Can’t book – won’t book!

I know it’s difficult to attend a weekly class, and even more challenging to commit to a block of weekly classes. ( Thank you to those who do book, pay and attend in 5 or 6 week blocks, I appreciate every single one of you) I would like to invite you- the readers of my emails who can’t get to my classes but would like to exercise regularly to just one special session/workshop. You will enjoy a 1 hour 15minute session, tailored exercises to … Read more…

Holiday-the worst part…

…was the waiting! at the top of a massive waterslide in Lanzarote after promising that I would try it before we went home. So there I was, on the last day, waiting to go down… (and shaking) feeling PETRIFIED !!! Being reassured by my 10 year old!!! Guess what! I did it! and I loved it!!! Wished I had done it sooner. What is your ‘waterslide’? What are you putting off ? Would you love … Read more…

He doesn’t get me…

… after 16 years of marriage to Mr Smith … 20 years together …two kids! … And he still doesn’t get that if I see chocolate- I eat it! It’s all or nothing But lately it’s been all! So I may have eaten his Easter egg (Oops) From his Mum!!! ( double oops!) Finders keepers!? and I just happened to find it in my mouth (he he!) Anyway- chocolate detox started today, His Yorkie bars … Read more…

Mrs S…

…another inspiring friend has lost 3 stone in a matter of months! I know…Wow! She is asked frequently how she did it? What’s the secret? 3 stone without going to a slimming club or crash dieting? I love her answer… “I just don’t eat the rubbish I used to eat” She is a straight taking lady! she admits “It’s very monotonous and boring sometimes” I admire her complete honesty. I also admire her willpower and determination. … Read more…

No sweaty reminders I promise you…

…I will never put pictures of you before/during/after a class on Facebook. You know you were at my class, I know you were there, who else actually cares? …I will also never thank you on Facebook for ‘smashing it’ or ‘killing the workout’ My thanks are always spoken, individual, personal and genuinely felt at my class. … I will spare you, there will be no pictures of my dinner either! Ha ha no one wants … Read more…

When I grow up…

… I want to be a P.E/gym teacher!’ Me (aged 14) ‘… I LOVE THIS!!! – one day I will have my own class’ Me (aged 16) during my first aerobics class in a wee church hall, Helensburgh ‘… I LOVE THIS ‘!!!! Me (aged 39!) at my Tuesday and Thursday Fit-mix class last week! Feeling like my 16 year old self again! My Funky Fit-mix classes include the 5 main components of fitness, Cardio- … Read more…

I lost my willpower

…in QUALITY STREET!!! sometime around mid December… Awaiting its return! Yep, I’m definitely on the naughty list, Aiming to get back on the good list ( see below) asap! I saw a fab quote recently… ‘It’s all fun and games until your jeans don’t fit!’ Funny but true. Liked this one too ‘Summer bodies are made in the winter’ Anyway I hope you have had a fantastic Christmas and New Year. I am gearing up … Read more…

My measuring trousers…

I put them on the other day… … as you know I spend most of my time in sportswear (which is mostly stretchy) so…sometimes I get a shock when I try to wear my smart trousers. I had a pleasant surprise this time… Thank goodness as I’m not sure what I would have worn if they were too tight! Don’t think I could have got away with Nike tracky bottoms in a church!! What about … Read more…

Santa baby!

Now that the Halloween costumes have been put away for another year.. My thoughts turn to Santa! Before the ‘real’ big guy in the red suit comes down our chimneys There’s the SANTA DASH in Helensburgh!! A fantastic event for everyone- children, adults even animals have been known to dress up in a Santa suit and run through the streets of Helensburgh. GREAT NEWS… I AM CONDUCTING THE WARM UP THIS YEAR !!!! I have … Read more…

Pink card comeback & Tuesday news!!

Brrrr..It’s starting to get colder now isn’t it?? Have you done that thing …? …where you put out your favourite wooly jumper/ pair of jeans/ coat and find that it’s feeling a bit neat??? Aaaaagghhhh!!! Don’t reach for the wine/chocs/biscuits/’insert your vice here’ to cheer yourself up! It’s time for action! No one can do this for you. Book into a class or make a plan to drop in to a class THIS WEEK. PERMANENT … Read more…