Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
ShortOrderCook

The Health and Fitness Thread

Recommended Posts

I'm giving the 5:2 diet a go at the moment, about 3 weeks in. Was getting fed up of going into a coma after lunch every day, not crazy big lunches either, so I've done away with lunch 2 days a week. Anyone done this (or similar fasting diet) long term? Definitely feeling sharper generally and I've dropped a few lbs. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 2/3/2020 at 7:04 AM, Joe Blog said:

The steroid injections worked the best but only short term, that involved being in a cast for a few weeks though. She has had it for years, really extreme case. That said it has been better for the last year or so. I would rest up for a few weeks and then see. A friend of mine had it and bought the sleep boot which seemingly cleared it up in a few weeks so it really does depend on the individual. 

All the walking won't be helping though mate. You essentially need to give it time to right itself or you could be in for years of frustration. Hope it clears up fast for you mate. In the mean time get a bike and do 200 miles day.

It hurts to walk due to plantar fasciitis and a toe infection so I got a cheap bike for £25. I have everything a cyclist needs, a bike.. Helmet, hi vi's, biscuits for the last lolz and vaseline to soothe bollock burn from the saddle

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 2/6/2020 at 5:33 PM, hallicks said:

I'm giving the 5:2 diet a go at the moment, about 3 weeks in. Was getting fed up of going into a coma after lunch every day, not crazy big lunches either, so I've done away with lunch 2 days a week. Anyone done this (or similar fasting diet) long term? Definitely feeling sharper generally and I've dropped a few lbs. 

I have done 18 hour fasts before after mass consumption, its tough but my digestion felt better afterwards, probably not a good idea though due to drop in blood sugars. 

Loving the bike but it's a good job I am a balding shortarse heavily scarred wrestling fan, as I am pretty sure my balls do not work anymore 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Have been on no (or very low) carbs since the new year, which is doing wonders for getting into Wedding/summer shape. The first week or two were pretty dire, and the initial bouts of diarrhoea were awful, but it soon levelled out and I'm really enjoying how I feel day to day now. Recommended.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 2/6/2020 at 5:33 PM, hallicks said:

I'm giving the 5:2 diet a go at the moment, about 3 weeks in. Was getting fed up of going into a coma after lunch every day, not crazy big lunches either, so I've done away with lunch 2 days a week. Anyone done this (or similar fasting diet) long term? Definitely feeling sharper generally and I've dropped a few lbs. 

When I started my weight loss, I dropped lunch. It was a good tactic but when I started fitting in exercise at lunchtime, I found it much harder and eventually switched to rarely having an evening meal instead. Good luck with it. 

I put a bit over a stone back on in the run up and over Xmas so spent January shifting that. I started out at 153kg in March 2018 and have never quite got under 100kg. Closest I've been is 100.5kg. So that's my new goal. Get and stay under 100kg.

Edited by tiger_rick

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Coming up to two years since I started my Man v Fat journey. I've tracked every weigh in I've done in that time so thought I'd do something with them the other day. Currently 100.6 which is the second lowest I've been in that time. Hoping this is the <100 week!

image.png.40a7ed7f0f3f622f21c3e24721553ad3.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, tiger_rick said:

Coming up to two years since I started my Man v Fat journey. I've tracked every weigh in I've done in that time so thought I'd do something with them the other day. Currently 100.6 which is the second lowest I've been in that time. Hoping this is the <100 week!

image.png.40a7ed7f0f3f622f21c3e24721553ad3.png

Amazing work mate. Truly great effort.

Like you (and pretty much everyone) I put weight on over Xmas. It probably doesn’t help having double dinners at high street buffets to prove a point to forum members like.

Saying that, I was 12.6 stone this morning, which is the lightest I’ve been in 2020. My plan is to get down to 12.0 and bounce between that and 12.7 as a standard. I started my journey around 18 months ago and started at approx 16 stone. 

Best of luck this week Rick.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
16 minutes ago, Kaz Hayashi said:

Saying that, I was 12.6 stone this morning, which is the lightest I’ve been in 2020. My plan is to get down to 12.0 and bounce between that and 12.7 as a standard. I started my journey around 18 months ago and started at approx 16 stone.

Well done, pal. Keep it up. I had the same thought about the buffet lunch 😆

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

What vitamins and supplements do you guys find beneficial and why ?

 

 

i take a omega 3 tablet daily for the joints and a standard multivitamin just to be good .

 

 

Edited by RancidPunx

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I started taking Floradix about a year ago after getting out of bed became nigh on impossible. After a few days, it got much easier, though I'm still a broken mess until I've had my shower. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, RancidPunx said:

What vitamins and supplements do you guys find beneficial and why ?

 

 

i take a omega 3 tablet daily for the joints and a standard multivitamin just to be good .

 

 

I take a multivitamin by a brand called innopure, they seem to help. I also take a 50billuon cfu probiotic for digestion, a 1000mg green tea tablet for energy and metabolism, omega 3,6 and 9 capsule for joints and brain and calcium and magnesium tablet for bones and brain health 

I sometimes have peppermint oil capsules for digestion and digestive bitters which help acid production therefore helping digestion. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Over the past month I’ve started to develop a knackered back. Aches and pains, always feels like it needs cracking, need to stretch it and what not. It’s every day, regardless of whether I’m boxing, at work, or off with the youngster. I do light Yoga stretches every 2 or 3 days (I could do more).

I’ve had a proper high street masseuse and a back massage from my wife, neither have helped and now I’m becoming irritated. 

Seriously considering going to see a chiropractor, have any of you been to one? What’s your experience?

I don’t know anyone who has and yet internets opinion ranges from high praise to reports of death, so you know 🙄

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 2/1/2020 at 6:54 AM, Ralphy said:

Anyone had plantar fasciitis in their heel before? Finding it hard to walk at the moment. My diet will be biscuits and strong painkillers for a while. I am not good at resting I love to be active, this won't be fun

Yup done too much walking


I was listening to the UKFF MMA favourite Brendan Schaub and he reckons he got rid of his by using custom insoles in all his shoes/trainers.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
37 minutes ago, Kaz Hayashi said:

Over the past month I’ve started to develop a knackered back. Aches and pains, always feels like it needs cracking, need to stretch it and what not. It’s every day, regardless of whether I’m boxing, at work, or off with the youngster. I do light Yoga stretches every 2 or 3 days (I could do more).

I’ve had a proper high street masseuse and a back massage from my wife, neither have helped and now I’m becoming irritated. 

Seriously considering going to see a chiropractor, have any of you been to one? What’s your experience?

I don’t know anyone who has and yet internets opinion ranges from high praise to reports of death, so you know 🙄

I'd definitely book a session in with a reputable sports physio. Even if it's just for a chat. I went to one a few years ago with a nagging back complaint. He gave me a few stretches to do. Which I do to this day. Never had a problem since.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...