Fitness

Posts about fitness, and the strange things that happen in the pursuit of it.

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February is the New January

Is it just me, or does anyone else feel like the entire month of January basically just passed by in a blur? I don’t…

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365 Project 21- 29: Insanity

Yeah, I know, I know: it’s ANOTHER one of those stupid “photo-a-day” roundups. Right after the last one. With nothing in between them to…

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Gingernut

I am out running. It’s a bright, sunny afternoon – one of those near-mythical crisp days which make me almost understand why people love…

Forever Amber

I Quit the Gym

(Primark trench, J Crew trousers, Next shoes.) I quit the gym. Yes, Others, YOU WIN, with your space-invading ways, your whistling and your general…

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Going Commando

So, this happened: And this, my friends, is why I leave the country every December, if it’s humanly possible. “Imagine if we weren’t going…

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Taking the Long Way Around

So, I decided to start running outdoors again. Yeah, I know: been there, done that, got the washed-out Nike t-shirt (actually it’s a tank…

Gym Etiquette, revisited

Riddle me this, readers: You’re at the gym. It’s empty, but for one solitary person – a clumsy redhead, say – who is wheezing…

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The Day I (Almost) Died

Today I did my first ever 10km run. 10km! And OK, I did it on the treadmill rather than outside, and I didn’t exactly…

That Girl

So, I went to the gym. In fact, I went to a Boxercise class, and here’s the thing about that: if you ever catch…

The gym, one year on…

This weekend marks the one year anniversary of Terry and I joining the gym. We decided to celebrate the occasion by forgetting to renew…

Zero, Schmero

Today at the gym (four times in a row! GO ME!), before the class even started, I managed to: 1. Drop a barbell on…

Pump It Up

A long time ago, in a land not-so-very-far from here, there lived a beautiful princess young woman who decided to take a step class…

A Weighty Issue

So, a few weeks ago I decided to subscribe to the Amazon DVD rental program thingy. I guess I thought it would be a…