popular. On a recent trip to Los Angeles I found that quite a few of my friends had switched to either standing desks or ones that could be switched between […]

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Humour: Alternative Exercise Equipment?

So if you can’t afford expensive gym equipment you could resort to using large magazines. Apparently this September’s US edition of Vogue is over 900 pages long, so this video brought a smile to my face: Maybe the next copy of the Golden Pages that I get lumbered with could be put to good use? […]

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The Fitbit One shown compared to a coin

Setting Up The Fitbit One

The replacement for my Fitbit arrived this morning, so I spent a few minutes setting it up. I had been using a Fitbit Ultra, but they’re not longer being made (even though you can still get them via Amazon and a few other online retailers). I opted for the Fitbit One, as it has a […]

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