Workout Wednesday – Yoga! Yoga! Yoga!

We could all do with a little Namaste so here's a shout out to my girl Adriene.  Check out her YouTube channel and try some of her videos. She is inclusive of people of all levels and abilities and makes you feel great about yourself wherever you are. I recommend this 19-minute full body practice. …

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Building Heat

Happy Valentine's Day! Here's your next 5 days of plank exercises.  Nothing earth shattering, we're just adding time and, well time. So here's the deal with these planks and this challenge.  The time and sets are guidelines.   If you are struggling with 20 seconds it's fine.  Stay there for a few more days. In  a …

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Plank Challenge Anyone?

I think we need a challenge.  I also think a 20 day plank challenge is the ticket.  Even if you've done one of the challenges before and are thinking "C'mon Keli, get creative already", I'm going to bet you a nickle that unless you're in a structured class you're not consistently doing a plank. Planks …

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This Little Piggy…

In September I decided to get back to the mat for yoga.  My practices had gotten fewer and farther between and I missed Yoga with Adriene (www.http://yogawithadriene.com/) and her dog Benji.  I also really missed the practice of yoga itself. And because I'm weird I can't do anything just to do it, I need to …

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How I Stay Focused

Like you, I cycle through phases where it's harder to stay on track and motivated.  Giving up isn't an option so I've developed some tried and true strategies that help me reach my goals. Prioritize You cannot expect to reach your goals if the steps to reaching them gets scrapped because something comes up.  In …

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The Other Four Letter Word

Running injuries don't usually come on like a mack truck.  They usually start out small.  Quiet, like a whisper.  You may feel a twinge, a tingle, a dull ache or stiffness.  Sometimes they work themselves out or are resolved with some extra stretching or by implementing a solid warm up and cool down.  A pack …

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