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My downward facing dog.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

No camera could capture his spunky-ness, especially when I'm on the floor doing my ab workout. By the end, he had me laughing so hard, I could hardly breathe!!! Guess Bad Leroy Brown (our 6 pound, 7 year old Yorkie) was my inspiration and motivation to keep going this morning.

The day began and I had no energy. It's not often that I can't reach down deep inside and pull out some motivation . . . but it wasn't happening this morning. Finally talked myself into looking for a couple of Coach Nichole's 10 minute core routines. Especially since we're escaping to the coast for Thanksgiving and I probably won't get a lot of work out opportunities.

(I'm still finding my way around SP and half the time I can't find what I'm looking for.) I came across Kathy Smith's 20 yoga/pilates video and a 10 min of yoga fusion video. I've done them before and liked them, so I did 'em again.

After I finished, I thought I'd try to remember some of the movements and work them into my fav ab routine so I could take 'em with me this weekend.

So, here I am on the floor.... and Leroy thinks it's time to romp.

When my hand goes this direction for a side stretch, what does he do but chase it and try to sit on it. Now I do the stretch on the other side . . . same thing, off he goes. Woof! he's got me again. This goes on with my every move for 10 minutes. Time to cool down.

Woof! I look and his head is on his front paws down on the floor with his tail sticking straight up -- a downward facing dog if I've ever seen it! The real thing.

My little buddy and fav workout partner!

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    "Leroy" - I love it! Thank God for our furry family members
    2520 days ago
    Sounds like you have a great time with your pet. What a good way to make exercising fun. Have an awesome Thanksgiving.
    2520 days ago
    I have three cats who pile on when I try to do anything on the floor. Tails swishing and feet swatting at each other. Gotta love our pets.
    2520 days ago
    He is *VERY* cute!
    2520 days ago
    Bad Bad Leroy Brown, Cutest dog in the whole darn town. In your town that is. My pooch is pretty darn cute too. I think when I am on the floor exercising she thinks I need help getting up LOL.
    Gotta love em.
    Enjoy your Thanksgiving. With your commitment I know you will sail right through it. You are doing great!
    2520 days ago
    My basset hounds like to get in my face when I'm on the floor at home doing abs. I always laugh so hard that I don't get a good workout done but we have a blast!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    2520 days ago
    I love exercising with animals. My dancing video usually scares my cat, though. She hides with my husband in the chair until I'm done, then scolds me for taking up so much space in the living room and making all those strange noises.
    2520 days ago
    This gives new meaning of workout with your furry budies LOL
    2520 days ago
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