I have been receiving some feedback that many who wish to try pilates are feeling intimidated because there is a lot of verbiage/talk of activating certain muscle groups and areas of the body that are completely foreign to those who(m?) are unfamiliar with pilates basics. There are 10 Pilates Movement Principles, each of which areContinue reading “Pilates Movement Principles and Beginner Exercises”
Good Morning Readers, My third-trimester snuck up on me at some point in the last couple of weeks, and now everything is happening at once. It has been more than a month since my last post. Right around the time I was starting to think, “Hey, this really isn’t that bad!” By ‘this,’ of course, Continue reading “Third-trimester”
Good morning Readers, and pardon the rambling. In light of the new year I have been doing some serious self-appraising, soul-searching if you will. I am beginning to learn that there are certain things about myself, and life in general I suppose, that I have always taken for granted. Looking a little deeper into theseContinue reading “Conundrums”
Hello there! Something awesome happened yesterday, in the form of someone actually telling me that my brief disappearance from the blogging community was noticed, possibly even missed! Anonymous day-maker, you know who you are 🙂 Something so minuscule like a passing, “Hey, you didn’t post on your blog this week and I missed it,” hadContinue reading “Making Vegetable Soup, the Shredded Chicken Edition”
The Caveman Diet Imagine yourself living before the phenomenon (hmm) of modern-day society. You spend a great deal of time napping in the sun, but far more time running away from bobcats and angry hippos. You get hungry from all of this napping and running and additionally spend a great deal of time (wow, theseContinue reading “Diets, Foods, Numbers Pt. II.V: Paleo”
The second installment in my fitness-blogging hiatus takes us to a land rich in leafy greens, abundant in lean proteins, cruciferous vegetables, and clear water with a squeeze of lemon. Not a grain or potato in sight. Welcome to the Land of Low Carb :). If you read my last post, you might start toContinue reading “Diets, Foods, and Numbers Pt. II: Low Carb”
My thoughts on dieting? Here is the first of three posts I have on the subject!
I spent the past couple of weeks recovering from a very annoying cold and arguing with the chillier weather and earlier sunsets (yes, arguing. I stood on the porch shaking my fist at the sky, yelling, “Whyyy!?”) Whilst preoccupied with this time consuming pursuit, I started focusing less on the things that make me feelContinue reading “Long-term Recovery”