Cheapskate Workout…

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Hello fellow cheapskates 😉 Are you looking for a fun, free workout that you can do at home with equipment you can make yourself? (see my milk carton weights post for info on how to make these). You do? Then look no further – check out this FREE milk carton workout. And ignore the strange […]

April Alphabet Challenge

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Do you know your squats from your side planks? Does the thought of a chin-up give you chills, or considering a burpee make you balk? Well never fear – the mother of the brainchild that was “Desperate Housework” is bringing you a great challenge that will work all the muscle groups and get you into […]

Desperate Housework

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We’ve all been there – it’s the weekend, the house is a state – you haven’t gone to the gym all week and you’re feeling terrible. Aaaand, you’ve only got a 30 minute window free in your day. So what do you do? WHAT DO YOU DO??! Until now, you probably flipped a coin to […]

He ain’t heavy, he’s my carton..

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Being a cheapskate and also a wanna be make-and-doer, I was so happy to spot online an idea for making your own weights at home. What better way to combine my penny-pinching and love of upcycling, I thought to myself. And then my at-home workouts will be complete. So I over-purchased a few 2 litre cartons of […]

30 Days – 3.0 Miles – 30% Better

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You know what they say – 30 is the new 20, right? Well I’m not so sure – I’m certainly older, wiser, more content – but the body doesn’t always do what I want it to any more. The spirit is willing, etc. etc. I do realise that I am only in my mid thirties […]

Let’s go INSANE!

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It is wet, cold and hailing outside. You know you should get off your backside and get out there regardless. But you just can’t – you can’t even stomach the short sprint from the house to the car, and then from the car through the doors of the gym. So what can you do instead? […]