Tag Archives: Fitness

Tearful Yoga

The room was completely dark except for the illuminated “Exit” sign.  As I lay on the floor in a supine position, sweat streamed down the side of my face, arms and legs. Toxins and stress drained from every pore.  It had been fifty-eight minutes of the most strenuous stretching, balancing, and hard-core strength exercises a … Continue reading Tearful Yoga

Squats

A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.—A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Sitting on a plane during a five-hour cross-country trip, I heard flight attendants counting to twenty; then there would be silence and they would walk around the cabin assisting passengers. I’d hear them counting again to twenty, then it would stop. They … Continue reading Squats

Your Body

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple. —Oscar Wilde This is gonna hurt. I’m sorry, but it’s time to be truthful. Look at yourself in the mirror in just your undies. Do you have love handles and cellulite? We all have something we want to change. Coming face-to-face with the truth … Continue reading Your Body

Work Out

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.—Henry David Thoreau Getting regular exercise doesn’t mean you have to work out an hour or more a day. Who has time for that? Short bursts of strength-training moves and at least two days of cardiovascular exercise weekly can help you keep fit. Many of us … Continue reading Work Out