Day 360: Annoyed from Horsham

I am annoyed! In case that wasn’t obvious! My Body Pump class on Monday evenings was taken by an awesome teacher called Sarah, she also takes my Pilates class and has become my friend. That is until this week when I got a message from Sarah saying she had been sacked from her Monday night…… Continue reading Day 360: Annoyed from Horsham

Day 336: Its Yoga Jim but not as we know it…

Friday’s activity of choice was yoga…but not as I have ever tried it before… As you might have noticed I have a tendency to ignore youtube as a source of videographic instruction for exercise, and invest in dvds instead…I can’t explain this really, except that I sometimes forget that youtube exists… so with this in…… Continue reading Day 336: Its Yoga Jim but not as we know it…

Day 294 – 297 Level 2 gym instructor is what I am!!

Woooooooohooooooooo 😀 😀 Ok…I am skipping straight to the end of the story, but the title was one big spoiler anyway so I don’t care!! On Sunday I had my Gym Instructor (Level 2) Assessment, and I PASSED! Not only did I pass, but I got a Merit on both the portfolio and the actual…… Continue reading Day 294 – 297 Level 2 gym instructor is what I am!!

Day 286: 6am is so early!!!

Yes, I am aware that there are many people who get up earlier than this regularly. That changes nothing about my feelings towards 6am! However, drag myself out of bed I did, I fought the temptation to get straight back in that lasted for a good 15 mins after getting up, and stumbled my way…… Continue reading Day 286: 6am is so early!!!

Days 282 & 283 unconventional rest days…

After losing the plot, and running on lead legs I decided that this weekend should be slightly less crazy, exercise wise at least. (still crazy busy but mostly making cake decorations…) anyway…exercise wise I decided not to break myself completely… Day 282 (Saturday) Saturday was very busy, with shopping and cake dealing with and studying,…… Continue reading Days 282 & 283 unconventional rest days…

Day 275: Lots of walking and some Jillian Michaels

I did a lot of walking on Saturday. Well…I did some walking on Saturday…not a route march or anything…but I ended up doing 4.7 miles (7.5km) which is not too bad All this was in the process of investigating the venue for a wedding that my friend Rachel and I are doing the photos for…… Continue reading Day 275: Lots of walking and some Jillian Michaels

Days 266, 267 & 268 Gym Instructor Workshop…the needless panic!

I spent a considerable amount of time before this weekend worrying about the course. Not sensible worry like “have I studied enough to pass my exams?” or “is it going to be difficult” but I was entirely terrified of being laughed off the course! I was terrified that I was going to be the only…… Continue reading Days 266, 267 & 268 Gym Instructor Workshop…the needless panic!

Day 265: The campaign for leg strength begins…

On Sunday when I discovered that I was rubbish at running up even the shallowest of inclines I got some good advice about increasing my leg strength and what exercises to do to attempt to do this. As I was in a world of study ready for my gym instructor course, I decided not to spend…… Continue reading Day 265: The campaign for leg strength begins…

Day 251: Recovery Thursday

It was the Thursday after the Wednesday before! I was really tired after my epic wednesday so I revised my planned exercise and ended up doing: A walk at lunchtime, I left later than normal and so had to keep it short. It was about 1.5 km and took me 20 mins. It was a welcome…… Continue reading Day 251: Recovery Thursday

Day 238 – 242: Balls flying everywhere…

Good morning 🙂 Sorry (again) about the smushed together catch up post thingy, but I am just emerging from underneath a horrible cough/cold/ear/throat infection thingy… It is the second cold this month and as such has annoyed me a lot! I has so far managed to stop me doing body pump and a park run…… Continue reading Day 238 – 242: Balls flying everywhere…