Scottish Winter Swimming Championships

I have signed up for Winter Swimming Championships. The race will occur in February, in Loch Tay in Scottish Highlands. I have swam in this lake before, and that water is always freezing, dark and not really inviting, even in summer. It is going to b...

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Dec 02, 2022
Fitness After 40

They say that age is only a number. I agree, but it doesn’t apply to everyone. In the last ten years, I have met with a couple of dozens of 30 years olds who looked and sounded like 50 olds. And I also met a few 60 years old who looked and behaved mu...

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Sep 30, 2022
What’s Your Goal?

I’ve raced multiple ironman and extreme triathlons, yet I have never had a visible six-pack. I’ve played in the first-team handball division in  Poland – yet I was never ripped. One year I came top 16 in the Polish squash championship, but my body fa...

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Sep 30, 2022
Perspective

Do you ever think about yourself as an average guy, stuck in a boring life, with an average job and with no perspectives for a better future? I do. I did. Often. The post Perspective appeared first on Leszek Stelmachowski.

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Jul 23, 2022
It’s time to introduce myself

I was born and raised in Krakow in, Poland, in 1982. Now I live in Edinburgh, Scotland, where we moved with my wife, 15 years ago.  This was a big decision, with a big consequences, a pivotal moment in my life. With only one backpack, £200 borrowed i...

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Mar 22, 2022
The Carnivore diet.

I am giving a carnivore diet a go. It’s becoming trendy, and sooner or later, one of my clients will ask me about it. And as there is no better way of learning about a new subject than jumping head in, I am on it! The carnivore diet concept sounds li...

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Mar 17, 2022
Sometimes I wish…

Sometimes I wish I could be one of those famous trainers who put their clients on a strict diet and hard-core training schedule, who add a tone of supplements and sometimes, a pinch of anabolics. Three months later, and it’s done; easy money.  Who el...

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May 03, 2021
Stay Active, Eat Well, Save Lives

When we eventually solve the current covid situation, and I hope it will happen very soon, what other problem should we concentrate on? My peak would be obesity. According to WHO, ” As 2020, obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, with at...

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Feb 27, 2021