Tag Archives: Yoga January

Hello, February

Hello, February! The date means two things: 1. Yoga January is done! Yesterday’s practice of a different Gentle Somatic Yoga video was my last compelled practice. (It was actually pretty nice, though I did my own shavasana at the end … 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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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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Moving with Intention

Things got busy, and I took a little break from Yoga January on Friday and Saturday, but I’m back doing lap 2 with Jessamyn today, shoulder openers. The break didn’t seem to help my angry hamstring at all. I was … Continue reading

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Yoga for cranky hamstrings

This morning’s workout was very slightly half-assed: 2 miles on the treadmill followed by some quality time with the foam roller. As usual, foam roller time was both the best and the worst. A highlight was lying on it on … Continue reading

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A dolphin tale

This morning’s workout: 2 rounds of barbell complexes with 55lb, followed by some biceps and triceps and weighted ball crunches. My arms and shoulders and hands are tired, and this evening that wasn’t helped by…   Yep, a practice of … Continue reading

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Twingey all over

Sometimes when I don’t know what to do with myself I just default to getting on the treadmill and running. That was today’s workout, 3 miles with a couple short walking breaks for my twingey left knee and right legbutt, … Continue reading

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