Workout @ 17 weeks pregnancy

OK, I’ve been WAY more lax with workouts in this pregnancy than with the first. Probably because there is now the added factor of ‘toddler’. In fact, if only you could see into the future when you’re pregnant with your first child, you wouldn’t complain about a thing: Your time is your own. Not owned …

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Workout & ridiculous gym warning

Finally.. I am logging a workout.  I assure you I have been working out, just lazy with posting. Took it easy because at the moment I have bilateral lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) with a bit of cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve) thrown in for good measure. Tabata 3 rounds of: Front squats 15kg DB Push ups …

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Workout with Bubs 9.5 Months

Bad BAD BAAAAAD night of teething. I know, I’m still complaining about teething. I am so over it. “Lazy workout” this morning in my sleep deprived state: Tabata x5 – Overhead squats 20kg – Push ups – Decline crunches 3kg medicine ball – Chins 1 leg assist Tabata was definitely the way to go this …

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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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Two mini-workouts

First Tabata Apart from a skipping rope the only available equipment was a set of exercise bands. Had to fight the urge to back comb my hair and don a neon-coloured headband and matching G-string leotard. – Good mornings – Push ups – Sumo high pulls – Skipping Second Tabata In our building’s gym… very …

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WOD & Parenting Magazine

Finally hit the gym proper yesterday: Tabata: Deadlifts 40kg; Crunches 3kg medicine ball; Pull ups; KB swings 15kg. During my mild DOMS recovery, I was browsing through a popular parenting magazine I was given at a recent Baby & Toddler Expo (most definitely consumerism at its ugliest!) and was amused to see the following ads plastered …

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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.