Fitness Stuff

Thank you past…I am done.

The foundation course at Crossfit introduced me to the idea that doing Crossfit was going to be about far more than a physical thing. It for me was all about my head and where that would allow me to go. I am the person that my past has made me... that my parents, my...

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But it’s easier for them…?

When starting something new it is so easy to always assume that others who are doing it find it easier. This could be people that have started to lose weight "they don't have the cravings I do" "I have to cook for the children so it makes it harder to...

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There goes the fear…

Ask any adult or child what they are scared of and the normal list of things will be similar to spiders clowns heights They are the most usual things, and people who have those fears deal with them mostly through avoidance and buying a dog to eat the spiders. (Or is...

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Tried & tested Paleo recipes

I have tried out a few recipes so far that have been brilliant.  My main source of seeking them out has been social media and Google.  Pinterest is brilliant as so much on there, you can search for specific recipes. Paleo Gravy My first major quest was for some simple...

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Completing the 30 day strict paleo challenge

So this week I got to the end of the 30 days of eating only strict paleo, there were many ups and downs during those 30 days.  The first few days of total panic and feeling really rough, then the gradual acceptance of there was actually loads of food I can eat.  Then...

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The 30 day Paleo Challenge & me…

I had read a lot about Paleo, it comes hand in hand with Crossfit.  I had read and thought, no way will I do that 100% even for a day. No bread /pasta/white potatoes? So what the hell would I eat? No sugar? Are you insane? No dairy? WHAT ABOUT MY LATTE? So yeah...

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The one about body image…

Prior to the last 6 months, the main place I would look at images of other women was in crappy celebrity magazines.  And although they are full of so and so has got fat (they haven't) so and so has lost their baby weight 27 minutes after giving birth (they didn't,...

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The one where I do 13.1…

On Thursday morning I woke, grabbed my phone and went to see what 13.1 was. Now that sentence will either mean something to you, or not.  For many people who do Crossfit around the work it meant that they found out what the first workout of the Crossfit Games was. And...

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The one where I start Crossfit…

Back in September I walked into a gym for the first time, and I went back.  I started to run on a treadmill and use the weights machines.  Fast forward 3 months and I was still going, but I was reaching a point of boredom and not really knowing how to advance....

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