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walks past present and future

Alstons. view of the first walk. With the Premier and Treasurer. Walks past present and future. Past 2009 Fremantle to Melbourne . 2011 Melbourne to Fremantle. Present Walk 7 days week 40 km / week building to 60km.

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Slide1

walks past present and future

Slide2

Alstons

view of the first walk

With the Premier and Treasurer

Slide3

Walks past present and future

Past 2009 Fremantle to Melbourne

2011 Melbourne to Fremantle

Present Walk 7 days week 40 km / week building to 60km

Future 2014 Fremantle to Fremantle

Leave from St Johns Square Fremantle Saturday 1

st

March 2014

Leave Forrest Place Perth Sunday 2

nd

March 2014

Arrive St Johns Square Fremantle Sunday 1

st

July 2015

Slide4

Why ?

Get Fit

Manage Arthritis

Challenge

To raise money for Men’s Health and Arthritis Research

To raise awareness of Arthritis and

mens

issues.

Slide5

The Real Reason Was

I was sick

Obese

High blood Pressure

Angina Graves disease

Osteo

Arthritis Low energy

Poor diet

Pernicious

anemia

Unable to produce B12 (Hashimoto Disease)

Slide6

What could I do ?

Buy bigger clothes ?

Gym ?

Change diet?

Medicines ?

Walk ?

Slide7

How to do it ?

Preparation

Lose weight

Get right equipment

Diet

Get support

Get sponsors

Get a blog

Work out the details of the journey

Get a blog

Slide8

Weight

Force on the knees is 4

kgs

for every 1 kg overweight

Therefore I was 37

kgs

over my finishing weight

ie

148

kgs

extra force on my badly damaged knees.

Even if you lose

1

kg it is worthwhile and your knees will thank you.

Slide9

Importance of Weight reduction

Slide10

Fred Parker’s Creation and a smaller me

Slide11

Preparation physical

Slide12

Preparation Mental

Walk a couple of times across Australia

Meditation

Vipassna

Love is letting go of fear

Slide13

Water

Maximum I can carry for weight is 36 litres of water

Only use water for drinking

Have to rely on the kindness of strangers to top up water in remote areas

Slide14

Food

Carob Pods from Apace

Whey powder

Musili

+ skim milk powder

Reds & Greens dehydrated vegetable powder

Fruit and nuts

Slide15

Health benefits of raw food and exercise

I can get off blood pressure tablets.

Off cholesterol tablets

Off angina tablets

Maybe get off thyroid tablets.

Slide16

Questions?

Thanks to Fremantle Men’s Shed