Project 44: day 44 – a lockdown Paddington!

Yes that’s right, on the last day of Project 44, in the brilliant shed gym, I got a new Paddington! Or to put it another way I got a personal best!! Yesterday…I did my first ever 75kg squat!! Closely followed by my second, third, forth and fifth… then I did another five! I was (and…… Continue reading Project 44: day 44 – a lockdown Paddington!

Project 44: day 42 & 43 – Shed gym, final phase complete!

The shed gym is now complete, and it is totally brilliant! Tuesday saw the delivery of the final piece of equipment and meant we could organise it properly to be usable for everything we do! That final piece of equipment was the power rack. It was a bit of a challenge finding one what would…… Continue reading Project 44: day 42 & 43 – Shed gym, final phase complete!

Project 44: Day 41 – shed gym phase 3

Yesterday morning, over breakfast, a pallet full of weights and gym flooring arrived at my house! Needless to say this was extremely exciting! It was followed later in the morning by a delivery of an Olympic bar, which as it turns out, is one of the nicest bars I have ever used 😀 Of course…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 41 – shed gym phase 3

Project 44: Days 38, 39 & 40 – I love my shed gym!

I might have mentioned previously how much I love the shed gym… well it is still true so I thought I’d say it again! Friday, was a more stressful day than I expected, mainly due to the fact that I had to go to Tesco and it was full of other people who were doing…… Continue reading Project 44: Days 38, 39 & 40 – I love my shed gym!

Project 44: Day 37 – I don’t think I am a disco dancer…

I might have been around in the Disco era, just about…a quick google tells me the peak disco era was 1978-1979, well I was 2 in 1978 so I was around, but not very music or dance savvy at that age… There I am in 1977, just before the peak disco era…definitely not disco ready…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 37 – I don’t think I am a disco dancer…

Project 44: Day 36 – This lunchtime dancing is becoming a habit…

I have no idea how I am going to keep this one up once I stop working from home, but dancing in the shed gym in my lunch break is becoming a habit, and I am loving it! I have done it every day this week, I started on Monday,  I felt really rubbish in…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 36 – This lunchtime dancing is becoming a habit…

Project 44: Day 35 – Gym shed phase 2 complete!

Yesterday, a whole day early, the kit for phase two of the shed gym was delivered!! They looked rather like a giant and very heavy witches hat! They stopped looking like a witches hat when we opened them and started looking like a extremely cool, used but perfectly useable set of 150kg worth of weights…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 35 – Gym shed phase 2 complete!

Project 44: Day 31-34 necessity is the mother of all invention…

I apparently haven’t updated everyone on all the excitement around here since thursday, so here is everything I have been up to since then… Well everything exercise related anyway, I suspect even with the increase in time people seem to have on their hands you don’t want an update on every time I hugged a…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 31-34 necessity is the mother of all invention…

Project 44: Day 29 and 30 – this is still wierd…I did circuits in the shed!

Working from home is still wierd, and definitely makes it much harder to get general movement in during the day! yesterday, however I managed to add stuff in pretty well… I did one 5 min yoga session on each day they were short but it was really useful, I am considering doing these when I…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 29 and 30 – this is still wierd…I did circuits in the shed!

Project 44: Day 28 working from home

Now, not only am I working out from home, as of yesterday I am also working from home… I am spending an awful lot of time at home! This is not a surprise however, we are on more or less lockdown after all! It does mean that I suddenly have far fewer opportunities to walk…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 28 working from home