You might be thinking that it is crazy that my hips are still giving me problems. But looking back on my training, I realized that there were a few reasons why I ended up where I am today. I had thought after the Pumpkinman Half Ironman training I could go straight into full gear of Boston Marathon training like I had for other marathons. Since I hadn’t experienced any injuries prior to this, I was … [Continue reading]
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I’ve been thinking about running (is that a surprise to you?) and it’s been a little over 5 months of me being cautious about it. With more than 30 days of yoga under my belt and some strength training, I think it is time that I start to run more frequently. I think I said I’d do this before but then I got scared when my hips were still sore. I still get pain while … [Continue reading]
Now that I have finished my 30 day yoga challenge, my next challenge at hand is bootcamp!
I don’t have a gym membership anymore so I am always searching for fitness deals. When I saw a Bloomspot deal for Evolve Bootcamp for 3 days a week for a month for only $25 I knew I couldn’t pass it up!
Before bootcamp, I made sure to fuel properly. I had an english muffin with some … [Continue reading]
Last night I did a YogaGlo workout with Tiffany Cruikshank called “Short Hip Flow.” It was a 30 minute class to create heat in the hip muscles with more active work and then use static poses to get into deeper stretches. My hips get tight so easily ever since my Boston Marathon injury, so I am working hard at trying to improve strength and flexibility of my hips.
In this workout, I made use of … [Continue reading]
I actually enjoyed the swimming portion of Tough Mudder and wanted to get some more swim time in so last night after work I decided to fit in a quick 20 min recovery swim. The pool was pretty packed so I actually had to wait about 10 minutes before I could get in, but it was worth the wait.
I didn’t feel like showering at the gym so hopped back into my clothes and headed … [Continue reading]