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…

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…

Project Competition Ready: Day 13 &14

Day 13, Thursday, was the day that I was abruptly reintroduced to battle ropes after not touching them for quite a few years! Well. I might have touched one, but not to do battle ropey things… But at 0745 on Thursday Matt, during my PT session decided to take me at my word when I…… Continue reading Project Competition Ready: Day 13 &14

Project Energise: Day 3 – 5 Hello log press, my old friend…

Hello log press my old friendI’ve come to lift you up againBecause a competition is loomingonce the lockdown is endingand the strength that I gained during last yearstill remainswithin my body somewhere. Sorry about that, Now I feel like I have to aplogise to all Simon and Garfunkle fans everywhere for that terrible rewrite…It’s ok…… Continue reading Project Energise: Day 3 – 5 Hello log press, my old friend…

I pulled a truck!

It was a practice truck, but it was still a 7.5 tonne truck! It was this truck in fact: Yes I was attempting to look strong in the face of a giant truck, I may or may not have succeeded, there is a possibility that at that point I just look small! Well small compared…… Continue reading I pulled a truck!

Back to the grindstone…

ok this works the glutes, and the quads… Ok, I don’t really think my training is a grindstone. I nearly always enjoy it, otherwise why do it!! But my point is, now I am back from holiday, I am back to the training full steam ahead. I have 2 competitions at the end of November…… Continue reading Back to the grindstone…

Project 44: Day 37 – I don’t think I am a disco dancer…

I might have been around in the Disco era, just about…a quick google tells me the peak disco era was 1978-1979, well I was 2 in 1978 so I was around, but not very music or dance savvy at that age… There I am in 1977, just before the peak disco era…definitely not disco ready…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 37 – I don’t think I am a disco dancer…

Project 44: Day 25 and 26 new gym phase one

So, the gyms closed… This caused me a 5 hour panic attack on Friday gym is so much more than just a place to work out. Not only that I have a gym for lent project to complete and a strongwoman competition to train for…so this weekend we built a gym! Well…we already had the…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 25 and 26 new gym phase one

Project 44: Day 24 enforced revision…

So at 7:30 this morning, I walked in to the gym for what, as it turns out is going to be my last workout in the gym for the next few months 😦 I was sleepy, i was fairly grumpy but I managed an upper body workout that consisted of inclined bench presses, chest flyes…… Continue reading Project 44: Day 24 enforced revision…