Juneathon Day 29

Juneathon Day 29

juneathon_participant_logoAs today is a Monday I really should be doing Pilates for day 29 Juneathon. In fact at the beginning of the month I had pledged to attend every single Pilates class in June.

Well I almost made it. I have attended 4 out of 5, which isn’t too bad.

My excuse? Well an invitation to Whitstable. How could I resist spending a day by the beach on such a sunny day?

So instead I did one of Rebecca-Louise’s workouts, this time a full body workout with weights.

Don’t let the title put you off! I’ve learnt to ignore titles on YouTube videos and just look at the content. I’m not interested in a ‘bubble butt’ (yes, it’s a thing apparently!) or ‘legs like X celebrity’, I just want to get stronger and fitter and look like me! Let me know what you think.

Do you have any favourite YouTube videos? I’m keen to try others. I like Rebecca-Louise as her presentation appeals to me, most likely because she is English and isn’t as over the top bouncy or high energy as a lot of the American YouTube fitness presenters.

I also like this video because of the naughty dog trying to join in. Mine does this all the time. I should start using him as a weight…

Reading Half Marathon Update

Reading Half Marathon Update

The day before the Reading Half Marathon went something like this. Parkrun in the morning with my Start to Runners. It’s minus degrees C, it’s windy, there is a sprinkling of snow and they are using the alternative route due to flooding. Not so perfect conditions but good to put my race day clothes to…

Training for the Reading Half Marathon: 1 week to go

Training for the Reading Half Marathon: 1 week to go

After the first half of my training for the Reading Half Marathon going very well, the last 4 weeks have been a bit meh. The first run of week 6 was my Tuesday track night which was fun as usual. However, when I got home I started to feel a little lump in my throat and…

Training for the Reading Half Marathon: Halfway checkpoint

Training for the Reading Half Marathon: Halfway checkpoint

My big goal race this spring is the Reading Half Marathon on 18 March. I was asked to be an Ambassador for the race back in December and started training for it in January. I’m now at the halfway point of my training and thought I’d check in to tell you how I am doing. Setting a…