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100 Ways of Fitness Day 33

Groundhog Day A few years ago I watched Groundhog Day and had an epiphany. It never actually sticks, but I am reminded every year of my lesson from the classic movie (don’t tell me you havent seen it- it IS a classic), and especially with this challenge, I wanted to…

100 Ways of Fitness Day 32

Yoga: 1 Pattie: 0 Today I got a 10 class pass to Hot Yoga Inc for $10. It was too cheap to pass up. To start off my one month of yoga, I decided to do their Yin yoga class, which was their supposedly “easiest” class as it consisted of…

100 Ways of Fitness Day 31

Healthy Habits- healthy lifestyle Can you all believe it’s the end of January? 31 days done! This is a great chance to check in with everyone and see if you are noticing any trends starting, habits being formed, lifestyles growing? I didn’t share any concrete goals for January, but I…

100 Ways of Fitness Day 30

Personal Training I’ll start this off by saying this personal training I just finished was very different from all my others. No strings attached, 4 sessions, let’s do them and be on our way, test your limits, build up strength and see you later. I’ve never hated my personal trainers…

100 Ways of Fitness Day 29

100 Ways of Fitness Day 29

“In case of emergency, break glass and hug goat.” It’s no secret I’ve had a pretty rough week. Chris Topher and I were supposed to go play with goats last Saturday, but I read on the farm’s website they required reservations for tours and we didn’t hear from them in…

100 Ways of Fitness Day 28 Part 2

Glutes, there it is! Okay, I’m probably going to get ripped a new one by Lynn Gannon, because I am NOT a physical therapist. BUT! I have seen one for my knees, and the exercises prescribed for me have often worked wonders. So, as a disclaimer first, if you try…

100 Ways of Fitness Day 28

Because I’m All About Them Weights, About Them Weights, No Treadmill Today I skipped Crossfit because they were focusing on Back Squats which Chris and I worked on achieving our one rep maxes for yesterday. I know that sounds like an excuse, and to a degree it is, but instead…

100 Ways of Fitness Day 27

Rise and Shine Okay I’ll TRY to keep this short and sweet (Brent Kuester and Kate Stein!) Oh who am I kidding? Today I woke up before my alarm went off. This is important and noteworthy because A) I set my alarm for 5:00 am, B) I usually hit snooze…

100 Ways of Fitness Day 26

Beauty and Beast mode I have a secret love for creating Fandom workouts. So last week, in a casual passing tone, Erin Martin said it would be fun to do a Disney workout.¬†Yes. Yes it would! So I created one. It was a fairly easy workout. I mean, we exercise…

100 Ways of Fitness Day 25 Part Two

“Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” I’m watching an interesting documentary about conservation while I write this so I hope I don’t get too distracted (oh, that’s ADORABLE!). I just finished listening to one of my favorite books, a truly inspiring book called “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” by Barbara Kingsolver. It’s about the author’s…