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?
Don't do it. End of blog. I'm kidding, to a degree. Doing yoga with any sort of injury or pain is a gamble. Of course, I'm really not one to talk but I'm working on it. I've also learned the hard way that practicing yoga with a foot injury might not be the best idea.… Continue reading Yoga With A Foot Injury
Hello! If you haven't yet gathered by how much I talk about it, I'm a runner. I love everything about it. It's great exercise. It's challenging. And it makes me want to rip my legs off most of the time. Sometimes though, it's not good exercise. It isn't relaxing. It agitates me and I leave… Continue reading Running Shoes and Injury
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”
You feel a twinge, maybe a burn. You want to stop but no pain, no gain. Right? Ehh...not so much. When we are working out do we push through the pain? Or do we completely stop? For today, we are going to be specifically talking about yoga today since it is, after all, a Wednesday.… Continue reading Push Through Pain?
It's easier to keep going than it is to stop and start again. The next time you're on your run and thinking about walking for just one second think about that. Think of yourself as a train. It takes forever to get going once you stop. Why is this though? I mean...to start with running and exercise is… Continue reading Don’t Stop Running