Fitness Day with 2 Toddlers? Yes she can!

Next week, on the 9th of September, we celebrate National Fitness Day – a day of getting out there, getting active, and having fun! (nationalfitnessday.com)

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National Fitness Day, 9th of September 2015, is the biggest and most visible annual celebration of physical activity of the year. It is the day to celebrate the role that physical activity plays across the UK. This year, our aim is to make National Fitness Day the most active day of the year. Thousands of clubs, parks and leisure centres are opening their doors to welcome you for free. We all know the benefits regular exercise deliver including a healthier heart and a better quality of life. But many of us find getting fit a challenge and it shouldn’t be.

— From The National Fitness Day Website


The reason personally I think this day is so important, is because of what Sport and Fitness teaches our children.

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Workout

So I’ve amped up my workout routine recently in preparation for the long run. I tend to mostly do workout videos, and some weight training – I prefer HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) to full on cardio.

Got a damn fine vest from a company called Pumping Iron Muscle Development (thanks guys!), and it really makes me feel like I should lift.

I do not lift. However they are one of the few companies I’ve found who sell workout vest for women that are not uncomfortable lycra monstrosities, and for that I thank them. Continue reading