Why do I lift heavy weights?

Why do I lift heavy weights?

I was at the gym again this morning, lifting heavy weights. Often I will stop mid-workout, turn to the guy next to me (not to be too gendered, but in the room where I lift, with the rack and the benches and the heavier weights, it’s mostly guys around me) and...
The joy of yoga again

The joy of yoga again

I finally got the “all clear” from my physical therapist, and I cautiously headed for a yoga class. It’s been over a month since I’ve practiced; over a month since I did an exercise with my daughter that I knew I shouldn’t do. As I lay over the exercise ball at the...
When not to take advice…

When not to take advice…

I listen and learn from others around me. A lot. I even go so far as to quote many of my yoga instructors. A lot. But today I got two pieces of guidance and advice that I’m not taking. This morning started with a quick trip to the gym to lift. My daughter has me on a...
When will we stop?

When will we stop?

I was in the gym this morning, working out and schmoozing with gym-friends. It’s great to have a little extra time on a Sunday morning, to not be in such of a rush. Schmoozing with gym-friends, and two separate women, who happen to be my age or older and both in...