My Current BLOKtv Workout Schedule | February 2021

My Current BLOKtv Workout Schedule | February 2021

I am a creature of habit, there is no doubt about it.  I thrive on keeping a schedule.  Otherwise, it’s bed, cookies, and everlasting period dramas on a loop.  Basically: if it isn’t on the kitty-themed Callander then it's not happening.  While the gyms and swimming pools are ~ still closed ~ scheduling in a workout [...]

My Exercise and Money Goals: How I Am Tackling The Dread Of Winter

My Exercise and Money Goals: How I Am Tackling The Dread Of Winter

Summer is almost over.  The sun is kissing the earth a little later every morning and disappearing behind the clouds earlier at night.  Already, I am munching and washing and wiping my saliva up in artificial morning lamplight.  Soon, I will be rising in black and traveling in black.  I will be running in black, [...]

3 Tips For Returning to the Gym and Pool After Lockdown

3 Tips For Returning to the Gym and Pool After Lockdown

Specialist studios, public pools, gyms and the dreaded spin class have all been legally back for less than a fortnight.  In hindsight, it is wild to believe that these doors were actually barred and locked for the grand total of 20 weeks in the UK.  Within this weird and wonderful time, my love affair with [...]

The Basics Of Barre for Beginners

The Basics Of Barre for Beginners

This post contains affiliate links. Sweaty-face selfies slapped straight to my socials have become my personal brand.  If you follow me on Instagram or Strava, then you will already know that lockdown has turned me into a home workout fanatic. I’ve tackled HIIT pyramids and athletic pilates, tried rocket yoga and twerking-based dance classes.  While [...]

Instagram is my best friend for fitness during lockdown

Instagram is my best friend for fitness during lockdown

My beloved Virgin Active has glue-gunned their doors shut.  That means choking on chlorine is out of the question.  No sticky sweat tumbling down my nose after a steam room stint.  No awkward smiles as I plunge into the foamy waters of the jacuzzi.  Most importantly, I cannot ponder, and then immediately discard, the idea [...]