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Here I am, looking remarkably like Hillary Swank, running um, in front of Haddenham duck pond. You're not buying this, right?

Here I am, looking remarkably like Hilary Swank, athleticising in front of, um, the Haddenham duck pond…?

Is there anything in the world more irritating than being told by someone how much weight they’ve lost? And how they’ve done it? And how you should try it too (because frankly you’re porky)?!

Fear not, I’m not about to start spouting my waist measurements at you or post close up shots of my six pack (unless a ripple fat effect counts).

But maybe it’s not too annoying to let you know that one week into George’s Boot Camp I am definitely feeling stronger, more energised, and even slightly, ahem, more *pert*. That last bit might be wishful thinking, but flip me, I seem to be doing an awful lot of squats these days.

gymgear girlOn a less positive note, what the hell am I wearing to these workouts?!

I’m not sure when I crossed the rubicon from sporty girl to wrinkled-t-shirt-from-the-back-of-the-cupboard moocher – I suspect it was around the time that I first realised  that, four years after my first child, I was still wearing maternity tops! – but now I’ve decided I have to get a grip.

My fitness wardrobe consists of sports bras that don’t fit, t-shirts I’d never show the outside world in a gazillion years (and yet I do, because I’m wearing them at my fitness class in public!), white socks that are bobbled and dishwater grey. Not a good look.

So… If I’m going to knock myself out every week doing press ups and shuttle runs, I may as well look half-decent doing it. This week I’m going to research the coolest kit I can find for the new season – then you can also wear it when you claim your free week of bootcamp/one-to-one phone coaching and join me at the class!

5 comments on “Body politics”

  • graham wilson September 20, 2013

    Great prize. I would love to win for my wife. I have followed, shared, liked and retweeted. Fingers crossed.

  • clare fulcher September 20, 2013

    I have entered the competition , the prize is absolutely amazing ! 🙂

  • Rebecca Emin September 20, 2013

    Wow, what an amazing competition prize. I have subscribed to the Biagio newsletter, and already do all the other things. Thank you for posting this, Hero!

  • bella smyth September 22, 2013

    oh wOw that is so stunning,thank you for the chance ive done all thats requested thank you again x

  • Angie Hoggett September 22, 2013

    done everything! Thanks for the comp xx


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