Category Archives: natural bodybuilding

Turkish Get Ups

I’ve been pretty busy the last week.  Lots of interesting things to write about but so little time!  One thing that has been on my list for a while is how much fun Turkish Get Ups are.  Now TGU’s are … Continue reading

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Belly Fat More Important Than BMI

Earlier this year I blogged about my frustration at insurance companies and others using the Body Mass Index (BMI) to determine the health of individual people.  Basically, if you don’t meet the BMI for your height, then you are automatically … Continue reading

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Kettlebells for Health

I blogged back in May about how I had bought some kettlebells and had started working out with them as well as training Judo (jujitsu) once per week. Both are proving lots of fun.  I started my kettlebell workouts doing … Continue reading

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Kettlebells & Jujitsu

I realized I haven’t given an update for some time on my exercise routine, so here it is. I found that my enthusiasm for going to the gym in the last few months has really dropped off and so I … Continue reading

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Remicade done

Yesterday I had my regular dose of remicade.  Usually when I see the doctor before I take my remicade I’ve been suffering for a couple of weeks with diarrhea from an inflamed bowel – which is known to be related … Continue reading

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Back to the Gym

I’m going to the Gym today after a 3 week break, and it is great.  My motivation is back and I’m actually a little excited about it.  I plan on just taking it easy for the first week in order … Continue reading

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One For the Guys

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about getting my testosterone levels checked.  Last week my doctor sent me an email saying that the results were “normal” but didn’t give me the exact figures.  I had to email her back … Continue reading

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A Mixed Bag

Well, nothing noteworthy happening recently.  I guess.  Let’s see.  I haven’t been happy with my fat loss so decided to focus on reducing carbs this week to see how that goes.  I’ve never been on a low carb diet before … Continue reading

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Male Menopause – Does it Exist?

So yesterday I had my remicade infusion (yay!) and can look forward to another 12 weeks being relatively pain free.  I mentioned to my doctor that I have had lower back pain for the last 3 weeks, and have had … Continue reading

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Money or Bad Skin?

I used to think a lot about what I would do differently if I didn’t have psoriasis / psoriatic arthritis.  This was particularly the case when I lived and worked in China.  At that time I didn’t really enjoy my … Continue reading

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