Tag Archives: Power Yoga

Exercise even if you don’t want to

Have you ever noticed that when you don’t want to exercise, that’s when you really need it the most? I came very close to blowing off my workout tonight.  Instead, I did day 3 of Couch to 5K, which was … Continue reading

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21-Day Challenge – Day 4 Check-In

I was about to head off to bed, when I realized I hadn’t posted anything today.  So, a check-in! I’ve exercised every morning (plus two afternoons) and posted every day (at least briefly). This morning’s workout was tough.  I was … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K – Graduation Day

Nine weeks completed.  Wow. It was a beautiful day today.  We’ve had a little cold snap the last few days, so it was only 76 when I went to run at 9:00 this morning.  I ran the same loop as … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K – W8D3

I cannot believe that I’ve completed Week 8.  Only one week until graduation! I ran outside today, for the first time since I did the 5K a month ago.  I had been trying to run outside once a week, but … Continue reading

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Spinning is Evil. . .and other tales from the Mediterranean

I went on a Mediterranean cruise last week, which was fabulous and not as detrimental to my weight loss plan as I had feared.  One hears such amazing stories about the food on cruises (all true).   Apparently the average person … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K W5D2

I’m starting to feel like a “real” runner. I made it through today’s 8-minute jogging intervals without stopping.  I used a couple of strategies to help me get through. First, I used two songs of about four minutes each for … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K Week 4 Day 3

Week 4 is done, baby!  The workout was excellent.  The run was a little tougher than Monday, which I think is because of Tuesday’s workout (FIRM Body Sculpt); my body was still tired. Since it was Wednesday, I ran on … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K Week 4 Day 1

Today’s run was not good. First, I realized about four minutes in that I had forgotten my chewing gum.  Let me explain why this is a big deal.  I have asthma and have to be careful about irritating my airways … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K Week 3 Day 1

It was a little hard getting started today.  I originally intended to run in the morning, but I realized I hadn’t made a playlist for week 3, so I adjusted my schedule to run in the afternoon.  (See Week 3 … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K: Week 2, Day 3

Another great workout today! I ran about 1.82 miles on the treadmill. I am loving using my own C25K playlists. I can’t wait to create the week 3 version for Saturday. Today also reminded me why I LOVE doing yoga … Continue reading

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