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Posts Tagged ‘weights’

Self-designed spin class

So the gym was open today, but all classes were canceled. I arrived a little after 9 and decided to ride the bike instead of the elliptical. I put in my ear buds, cranked up the music and pretty much designed my own spin class. I climbed a lot of hills, did some endurance, sprints […]


Spin vs. work

I started a project this afternoon and was on a roll. At about 5:10 I started the debate, stay and work or go to spin and sweat. Yea, not the best options to have to hash out. I decided that the work would be there tomorrow. And I am really trying to achieve and maintain […]


My wimpy upper body

I have been really working on my Chaturanga Dandasana in yoga. It is a difficult pose. Between my lack of upper body strength and my slight scoliosis and my major arch in my lower back this pose looks weird when I do it. We focused on that pose a lot during Monday morning’s class. During […]


Anyone can do yoga

I meant to post about this last Wednesday. But that work thing is getting in the way of my blogging. Last Wednesday I attended my regular yoga class. We had a new person in the class. He wasn’t a typical yogi. He was a big guy, kinda beefy and looked like he lifted big weights. […]


Some landmarks

In my adv. body conditioning class we usually use two sets of dumbbells. When I first started the class a couple of months ago I started with the smallest hand weights, 2 pounders. Recently I graduated to the 3 pounders. Yesterday I actually used two sets of hand weights. When Gerry (pronounced Gary) told us […]