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  • Women Building Abs!
    on Sep 25, 2013
    So i found this incredibly good article about women trying to get a good set of abs, So i decided to link to it here, and lay it out into a big directory of points! why?Today in my own PT session we started some new exercises which concentrate heavil...
  • Shut Up And Squat!
    on Sep 19, 2013
    Thats right. You Heard. Squat!Especially if you want that Firm, Round Butt that you envy on those toned, curvaceous gym going ladies!Squats are one of the best exercises you can do for muscle gain, Sounds scary? wrong, to get that firm butt with the...
  • Young People and Exercise
    on Sep 11, 2013
    something ive been learning about while doing my studying with lifetime for my PT diploma, is about the benefits of young, and old people doing exercise as general benefits to their, in high school which for me was only a mere 4 years ago,...
  • DD101, B120 and DB123 Course Reviews
    on Sep 10, 2013
    hello to everyone here through the open uni!i know i posted limited information about the open uni this year, and i also know my pathway did have to be changed to accommodate module choices for the rest of my degree, but it is with great pleasure i c...
  • Studying with lifetime fitness
    on Sep 2, 2013
    So i am finally at the end of my first year completing study with the open university, and i now have a huge 6 month gap to fill and keep my brain in the studying mode.I mean, at the moment im sat in my onesie blogging about studying, so it might sou...
  • Sculptress by Maxitone .... a concise review
    on Aug 30, 2013
    by concise, i do mean literally concise....I recently purchased some of maxitones sculptress weight loss/ meal replacement shake powder, simply because for once boots actually had an offer to save 25% on all toning and fitness products, and the maxit...
  • From Womens - Weight Training for Women!
    on Jul 17, 2013
    Weight training is the perfect way to boost your metabolism and torch fat, so it’s no wonder strong is the new slim.Remember when the ‘heroin chic’ look was all the rage? Those days are long gone. A strong, athletic and powerful figure a la Jes...
  • Circuits
    on Jun 30, 2013
    this morning i did circuits at the gym, i havent done this class yet, so far i have managed a spin class, a personal training session (PT), a HIST class, yoga class and now a circuit class. i was a little apprehensive when i went into the studio...
  • Xercise4less-ing!
    on Jun 29, 2013
    if you have never heard of xercise4less, you should, they are a new gym offering extensive amounts of gym kit and classes for an amazing £9.99 per month. no im not trying to sell it to you, most people have a gym preference, but compared to the...
  • Food Neophobia
    on Jun 29, 2013
    (taken from my original post "my personal story")I wanted to share with you all a story about my life which I have rarely explained to anyone and not many will understand. My closest relatives and friends and of course my other half are no strangers...
  • A catch Up.
    on Jun 29, 2013
    hello everyone, if you still come here for a read i apologise more than anything you could imagine, you wouldnt believe the manic few months ive had, but i wanted to give you an update on life and what the blog will be like in the future!ok so as far...
  • Busy May
    on Apr 18, 2013
    Hope everyone is getting along with their studies all good!I currently have 2 of 3 results for TMAs i have done so far, In DD101 i got 85% for my first TMA, still awaiting TMA 2 results, and in DB123 i got 85% again for my first TMA. So at the moment...
  • Bad Social Networking
    on Mar 12, 2013
    i wanted to make a post today about the facebook groups i keep repeatedly seeing going to pot because of individuals who cant play nicely. some of the groups we have on facebook are large and there are not enough moderators in some cases to deal with...
  • Update on what ive been up to!
    on Mar 12, 2013
    The last month has been stupidly busy for me, it took a while to wait for my tma 1 result from dd101, which im happy to report i got a lovely 85% which is equivalent to a first, which is exactly where i want to be!, ive been finishing up my work on t...
  • Shortest blog post ever apology.
    on Mar 3, 2013
    Ok so I havent been here for a while because ive been losing my mind over selling my horse. Doing my studying. Working and planning my brithounds business. Phew. So im apologising. Sorry :) im back.Anyway ive been kicking off like everyone else about...
  • Open Uni Study Guides
    on Feb 21, 2013
    hi everyone! there has been a lot of intense, ermm.... debate? on the dd101 facebook just lately about the questions people ask openly, over and over again without either consulting the materials provided or looking for the same question already post...
  • My Skills Audit.
    on Feb 12, 2013
    If you study DD101, and you have done activity 4, this is a skills audit. something i recommend you do! this is mine :) by the way... questions will not copy and paste, hence why this is a limited post, i understand this will be confusing for some :)...
  • Study Book Tips and Advice
    on Feb 8, 2013
    This is mainly for those who are on the DD101 course, but can be applied to anyone who uses big fat study books for your course. which really, most of us do!My first study book i had contact with and started to read was for my DB123 module, which is...
  • I finished TMA 01!
    on Feb 7, 2013
    for dd101....i have been cracking on with the first tma, and i finally have a confident well put together little 757 word essay going on!overall i found it easy, the actual question when you broke it down was easy to think about and the topic is some...
  • in response to my story post
    on Feb 3, 2013
    just in response to the post i made last night i wanted to add something and say thank you to those who read it and messaged or commented me on facebook.the one thing i do not want is sympathy votes or apologies, i don't need them, personally i am fi...