Giving It Another Shot

Happy week before Thanksgiving!  You know what that means?!  Only one more full week before a shorter week for most and the beloved Turkey Day!  I personally am getting way excited to leave for Arizona this Friday to visit my family for a whole week – yippeeee!!  I can barely contain my excitement (evidently).  Anyway, more on that later…

 

I hope you all had a great weekend full of relaxation, fun, and productivity.  If you missed it, we had a great Saturday full of relaxation, and I also roasted my first chicken!  Another success of my weekend?  I gave yoga another shot, and I actually found myself enjoying it more this time!  I was pretty excited.

(Yes, it’s a recycled photo.  I don’t take photos of myself doing yoga poses very often, let alone do yoga enough anyways. ;) )

I decided to try out a power yoga video on Hulu that Brittany recommended.  I only did half of it because our internet was acting up and kept cutting out, but even the thirty minutes that I did must have done somethin’ because the next day I felt a little soreness in my back and boot-ay.  Feeling a little sore always makes me feel like I was productive and worked hard in my workouts.  Apparently the workout I did worked some muscles I hadn’t worked in awhile!

 

While the video I did wasn’t as “power-ish” as I thought it would be, I still think I’ll plan on sticking to “power yoga” workouts.  They’re a little higher in intensity, and I enjoy that more than a basic yoga workout.  I didn’t even realize Hulu had workouts, so I definitely plan on checking some more out.  I also would like to check out Jillian Michael’s yoga DVD, as I really enjoy her other workout DVDs.

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Questions:

  • What is your favorite kind of yoga? 
  • How often do you do yoga (if ever)?
  • Have you ever tried Jillian Michael’s “Yoga Meltdown”?  If so, what’d you think?
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Comments

  1. says

    Yey! I’m glad that you tried the power yoga. If you get a chance, do the second half of the video because it’s actually a little more intense than the first– or at least I think so haha

    My favorite type of yoga is Bikram. It’s expensive so I haven’t been in a while, but I always walk out of the class feeling like jello

    • Ashley says

      I definitely plan on trying the second half! I was just so frustrated with our internet that day, so I gave up. Ha. I really did enjoy the first half though! Thanks for sharing it! I would also love to try Bikram some time, but like you said, it’s pretty pricey.

  2. LG says

    I did the “Yoga Meltdown” video once (borrowed it from the library). It’s INTENSE. I’m in pretty good shape but it was super hard and I didn’t really like it because you have to hold the poses so long and they are so tough…it’s mentally exhausting. Recently I did the “yoga for weight loss” dvd (even though I’m not looking to lose weight), and I really enjoyed it. I was a bit sore the next day but I like my yoga not to be excrutiating, but more relaxing and a bit challenging. So yeah, that’s my review. :0) I LOVE the Shred though, and am curious about Ripped in 30…

    • Ashley says

      This is great to know, thanks for sharing your review! Is the “Yoga For Weight Loss” DVD a Jillian Michael’s one? Also, I have “Ripped in 30″, which I do enjoy! It’s very similar to the “30 Day Shred”, but it has some different exercises and is broken down a little differently.

    • Ashley says

      I feel ya girl! I’m not a huge fan either… but my goal this month is to try it out more with the hopes that I might eventually KIND OF enjoy it. ;) I hope you have a great day too!! :)

  3. says

    I love all kinds of yoga! I actually have Jillian’s DVD and I highly recommend it! I like it because, as you said, it’s more of an intense workout. The video has 2 30 minute workouts and I like it because she calls them level 1 and 2, but personally I think they’re about the same, and she shows you how to adapt to your abilities.

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