How To Run Slow For MAF Method

Running slow is difficult in particular when you are running to a maximum heart rate, and in particular your MAF. It has been for me – it feels like I could be passed by a tortoise. My MAF (maximum aerobic…

Bolton Abbey Trail Festival Report

bolton abbey trail festival

I was looking for a race to fit in with my marathon training plan and someone from my running club mentioned the Bolton Abbey Trail Festival – they were running the 20 mile race as a training run for the…

What About Keto-Acidosis?

What About Keto-Acidosis

There is some confusion about ketosis and keto-acidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis) that even some in the medical profession don’t know the difference. It Is A Concern It is disturbing that there is this confusion. It shows a lack of understanding of…

Who Is Responsible For Your Health Now?

Who Is Responsible For Your Health Now?

When I was diagnosed with Type2 diabetes there was first the shock and a good range of emotions for me from disappointment to frustration and anger with myself. It was not one of my best days. But it is one…

How Is Blood Sugar Affected By Exercise?

How Is Blood Sugar Affected By Exercise

Exercise generally is seen as good for your blood sugar control overall. The exercise is moderate rather than more intense. More intense exercise increases your blood sugar to give your muscles the energy to do this – releasing it from…