When you get up at 6

When you get up at 6.00am in the morning for a 7am Pilates reformer class...... .
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Upper body strength exercises have always been the most difficult ones for me.  Improvement is slowly happening and pikes, planks and a variety of shoulder girdle and arm exercises are becoming less of a struggle the longer I persevere.
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Using core, glutes, lower abs and in fact all body to support and control. .
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@absolutestudios 








@lukemeessmann
00am in the morning for a 7am Pilates reformer class…… .
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Upper body strength exercises have always been the most difficult ones for me. Improvement is slowly happening and pikes, planks and a variety of shoulder girdle and arm exercises are becoming less of a struggle the longer I persevere.
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Using core, glutes, lower abs and in fact all body to support and control. .
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@absolutestudios

@lukemeessmann

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When you want to blend into the scenery

When you want to blend into the scenery.....
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What you wear should bring you joy and make you feel good.
Wearing colour does for me..
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Wearing skirt from @hm
Tshirt from @marksandspencer
Denim jacket vintage
Gold sequin shoes @tkmaxxuk 
Bag @goyardofficial
Sunglasses @tkmaxxuk Maxx.
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@ivychelsgarden
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What you wear should bring you joy and make you feel good.
Wearing colour does for me..
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Wearing skirt from @hm
Tshirt from @marksandspencer
Denim jacket vintage
Gold sequin shoes @tkmaxxuk
Bag @goyardofficial
Sunglasses @tkmaxxuk Maxx.
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@ivychelsgarden
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Candy colours, stripes and beach huts

Candy colours, stripes and beach huts.
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After a long late lunch @thehutcolwell 
My favourite restaurant on the Island.
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I'm wearing:
Primark Dress 
Marks and Spencer cashmere (Both past seasons) .

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After a long late lunch @thehutcolwell
My favourite restaurant on the Island.
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I’m wearing:
Primark Dress
Marks and Spencer cashmere (Both past seasons) .

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#Tbt to my last holiday abroad in Crete

to my last holiday abroad in Crete.
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Just a lovely memory now.
Ready for this Summer's staycation.
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The sun always makes you feel alive and energised and fills you with positivity.
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Just a lovely memory now.
Ready for this Summer’s staycation.
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The sun always makes you feel alive and energised and fills you with positivity.
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Think of one word to describe

Think of one word to describe ......
"How you see yourself.
And then,
"How you think others see you.
"How you'd like others to see you."
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Do your three answers match? 
They rarely do......
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Beyourbestyou
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“How you see yourself.
And then,
“How you think others see you.
“How you’d like others to see you.”
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Do your three answers match?
They rarely do……
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Beyourbestyou

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Feeling good

Feeling good... three days ago to Bank Holiday Monday beach walk.
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Wearing my favourite pair of limited edition embroidered @zara jeans ( past season) 
Cashmere sweater @marksandspencer ( past season) .
Walking 20 minutes every day at a brisk pace helps keep a healthy heart and the circulation moving and the digestion working. Exercise, especially outdoors, also helps release that 'happy-feeling-good' hormone seratonin.
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Try to have some 'me time' every day and do something that brings joy and happiness into your life. .
Photo taken on Bembridge beach by @rory_photo with his 35mm Leica and 400 ASA Fuji film. . .
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.. three days ago to Bank Holiday Monday beach walk.
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Wearing my favourite pair of limited edition embroidered @zara jeans ( past season)
Cashmere sweater @marksandspencer ( past season) .
Walking 20 minutes every day at a brisk pace helps keep a healthy heart and the circulation moving and the digestion working. Exercise, especially outdoors, also helps release that ‘happy-feeling-good’ hormone seratonin.
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Try to have some ‘me time’ every day and do something that brings joy and happiness into your life. .
Photo taken on Bembridge beach by @rory_photo with his 35mm Leica and 400 ASA Fuji film. . .
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#BeAgeProud

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These were 2 newspaper headlines today from one of the world's most influential trend forecasters.
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I used to fib about my age, especially as I worked in the media and on TV. I remained 37 years old for years into my 40s.
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However now I'm 64 I'm proud to acknowledge and tell my actual age.
I keep fit and healthy and want to inspire women of all ages.
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This selfie with no filters was from June 2018, last Summer,  when I was on my way to the Isle of Wight music festival. .
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These were 2 newspaper headlines today from one of the world’s most influential trend forecasters.
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I used to fib about my age, especially as I worked in the media and on TV. I remained 37 years old for years into my 40s.
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However now I’m 64 I’m proud to acknowledge and tell my actual age.
I keep fit and healthy and want to inspire women of all ages.
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This selfie with no filters was from June 2018, last Summer, when I was on my way to the Isle of Wight music festival. .
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Confidence

Confidence.
Shows in your body language, however you feel inside.
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How you stand.
How you walk.
How you hold your head.
Make all the difference to how others perceive you.
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Photo by @rory_photo thank you

Shows in your body language, however you feel inside.
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How you stand.
How you walk.
How you hold your head.
Make all the difference to how others perceive you.
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Photo by @rory_photo thank you

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Pilates reformer fitness Thursday

Pilates reformer fitness Thursday.
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This particular exercise is so much harder than it looks.
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It depends on a strong glute med, good turn out from the hip and core stability, .
I found it hard to do as I had a left hip resurface op a few years ago ( the same op as @andymurray has just had) and also tore the glute med subsequently.
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So the mechanics of how my left hip works, together with the hip flexors and glutes are not as they were before. Also at the age of 64 the body is slightly more worn now! .
But with hard work its possible to aspire to be the best you can be.
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 @absolutestudios 
With @rascal_physique_ instructor.
Thank you.
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This particular exercise is so much harder than it looks.
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It depends on a strong glute med, good turn out from the hip and core stability, .
I found it hard to do as I had a left hip resurface op a few years ago ( the same op as @andymurray has just had) and also tore the glute med subsequently.
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So the mechanics of how my left hip works, together with the hip flexors and glutes are not as they were before. Also at the age of 64 the body is slightly more worn now! .
But with hard work its possible to aspire to be the best you can be.
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@absolutestudios
With @rascal_physique_ instructor.
Thank you.
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