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Why I don't like Pilates

Tuesday, July 07, 2015      4 comments

After walking in 100 different parks this year, my follow-up is to do all ALL the SP workout videos. I started with the yoga/pilates ones because pilates is my least favorite. This body at this weight simply cannot do it. Usually, I jus... Read more

Ready for the week

Sunday, July 05, 2015      7 comments

First week of 5% challenge? OK, no loss, but at least no gain. I've been moving an office and eating on the run, so no gain is good indeed. I think I'm past the worst of it. I moved my own office on Thurs, packing my car to the brim with the... Read more

Wk 1 Day 3 + Video #12 - 10 Min Yoga Fusion Workout

Monday, June 29, 2015      4 comments

OK, back to doing all the SP videos project. I did the 10 Min Yoga Fusion Workout. Granted, I could do maybe half of it as shown, and my body did not resemble the models, but I improvised with other stretching, and it felt really good. Da... Read more

Day 2 Summer 5% Challenge

Sunday, June 28, 2015      2 comments

Well, I haven't gotten to a video, but I've done some serious cleaning and cooking and shopping. Haven't calculated fitness minutes yet, might do at least a short video later. Read more

Day 1 not so good, but...

Saturday, June 27, 2015      6 comments

Day 1 of Summer 5% Challenge is not a stellar day. Tired + unprepared = eat whatever's on hand, eat leftovers to get rid of them, read, and nap. emoticonRead more

Barely keeping up

Tuesday, June 23, 2015      10 comments

Hi friends, emoticon I'm having a tough time right now. Work has a lot of complications at the moment, and I'm... Read more

A foodie day

Saturday, June 20, 2015      9 comments

Husband and I have been celebrating Father's Day today. emoticon We don't like going out on the actual holidays when... Read more

SP Video #11 - 10 Min Pilates Thigh Workout

Thursday, June 18, 2015      0 comments

One more down and lots to go! I really need to get my summer schedule shaped up so I'm doing one at least 5 days a week. As I said before, Pilates is not my favorite thing to do, and I have to be careful not to overdo and aggravate any joints.... Read more

SP Video #10 - 3 Min Leg Stretching Routine on Mat

Tuesday, June 16, 2015      4 comments

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Qi Gong gets my vote for best SP video

Friday, June 12, 2015      11 comments

Yesterday I left work early, not feeling well. I'm still not feeling great this morning, but happily, this is my first Friday off with summer work schedule. My AM question was what can I do that's gentle and won't hurt my out of sorts stomach?... Read more

4 min lower body stretching routine Video #8

Wednesday, June 10, 2015      3 comments

These short ones are good for hurry up mornings, quickie stretches at work, or for combining with other videos as warm-up or cool down. I'm starting the day tired; woke up much too early. Off to the coffee pot.... Read more

Good morning, Yoga & Pilates videos #7

Tuesday, June 09, 2015      4 comments

Yoga & Pilates video #7 - 3 Min Stretching Routine for Shin Splints. Short on time this morning, so this was a good little bit of stretching. Having had shin splints, three minutes of prevention is worthwhile.... Read more

3 min stretching video, definitely a keeper

Monday, June 08, 2015      6 comments

Yoga & Pilates videos, #6: 3 Minute Upper Body Stretching Routine This is one of my favorites, a must for those of us who work desk jobs. I hadn't done it in awhile, and I'm happy to have been reminded about it. With the long 10 hr 4 day... Read more

Get real, SparkPeople

Sunday, June 07, 2015      9 comments

Yoga & Pilates video #5 - 14 Min Basic Yoga Workout. I feel the same way I did the first time I ever tried SP videos: "You want ME in THIS body to do THAT?? HAHAHAHAHA!" Granted, I did get much better at them when I stuck with it, and I'll b... Read more

Not Your Ordinary Yoga Teacher

Saturday, June 06, 2015      6 comments

This guy is awesome! Highly recommend spending a few minutes watching this amazing paraplegic yoga instructor. This video is listed under the Yoga & Pilates videos I'm going through, and I nearly didn't watch it because it looked like just inf... Read more

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