Janathon 2021 days 8 – 10: Janathon catch-up in pictures

Cheaty catch-up post here I come… well, what counts is the exciting exercise I have been doing… or, on some of the days, the exciting resting! Rest is important too you know 🙂 I have exercised every day, but not as many different forms as I would like…still it I am building back up from…… Continue reading Janathon 2021 days 8 – 10: Janathon catch-up in pictures

Janathon 2021 day 6: a wall!

Not the metaphorical wall that athletes hit, but a real wall, made of bricks. Yes it is relevant, a wall is the only thing I took a picture of while I was walking around during my lunch break today! Look here it is! I tried to make it look more interesting… I also did my…… Continue reading Janathon 2021 day 6: a wall!

Janathon 2021 day 4: leg day in the shed gym

It was leg day in the shed gym, but I’ll get to that in a moment… first I’d like to celebrate the fact that I managed to get up before work and do yoga!! Getting up was hard work but the yoga mostly felt better than yesterday! Following that there was a long interlude where…… Continue reading Janathon 2021 day 4: leg day in the shed gym

2021: Welcome to the future!

We are officially living in the future… bear with me, it makes sense I promise. Well sense for me anyway… So I was looking at films/books that are set in 2020/2021 and many of the things were somewhat dystopian, Children of Men by PD James was set in 2021 (future with no more fertility and…… Continue reading 2021: Welcome to the future!

Janathon 2021 day 3: some yoga.

Today there was some yoga, and a lot of me trying to organise things… However the his post is about Janathon and exercise, so we will leave the organisation until a later date! I had trouble getting into the yoga today, I think it was just one of those days… I did it though and…… Continue reading Janathon 2021 day 3: some yoga.

Janathon 2021: Tour of the shed-gym and some deadlifts…

Happy new year and all that! Of course, as is now tradition, I will be taking part in Janathon this year, for the uninitiated amongst you, Janathon is an event (in the loosest sense of the word event) whereby I have to partake of exercise every day, and blog about it, also every day! So…… Continue reading Janathon 2021: Tour of the shed-gym and some deadlifts…

Training with Terry Hollands (WSM)

That is me, training with Terry Hollands! Yes, I really did that! I have pictorial evidence and everything It was awesome! It was an absolute spur of the moment decision, he advertised 4 days of PT slots so I emailed and got the first one I chose! I didn’t give it much more thought than…… Continue reading Training with Terry Hollands (WSM)

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…

Annoying but not unexpected…

The UK is rushing headlong into a second lockdown, it starts (officially) on Thursday 5th November (yay happy bonfire night) and lasts for 1 month. That is at least 1 month, there is no guarantee that it will actually end after a month, but a month is the paln, for now. So that being taken…… Continue reading Annoying but not unexpected…

Competition news, and some of my new favourite things

so…now I have to compete in a Strongwoman competition, twice in a week… Well, I guess it is twice in two weeks really, and two competitions, I have one on a Sunday, then another one on the following Sunday That still two competitions really close together! The first one is the original competition I signed…… Continue reading Competition news, and some of my new favourite things