Knee pain banished
Back in the day I remember one of my colleagues who had a pool telling me, if anyone says as you get older you get stiff,don'tt believe them. She believed using her pool kept her limber. I woke up this morning after spending the whole night as... Read more
DH & I gave up dinner with some very good friends to stick with our swim date tonight. Warm pool for me, grown ups pool for him. This time we spent 1 3/4 hours, it was awesome! I started off tired and grumpy, but just got on with it, jogging in... Read more
This video is a great 9 minute presentation on the benefits of exercise, I found it pretty motivating and maybe you will too...
Click here to Watch Dr. Mike Evans video:
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Rugby sevens in Wellington is a dress up occasion...
...thought you would enjoy these fan photos, RUA
Went down town shopping and Sevens fan watching, saw lots of Vikings, Pirates, a zoo, the Batman family, Little Bo Peep, and some Stabilo mar... Read more
Don't panic, the sims are alright.
It was cold this morning then heated up in the afternoon til I felt really stale and sticky. So after work I went for a big swim. Even though I was in need of it, if it hadn't been hot pool session I might have talked myself out of it, cos I was... Read more
I forgot my Sims!
Arrgh I left my iPad with my Sims at work. Will they die of neglect?
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Still feeling a little weary, after a busy couple of days. Looking forward to getting back to work for a bit of a break. Zumba today and I am feeling a little challenged since I stepped up the exercise program. Six days a week seems lke quite a ... Read more
Walk in the country
Yesterday we visited friends who are building a new home in the country. It was fun to get out for a drive. The paddocks are full of seeding grass which looks lovely but made me wheeze when we walked to the swimming hole. The neighbour's dogs ac... Read more
I've been looking at flip turns on YouTube. Here in NZ we used to get basic swimming lessons at school. I've never been taught beyond that and I don't think my swimming style is so great. But it seems like a lot of trouble to go to stroke school... Read more
... about Zumba today. My instructor is away and she has arranged for substitutes. But, oh, yesterday was a dead loss. It was TOO FAST and TOO HARD and it was a high impact aerobics session, with no time for making safer substitutions. If I had... Read more
Nek minnit, I was fit!
It can be a hard slog staying with the exercise program, so I think it is worthwhile capturing just how great it can be too. I have recently noticed such a big improvement in my fitness, not that I find my workout easy, but suddenly I am wanting... Read more
Working off holiday excess: warning, contains food images
Busy today working off my holiday kilo, on account of this:
It was so worth it, guys! Cu... Read more
Saturday not slacker day
Gorgeous day today. Went to the 8am Zumba toning class I have just started, phew! Some hardcore folk stay for the fitness class that follows, which inspired me to take my togs along and fit in an aqua jogging session. So pleasantly cooling afte... Read more
Boy that was a long three days. My first week is over and after just a few weeks off I am amazed at how unfit I am for work days. After lunch I wanted to sit and relax, but, no, not a good look! Managed my swim but only 1 exercise day of the thr... Read more
Today is my last summer holiday day. The weather is warm and there was a little sprinkling of rain just before, so I have been busy in the garden. In fact I was walking up the steps after Zumba and stopped to do a little weeding. Nek minit (see ... Read more
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