Category Archives: Fitness

Get up, get your kit on and get moving

The past week or so has been really difficult. Motivating myself to get out of bed and exercise has not been easy. I’ve slept very little due to a pressure build up in my left ear and it has left me feeling rather flat. Add to this the dental treatment – major work on my […]

Still here 🏋️‍♀️

Yes, I’m still here, I’m still completing six HIIT workouts a week – four early morning Joe Wick’s and two POUNDfit sessions – one Monday and one on Friday. I feel great in so many ways: I’m stronger – I’m lifting heavier and I’ve got greater endurance in each workout and I feel so good, […]

Six months with Joe Wicks

When everything locked down again here, in November 2020, under Tier 3 Restrictions, I was gutted because I’d just got my Pound classes up and running again and I’d really enjoyed being back in the gym. With yet another ban on live classes, I reverted my Pound classes back to Zoom twice a week. I […]

A big decision, a difficult choice

This week, Jo, my daughter and I chose to withdraw our entries from this year’s Total Warrior extreme obstacle race. It is due to take place on 10th July in Leeds, and in fairness, all the information coming out via email is worded to assure participants that it will conducted in a COVID safe manner. […]

We are back!

I’ve now completed three live, face to face POUND classes. It has been amazing to have a group of people in front of me, all following my instruction as they have beat those sticks and rocked out together. The sound has been incredible. The increase in calories burned has been noticeable. For months I’ve given […]

Back to POUND!

I have to say that as I am writing this, I am beyond excited about the prospect of tomorrow: the 17th May and the day I get to lead my first live, face to face POUND class in almost seven months! I had only really just got my classes up and running before the first […]

Be brave, step out of your comfort zone!

This morning was a milestone for me; after a couple of weeks of nursing a slightly sprained ankle, it was time to challenge myself in my workout. I did all my usual stretches and warm up before embarking upon a full-on Kettlebell HIIT workout on the Joe Wicks App. Nothing unusual here, you might think, […]

Sprained Ankle, determination and perseverance

Last weekend I twisted my ankle causing a sprain. It was the last thing I needed, especially as I was doing so well with my daily exercise and workout plan using the Joe Wicks Body Coach App. I was so frustrated! However, I was also sensible  I rested it for the first few days to […]