Slight change of plans…

Having made a huge sweeping statement about completing squatober this year, I have swiftly reconsidered! I already have a fairly heavy 5 days a week lifting programme which is designed for me to get me ready for my competitions. When I considered the reality of doing another 5 days (at least) a week heavy lifting…… Continue reading Slight change of plans…

Squatober…

So, I have just discovered that Squatober is a thing. I don’t know why it has a mustache on it, I am hoping they are not obligatory… It is as simple as it sounds, it is squatting, every day in October…or possibly every day in October apart from the Sundays. Whichever it is it is…… Continue reading Squatober…

Project 44: day 27 kettlebells and gym cats

Project 44 shed gym edition day 2… involved a kettlebell workout! I invested in some kettlebell workout cards with lots of different exercises to chose from and put together to make exciting new workouts! So of course, I decided to try them out 😁 and it turned out to be a pretty good workout 😁…… Continue reading Project 44: day 27 kettlebells and gym cats

Project 44: Day 22 half way there…

Wooah we’re half way there-er Wooah living on a prayer, take my hand and we can make it I swear-er Wooah living on a prayer, Yes I know I used this same like/song/reference at the half way point of the original 365 project upon which this blog was based…but it is so good I couldn’t…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 22 half way there…

Project 44: day 19 dragging stuff about again…

Yes, you guessed it…more sled drags…slightly lighter today as I wanted to work on speed. So 1 run (there and back) at 135kg, 1 at 150kg and 2 at 160kg! I even got mark dragging sleds πŸ™‚ and he took a picture of me doing it…I am going to be “brave” and post the picture…… Continue reading Project 44: day 19 dragging stuff about again…

Project 44: Day 18 Leg day!

Today on honour of leg day I decided to wear all of the colours! Look these were the legs and this was the top… This t shirt is definitely not lying either…I definitely have thick thighs!! Very Useful they are too… they helped me get to an new squat PB! 80kg for 3 reps 😁😁…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 18 Leg day!

Project 44: Day 12 HIIT happens…

It is day 12 of gymming every day, and I decided it was about time I did some cardio… So we started with sled pushes/pulls and kettlebell squat supersets, then followed up with two HIIT circuits of 3 rounds of 30s of 3 exercises, the first was: Ski ERG/bosu burpees/trx rows The second was: Ski…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 12 HIIT happens…

Project 44: Day 11 then there were deadlifts

Lots of deadlifts!! I decided to have a go at the Stoltman Strongman Guide programme… I totally expect to be as strong as a stoltman… If you don’t know who the Stoltman Brothers are, they are amazing Scottish strongmen who are currently second and third strongest men in Britain and set to go much further……… Continue reading Project 44: Day 11 then there were deadlifts

Project 44: Day 10 if mermaids had legs…

If mermaids had legs and could deadlift they might well have looked like me at the gym this morning… They might have been as tired too…I imagine it is hard work being a newly land roaming mermaid! I however was just tired because I didn’t have enough sleep… Still I made it to the gym,…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 10 if mermaids had legs…

Project 44: Day 7…it’s a drag!

A sled drag 😁😁 Which is what I managed to do at the gym this morning… I dragged 150 and then 175 kg up and down the gym while wearing a startling amount of orange!! It was fun and much harder wrk than I anticipated because I totally miscounted the weights and did 20kg more…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 7…it’s a drag!