Category: GYM

End of the Season

8th November 2017 6 min to read

End of the Season

Category : BODY, FITNESS, GYM, LIFE, SPORT

I met Emily about a month ago at a kid’s birthday party.  That’s where we, parents, meet up these days… or during the coffee shop for morning fix. She asked if I would be okay to type an end of season blog having written my first one at the start of the season around February/March. To be honest I’ve been trying to find...

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...

Swimming: what I’ve learned so far

25th July 2017 4 min to read

Swimming: what I’ve learned so far

Category : FITNESS, GYM

A few weeks ago I injured my knee. Not in a terrible, life altering way; but in a sort of way that got me thinking about other forms of exercise. I couldn’t run, rowing is a bit difficult for everyday and I couldn’t just do cycling (’cause that shit hurts my bum!) so I decided to give swimming a go. It was somethi...

Trapped in a sports bra

27th June 2017 3 min to read

Trapped in a sports bra

Category : GYM, LIFE, Uncategorized

Last week was a hot one (like seven inches from the midday sun? Santana? No?). Folks were eating ice-cream, sunglasses were on, girls were sporting the latest summer looks down by the river as the lads showed their daring bravery by jumping from the bridge into the cool waters of the Shannon. My father was in a paddling pool. Poor ...

Towards a Better Me: Part Five

6th February 2017 6 min to read

Towards a Better Me: Part Five

Category : BODY, GYM, LIFE

A Little Stumble   Pain and me are not great friends, we aren’t even close acquaintances. I was just never any good coping with any small niggle. So much so it’s become a bit of a running joke among my family and friends. My Ma has stated numerous times that she wants to be nowhere near me if I ever go into labour. One of my col...

Give weights a chance

6th January 2017 4 min to read

Give weights a chance

Category : BODY, FITNESS, GYM, SPORT

So it’s the start to a new beginning everybody! And most people get a little urge to try something new. For some people it’s baking, others it’s the Danish art of Hygge. And for a lot it’s getting fit, getting active. But what to do? Run? Taking up a spinning class? Hopscotch? Well I’m here to make the c...

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