I did a 20 minute Yoga for Runners Class from YogaDownload, which you can also find on iTunes.
You can print a pdf Pose Guide to help you along with the Audio, I find this a great tool.
I truly needed a good stretch after yesterday and these Yoga posses really hit the spot.
Next up was my Whittle My Middle Challenge
Angela at Oh She Glows is hosting a challenge from January 1st to January 31st.
Here is what you need to do;
1.PICTURES: Before and after pictures on Jan 1st and Jan 31st
2.MEASUREMENTS: Before and after measurements of my ‘smallest’ waist, widest waist (3″-4″ lower approx.), and hips (over fullest part of butt)- same dates as above.
3.CORE WORK: 5 days a week 6-10 minutes a day, doing the following exercises:
Front Plank with fully extended arms hold for 30-90 seconds
Side Plank with bend arm, alternating arms hold for 30-90 seconds
Torson Twist 15-25 reps alternating right and left sides (I used hand weights)
Plank-Ups 10-20 reps alternating legs (I did not raise my legs, just kept it simple)
Boat Pose hold for 30-90 seconds or ring your knees in to my chest and extending them back into boat pose (one rep, hold for 1-2 secs), keeping your feet off the ground.
Side Plank Rotation/Twist do 8-15 twist on each side
Bicycle Crunches do 2 sets of 30. Increase reps are you get stronger
Please visit Oh She Glows to get a better idea of each exercise.
Here is how I did today;
Jan 2nd, 2010
- Front plank: 30 seconds
- Side plank: 30 seconds each side
- Torso twists: 20 reps
- Plank ups: 10 reps
- Boat pose: 15 reps
- Side plank w/ twists: 5 reps each side... You try it!!