Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

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




“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


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



“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


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


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

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – A Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on March 19, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle



Pat told Johnny he needed to take a piss and went inside the pub. Wally stood at the end of the bar, a stubby sweating in front of him. Pat grabbed him by the elbow as he reached to pick it up. Continue reading

Radio National: Exercise and Injuries Part Four

Posted in Radio National with tags , , , on March 17, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle


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