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Yoga Workout Playlist No. 5 (Spotify Playlist)

Yoga Workout Playlist No. 5 (Spotify Playlist)

Alright, so another playlist means another story. (See my last story and playlist here.) I’ve been *really* bad with stretching in the past 6 months. I foam rolled for maybe 5 minutes before my workouts. But aside from that, I didn’t stretch at all, and I didn’t go to yoga once this semester. So about two weeks ago, my lack of stretching finally caught up with me. I developed a weird tightness in my left forearm and wrist, which was…

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10 Goals to Improve Overall Fitness in 2015

10 Goals to Improve Overall Fitness in 2015

What’s one way to ensure you achieve fitness goals? Share them with thousands of people . . . Below you’ll find 10 goals I’m pursuing to improve my overall fitness in 2015, in no particular order of importance. Some goals are easy “check-off-the-list” things or habits I plan to change. Other goals are HARD and are going to take serious commitment. These goals are personalized to my life, but please tweak them to fit YOUR life, whether you’re a seasoned…

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5-4-3-2-1 Total Body Blast Workout (strength, cardio and stretching)

5-4-3-2-1 Total Body Blast Workout (strength, cardio and stretching)

This red, white and blue workout is my attempt at making exercise patriotic in honor of America’s birthday this week.  Can you see the firework bursting in the background? It’s how your muscles will feel (i.e. ready to burst) after doing strength training, cardio and stretching in under an hour. ‘Murica. 😉 Questions: How are you celebrating the Fourth of July? Do you work out on holidays? (I typically take the day off to spend time with family and friends.)…

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Yoga Workout Playlist

Yoga Workout Playlist

I love EDM, pop and rock for cardio and strength training, but that music doesn’t exactly work when I’m trying to focus on my form and breath in yoga. I created a playlist of my current favorite “zen”songs specifically for yoga workouts. The 30-song playlist includes a good mix of slow and upbeat songs. You’ll find a graphic below for the playlist. Feel free to pin, save or print the list if you need relaxing music for your practice too….

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Best Yoga Stretches for Stress Relief

Best Yoga Stretches for Stress Relief

If you’re a student like me, the 33 Stages of Finals Week article on BuzzFeed pretty much describes your life right now. If you’re not in school, I’m sure the holidays in general are stressing you out. Regardless of age, everyone should have a way to relieve stress. When I was in high school, I let the anxiety build up inside until I’d start crying. Not exactly the best way to cope if you ask me. Since then, I’ve learned…

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