Archive for July, 2014
 
 
 
Health
 
stop smoking
stop smoking
stop smoking

10 Powerful tips to Stop Smoking

Stopping smoking is part of the Strensa Foundation level – You need to quit now!! Here are 10 powerful tips to try and help you on your way. Whether you are using Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Hypnosis or just Cold Turkey...
 
 
Mountain Sport
 
which ice axe
which ice axe
which ice axe

An idiots guide to Ice Axes.

The ice axe is the most important tool in the winter mountaineers repertoire – after knowledge.  These things will stop you if you slide and help you up and over any ice…. Within reason.   I love my ice axe.  It has shared some...

 
 
Mountain Sport
 
crampons
crampons
crampons

A quick idiots guide to Crampons.

The winter and Alpine mountaineer faces an almost overwhelming choice when shopping for new crampons.  Do you get something technical and modular with adjustable points, asymmetric layout and heel spurs, or something more middl...
 
News
 
John Flanagan
John Flanagan
John Flanagan

A big strong welcome to our new Editor! Mr. John Flanagan.

Things keep moving at Strensa.com and John Flanagan has today agreed to join our team of editors.  We are thrilled. John will be taking control of the Mountain Sports and Cycling section of Strensa and with his experience of Mo...
 
 
Workout
 
Riding a century
Riding a century
Riding a century

Riding a century! By our very own John Flanagan.

To ride a 100 miles is a major accomplishment for any amateur cyclist, and may seem daunting to a new cyclist.  It’s actually surprisingly easy.  Our Cycling Editor, John Flanagan, outlines his method of achieving the distance,...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
WeightLoss
 
top ten tips to lose fat
top ten tips to lose fat
top ten tips to lose fat

Top Ten Tips to Burn Fat

It’s possible to speed up your metabolism, that little engine in your body that burns calories.  Here are ten very simple and achievable steps to burn fat and increase your metabolism looking at key areas in the exercise ...
 
 
Workout
 
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10K – 8 week training program.

Running….God, how I adore running!  This couldn’t be further from the truth but lets face it, it’s essential, it’s free, it works and to be quite honest it can actually make you feel quite good, very goo...