No beer to celebrate the rugby…

My friend Keith is a die hard rugby fan. An Irishman through and through. But he’s had no beer to celebrate the rugby so far…just mineral water! Why? Well I was coaching Keith last night. He’s lost an amazing 2 stone in a month, give or take a pound....

Cameron’s put me off pork for a while…

Have you seen the news with our prime minister? Allegedly placing his private parts in a dead pigs mouth some years ago! It’s put me off pork for a while. And I’m certainly not having pulled pork tonight! (ok enough jokes.) Poor old Cameron, love him or...

Are you having a midlife crisis…

Someone rolled out that same old line to me yesterday. “Russ, are you having a midlife crisis?” I smiled politely and said nothing. (That really annoys them by the way!) This follows on from the numerous physical challenges I’ve given myself....

The Personal Trainer who humiliated him front of everyone…

I have to get this off my chest! I was training a couple of friends the other day and I witnessed this poor guy being humiliated in front of everyone by his personal trainer. In over 25 years of coaching I’ve never seen anything like it. I wanted the ground to...

Tri suit and sitting naked in a hot steamy tent…

Yep that was me, not wearing a tri suit and sitting naked in a hot steamy tent. With a few hundred other men of course! I’d understand if you’re nodding your head and saying, “yep I knew it…ole Russ is coming out of the closet.” It was...