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!

Motivation by the truck load…

It may be obvious by the general lack of updates, that the mop of demotivation has reared its dank and musty head once more I have still been training, but it has been a little more sporadic than I would like, which means that, although I am making progress, it is slower than I want…… Continue reading Motivation by the truck load…

West Sussex Strongest – I did it!!

The long awaited strong person competition finally arrived, and despite knowing I wasn’t as ready as I would have liked, and a huge amount of nerves and anxiety before hand… I went there (both days) and I did it! I LOVED IT!! Don’t get me wrong there was a teeny bit of me that was…… Continue reading West Sussex Strongest – I did it!!

West Sussex Strongest: Performance anxiety…

1 day to go! Action stations the competition is tomorrow…this is not a drill! Repeat this is not a drill!! I am still considering it 1 day… I am slightly panicking, of course. Panicking and trying to figure out the best thing to do today to fully prepare myself! Ok, I am not really panicking,…… Continue reading West Sussex Strongest: Performance anxiety…

15 days and counting…

On the 23rd October 2020 I wrote this post: 1 month to go… Now, here we are 9.5 months later and I have less than 1 month to go… 15 days to be exact… half a month… 2 weeks tomorrow! I am experiencing a strange mixture of panic and complacency! I am definitely not as…… Continue reading 15 days and counting…

Last phase of the plan…

This is the hard one… I need to get more sleep! No idea how I am going to manage it. I mean I do know, in theory, I just have to go to bed earlier but it never seems to turn out as easy as that! I am getting used to getting up at 5am…… Continue reading Last phase of the plan…

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

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: 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)