TODAY AT WIMBLEDON !!!

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Just a quick little post on today’s fitness-related escapades. Unless you live under a sound-proof rock in England, you’ll know that the Wimbledon Championships are very much happening. Today I was lucky enough to watch the two players who’ve dominated Women’s tennis for nearly a decade, in action – Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova (though not against each other -yet, that’s probably one for the finals!). Both annihilated their opponents, who looked like mere canon fodder!

Both of these women are obviously elite athletes, but both also share a deep love of fashion (and indeed, fitness fashion, each with their own lines – Serena’s here, and Maria’s here) which is clearly an overall ethos that very much appeals to me :) It was wonderful to see their different interpretations of style within the limiting confines of the strict Wimbledon all-white dress code; ‘deuce’, in that respect… (MORE)

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Also it’s worth remembering that as an active workout, you can burn c. 500 calories during an hour of tennis, which may not be as significant as a hardcore ‘hill-sprint’ session, but a) it’s mentally engaging so the hour races by, b) competitively compelling, c) sociable, and d) the actual calorie burn varies ALOT with factors like temperature, humidity, experience levels, player weight etc, so 500cal doesn’t need to be a ceiling!

Today was a wonderful day of sunshine (in patches – it is England after all!), fine tennis, strawberries and all things British! I even picked up a new racket…

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WEARING:

Jacket – Zara
Blouse – Zara
Trousers – Joseph
Bag – Louis Vuitton
Sunglasses – Prada
Shoes – Topshop
Racket – Babolat 😀

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