53 tonnes!

One month ago I pulled a massive, 53 tonne truck!! I have been meaning to tell you about it since then because it is one of the best things I have ever done and I am super proud of myself! This post is not about false modesty and any of that stuff, this post is…… Continue reading 53 tonnes!

Project Energise: Days 14 & 15 Focus on the legs

Well, legs and cardio, but the cardio also involved legs. It was a run, running (for me at least) involves my legs. I’ll start with the run, mainly because it happened first. Although this is not always the case, I do tend to stray from the chronological these days. And the point, I seem to…… Continue reading Project Energise: Days 14 & 15 Focus on the legs

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)

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

Project 44: Day 3 – viking (press) warrior (goddess)

Project 44 day 3 Confused and sleepy. That is the general description of my gym session this morning… I was quite late again but I got there!  What with one thing and another it is about 4 weeks since I have been getting up early for the gym on more than one or two days…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 3 – viking (press) warrior (goddess)

The day I realised I like training shoulders…

I have always hated training shoulders! Like always ever since I first started going to the gym at uni, 20+ years ago… Which, now I think about it probably explains why I have always had comparatively weak shoulders… However…this is not the case any more!! Since starting this strongwoman training and getting my very own…… Continue reading The day I realised I like training shoulders…

Janathon 2020: Day 29 – 175kg new PB!

Guess what it is a new Paddington day!! It was a sled pull Paddington… no I didn’t pull Paddington on a sled. Which is a shame really, that would have been fun! I’d love to see the reaction I got if I turned up at the gym with a small bear in a duffel coat…… Continue reading Janathon 2020: Day 29 – 175kg new PB!

Harnessing my strengths…

Ok, enough of political posts for now (I can’t promise it will be for ever mind you) back to strongwoman training updates. It has all been going pretty well. It is safe to say I am now obsessed with strongman (and strongwoman although that is harder to find). I have been watching as much Worlds…… Continue reading Harnessing my strengths…

More of the same, and some yoga…

Its all go at Project Warrior Goddess, so much go, that I have designated a new sub-project… it Project Strong Enough to Pull a Truck 🙂 It will get its own page before too long… I have been generally getting on with my strongwoman training, there have been some unusual methods of pulling and carrying…… Continue reading More of the same, and some yoga…

New Plan!! (I have to pull a truck!!)

So, I entered a Strongman(woman) competition! Yes, you heard (read) that correctly, I have entered a Strongman(woman) (strongwoman? strongperson?) competition!! A few weeks ago, I believe I mentioned that I was looking for a new challenge… Well, I decided that strongman was the way to go and after some deliberation and whatnot, I entered a…… Continue reading New Plan!! (I have to pull a truck!!)