Having injured my hip flexor painting!!! which sounds ridiculous…. i have decided to rest from mountain biking for a few weeks so i have come up with a plan to stop any weight piling on and thought i would share it with you all.

Today started with


20gramms of porridge oats cooked with water and topped with 4 walnuts chopped and 4 pecans chopped and a handful of blueberries and a peppermint tea.

Followed by a 30 minute  walk with the dogs, which did include me climbing through a hedge to retrieve my English bull terrier!

When i got home i did my hour Pilates routine i worked on abdominal strength by including ball roll up and down this also works nicely on spinal articulation. Back strength i included swan dive but performed on the ball for some variety and then worked on legs by using the ball for hip circles and forward kick the ball added an extra sense of balance and strength to the routine.

By now ready for the one luxury my diet plan is allowing Proper coffee and 2 squares of dark chocolate with 6 grapes and 5 almonds.


Homemade tomato chili and butter bean soup very warming for a cold day now im off to work.


Quorn fillet marinated in olive oil balsamic vinegar and whole grain mustard served with chopped fennel, cucumber, celery and olive salad with toasted pine nuts.

Have also drank a litre of water today and 1 cup of  tea.

That is day one !