New Year, New.. blah, blah, blah

Yeah yeah yeah. The same old thing being touted by all and sundry at he beginning of any new year. I prefer not to go with resolutions as such, erring on the side of 'how can I improve on what I did last year, what can I do?' I like to take things in small … Continue reading New Year, New.. blah, blah, blah

Ups & Downs –

Oops, am I in trouble again? Not this time.It's one of my new workouts.I have been writing up my own workouts for a few weeks now, taking ones I see online and tweaking them for my home gym, or using a workout from instagram as an idea base to make my own from.In all of … Continue reading Ups & Downs –

Inadvertent Trail Run

rainforest trail to cave entrance part of the abandoned rail tracks Saturday just past the plans for our respective days went somewhat pear shaped and my Parkrun 5k turned into an awesome trail run. Hubby had a more stressful change yet still managed to get a motorbike ride in. So what actually happened? It started … Continue reading Inadvertent Trail Run

convicts & wenches, 25k trail

I was under prepared.I had a basic plan.A vague hope for finish times.Get out there..have fun..finish. I did it. I finished and fell into hubby's arms, sobbing tears of both exhaustion and the joy of it being over.The last few kms were of utter pain and 'where is the end?' coupled with an inner joy … Continue reading convicts & wenches, 25k trail

Ross, 5k, 14/4/19

Nothing says awesome run by actually being prepared. Funny that. I had put in the work, done my training and worked on my strength routine. On the day, the nerves were still there, (as they should be) and it all came together nicely.I did my usual and went out too fast, yet by the 3k … Continue reading Ross, 5k, 14/4/19

a measurement of fitness

For the first time in around 8 weeks I went our for a run last night. Oh. My.God.It wasn't just hard, it hurt.Yeah it was warm, but not excessively so to cause a problem, yet I struggled like it was 40C. I felt like a fat slug trying to run through quick sand. It wasn't … Continue reading a measurement of fitness

onwards we adventure

The year that was.Time to reflect.Think about the future.Discuss what we want to do.Yeah, these are all things we do at the end of one year as the clock ticks over to midnight and 365 days are sitting there in front of us. Just waiting to be filled with our good intention.And there are always … Continue reading onwards we adventure

Fit not skinny

The 'Why'When we start a new fitness or exercise routine what is our aim? To get fit, to lose weight, to look better in a bikini..?¬†To look like what 'society' says we should.¬†Unfortunately for many people this is the why they start something of this vein, when the only reason should be to be happy … Continue reading Fit not skinny

New name, new ideas.

The beginning..As many of you know, I have been a bit all over the place this last few months. Running has hit an all time low after an amazing year. Injury, unsure of where I'm going and what I want to achieve.I've had such an amazing run (pun totally intended) over the last three years … Continue reading New name, new ideas.

Days turn into weeks turn into…

...Months and before you know it, the year has ended, your goals have changed, and your mind set is in a whole new place. I had big plans for this year. Some I have kicked, some have changed and one or two have fallen off the wagon. I'm a little lost at the moment hence … Continue reading Days turn into weeks turn into…