I won't lie, this is probably the lamest thing I say when people ask to hang out past, I don't know, seven p.m? Or before 10 a.m. No, I don't wake up that late. I'm just making sure I get my early workout in. Today's little post is going to be about sleep and working… Continue reading “I Can’t, I Have To Sleep”
Exercise can be grueling enough. You're working hard to maintain your electrolyte balance, nutrition, hydration, blah, blah, blah. You're working out like crazy and your body is letting you know. Big time. What do you do? Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com First of all, this shouldn't have happened. Get your ducks in a row and… Continue reading Recovery Options
We live in a diet culture. Keto, Paleo, blah, blah, blah there are a million and two diets out there. Maybe we've given into the idea that a diet something like this. What we eat day to day isn't the diet but the things we do to lose weight are. Right? Wrong. A diet is… Continue reading Eat
All right! So far, today sucks. It's been a stressful few months or so. And of course, like anyone else, sometimes I just wake up on the wrong side of the bed. Sometimes you just wake up agitated, especially if you didn't sleep well. Which is kind of my case. To phrase it simply, I'm… Continue reading Get Uncomfortable
A lot. There's a lot in there. But that aside, nothing in this article is sponsored or anything fancy like that (I wish). Just some stuff I've found works for me! It's a hodgepodge collection of stuff but everything I use on a nearly daily basis. Everything is linked. To start off with, what do… Continue reading What’s In My Gym Bag?
You're in downward facing dog, sweating. Your grip isn't great. You can't focus on your breath. Everything is hurting and shaking. And you know that your form is terrible. Then comes this little thought, "Am I progressing?" This is Buzz. A bug in your ear. (Shout out to those of you who've been here from… Continue reading Am I Progressing?
Have you taken time off? Started up a new regime? Maybe you've just come back from an injury or (ready?) a vacation and need to start back up. But how? How do you find the motivation to get onto your yoga mat or the martial arts mat? You don't. I've said this about writing, running,… Continue reading Forcing Yourself Onto The Mat
Last week I wrote about how yoga is boring but this week, we're going to look at how running is boring. Or, at least how people tend to think running is boring. News flash, I refuse to think it is. To be fair, I am not saying treadmill running is exciting. Or interesting. It feels like nothing other… Continue reading Running Is Boring
And somehow I love it? I've been hinting at this blog post for the last week or so. I've been subtly talking about how, hey working out won't always feel great and that in fact, it'll be really hard to start. But now, I finally get to say it... Working out sucks! And it doesn't get… Continue reading Working Out Sucks
Okay, so we've covered similar threads on this before, right? Right. But this one is going to be pain specific...meaning I'm going to be talking about physical pain, injury, and teaching yourself how to stop. So, why would we ever want to stop working out? I mean, we go through a lot of hassle to get… Continue reading “I Can’t Workout”