Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on May 14, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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The restaurant spanned the side of the hotel that presented itself to the sea. As night gathered along the horizon, the sky was drawn in shades of black.

Darkest at middle sky and middle sea, it shifted tones until the rags of cloud that reflected the crescent moon’s light were balanced by the white foam that flecked the waves below. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on April 30, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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As they entered the coastal town of Torquay, the sun made its way a little higher into the sky. The light had lost some of its yellow and become a little more chrome.

Because of its station, the beams clipped the roofs of houses and sprayed into points of brilliance. Pat had to pull down his visor to block out the sharpest.   Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on April 22, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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“Pat, don’t.” A female voice. Strange, then familiar. He turned. It was Natalie. She came towards them. Pat stepped away from where Alan knelt on the wet bitumen, coughing as if he was trying to regurgitate whatever had broken inside him. Continue reading

ABC FM Radio National: Exercise and Injury Part Five

Posted in Fitness, Radio National with tags , , , , , on April 18, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/exercise-and-injury/8372902

Final in the five-part series on exercise and injury, broadcast on ‘Life Matters’ on ABC FM Radio National.

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses with tags on April 8, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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“Alan,” said one of the men standing behind him. “Easy.”

“Yes Alan, you’re being rather rude, you know that?” Pat liked to get a hold of their names. It was like a handle on their irritation.

“What’s your fucking problem?” demanded Alan the Stockbroker. Continue reading

The Return of ‘Bangin’ Ben’ Edwards

Posted in Ben Edwards, fighting, Glory, K1, Kickboxing, MMA, Peter Graham, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 4, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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You’ve been quiet. What have you been up to since you lost the Oz Heavyweight boxing title to Peter Graham? Continue reading

Weight Training: What’s the Big Deal?

Posted in Fitness, Radio National, resistance training with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 27, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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This article is the basis for the ABC FM Life Matters segment, ‘The Exercise Room.’

The broadcast can be listened to here.

What is weight training?

Weight training is one form of resistance training. Weights – barbells and dumbells – are the implements that immediately come to mind for most people, but there are a multitude of different tools you can use, all of which will give you a different result. Continue reading

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