Janathon 2022: day one – Happy New Year and all that!

Well, it’s 2022 and it has been for almost a whole day and so far so good… As it tradition I have set myself some goals and written them down so I don’t forget. I might forget actually, I sometimes do but writing them down helps! If you’ve been here before, you will notice that…… Continue reading Janathon 2022: day one – Happy New Year and all that!

Project competition ready day 34 & 35

Things are definitely looking up in the moving about stakes… As mentioned, I have been rubbish recently at gettign myself up and going, but I decided that this week would be different and so far it has been. It started on Monday with the Lunchtime shed-gymming and has continued at a pretty satisfactory level so…… Continue reading Project competition ready day 34 & 35

Project Competition Ready – Day 33

Remember the rules: Well we are at the “expect the plan to go off the rails” stage, but I am not yet ready to throw away the plan! The plan is not completely off the rails but it does have a bit of a wobbly wheel… It is not so far off that I can’t…… Continue reading Project Competition Ready – Day 33

Project competition ready: days 25-32

I tell you what, if this project is really going to get me competition ready, I am going to have to find a way to sleep more. That is the only way I am going to have enough energy to do the things I want to do! Sleep is a problem, but I am working…… Continue reading Project competition ready: days 25-32

Project competition ready: day 24

And then there was running… Well, sort of running, after this long a break from it I ma really not that great at the running just now. But That’s no reason not to do a thing. After all someone I know once said this: Ok, it was me, I said it, but I put it…… Continue reading Project competition ready: day 24

Project competition ready: day 23

Monday was a double yoga day 😁 A series of minor mishaps made it awkward to go to the gym, so I did two sessions of yoga, one early evening, for hip flexibility and one later on for relaxing and better sleep! I think I might be getting a teeeeeeny bit better at the hip…… Continue reading Project competition ready: day 23

Project competition ready: Days 17- 22

I had high hope for this week, but if I have learned anything over the last 8 years of doing this exercise blog thing it is that sometimes the best thing you can do is rest and that forcing yourself to do things is not I didn’t do nothing last week, but what I did…… Continue reading Project competition ready: Days 17- 22

Project Competition Ready: day 16

Monday Monday…da daaa da da da da… https://youtu.be/h81Ojd3d2rY Well… it was either that or the Boomtown Rats, and honestly Monday wasn’t so bad that I wanted to shooooot the whole day down! Anyway… Back to the exercise, and the point of the post. Yoga. Yoga is the point of the post… I have been saying…… Continue reading Project Competition Ready: day 16

Project Competition Ready: Day14 &15

It’s the weekend, and you know what that means… It means lifting up heavy things in the shed gym and putting it down again 😀 Well, actually it doesn’t always mean that, but this weekend that is what it meant! Saturday was bench press day, for no reason other than I hadn’t done bench presses…… Continue reading Project Competition Ready: Day14 &15

Project Competition Ready: Day 13 &14

Day 13, Thursday, was the day that I was abruptly reintroduced to battle ropes after not touching them for quite a few years! Well. I might have touched one, but not to do battle ropey things… But at 0745 on Thursday Matt, during my PT session decided to take me at my word when I…… Continue reading Project Competition Ready: Day 13 &14