Monthly Archives: January 2017

Hurting, body and soul

I’m not recovering well. There’s a laundry list of things that hurt– my hands, my wrists, my feet, my shoulders, my hip/hamstring, my lower back– and it seems like no matter how little I do in my workouts, I’m still … Continue reading

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Who’s fit for resistance

Just a little yogas today. I tried something new, and I’m actually not sure it’s yoga. We’ll say it counts. Has anyone out there tried Somatic Yoga? It might just be this guy making it up. Anyway, after he shilled … Continue reading

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Again?

Does protesting and marching and yelling for 3 hours against Islamophobia and discrimination count as a workout? I’m going to say that it does, based on how tired I am afterward. At the rate that this administration keeps doing terrible, … Continue reading

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Small improvements

This morning the soreness had subsided to the point where I felt good to get back into the weight room again, so I did. It was the same upper body lifts as Tuesday, with an extra dose of weighted crunches … Continue reading

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Still breathing

I didn’t get to spend as long as I wanted at the gym this morning. Late train, early meeting (again). But I did hard intervals on the elliptical for 25 minutes while raging at CNN. Oh yeah, and 2 sets … Continue reading

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Half-rest

What do you do if you want a workout but you want to rest everything in the legs? Upper body lifting. Will I be able to lift my arms tomorrow? Not sure. Bench – 5x(115, 120, 125, 125, 115) lb … Continue reading

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Hamstrings have had enough

After today’s yoga practice (short sequence of shoulder openers; I was pleasantly surprised how much my range of motion there had improved since yesterday) I found myself googling “yoga for hamstring injury”. I think I’ve finally decided, after tormenting myself … Continue reading

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