Thursday, March 29, 2012

A Quickie and I Am Sore

I just have time for a quickie update.  I blame my wife.  See, I have not been on the computer much for the past several days.  I have not been posting or reading and I feel guilty about it.  I have been involved in a honey-do project that has taken a big chunk out of my computer time.  In our kitchen, my wife decided she wanted to stone the area above the counter tops and below the cabinets.  So I have been carrying heavy bags of mortar and grout.  Mind you, I have been lifting weights, but there is something about bending and twisting and working that works muscles you do not usually use!  I guess it is my version of handyman yoga lol.  I feel like I did when I just started lifting weights.  Maybe there is something to that yoga business after all?

Anyways, that job is winding down so I hopefully will be back making the rounds reading your blogs soon.  As a guy that has mainly women readers, I am not exactly expecting any sympathy.  In fact I probably just lost a few followers for complaining!  If you would like to send your condolences for a poor, over worked husband, I want to hear them.  Or at least let me know if you ever tried yoga?  Is there any value to that?  Is it for your mind, or does it help you lose weight?  Let me know what you think!

Oh, and my friend Tim from England wanted more pics from the lake.  I will get you some soon, but until then, my son Ben will take you on an evening paddle.


8 comments:

  1. Yoga is a GREAT work out. The videos make it look easy, but there's a lot of fine muscle shaking and sweating happening when I'm at a yoga class. It's hard in a different way. Low impact, improves flexibility, improves balance, great muscle building... I like to mix it with pilates (mainly core strength) and it feels like it rounds out a bit. :)

    Hope you get a little R&R.

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    1. Sounds like it is worth a try. Thanks.

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  2. The sorest I have been in a long time was after a yoga work out. That tough looks so simple, but it is intense!
    Lori

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  3. Yoga? OMG! I love yoga....but here's the thing, yoga is SO not just the postures, it's a way of living in terms of how you look at life. Nothing has helped me more than yoga.

    Suggestion? Find a HATHA yoga class (NOT a yogafit, astanga, flow, vinyasa, bikhrim) A basic class that works with stretches, breath, and maybe a wee bit of a little philosophy, not enough to scare you. Try it for a few weeks and you will be amazed at the changes.

    If you can't find a class, a basic DVD is workable, it's just that having an instructor there and the energy of the class is very valuable.

    Good luck!

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    1. I may start with a DVD until I get my confidence! Thanks for the suggestions.

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  4. Handyman yoga, I love that way of putting it! Sounds like you've been doing a great job!

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  5. I start a gentle yoga class this weekend. Should be interesting since I think it's mostly with the elderly...I'm the least flexible person I know. Gotta start somewhere though. Great job on the back splash. You're a good husband. Mine's a slacker, I still have no back splash:(

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    1. Well Leigh, it's the 20 plus years of training during our marriage that has broke me down lol!

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