week 1 workout summary

As I outlined in my rules of engagement yesterday, rule #3 is all about my intent to practice self-care and ease myself back into daily exercise. To say I’ve been sloth-like this past year would be a gross understatement. As such, throwing myself into a crazy workout regime would not only likely cause me to…

weekly workout recap: aug 10 – 16

There were some highs and some lows last week. I attempted to ease myself into more intense exercise by adding some running back into the mix, along with a bit of HIIT. After my body’s initial shock at being SLAPPED awake following last week’s coma, it responded pretty darned well. More stuff that fell into…

weekly workout recap: jul 13 – 19

Long time readers know that I’ve had a challenging relationship with yoga. I desperately wanted to like it. No, scratch that. I desperately wanted to connect to it. Despite trying various yoga classes in a variety of studios, and umpteen at-home versions, I never felt that thing I was longing to. i.e. the ‘so what?’.…

weekly workout recap: jul 6 – 12

As it turns out, you can manually adjust your actual stride length on your FitBit account. If you don’t do this the system will just default to a standard measure based on your height and gender, which may or may not be reflective of your actual stride. I was skeptical about how my FitBit had been…