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Fit Brit with a Fitbit!

My FitBit!

How I love my FitBit! It tracks all my walking and sleeping (yep, I am officially rubbish at sleeping) and workouts.

I’ve had it for nearly a week and already I have walked over 50 miles, it tells me! I get a virtual badge sent to me, which makes me feel very virtuous!

Hurrah for me!
Hurrah for me!

Diamond tricep push ups

I was having a conversation on Facebook about push ups. They are the bread and butter of working out for strength purposes, I feel. But mine still suck a bit, despite having to add in the hard-as-nails diamond tricep push up during a workout I take. Gawd, it hurts! Gawd, I love the way it hurts!  Go on, try it!

He's done a fair few in his time!
He’s done a fair few in his time!

How not to get fit over Memorial Weekend

Argh! Memorial Weekend was a whole lot of eating and drinking, and whilst I walked alot (my FitBit Flex told me so), I did no concerted exercise whatsover, and I ate pretty badly, all said and done.

I love a Reuben sandwich tho!

Not a good choice, but very yummy!
Not a good choice, but very yummy!

My body slumped today when I had to take two back-to-back classes and then do my strength training. Bring on the Omega 3 supplements and some B12 to make me feel well again! My poor, poor body! 🙁

About the author

Claire Bolden

Claire Bolden McGill is a British expat who lived in Maryland for three years and moved back to the UK in August 2015. Claire wrote about her life as a British expat on the East Coast and now works in travel and hospitality PR in the UK. She still finds time to blog about her repatriation and the reverse culture shock that ensued - and she still hasn't finished that novel, but she's working on it. You can contact Claire via twitter on @clairebmcgill or via her blog From America to England. Contact the author.

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