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No Sweets October

No Sweets October

12 Oct, '152 Comments

Here’s a commitment I made: To me, October = No sweets / no cakes / no biscuits / no chocolate month. Allowing myself one fruit a day. Just because. Anyone fancy joining me in this quest? Posted by Mahmood Al-Yousif on Thursday, October 1, 2015 No sweets October. How does that grab you? Doable? I honestly […]

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No sympathy for fat people

No sympathy for fat people

26 Aug, '152 Comments

None. Because I was one and know from my own experience that the solution is in one’s own hands – and mouth – and no one else’s. Brutal. Honest. And true. So stop your whining and just get on with it. Let me tell you how I got it done. Determination Commitment Sacrifice, and A vision […]

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Body signals, and why I should have listened to them

Body signals, and why I should have listened to them

1 Jul, '143 Comments

What I thought was simple enough muscle strain due to the half-marathon I completed in Athens in May, and is fixable by physio therapy, turned out to be a lot more severe! A couple of weeks after my return, I thought to finally listen to my body signals and go see a specialist. I consulted […]

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A beautiful breakfast

A beautiful breakfast

29 May, '146 Comments

Food isn’t that important to me any more, I get a much deeper pleasure having it with people I care about. That was the feeling I had this morning meeting up with my friend Karla Solano at Chai Café where we had a semi-traditional Bahraini breakfast, and talked running, amongst various other topics. It was […]

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Hellloooo GOLD!

Hellloooo GOLD!

19 Aug, '0845 Comments

Ramzi storms to 1500m gold medal Bahrain’s Rashid Ramzi held off Kenya’s Asbel Kiprop down the final straight to win gold in the men’s 1500m. Ramzi hit the front with 200m to go and although Kiprop, who set the pace for the first two laps, burst clear of the pack he could not hunt Ramzi […]

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