I found yoga last year, due to being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. They offered bikram yoga but just didn't know if I wanted to do it. After hearing everyone rave about it, I finally did it! What was I waiting for?!! It was amazing and now I go every week!!!! I love it!
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current weight: 182.0
Fitness Minutes: (47,217) Posts: 850 2/2/14 8:22 A
Yoga is a part of keeping the weight off, but so was the psychological therapy I was doing at the time. The weight had an emotional basis and as I resolved the issues that I thought the weight was protecting me from I was able to lose it. Keeping it off is keeping to the healthy lifestyle I worked to develop, eating 3 healthy meals a day, usually a couple of snacks, keeping track of my food and exercise on the Spark trackers. The yoga has helped to maintain the loss as I have deepened and developed my practice. I practice with a teacher 2-3 days a week and practice at home 2-3 days a week. I have also added some meditation time.
Lost 65 lbs and maintained since 2006.
current weight: 10.0 over
Fitness Minutes: (750) Posts: 13 12/13/12 3:04 P
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