Category: Training

Day 74: invent-a-smoothie!

A miserable day and a spare afternoon means only one thing: swim or turbo. Since it’s Saturday afternoon, which I consider to be a nightmare time of the week to go to the pool, I opted for turbo. This time I decided to go…

Day 69: Two more new recipes

I decided to crack two of my goals this week today, and start as mean to go on! So I had dinner sans carbs and went to the gym to do a strength session! 

Day 64: A different ‘spin’ on things – literally!

More spin today but this time a different instructor. And this one had Metallica’s Enter Sandman in the playlist, so she is now instantly my favourite! I’ve never heard Metallica in a group fitness class before, so thank you Michelle! 

Day 58: adaptable lane chaos

I have to say that today’s lane swim was the busiest I have ever experienced! I went at tea time, a time of day I have never been before, and one I won’t readily go again. Seven in a wee 25m lane is busy,…

Day 57: new master rowers on the river

New masters rowers is always good news, there hasn’t been anyone join since me, so it’s good no longer being the newbie! So many people gave their time and training up to teach me when I started that it was my pleasure to help…

Day 56: spin class with ‘Voluptuous Valerie’

I continue to test out spin classes at my new gym, as requested by the gym manager in the run up to me taking over a few. It always amuses me when I go to group classes, the sights that I find there, today…