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A celebration becomes a memorial

Earlier this year, my children received the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee medal and I wanted my own! I signed up for two exercise related medal challenges to celebrate the Queen’s achievement and honour her long reign. Now of course, both medals have just arrived and are a memorial to her life and service which I will […]

The English Channel from The Conqueror Virtual Challenges

For my birthday Chris bought me entry into a virtual challenge: running the width of the English Channel. This is 21 miles or 33km. You can use any type of exercise to complete a challenge and the app has a conversion chart so you can convert a work out or steps into a distance. I […]

A new venture: Pilates!

To help with wellbeing and to give us some colleague team building, our school has signed up for Pilates. I was a bit unsure about joining as my only experience of Pilates was via an app on my phone which left me with backache so I gave up within a week. Now 5 weeks in […]

5 reasons why we still love Joe Wicks and his workouts

Joe Wicks continues to inspire and entertain us as a family. We have continued his workouts, repeating the ones from the original lockdown. We have also done his Wake Up With Joe workouts from before Christmas as well as catching up on old ones from before he was a national treasure. We usually catch up […]

Couch to 5k: week one

I am officially crazy. Joe Wicks has got me with the fitness bug. Lockdown fever is to blame! Usually I walk an hour a day on the school runs but for three whole months I have been mostly stuck at home with only a couple of leisurely walks a week. The upshot is, I decided […]