Reminding myself I love deadlifts!

You know me, I deadlift above everything, it is a recurring theme of my training. Or at least it is until recently… Recently, for no real reason I have been putting them off, and because I was putting them off I worried that I would be back in that “almost at 100kg but not quite”…… Continue reading Reminding myself I love deadlifts!

Project Competition Ready / Janathon Update…

Once upon a time there was a person who wanted to be fit enough to dance in a mask, so they set themselves up with a blog and a challenge. This person was all about cardio fitness and quite a bit about shrinking themselves, and consequently a do loads of stuff every day set of…… Continue reading Project Competition Ready / Janathon Update…

Janathon 2022 day 4 & 5: distracted by a ukulele

Yes, a ukulele you read that right! Well actually, to be completely accurate, 2 ukuleles, but that is beside the point! It hasn’t stopped me doing exercise but it has taken up quite a bit of my time… This is extremely likely to be the reason that the exercise I did on day 4 (Tuesday)…… Continue reading Janathon 2022 day 4 & 5: distracted by a ukulele

Janathon 2022: Days 2 & 3

The beginning of January is a strange time, I sort of end up feeling like the year doesn’t actually start until I go back to work. There is probably some sort of deep seated problem with that, and me running my life around work or something, if I decided to explore it… Or it could…… Continue reading Janathon 2022: Days 2 & 3

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 16

Monday Monday…da daaa da da da da… 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