Monthly Archives: August 2011

Different kind of strength

Had a proper yoga class this afternoon, with a sprinkle of yoga woo. (I’m not a fan of the yoga woo, but so it goes.) Included were a couple of interesting poses (half-moon is kind of cool!) and it was … Continue reading

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Sturdy like a lobster

Long yoga class today (long in stretchy, not duration). I think we went through about eleventy billion poses in the 45 minutes. I wasn’t really a fan of this; it takes me a little bit to settle into the stretches … Continue reading

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Accepting even the parts I don’t like

Tuesday weight lifting, the usual, cranked through it in record time. Since I’m not running I did the leg exercises that I usually skip, the quad and hamstring machines. And then I stretched out all the things. (Pigeon is getting … Continue reading

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Decadence

I had a rather long and decadent workout today: 20 minutes of running followed by an hour of Yogilates. (Yogilates would appear, at first glance, to be a combination of yoga and Pilates, but most of it was yoga stuff … Continue reading

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I love a challenge

Today I took a break at lunchtime and went to the gym for a yoga class, a proper one this time with poses with Sanskrit names. I have pretty much just one conclusion: Yoga is really, really hard! I was … Continue reading

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The Way Out Is Through

Thursday is lifting day! It was not a great lifting day. I wound up wobbly and shaky by the end (and then in the locker room trying to put on mascara and eyeliner, that was a fun time!) It’s got … Continue reading

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Stick-to-itiveness

Teeny post today! I took a break in the middle of my day to hit up the yogaflex class… an hour later I was a bit more bendy. I am just not naturally a bendy person, so this is something … Continue reading

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