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Peter X.

Scotland, United Kingdom
What's the dealio with me? Well, I used to be fat. After years of trying diet after diet, training regimes, I've finally found the right track and am sticking with it. I've found that losing weight or getting the body you want is a technique that can be learned. I want to use my blog... Full Bio
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May 2012: Update. My current regime (Part 1: Diet) by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Whoa has another week flown by already? I have been extremely busy this week – so much of my time is spent either working or researching and experimenting with my own substi ... Read on »
BigT’s PSMF Healthy High Protein Quiche by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This is my first attempt at making a set of recipes. I’m currently trying out the ZipList plugin and see how it works. Incidentally, this was also my first time at making a ... Read on »
Finally! My turning point and mastery over food! by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This week has been an awesome week. It’s felt much longer than just 7 days but this is probably because so much has happened and for the better I might add. Well, firstly, D ... Read on »
Learn to appreciate your little victories in life by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well, another weeks gone by and I’ve learnt yet another technique to staying motivated and positive… Learning to appreciate your little successes and victories in life. I th ... Read on »
Control your body, Don’t let your body control you by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Words of wisdom from my Dominican friend. I know this guy from my gym and he literally stays at around 6% body fat all year round! I asked him what his secret was and he bas ... Read on »
May 2012 progress report. Lessons learned by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s been some time since I’ve last blogged.  Pretty much more than a month it seems! Well, I’ve learnt a lot since then, and quite a bit has happened. I finally scheduled a ... Read on »
Much more disciplined on the diet than before by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss How time flies! It’s been almost 2 weeks since my last update and since then a lot has happened. I completed the practical half of the TEFL course and had my weekend away in ... Read on »
Going back to Keto – Week 13 End (Day 93) by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well it’s been a full two weeks since I’ve last logged my progress. I have since switched from having carbs in my diet to going on the keto diet again while still on Intermi ... Read on »
How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise – 10 Steps by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve talked before on how important motivation is to your body transformation goals, whether that be losing fat or gaining muscle. And a big part of that is well, exercising ... Read on »
Restricted Eating vs Calorie Restriction – Week 11 End (Day 79) by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well how has the diet fared for the last two weeks? As I mentioned last time, I switched from a strict keto diet to a more flexible, leangains inspired calorie controlled di ... Read on »
Motivation Has to Be Exercised Just Like a Muscle by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today I want to talk about something which is incredeibly important but surprisingly only given a cursory mention in the fitness industry: Motivation. Motivation? I’ve heard ... Read on »
Off Keto, onto Carb-cycling and IF by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well, I’ve decided to come off a strict keto diet and reintroduce carbs back into my routine.  It’s scary stuff since I was seeing results with keto and also its easy to avo ... Read on »
Intermittent Fasting AKA flexible dieting by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “Flexible Dieting” Hmmm, the term sounds like what people fail at diets do. You’re either good with your diet or you’re not. I’ve been researching this of late and I’m happy ... Read on »
Seeing results…. but I cheated! – Week 9 End (Day 60) by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well, on Sunday morning I stepped on the scales once again only to reveal a whopping 1 kg loss from the same time last week. Great news! Perhaps too great as I didn’t think ... Read on »
Drying out – Week 9 (Day 55) by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss At my lightest weight ever and subsequently, I look very dry in my latest photo. For the uninitiated, being “dry” is a good thing in bodybuilding because although you don’t ... Read on »
I didn’t achieve my goal. Am I a FAILURE? by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have a confession to make… I didn’t achieve my goal. My goal was to hit 64kg by January 31st. I just weight myself and the scale read 66.4kg. So a whole 2.4kg off the mark ... Read on »
Week 8 End (Day 52) by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve hit an all time low… on the scales that is! Yep, I’ve hit 66.8kg – The scales are fluctuating between mid 66 and 67 now so it’s about 2kg less than the same time last m ... Read on »
I Completed a Heptathlon! by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss To be specific: a Fitness First Heptathlon. Well, admittedly it was alot easier than it sounds – it wasn’t an Ironman event or anything. The leaflets were on the noticeboard ... Read on »
Crash dieting – Lose weight fast… if you stick to it by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s officially day 3 since I started my PSMF (Protein Sparing Modified Fast) or basically a crash diet with keto to prevent/reduce muslce loss. The best or perhaps only pub ... Read on »
Contacting a Cold on Keto… Week 7 End (Day 45) by Peter X. Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Oh boy. Can’t believe the week’s flown by so quick! It was just last week I was out visiting relatives – I had a more than nice cheat then This week the diet’s been stricter ... Read on »