Lockdown 2.0: Smaller and more confusing…

Actually saying this lockdown is more confusing is not really *that* accurate, there has been no part of the UK’s (specifically England’s) response to this pandemic has been particularly straightforward or clear cut. The first lockdown was reasonably straightforward, but it still seemed to precipitate hundreds of arguments and misunderstandings on who could go out…… Continue reading Lockdown 2.0: Smaller and more confusing…

Happy New Year!

As is now customary, it is my midsummer happy new year post πŸ˜€ Well, it had to be done didn’t it! It is a lot happier thanΒ last year’s too! I know its late… but its a pretty unconventional Happy New Year post, it can be whenever it likes! A lot has happened in the last…… Continue reading Happy New Year!

Project Lockdown Fitness: days 78 – 82 – Exercise, she wrote…

There is something about working from home, exercising at home and generally staying at home apart from walking that makes you forget what has happened from one moment to the next… It appears to be Wednesday again here and I seem to have not posted since sometime last week… Ok…apparently by sometime last week, I…… Continue reading Project Lockdown Fitness: days 78 – 82 – Exercise, she wrote…

Project Lockdown Fitness: Day 75 & 77 – I’m not grumpy, I’m tired

I’m not grumpy I am tired was my tagline for monday this week. It wasn’t true as it happens, I was grumpy, and tired… It has been that sort of week so far tbh, my sleep has been somewhat broken and wierd and I have woken up feeling like I haven’t slept at all. This…… Continue reading Project Lockdown Fitness: Day 75 & 77 – I’m not grumpy, I’m tired

Project lockdown fitness: days 72 – 74 I am not too fat to dance and I never was!

Socially distanced personal training and another couple of PBs to boot! Apparently consistent training pays off but I’ll get back to that in a minute πŸ˜€ I am going to at least attempt to put this into some sort of chronological order! Thursday, LD day 72, Junathon day 4 Thursday was a sort of rest…… Continue reading Project lockdown fitness: days 72 – 74 I am not too fat to dance and I never was!

Project Lockdown Fitness: Days 59 – 71 – photographic round up and the start of Juneathon

No new paddingtons in this post…they can’t happen every week, sadly! Or every 2 weeks, as this blog covers two weeks… There have been some pretty excellent workouts though and some even better non scale victories πŸ˜€ Instead of a big list of all the exercise I have done I am going to put my…… Continue reading Project Lockdown Fitness: Days 59 – 71 – photographic round up and the start of Juneathon

Project lockdown fitness: day 58 – Another new paddington!

yes! another one πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€   Absolutely, I nearly fell over in surprise too! Yesterday was deadlift day πŸ˜€ deadlift day is a pretty awesome day anyway even without a PB, but they make it even better! The session started with Pendlay rows which are a wierd variation on bent over barbell rows which are…… Continue reading Project lockdown fitness: day 58 – Another new paddington!

Project lockdown fitness: Days 56 & 57 – two days two new paddingtons

Well, this system seems to be working!! By system I do of course mean this business of consistently doing the lifting that is set down on my programme and the workouts set by Mr Shaun T. By working, I mean I am definitely getting stronger! I can tell, because I can lift heavier things more…… Continue reading Project lockdown fitness: Days 56 & 57 – two days two new paddingtons

Project Lockdown Fitness: Days 52-55 – Warning, there is a lot of colour coordination in here!

It is ridiculous how much I now colour coordinate with the shed gym! I swear it wasn’t on purpose! Its just that I really like orange at the moment…and it just happens that quite a bit of the gym kit we have managed to get hold of is orange… Of course my hair is orange…… Continue reading Project Lockdown Fitness: Days 52-55 – Warning, there is a lot of colour coordination in here!

Project lockdown fitness: Day 51 – Stretching and shoulders and bears…

Actually there weren’t that many bears yesterday but I just felt like there should be a third thing on the list…and it give me the opportunity to post bear pictures! Bears are awesome and pictures of bears makes everyone’s day better (based on no research at all). Here’s another one: This one is doing some…… Continue reading Project lockdown fitness: Day 51 – Stretching and shoulders and bears…