Workout Descriptions

New year, new workout…

New year, new workout…

“I do not suffer from insanity, I enjoy every minute of it.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe As the title of this blog explains I’m always in search of a new challenge.  So as soon as I heard of Beachbody‘s new Insanity workout, I couldn’t say no to Shaun T.  Having finished P90X, Insanity and Asylum, […]

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Having fun…

Having fun…

“Any way to make a workout feel like playtime is great.” My plan to break the Vertical Plyo workout into each exercise and track my success by counting the number of exercises I could finish worked wonders.  I was able to finish 14 exercises and while I didn’t track the number I didn’t finish, I […]

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More Tabata & Abs

More Tabata & Abs

“You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.” ~Jerry West My left leg was still tight this morning, but after I took Trey for a walk it started loosing up so I figured I might as well get my butt to the gym and do […]

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Tabata training…

Tabata training…

Since the aim is to increase my cardio and I went pretty hard yesterday, today’s workout was a series of Tabata exercises followed by a half-hour swim.  I read the Men’s Health article showing a few Tabata options the other day so I thought I’d try it out.  Danny was up for it as well […]

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Got my butt kicked…

Got my butt kicked…

I went to the gym today and tried a Nike Training workout.  I knew I wouldn’t be able to do the most advanced one but figured I could do a 45 minute workout…I’ve been working out doing yoga and swimming but not much cardio and today it showed…I was out of breath, struggling to keep […]

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Moon Salutation…

Moon Salutation…

I had a request from a student in my yoga class for the Moon Salutation.  Thought of as the opposite to the Sun Salutation, I have to admit that I hadn’t done it in a very long time and had to look it up again to remind myself of the sequence.  As I read more […]

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Laughter Yoga…

Laughter Yoga…

“Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.” ~Victor Borge As part of team building at work, we had Laughter Yoga.  I had never heard of Laughter Yoga before, but I have heard that laughter can boost the immune system and helps relieve stress.  Having done yoga for many years, I was very intrigued to see how laughter […]

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