Planks, Tea and other randomsPosted: October 12, 2011
Happy hump day!
Hope it’s not gray and dreary where you are (it is in the DC metro). Luckily, it’s not supposed to last long- there’s sunshine predicted for the weekend! I, however, will be spending most of the weekend indoors at the Take Back Your Health conference in DC. I won a ticket for admission from a giveaway that Allie did a while back- it seems like forever ago now. I’m really excited to see what I learn- and I think the timing couldn’t be more perfect for “where I’m at” right now.
I wanted to share this video that my trainer/friend/therapist Ken put together. I swear, he does this kind of stuff for fun (plank variations, not make videos).
I’ve done this challenge several times. It’s a good one- and it burns!
And sorry ladies, he’s taken.
Can I say again how much I love Teecino? I just sucked this down.
The Vanilla Nut Flavor is the best.
Greg sent me this picture of his fritatta in the making this morning. Not sure why, or why he didn’t send a picture of the final product.
I thought it was cute that he was taking pictures of his food, so there it is.
I need to cut my hair. I haven’t had a “real” haircut in years. To be honest- I am really weird about having others cut my hair and usually just trim it myself. I’m also lazy about making hair appointments. One of my best friends is a hair stylist, so you would think that I’d be on top of this sort of thing. But, I’m not. I also have a weird thing about getting a major haircut from a friend- in case I hate it, I don’t want any weirdness.
I had planned on chopping my hair off after I got married last summer so that it would be BOY short. Imagine how much time I’d save in the morning… it just sounds fantastic! But, so far I haven’t gotten the balls to do it. Maybe I could go back to this length- this was right after my last major haircut (Dec. 2008 I think?).
Maybe somewhere in between? Or should I keep growing it? What do you think?
I’m switching up my workout routine and taking a BODYPUMP class after work today. I used to be religious about taking BP classes 3-4 times a week, without fail. For years! I stopped because I just needed a change and started lifting free-weights instead and doing my own thing. After reading Annette’s post about the new release, something just made me want to go back. So, I’m taking a class today at the gym that I teach at with the same instructor that I always loved. 🙂
Deep-tissue massage is amazing. I have a standing appt. with my massage therapist (also named Lauren) every other Tuesday. Yesterday she worked on and issue I’ve been having with my right hamstring almost the entire time- it’s been immensely tight for weeks and I haven’t been able to bend forward on that side very far. I’ve tried stretching it like crazy and nothing has helped. She worked some kind of miracle yesterday! I can finally bend forward without tightness and it isn’t sore! I was lucky enough to find a very talented MT that doesn’t charge an arm and a leg and I just budget it into what I spend. TOTALLY WORTH IT.