Tag Archives: Yoga January

a discouraged yoga guide

I’m starting to wonder if I will ever be able to pick a yoga practice that my husband will enjoy. Granted, today I picked a practice that I enjoy and use regularly but the instructor is kind of annoying. Oh … 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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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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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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new motto: Achievable > Perfection

Today’s workout plan was an ambitious "I’m going to run for 40 minutes!" but after getting started and realizing I was super run down I decided that 15 minutes of running and 25 minutes of brisk ellipticalling was a better … Continue reading

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