Here is a short edit of a fasted Hike in then climbing up the Via Ferrata at La Croix de Toulouse in Serre Chevalier. I didn’t include any footage of the hike out as I had to collect my son from school! Altogether there was about 17.5km of hiking and 400m of climbing (total […]
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Articles and Videos about life in The Alps
Descente aux Flambeaux – Light From Darkness
Descente aux Flambeaux / Torchlight Ski Descent, Serre Chevalier 26/02/19 This years Descente aux Flambeaux (Torchlight Descent) was a very special but extremely sad one as it was a tribute to the four local lads that died way, way too young in a car accident earlier this month. I went along with my son who was […]
Serre Chevalier Resort Open 15 December
After two fun weekends Serre Chevalier opens properly on Saturday 15 December. For sun, empty pistes and the best tree skiing in the Alps…maybe in the world, Serre Che is where you should be at! Winter 2019…it’s on! This is the first of many FFF winter films as we go into 2019. If you haven’t […]
No More Mountain Biking…But We Have Puppies!
The first big snowfall. And this time it’s here to stay. Winter 2018/2019 begins! But first this…puppies! No More Mountain Biking…But We Have Puppies! This film was meant to be about the ‘One Meal Per Day’ Intermittent Fasting Plan I’ve been doing for the past two weeks. It was also meant to be shot and […]
Fasted Alpine Mountain Biking – The Best Local Trail?
Le Melezin One of the most famous and awesome local mountain bike rides in Serre Chevalier. No matter when you ride Le Melezin it will provide but at this time of year when the trail is covered with soft pine needles and the temperature is much cooler it makes it even better! It’s only […]
Lullvember (The Calm Before The Storm)
November. Here in The French Alps there is definitely a lull at this time of year. Snow on the peaks but winter is still weeks away. The only option is to get outside and enjoy the autumn colours before the temperature plummets. Fasted of course. This week I’m doing one meal per day. So that’s […]
Snow has arrived in The Southern French Alps
…and it doesn’t show signs of stopping ? (see bottom photo) The snow has arrived! So today we do an 18hr fast to celebrate ? Basically just eating one or two meals per day these days. No (or minimal) snacking, low carb, definitely no processed carbs or sugar, high fat (olive oil, butter, coconut […]
Fasted Alpine Hiking up to 8,500ft…with the dogs of course ??
Fasted Alpine Hiking: Whoever said breakfast was the most important meal of the day was just trying to sell you sugary cereals I reckon. This is a little edit of an autumn, fasted hike up to the Summit of Mount Prorel in the Serre Chevalier Ski Resort (Hautes-Alpes, France) ? […]
Trail Running in The Alps – 15km, Fasted
A 20hr water fast: 8km hike (with the dogs), 40mins kettlebell workout followed by 15km of Alpine trail running. Whoever said breakfast was the most important meal of the day didn’t have your health in mind…they must have been more concerned thinking about bank balances and shareholders ? Broke my fast after 20hrs with a […]
Timeline 2011 Since moving from London to the High Alps, France in the spring of 2011 and grasping the local outdoor and sports orientated lifestyle with both hands (a lot of the time literally!) – health and fitness has came to play more and more of a major role in me and my family’s daily […]