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Tough Mudder Journal Equipment Review

Today sees the big reveal on the new Tough Mudder Obstacles for 2016, with the ominously named Blockness Monster, Backstabber and more. Well, I’ve already signed up for Tough Mudder London South 2016 but before the training begins in earnest, to remove any holiday excesses, here is my review of the gear that got me […]
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Alex’s Tough Mudder Journal #6 – Getting Very Real

Well, week to go and all the training is over. Some yoga, swimming, and climbing to keep me loose as we head into the last few days. How has the training gone? Well getting to the end of the training programme and seeing the words primal movements as a circuit and having been doing that […]
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Alex’s Tough Mudder Journal #5

So it’s off to the Midlands this weekend to indulge in some welcome fun with Profound Decisions’ EMPIRE Live Roleplay System. It may not be a skating work out but I’m sure Coach would approve of the armour plated insanity that the weekend will bring. A chance to see good friends and hopefully find a […]
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Alex’s Tough Mudder Journal #4 – T Minus 100

Well it’s T minus 100 until the London South Tough Mudder and it’s fair to say I’m a little nervous. When I did the London Marathon back in 2004 it’s fair to say that the distance was just a number until I got to the start. Now, years old, and may be a little wiser, […]
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Alex’s Tough Mudder Journal #3

Okay, we’re a few months in now and the training appears to be working. Well, I’m slimmer if not lighter (tries to hide his diet planner) and the cardio work is coming along to the point that I’m looking at some trail running routes around Sheffield and graduating from the Muddling Bootcamp up to the […]
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Alex’s Tough Mudder Journal #2

2 weeks in, and while my fitness is improving I’ve picked up a very nasty cold. So while I’m having a bit of an enforced rest it’s time to talk a little about what I’m doing and why. Okay, for the uninitiated Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile obstacle race which was first held in […]
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Alex’s Tough Mudder Journal #1

I have to admit that 2014 was really hard for me. Buying a home, getting married and getting a cat were all amazing but when the bad dog bit he bit incredibly hard in. After a brilliant final year playing for the Tamworth Phoenix in 2013 I found it incredibly hard to keep up the […]
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#R2BC Holiday Hiatus

Hi all, Just to let you know that the Nomad is going wandering with family for a while. #R2BC will be back before the end of August. 😀 Stay Positive Folks. Advertisements

#R2BC Thursday’s #GoodNews

Former Al-Qaeda hostage talks about Being Released after 6 Years Female Vice-Presidents Appointed in Iran Menstrual Banishment Criminalised in Nepal Pioneering Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Safe Study Shows Hundreds More surviving Hear Failure in England & Wales UK Home Repossessions fall to New Low Winged Mammals flew 160 Million Years Ago France trailing Solar Road […]
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#R2BC Tuesday’s #GoodNews

UK Barley Crop being sent to help Drought hit Farms in Europe First Echosound Images of Scapa Flow Battleship Wreck ONS Report shows Strong Mutual Links between the UK and France Antigua Celebrates 60 Years of Carnival House-Building in Northern Ireland sees Growth MP using her own Wages to help fight Fly-Tippers Rare Pink Rainbow […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

After winning WBO’s Oriental Super Middleweight Belt, Indian Boxer, offers it back to his Chinese Opponent in a Gesture of Peace Physicist Designs Birth Control App Gold Nanoparticles could Boost Drugs treating Lung Cancer Satellite Firm looking to Create jobs in Snowdonia British Army training Gamekeepers to combat Poaching in Gabon New Grass Snake Species […]
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#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews

Clincal Trial hints that Parkinson’s can be Stopped UK Pledges £100m to Fight Polio Nano Aluminium gives hope to Fuel Cells £15m Boost for Cities in Northern England 70 Years of Edinburgh’s Festivals RBS Returns to Profit US Economy created 209 000 jobs in July Toyota & Mazda to invest $1.6m in new US Car […]
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#R2BC Thursday’s #GoodNews

Al-Qaeda Hostage Freed in Mali Homs Ceasefire Deal Agreed Game-Changing HIV Drug to reach NHS England in September Hyperloop Passenger Pod Test Successful New Map of Dark Matter Berlin Street Artists Fighting Extremism Harvard University Intake Most Non-White for 1st Time Rihanna donates Bikes to help girls in Malawi DNA Clue to Origins of Greek […]
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#R2BC Wednesday’s #GoodNews

Human DNA edited to prevent Disease for the 1st Time Possible Breakthrough in Cold Cure Profound Shift in Support for Same-Sex Marriage in Australia German Carmakers Agree to Cut Emissions Little Pompeii discovered near Lyon Northern Ireland gets Air Ambulance Service Driverless Buses Launch in Estonia Rare Butterfly Spotted in Stratford-upon-Avon Record Breaking Blue Shark […]
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#R2BC Tuesday’s #GoodNews

Significant Roman Silver Hoard found in Scotland UK Babies to be Vaccinated against Liver Disease like Hepatitis B HIV Tests when registering with a GP may Lead to Earlier Diagnosis Australian Budget Bot wins Amazon Robotics Challenge Classic Pop Vidoe recreated in Augmented Reality £8m Research Fund for Belfast University Less Scary Anti-Crime Posters Elephants […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

Tesla’s 1st Mass Market Model Project helping bring Crickets back from Edge of Extinction NHS plans to recruit 1000s of Mental Health Workers Hot Air Balloon Record Broken Vancouver Indigenous Fastion Week Biggest Ever Nottingham Pride Parade India’s largest Heroin Bust Robot Cracks Safe Live on Stage Irish Navy rescues 109 Migrants off Libyan Coast […]
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#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews

Spanish Economy back to Pre-Crisis Size Gay ‘Dad Dating’ Game Hit on Steam Slug Slime inspires Medical Glue Genetic Analysis reveals secrets of World’s Toughest Astronomers may have found their 1st Exomoon New Whale Species found near Sri Lanka No Policy Change on US Transgender Troops for Now Danish study shows Moderate Drinking may help […]
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