“Strength Training During Pregnancy”. Apparently.

OK, I originally started this blog because I was quite dissatisfied (read: pissed off) with the available information out there regarding exercise in pregnancy. It was both a lack and inaccuracy of good information. Over the past two years I thought the evidence was getting a bit better, with less focus on ‘taking it easy when …

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Happy 9 months! Teething, fondling & cocaine

Happy 9 months to our boy! In the blink of an eye he’s gone from an eating-pooping-crying-machine to a gorgeous almost-toddler with the (child-equivalent) strength of Conan and determination of Lance Armstrong single-balling his way to victory in Le Tour de France. Speaking of bits, our boy has discovered his.  Every nappy change is an …

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WOD 7 months after Caesarean Section Delivery & Teething Query

Well, we’re past the 7 month post-delivery mark and after a few hiccoughs (moving house, being sick, any and all things associated with having a kid), we’re getting back into the swing of things. Workout this morning: 7 rounds in 14:06 7 thrusters (8kg DB) 7 crunches (3kg medicine ball) 7 push ups 7 DB …

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Recent Workout & Common Tests Paediatricians Should Avoid…

The Workout Have been quite busy with the recent return to work, but managed to squeeze in a workout the other day: 1 1/4 front squats Strict shoulder press Sumo dead lift high pull Push press Burpees Because I forgot to log this the other day and my brain is still somewhat addled (I still …

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WOD… No equipment… 45 degrees…!

Nope. That’s not a typo. 45 degrees! (For you people who aren’t with the programme yet – ie. Still using Fahrenheit – that’s 113 degrees F). (Even the Atacama is only 25 degrees today…) We have moved interstate and are in a bit of moving-limbo. Expected. Despite the lack of equipment and heat I still …

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WOD Modified “Hard Cindy”

I haven’t exercised since Christmas Day (sigh…) so I was excited to hit the gym today: Modified “Hard Cindy” Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of: – 5 Pull-ups – 10 Push-ups with feet on 30″ box – 15 Squats holding a 10kg plate Managed 8 rounds. Every. Thing. Hurts.