Consistency: Just keep going

So, it’s been a little while since I last posted anything on this blog, which is kind of funny seeing as this post is going to be about staying consistent. Yeah. For the last let’s say four months, I’ve been unable to work out as frequently as I’d like to due to some health issues…

Getting a little addicted? Living at the gym?

I don’t have a strict workout routine. What I mean is, I work out regularly each week (as long as I’m well and able to), but my routines per session are different each time. Sometimes it’s strictly lifting. Other times, it’s more High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), or it’s a mix of those two with…

Want to track your progress? Put the scales away.

I weigh myself around once every 5-6 weeks. Sometimes it’s a little more frequently than that, but I try not to do it too much because I’m the sort of person who would obsess over it. Honestly, I just don’t think it’s the end all and be all for tracking weight loss – or more…

I declare 2018 to be the year of the sports bra!

I’ve come a very, very long way. This time last year I was roughly 14kg heavier, I was overwhelmed and I wasn’t sure if I was actually going to accomplish what I set out to do. For someone like me, embarking on anything fitness related was pretty major. I’ve already mentioned in previous posts how…

Starting my new healthy lifestyle, and staying the course – Part 4: The trouble with establishing a consistent and effective workout routine when you hate physical exertion with almost every cell of your being …

When I was at school, I was never particularly sporty. I was clumsy, and being out of breath a lot (due to asthma) never made doing any exercise an enjoyable experience for me. I was the one who was always picked last to be on team. I was the one who dropped the ball. I…