Rehab my injuries and get back my fitness/motivation

I set some post mid year resolutions because I wanted to get my self-improvement goals back on track after a slump.  I detail how I will go about achieving my goal using SMART objectives, with a contingency plan for if I am not able to do this

Why have I set this?

The last two months have been terrible for the gym.  As I now have a girlfriend I have indulged in poor lifestyle choices – eating sugary foods, drinking alcohol and having late nights.  My energy has feels and I have a few injuries – so what am I going to do? Continue reading “Rehab my injuries and get back my fitness/motivation”


How blogging helped me improve (so far)

How blogging helped me improve (so far)

“When you aim for perfection, you discover it’s a moving target”

George Fisher

The story so far…

Today is special as this is the 50th post I have created since starting the Manifesto of Perfection.

I have run blogs before but have never made it this far so I am partly congratulating myself for getting here, but also you the reader for your support – this always motivated me to improve my writing.

It’s not been easy trying to keep a schedule especially when bad stuff happens in my life – the desire to sit down and write something new is not necessarily a priority after a bad day.

But that partly was the point – it wasn’t supposed to be easy and committing to a regular writing habit ensured that I was disciplined and focused to produce new content.
Continue reading “How blogging helped me improve (so far)”

Teaching others hard work

Teaching others hard work


I have been going to the gym for the last 13 years.  During that period I have ran for 12 years, only taking it more seriously recently to help with obstacle racing events.

As a commitment to my fitness, I gradually improved my nutrition, which got me some great results and a little bit more attention than the shy, awkward, overweight 18 year old me would ever get.

During this period I have never been asked to share my advice.  I was made a karate instructor, but nobody asked for that. Continue reading “Teaching others hard work”