Tag Archives: fitness

How can you use your creative mind to lose weight?

Here’s one brilliant way: Bev I thought about you after my run yesterday and wanted to tell you that your blog post  about riding your bicycle when you were a little out of shape really inspired me to get my … Continue reading

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How do you become a regular exerciser?

This may surprise you: It’s all in the language you use. Your wording influences how you feel. I spent the last two summers in Miami. The first week, I started swimming forty laps each day while my kids were playing. … Continue reading

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Got any stories that have outlived their ‘best by ‘ date?

YOU: Do you like your gym? ME: The best part of it is that it’s 2 minutes away. I can leave my house at 9.20 for a 9.30 class. If it was 5 minutes further, I just wouldn’t get there. … Continue reading

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How do you make sure you stick with your new exercise plan?

Laura* comes to hot yoga every day. Possibly twice a day – she’s there whichever class I go to. She’s out of shape and overweight. She doesn’t look like someone who exercises strenuously every day. And she doesn’t. Exercise strenuously. … Continue reading

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Where have my genius skills gone?

I’m wobbling here. Seriously. On one foot. WHAT? This is supposed to be easy for me! I’m a yogini. I was born a yogini. And from someone who’s been terrible at every sport since birth, Discovering that I was naturally … Continue reading

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What’s your lie?

In coaching we often ask “what’s your why?” to uncover the reason for our behaviour. Lately, I’ve been experimenting with “what’s your lie?” I find that if we begin by identifying the lies we tell ourselves right off the bat … Continue reading

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Do you believe it’s easy to lose weight?

I do. I decided to believe that this morning. I gained a few pounds over the last month. I could come up with some valid excuses tons of house guests no routine a million kids to feed. But I know … Continue reading

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What are you thinking? And how’s it making you feel?

I had a good workout in Group Power today. Of my mind. My muscles, not so much unfortunately. My regular teacher was unexpectedly replaced By a woman who ran the class in slow motion. I spent the first ten minutes … Continue reading

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What are you missing out on because you think you can’t do it?

Beach volleyball tonight But I am the worst sportswoman alive. Need proof? High school phys ed. class: the 2 team captains are my 2 best friends. I’m still picked last. Every week. Of every year. I haven’t touched a ball … Continue reading

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How d’you like to say “how d’you do” to your hip bones?

It’s been years now. I never get over the thrill of meeting my hip bones. Truly. Leaning forward while I wash the dishes – contact with the counter – who knew? Boat pose in yoga – digging into the floor … Continue reading

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