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Strength training for the chronically busy and tired

Sometimes I have to keep learning the same lesson. Over and over again. This month's lesson in humility has come from the barbell. I have had some time off work and decided to push up my deadlift a bit. Two weeks later, beaten and sore, with no meaningful progress in sight, I stopped. I don't… Continue reading Strength training for the chronically busy and tired

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Gambling

I've never really warmed to gambling. I understand that it's one of those things that you're meant to at least slightly enjoy, especially in Australia where the value of "having a flutter" is a foundational cultural myth. It doesn't even leave me cold - I find it stressful and mildy boring.