Tag Archives: health at every size

Thoughts on yoga instruction to support body diversity in practice

TGIF. I went to the gym with a plan for leg day, and set up for box squats with two box heights. I started with 5×5 on the taller one, increasing the weight from 115lb to 155lb each rep. So … Continue reading

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Not your inspiration

Today’s scheduled run was a 1.5 mile recovery run, a nice and slow plod on the treadmill. My calves are starting to give me a little grief; they’re awfully tight lately. After that 1.5 miles, I walked a few minutes … Continue reading

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Giving in to a craving

Still feeling a little off today, and it’s a scheduled rest day so I kept it light and simple: 20 minutes on the elliptical (higher effort today, at least) and then some yoga. During the yoga part, I put on … Continue reading

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2015 Recap

I hope 2016 is treating you all well so far! Here’s my annual post where I look back over the past year and see my struggles and my progress. First of all, WOW! I ticked a couple things off the … Continue reading

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Being an active agent of life

Well, on my way to the gym I was ready to take a nap on the treadmill, but about an hour later I’d finished 5 solid miles instead. Hopefully my legs feel as good next Thursday! I’m tired but suffering … Continue reading

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You have permission to eat.

Looks like I’m (finally) at the place in my training where I can just bang out 3 miles on the treadmill without any fuss– today’s run was a solid 35 minutes, negative splits, and I felt like it barely got … Continue reading

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It’s worth it

My schedule called for a straightforward 3 miler today, but I just could not get motivated to put my shoes on and get out the door! Usually I go in the morning, but that didn’t happen… then it was afternoon… … Continue reading

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