Category: GEAR

Reformer Pilates – Test Beds!

14th September 2017 3 min to read

Reformer Pilates – Test Beds!

Category : FITNESS, GEAR, GYM

A new reformer Pilates studio opened up in our tiny village in Killaloe, County Clare. And so three of the intrepid Bitchmittens bloggers decided we needed to get our fabulous arses over asap to give it a go. Which is why we found ourselves gathering at 6.30am for a pre-work introductory session of reformer Pilates with Roisin, who a...

19th July 2016 5 min to read

Micro-Adventures For 9-5 Life

Category : GEAR, LIFE, TRAVELING

So it went like this over a glass of red on a Sunday night… Him. “Are we both free tomorrow eve after work?” Me. “Yes!” Him. “OK – let’s do something we’ve been talking about for a while. Want to try a Micro-Adventure?”   For those that don’t know a ‘Micro Adventure’...

Gear: What to Wear When Surfing

21st September 2015 3 min to read

Gear: What to Wear When Surfing

Category : GEAR

You’re going to need two or three costume changes. The first you’ll need whilst driving to surfing. I have thought about driving to the beach in my wetsuit before, only to be put off by the thought of a moist gusset and thrush… In my opinion it is best to wear, unless you are coming from work; posh lounge pants, aka...

ADVENTURE: Romancing The Stone!

17th September 2015 6 min to read

ADVENTURE: Romancing The Stone!

Category : GEAR, SPORT

Most of you will know me as a Triathlete but my background is actually adventure sports and it was through this mutual love that I met my awesome adventurer husband Mike Jones. Our 4 year college degree was a Bachelor of Arts in Outdoor Education and we got to spend a lot of time in the mountains or on the rivers and lakes of some o...

Gear: Nike Pro – keeping everything looking good and in its place

31st August 2015 2 min to read

Gear: Nike Pro – keeping everything looking good and in its place

Category : GEAR, SPORT

So bras are things we need. They are things that I need. Being a 34 D/DD (really should get re-measured) it’s an extremely rare and uncomfortable occurrence for me to be without a bra. So I’m definitely not seen without a bra whilst training. I feel far too exposed and everybody gets an eyeful! When I first started exerci...

Skipping: The Sweat Machine

16th August 2015 2 min to read

Skipping: The Sweat Machine

Category : GEAR, SPORT

So as I explained before I am attempting to go Lightweight. This involves a slight (hopefully) deficit in calorie intake and an increase in cardio activity. Cardio, such as running and the likes. Now I have already gone on three runs this week and frankly I wanted to some different kind of cardio today. Mix it up a bit. So while the ...

Surf: August Weeverfish Warnings From A Wellhard Mermaid

13th August 2015 2 min to read

Surf: August Weeverfish Warnings From A Wellhard Mermaid

Category : GEAR, SPORT

August = Weeverfish = Boots on! Now you might be forgiven for thinking that the Weeverfish have something to do with hair pieces or the Bayeux tapestry. NO, that is not the case!  They are actually the most venomous fish found in European coastal waters. Irish Water Safety CEO John Leech is warning swimmers, surfers and all beach us...

Gear: GoPro – The Wonder Camera

6th August 2015 2 min to read

Gear: GoPro – The Wonder Camera

Category : GEAR, LIFE, SPORT, TRAVELING

Why everyone needs to buy a GoPro. Like, right now.   Here I am, writing this post on the back of my boarding pass on the drive home from the airport. I’m eager to write and frankly the journey is long.   But I’m writing about something I’d never thought I’d write about. My Gopro.   Now I’m sure some of you ...

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