When you get up at 6

When you get up at 6.00am in the morning for a 7am Pilates reformer class...... .
.
.
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.
.
Using core, glutes, lower abs and in fact all body to support and control. .
.
.
.
.


@absolutestudios 








@lukemeessmann
00am in the morning for a 7am Pilates reformer class…… .
.
.
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.
.
Using core, glutes, lower abs and in fact all body to support and control. .
.
.
.
.

@absolutestudios

@lukemeessmann

Share this post

Been off grid for a week as I dropped my phone and the screen broke even with all bumpers and protection

Been off grid for a week as I dropped my phone and the screen broke even with all bumpers and protection.
.
£220 later for Samsung S9+ screen/whole frame replacement ( and that was one of the cheaper quotes) I'm now catching up.
.
So...
Never too old to love a live music gig..
Especially when it's a mother and daughter girls night out. Fleetwood Mac at Wembley.
.
.
.
.

.
£220 later for Samsung S9+ screen/whole frame replacement ( and that was one of the cheaper quotes) I’m now catching up.
.
So…
Never too old to love a live music gig..
Especially when it’s a mother and daughter girls night out. Fleetwood Mac at Wembley.
.
.
.
.

Share this post

Quick selfie before going to a dinner party last night

Quick selfie before going to a dinner party last night.  Keeping warm in Winter clothes again. 
.
Wearing snakeprint knit skirt and top and gilet. Heels 
Belt .
.
.
.
Keeping warm in Winter clothes again.
.
Wearing snakeprint knit skirt and top and gilet. Heels
Belt .
.
.
.

Share this post

#tbthursdays #tbt to the Isle of Wight Festival 2018

to the Isle of Wight Festival 2018.
.
Dressed for all weathers. .
Never too old for live music.
.
Wearing:
@josephfashion gilet 
@zara black leather-look jeans.
@aiglefr the most comfy wellies ever.
@tkmaxxuk sunglasses
.
.
.
.
.
.

.
Dressed for all weathers. .
Never too old for live music.
.
Wearing:
@josephfashion gilet
@zara black leather-look jeans.
@aiglefr the most comfy wellies ever.
@tkmaxxuk sunglasses
.
.
.
.
.
.

Share this post

Good morning Monday

Good morning Monday.
Here's to a great week.
.
I'm wearing:
Zara dress (this season £19)!
And 
Debenhams Jacket (2018)
John Lewis Valentino Rockstud look-alike shoes (2018)
Whole outfit under £100 
.
Btw...
To all who look at others' Instaposts wishing that your life is as glamorous, colourful, fun, full of socialising and excitement - 
Most people's are not, Including my own. .
I'm not out every night, nor am I at the gym everyday. .
My posts are simply the parts of my life that I hope are interesting.
.
I hope to inspire with lifestyle tips of fashion, style, fitness, nutrition, health and beauty as a 64 year old woman with no filters or editing to show that you can be active, fit and enjoy life to the full whatever age you are. .
.
.
.
.

Here’s to a great week.
.
I’m wearing:
Zara dress (this season £19)!
And
Debenhams Jacket (2018)
John Lewis Valentino Rockstud look-alike shoes (2018)
Whole outfit under £100
.
Btw…
To all who look at others’ Instaposts wishing that your life is as glamorous, colourful, fun, full of socialising and excitement –
Most people’s are not, Including my own. .
I’m not out every night, nor am I at the gym everyday. .
My posts are simply the parts of my life that I hope are interesting.
.
I hope to inspire with lifestyle tips of fashion, style, fitness, nutrition, health and beauty as a 64 year old woman with no filters or editing to show that you can be active, fit and enjoy life to the full whatever age you are. .
.
.
.
.

Share this post

Testing core strength

Testing core strength.
Think it's part of Pilates "Teasers".
.
Trying to sit up as tall as possible whilst keeping the back as straight as possible too.
.
It's hard
.
.
.
.
.

Think it’s part of Pilates “Teasers”.
.
Trying to sit up as tall as possible whilst keeping the back as straight as possible too.
.
It’s hard
.
.
.
.
.

Share this post

Still keeping supple at age 64

Still keeping supple at age 64.
.
Not necessarily the most flattering position but hey... at least the body is still mobile, even with the left hip re-surfaced a few years ago and various other injuries.
.
For my fitness regime I try to do Pilates, mat or reformer, 3 times a week. Anything else is in addition or if I can't get to a Pilates class.
.
My Pilates posts aren't always real time so don't believe I am a fitness fanatic and exercising every single day - I'm not! .
If I'm in the Isle of Wight I love to horse ride on the beach.
.
I also do occasional dance classes which can help memory as well as fitness, as  concentration is needed to remember routines.
.
Boxing mixed with HIIT in the gym is great for cardio and fat burning and also concentration as I dont want to be punched on the nose  
.
.
.

.
Not necessarily the most flattering position but hey… at least the body is still mobile, even with the left hip re-surfaced a few years ago and various other injuries.
.
For my fitness regime I try to do Pilates, mat or reformer, 3 times a week. Anything else is in addition or if I can’t get to a Pilates class.
.
My Pilates posts aren’t always real time so don’t believe I am a fitness fanatic and exercising every single day – I’m not! .
If I’m in the Isle of Wight I love to horse ride on the beach.
.
I also do occasional dance classes which can help memory as well as fitness, as concentration is needed to remember routines.
.
Boxing mixed with HIIT in the gym is great for cardio and fat burning and also concentration as I dont want to be punched on the nose
.
.
.

Share this post