So, on Sunday I was supposed to be competing in my second ever strongwoman competition. I was prepared, I had worked hard to master the dreaded axle presses that had been plaguing me and I was undoubtedly better prepared than before my last one. What is more I had more or less banished the obligatory… Read More The best laid plans of mice and men..
I’m so happy ’cause today I found my friends… Ok I met some more strong person friends, Ok, some of the same ones and some new ones… What I am trying to say is that a coach near me has started running a strongman workshop on a Sunday and I have been on the last… Read More I found some strongperson friends!
Not so long ago (last week actually) I told you that I had entered another Novice Strongwoman competition (read all about it). I was happy about this, along with a little apprehensive, mainly because I have to figure out an axle clean, and don’t get me wrong I am still happy (and apprehensive) about this,… Read More Well… I was after a challenge!
I started this project with the intention of getting fitter and stronger and feeling ready to compete again. I have been making progress and all that, but the general goal had no end date. Until now that is… Well, maybe not an end date as such but certainly a significant interim milestone… OK, what I… Read More Project competition ready just got more important…
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”… Read More Reminding myself I love deadlifts!
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… Read More Project Competition Ready / Janathon Update…
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)… Read More Janathon 2022 day 4 & 5: distracted by a ukulele
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… Read More Project Competition Ready – Day 33
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… Read More Project Competition Ready: Day14 &15
Yesterday was Wednesday, and following in the grand tradition of Wednesdays that may have only existed in my head, I declared it cardio Wednesday. Ok cardio plus some yoga Wednesday. Well actually if you want to be strictly speaking, accurate about it, cardio, plus yoga and a walk Wednesday… I finally, for the first time… Read More Project competition ready: Day 5