Monthly Archives: January 2017

Nice-smelling placebo effect

We’ve got plans this evening and it’s unlikely we’d get a home practice in, so I took my yoga to the gym today and did my favorite flexibility practice there. In hindsight, I should’ve picked something a little more complicated … Continue reading

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Practice makes better

I’ve been on autopilot ever since I woke up this morning. My brain’s been foggy and a few cylinders short no matter how much coffee I drink. Not great, since I had like a billion tasks to get through today. … Continue reading

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Power to fight the power

Running and hips work yesterday -> Upper body lifting and easy elliptical today. Everything below the waist is kaput! (Apologies to Madeline Kahn.) I went heavier and shorter with bench today, 3x5x115lb. I’m starting to think about this year’s powerlifting … Continue reading

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Fried chicken in moderation please

I debated even packing my running shoes into my gym bag for this morning. But I did, and when I got started I started a basic non-timed, non-distanced run on the tracker and gave myself permission to bail and go … Continue reading

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Mixed-up twofer

Two workouts today! And they could not have been more different. First, in the late morning: HIIT in my stairwell and living room. I live in a 2nd floor unit with a set of stairs and a door out on … Continue reading

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Easy, eh

Day (mumble) of Yoga January: off day, rest day, yin day. Consort had some interesting observations about the practices so far: if the point of yoga is to work on flexibility and focus, why do they go so fast? If … Continue reading

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Yogi 2 joins the game

OMG you guys! My month of yoga has inspired my husband (I’ll call him Consort like I do else-social media) to try it too! This is a huge deal– he’s been watching me twist myself into pretzels for years now, … Continue reading

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