Two-step forwards… One step back

I’ve disappointingly had a few setbacks the last few weeks. I had the flu which knocked me back for 5 days, followed by 5 days of fasting and then a week of traveling and bad weather. Lots of excuses but I’ve done my best to stay on track with my diet and have done as much fasted cardio as possible each morning. I get back into Sydney next Monday night


Nice little milestone today

Today I logged into My Fitness Pal and updated my weight to 88kgs (195lbs) and was reminded that the last time I was at this weight, was over five years ago, in June 2013. That was pre my rugby and powerlifting days. I’ve started to get a lot of people noticing the weight loss now and am desperately in need of some new work suits. Thankfully I still have some

Five Day Fasting

One of the benefits of the Keto diet is that once Keto / fat adapted, you’re able to begin introducing different levels of fasting, without impacting on your hunger levels. I’ve carried out a 3 Day Fast before but they say that the optimal length is 5-7 days. Supposed benefits from lengthy fasting include improved cognitive function, through damaged cell turnover and weightloss. In this instance I’m going for the

Making Progress

Today marks six weeks since I started on this personal challenge. My initial weigh-in was 102 KG (224Lbs) and on the scales this morning, I weighed in at 93.3KG (205Lbs), giving me 8.7KGs (19Lbs) of weight loss. I’m definitely very happy with this initial progress. The past six weeks have flown by in a breeze. I’ve maintained my Keto diet pretty strictly but have by no means felt like I’ve

My First Dexascan

For those that don’t know, Dexa stands for Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. Its main use is to measure bone density but it also has the added benefit of being able to break down very specifically, your full body composition. You lay on this small metal bed (as below) and within 3-5 minutes, the machine x-rays you and provides you with the results. The results provide your full bone density and then a