Hello Readers! In March, we returned from a wondrous adventure to Costa Rica. I was sad to leave, but excited to come home, but I was pumped to blog about our trip and continue my fitness journey with new vigor. Ready to resume my routine and start planning our next adventure. Apparently we already hadContinue reading “Expecting!”
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My Back Injury and Pregnancy
Hi Readers! I’m back after my three-month hiatus… I couldn’t be happier. So what else happened to stop me from blogging (and working out) for so long? Well, As it turns out..I am pregnant! OK, so? There is such a thing as working out when you’re pregnant…it’s actually a huge thing with an enormousContinue reading “My Back Injury and Pregnancy”
Three Types of Stretching
Good Afternoon! What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word stretch. I’ll tell you what I think of; pain. The severe discomfort of extending your muscles farther than they want to go and holding the position until you are red in the face, possibly shaking. Well, this is how IContinue reading “Three Types of Stretching”
Fitness Derailment: What happens when you stop working out?
Hi guys! Recovering from an injury is just so unpleasant. First of all, you’re injured and probably in pain. Secondly, many of us who receive injuries have a hard time adjusting to this new fitness-less lifestyle while we are in recovery. All the benefits that us fitness junkies rely on to maintain physical and mentalContinue reading “Fitness Derailment: What happens when you stop working out?”
Working out through an injury
Hi there! Just some April [snow] showers to start off our week; Spring is always such a tease in the beginning. Somehow, I have sustained yet another injury; a pulled hamstring is no joke. Sitting down, standing up, normal things are so unbelievable painful. Hamstrings are large muscles and can take months to heal. ForContinue reading “Working out through an injury”
Abdominals as a Defense Against Injury
Good morning! We’re having a lovely spring snow here this morning. A light dusting is in the forecast, so of course all the businesses and schools are closed until noon. I made the mistake of going to the grocery store yesterday. It is not the mere crowds that I find unappealing, more so just theContinue reading “Abdominals as a Defense Against Injury”
The Danger of Motivational Quotes
Good morning! I am couch bound with a heating pad, and I’m getting pretty depressed about it. The pain in my back for the past two days has made day-to-day activities pretty excruciating. Why this sudden flare of pain? Well I couldn’t stop working out. After one invigorating and amazing session of mat Pilates IContinue reading “The Danger of Motivational Quotes”
The Never-ending Story of lower back pain.
Good morning readers! I want to begin the story of my lower back pain. In the past I have detailed over my experience with injury, particularly that involving lower back pain. So many of us suffer from this condition, and in my experience really one of the most frustrating and painful experiences. My problems startedContinue reading “The Never-ending Story of lower back pain.”