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A chipper is like a game of chess

For those of you who don’t hang out in the “Functional Fitness” side of the tracks a chipper is a workout with several exercises strung together, usually high reps and if you are doing...

Do I look better naked (yet)?

My final “Look Better Naked” session was this week and I guess you are all wondering (amongst other things) if I look better naked now. Firstly for the squeamish among you – please continue...

Parenting your body

Last night I had Gymnastics class at CrossfitHPU with Kat. During the technique part of the session there is quite a lot of talking (as you would expect when you are learning how to...

Dear Diet

Paleo, Primal, Atkins, The Zone, Low Carb, Low Sugar, Low Calories, Intermittent Fasting. Honestly it’s enough to make my poor head spin in confusion! I guess that explains why I get questions like “what...

Never stop

The wise among us know that we never stop learning, I’m a case in point .. I’m old*ish* but the saying “You learn something new everyday” describes my life in a nutshell (or quote...

Living, loving, lifting

Last night I did my second ever Gymnastics class at HPU. The Thursday class is all about the muscle up, which is probably why it was even MORE male dominated than Tuesdays HSPU class. ...

Yes! I used the S word, snatch!

Remember at the beginning of the year I vowed that this was the year that “I found some life balance”? I even started up Yoga classes .. (and loved them) But I have to...

One day you will look back and laugh

Since doing the HPU induction course Mr P.T and I have started working on my Olympic Lifts. Today we started Day one of a strength cycle. Technique is all well and good but if...

Is now officially the “c” word

I bet the first word that popped into your mind when you saw the title of the blog rhymed with runt … For about 99% of you I’m right on the money. The other...