Category Archives: Barre

Day 366

12 months ago, to the day, my life changed. On 1 February 2013, the first round of the Barrecode 60 Day Challenge for 2013 started, and my world hasn’t been the same. It was the day I stopped eating gluten, … Continue reading

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Trying to make Michelle Bridges vomit

A little while ago a well known Australian fitness trainer and The Biggest Loser Australia coach Michelle Bridges wrote this piece explaining her Just Fucking Do It (JFDI) philosophy. Essentially, she sees exercise as just another chore – like showering, … Continue reading

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Live the code

Last Tuesday I got to do the very first of a new class format at Barrecode – Barre Torque. Holey moley, what an amazing hour! Torque uses foam rollers, a ‘mini barre’ suspended from the wall using TRX-ish straps and … Continue reading

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Is this tiger blood?

There’s a stage of the Whole30, about the point I’m at now (time-wise anyway) that people call tiger blood. Where the eating similar meals isn’t getting to you, and you’re feeling great – the abdominal bloating from your previously bad … Continue reading

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One is never enough

I wrote previously about my fitness challenge earlier in the year with Barrecode, and my runner up prize. But it was plagued by 2 weeks of the 8 at home on the couch dealing with my menstrual bleeds, then the … Continue reading

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Pretty shiny things part 2…

As I mentioned earlier, I won a runner-up prize from the 60 Day Challenge with Barrecode earlier in the year, and last week I finally got to spend my voucher! And a bit extra. A bit more than a bit … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

One of the things about being unwell I struggle with the most is not being able to exercise. While some of the time there might not be a doctor standing over my shoulder telling me not to, its pretty hard … Continue reading

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Pretty shiny things

One of the elements of my arsenal of wellness pratices is my form of exercise. We all know how important exercise is for general health, both physical and emotional, and this is certainly true for people with bleeding disorders. The … Continue reading

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