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A Little Motivation: Resisting the Muffin

There is a girl at work who is younger than me and has an incredible figure. I assumed the reason she has an incredible figure is that she is younger than me. I'm guessing she's about 23, you [...]

My New Way Of Life

My boyfriend put his arms around me this evening and exclaimed 'you feel thinner!' That felt good! I am half a stone thinner, which is no mean feat, but I'm also leaner, less fat, more muscle. As my [...]


Now I'm heading in to week two, I thought I should give you a little update about how I'm getting on. I'm 5lb down in terms of weight loss and my body fat is down too, according to [...]


If I can nail the early morning work outs, I think I'll have this exercise programme licked. So, today I got up super early to get to the 6:25am. Mmm,

Coffee the colour of he-man

Yesterday was wretched, I felt wretched and I even wretched a bit! Today the programme was so much better. I tried the blended coffee and it created a thick, coconut latte. It was a little oily, but I [...]

What I'd look like as a zombie (right), with my friend Morag.

Zombie Apocalypse Training: Gym Motivation

I don't like going to the gym. Some people do. They get a rush and they do multiple classes in one session, but I am not one of those people. However, I understand the need for regular exercise, [...]


Final Day: Fitocracy

So it's the last day of the Spark Challenge on Fitocracy, which they have now decided to rename the Arnold Challenge. It annoys me that they've changed this half way through - plan your marketing better! You can [...]


Today was our final day. Christie was out in terms of lessons, but came up the mountain to get another look at Charles, our instructor. I really think she could have played on the injury a bit better, [...]


Fitocracy: Day 4

It's the 4th April today and I've managed to do the Fitocracy Spark Challenge every day. You can see the challenge here. It's getting easier and I think  might need to step it up a notch. The reverse [...]


Fitocracy: Spark Challenge

I am doing the Fitocracy Spark Challenge. It's an exercise regime from Fitocracy.com which asks you to give 30 mins a day to get fitter and it's endorsed by the ultimate fitness fanatic himself, Mr Arnold Schwarzenegger. You [...]