Juicing - Jason Vale 5lbs in 5 DaysSo for the last five days I’ve been on the Big Juice Spring Clean, following Jason Vale’s brand new 5lbs in 5 days Juice Master Detox.

The 5 day programme has included some delicious juices including:

Oh, and each and every day has started with an awesome Ginger Shot! So does the programme live it to it’s claim of 5lbs in 5 days?

Well, I did this detox not really trying to lose weight, but rather to cleanse myself after 2 weeks of travel with a number of airport days (6 flights) and the various dubious food choices that are associated with this. It was my wife’s birthday this week and so Thursday night I had a break from the programme for a family meal and yet despite this I still lost 7lbs in just 5 days! This doesn’t surprise me having done a number of previous juice detoxs with similar results. Oh and for anyone who says the weight loss is temporary, I lost 12lbs on a juice detox at the start of 2012 and continue to lose a total of 47lbs  (3 Stone 5lbs) by the end of the year!

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Cystic Fibrosis A Race We Must Win2013 Miles in 2013

I am doing my 2013 miles in 2013 challenge in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust as I have been surprised since I started fundraising for the CF Trust just how many people are unaware of this disease and so I hope my efforts will not just raise money, but also awareness of the UK’s most most common life-threatening inherited disease.

The first person to commit to sponsoring my 2013 mile challenge has committed to 1p per mile (£20.13 in total) and this got me thinking. I am hoping that as many as possible of those reading this will commit to do the same and the best thing is, if each person does this on a “pay as you go” type approach all you will need to part with is approx £2 just after each pay day. In January I completed 205.9 miles, in February I completed a further 200.9 miles and in March I completed 185.7 miles. If you can please spare £5.93 to help the Cystic Fibrosis Trust it will be greatly appreciated.

The easiest way to give your sponsorship is to visit my Just Giving page: http://www.justgiving.com/2012-AYearWithoutBeer-CF.

2013 Miles in 2013 – The rules

The rules for my 2013 miles in 2013 challenge are quite simple:

  1. All miles must be completely self powered (no motors, sails, etc)
  2. I must be able to evidence all miles, either via GPS or with a picture of any static gym equipment

To complete my 2013 miles I will be running, cycling, rowing and who knows, I might even try a few other self powered methods along the way.

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