Sunday, October 16, 2016

Our Brittany holiday cottage with private heated swimming pool and gym near Baud

Over the last week at our Brittany holiday cottage with private heated swimming pool and gym near Baud I have been busy working in the garden.

'Killing two birds with one stone' I dismantled the terrace of La Forge to fuel the fire to burn out the large tree stump within the garden.

The tree stump is now gone and my next job will be to build a new terrace for the Brittany holiday cottage La Forge.

The other cottage La Veille Maison has a large fixed terrace over looking the garden and pool also.

The terrace of La Veille Maison Brittany holiday cottage

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Our Brittany holiday cottage with private heated swimming pool and gym / fitness center near Baud

A couple of weeks ago at our Brittany holiday cottage with private heated swimming pool and gym / fitness center near Baud I hit the tender age of 50.

In the body building fraternity it is custom to perform squats on your birthday - with that in mind I attempted to turn the clock back and perform a weight on front squats that I last did around 30 years of age, a 140 kg front squat.

The week before I got 4 reps on 130 kg but on this attempt I actually crashed out on 120 kg due not to my legs but my shoulder injury - the hardest part of the exercise for me is actually holding on to the bar, either the bar is to high on my neck restricting my breathing or its lower down and has the tendency to roll off.


You can see from the  clip how low I perform the squats using a pause at the bottom on 100 kg.



The gym at our holiday cottages La Forge and La veille maison is available for all our guest to use.



Sunday, October 9, 2016

Our Brittany holiday cottage with private swimming pool and gym near Baud

Just a 45 minute drive from Laforge is Lamour-Baden where you can board a boat to take you to the Island of Gavrinis where your find Brittany's very own pyramid that was built around 3500 BC and is notable for its megalithic art within the burial tomb. Near to the pyramid is another island with standing stones that have been erected that also descend in to the sea. We really enjoyed the trip and will be recommending it to our guest Staying at La Forge and La veille Maison. As a bonus for me while waiting to depart the small harbor was swamped with fishermen catching Garfish - I will return soon for a bit of sport!