Slow but oddly satisfying Astanga

Normally when my HR is this low the practice would feel torturous, tedious and “sucky”, but today I was able to appreciate it for what it was. Would have been so much better to have done it yesterday! Michele killed my already sore upper body with that plank marathon in the abs! I could feel that today too, but it was ok. I didn’t warm up … Continue reading Slow but oddly satisfying Astanga

Strength and cardio HIIT #3: back focus & yoga / yesterday’s rest day

Had a nice rest day, yesterday I did my navel gazing downtown, “off hill.” It’s been steadily way too damp and cold to consider working outside. Took the last morning bus downtown to accomplish my two minor errands, picking up stuff at Vitamin Shoppe & Target, and sat at two different-but-close-by chain cafes the entire rest of the time I had to kill before lunch … Continue reading Strength and cardio HIIT #3: back focus & yoga / yesterday’s rest day

PURE Strength Workout #5: Complete Upper Body by Jamie B

As fiery as I was yesterday, today I was… inert, like soggy earth. All I did all day was lie around and read, internet and books. I’d totally have done a rest day, but for the fact that next week will be a 4-days. With the bus situation, lunch plans with a friend involve taking the last morning bus and killing time (that’s ok in … Continue reading PURE Strength Workout #5: Complete Upper Body by Jamie B

PURE Strength Workout #4: Complete Legs by Jamie B

Ever work out like you’re marching into battle? Witchy fitness tip: plan your work to overlap an hour ruled by Mars. Warmup: (10/30×6=4min) jump rope Was gonna skip it but then I took note of how short the video is. Figured that w/ a warm-up and my slow pace I could stretch it to close to an hour. PURE Strength Workout #4: Complete Legs by Jamie … Continue reading PURE Strength Workout #4: Complete Legs by Jamie B

PURE Strength Workout #2: Shoulders, Back, and Biceps by Jamie B

Almost forgot to post! This was a short WO. Instead of my usual yoga finisher I decided to pick out a random YouTube abs burnout & it was so bad! LOL. I did a set & then stopped. PURE Strength Workout #2: Shoulders, Back, and Biceps by Jamie B Superset | 4 sets √, √, √, √ *I added a single 10/50 interval of jump … Continue reading PURE Strength Workout #2: Shoulders, Back, and Biceps by Jamie B