#2015HereICome – Beginner exercise 1

 

So, it’s Boxing Day and dear spouse (henceforth to be known as WJJ) is sitting, chilling and watching the first day of the SA/West Indies test at St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth. A rude interruption from me rolling in a very dusty “Big Blue Ball” (BBB). A couple of years ago, I used this ball as my office chair and I still have the pictures to prove it! Smile  Also lugged into our living room is the “mini trampoline” or rebounder as they are also called. WJJ’s face was a picture!

My plan is for us to sit on the BBB for ever-increasing periods while watching DSTV. A sort of penance for watching our favourite channels?!  LOL  I am an “app’ addict and have a great timer on my phone and my tablet. I will monitor the planned increasing times spent on these very basic exercise resources.

The rebounder is also an excellent beginner resource to start us off walking on the flexible surface. I know from experience that my dormant calf muscles protest quite ferociously if I just walk. Obviously, we will not be bouncing around wildly and injuring ourselves bouncing right off the darn thing!

Also hidden in my Dad’s old tool box, which we use as a coffee table in this room, are some hand weights and stretch bands. But that will be a story for another day!

 

2014-12-26 11.27.30Big Blue Ball!!!

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2 thoughts on “#2015HereICome – Beginner exercise 1

  1. Go for it E & WJJK! Well done. After a hugely successful and delicious ( = diet disaster) Christmas lunch, I’m back on Fat Secret today. This was prompted by having got back on the scale this morning………….

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    • I got on the scale yesterday (Christmas) morning and just stared down at this fancy scale reading with all the digits coming up re fat, water, muscle, etc… Highest weight so far this year. 😦 It’s a foregone conclusion that I will be ending 2014 heavier than I was 12 months ago. That takes some processing that does……

      FatSecret will be my main weapon of mass destruction in 2015!!!

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